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Man stabs self over Batumi Bypass eviction order

The man’s family lives in Khelvachauri, a town on the outskirts of Batumi, and is reportedly being evicted to make way for a new road.

Man stabs self over Batumi Bypass eviction order

The man’s family lives in Khelvachauri, a town on the outskirts of Batumi, and is reportedly being evicted to make way for a new road.

Police face off with zebra and shark balloons in Batumi protest

Several opposition protesters have been detained during protests in recent days in the Georgian Black Sea City of Batumi.

Police face off with zebra and shark balloons in Batumi protest

Several opposition protesters have been detained during protests in recent days in the Georgian Black Sea City of Batumi.

Adjara residents demand government aid

A group of Adjara residents have been protesting, some even going on hunger strike in demand of greater government action.

Adjara residents demand government aid

A group of Adjara residents have been protesting, some even going on hunger strike in demand of greater government action.

Denial of construction permit for Batumi mosque was discriminatory, court rules

The local Muslim community has been trying to build a second mosque in Batumi for over two decades.

Denial of construction permit for Batumi mosque was discriminatory, court rules

The local Muslim community has been trying to build a second mosque in Batumi for over two decades.

High-level officials arrested in Adjara for embezzling money intended for the homeless

An ex–Batumi mayor and several deputy ministers are suspected of embezzling $460,000 intended to be spent on apartments for homeless people.

High-level officials arrested in Adjara for embezzling money intended for the homeless

An ex–Batumi mayor and several deputy ministers are suspected of embezzling $460,000 intended to be spent on apartments for homeless people.

Georgian Dream official accused of sexual harassment by student

A 19-year-old student at Batumi’s Shota Rustaveli State University accused her lecturer, a member of the City Council, of asking for ‘daring selfies’

Georgian Dream official accused of sexual harassment by student

A 19-year-old student at Batumi’s Shota Rustaveli State University accused her lecturer, a member of the City Council, of asking for ‘daring selfies’

Natia Kapanadze dismissed as Adjara TV director

NGOs and opposition parties had expressed fears that her dismissal would put media freedom at risk.

Natia Kapanadze dismissed as Adjara TV director

NGOs and opposition parties had expressed fears that her dismissal would put media freedom at risk.

Court begins hearing Batumi mosque appeal after 2-year standstill

The lawsuit was brought by a group of Muslim’s against the city authorities over their refusal to grant a contruction permit.

Court begins hearing Batumi mosque appeal after 2-year standstill

The lawsuit was brought by a group of Muslim’s against the city authorities over their refusal to grant a contruction permit.

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Dozens protest in Batumi against ‘uncontrolled’ construction projects

Organisers described new residential high-rises in the city as ‘gruesome’ and ‘dysfunctional’ and leaving locals and tourists breathing polluted air.

Dozens protest in Batumi against ‘uncontrolled’ construction projects

Organisers described new residential high-rises in the city as ‘gruesome’ and ‘dysfunctional’ and leaving locals and tourists breathing polluted air.

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