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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.

Լուսանկարներ | Բաթումիի երկնաքեր ուրվականները

Այցելուների թվի աճի կտրուկ ավելացմանը զուգընթցած այստեղ շինարարական «բում» սկսվեց, որի վերջը դեռևս չի երևում։

Լուսանկարներ | Բաթումիի երկնաքեր ուրվականները

Այցելուների թվի աճի կտրուկ ավելացմանը զուգընթցած այստեղ շինարարական «բում» սկսվեց, որի վերջը դեռևս չի երևում։

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.

In pictures | Ghost apartments and hyperbuilding in Batumi

Soaring tourism in the popular casino town has brought with it a construction boom — one that seemingly has no end in sight.

In pictures | Ghost apartments and hyperbuilding in Batumi

Soaring tourism in the popular casino town has brought with it a construction boom — one that seemingly has no end in sight.

New Adjara head faces conservative backlash after approving Batumi mosque

Ultra-conservative groups called the new Chair of Adjara’s government a ‘traitor’, after he promised to authorise a new mosque in Batumi.

New Adjara head faces conservative backlash after approving Batumi mosque

Ultra-conservative groups called the new Chair of Adjara’s government a ‘traitor’, after he promised to authorise a new mosque in Batumi.

Batumi Muslims reject ‘discriminatory’ deal for stalled mosque construction

Mayor Lasha Komakhidze said if the group handed over land for the mosque to a state sponsored group, a permit would be granted.

Batumi Muslims reject ‘discriminatory’ deal for stalled mosque construction

Mayor Lasha Komakhidze said if the group handed over land for the mosque to a state sponsored group, a permit would be granted.

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