Several dozen activists protested in the Georgian Black Sea resort and port city of Batumi on Sunday against what they said were uncontrolled construction projects in the city. [Read more…]
Georgia has taken no steps to enhance gender equality and equal treatment of minority groups since 2017, according to a report assessing the government’s progress in its 2017–2020 EU Association Agenda. [Read more…]
The National Bank of Georgia has ordered the shareholders of TBC Bank Group PLC, which owns their namesake Georgian bank, to remove their Chair, Mamuka Khazaradze, and Deputy Chair, Badri Japaridze, from their board within two months. The National Bank also revoked the signature authority of both.
ბევრს მიაჩნია, რომ ქართული სამზარეულო არაჯანსაღია, ყველით, კარაქითა და ცხიმიანი ხორცით მომზადებული კერძები კი გულის შეტევისკენ პირდაპირი გზაა. სინამდვილეში, ქვეყანაში კვებითი პრობლემების მიზეზი ტრადიციული სამზარეულო არაა — უთანასწორობა, გრძელვადიანი პოლიტიკის არქონა და კვებითი გაუნათლებლობა საქართველოში ფარული შიმშილის საფუძვლებია. [Read more…]
Georgia’s President Salome Zurabishvili has found herself at odds with the ruling Georgian Dream party over their decision to deny her a permanent seat on the country’s new National Security Council (NSC). Meanwhile, a former deputy secretary of the NSC told OC Media that this was not the biggest problem with the new council, and warned of the ‘excessive powers’ it’s new head may wield. [Read more…]
Armenia has sent an 83-person team of deminers, medics, and an accompanying security detail to the Syrian city of Aleppo․ [Read more…]
Almost all of Georgia’s social workers are set to go on strike on 1 March, over what they say are poor working conditions and a lack of resources. [Read more…]
Yerevan’s homeless population comes from all over Armenia and beyond, but they all have ended up in the same place. There is one shelter in the city, with a capacity of 100, but it is not enough to house the hundreds living on Yerevan’s streets. [Read more…]
Authorities in the Russian Republic of Daghestan have prohibited a rally in support of Anastasia Shevchenko, a Russian human rights activist under house arrest who was denied the right to see her dying daughter. [Read more…]
Georgia’s Interior Ministry has named a man they suspect of uploading and disseminating a sex tape of an unnamed person in January.