Unprecedented cleaning efforts of River Mtkvari have been launched by Tbilisi City hall.
Monitoring of Georgian officials’ public assets declarations will begin shortly,
Following the announcement that from June Hungary's Wizz Air is to fly direct from Kutaisi to London Luton Airport,
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Archbishop Dimitri - Patriarch said the words “one day he says one thing, then he says another thing” about Prosecutor’s Office
20:16 23-02-2017
According to Archbishop Dimitri, the Patriarch said the words “one day he says one thing, then he says another thing” not about Father Giorgi Mamaladze but about the Prosecutor’s Office.
Soso Okhanashvili’s statement was totally inappropriate - Patriarchate’s press service
18:58 23-02-2017
We believe that Soso Okhanashvili’s statement was totally inappropriate and it was accusation of Archpriest Michael Botkoveli of slander, - said the Head of the Patriarchate’s press service, Father Davit Sharashenidze.
Patriarch's Secretary resigns
18:37 23-02-2017
The Patriarch's Secretary, Archpriest Michael Botkoveli has resigned. As Botkoveli told IPN, the motive is the statement made on Patriarch’s guard Soso Okhanashvili. He once again confirmed that he has not seen Soso Okhanashvili in the Patriarchate in the last few days.
Michael Botkoveli lied, when he said that I was not at the Patriarchate – Patriarch’s guard
18:12 23-02-2017
Michael Botkoveli lied, when he said that I was not at the Patriarchate, - Patriarch’s chief guard Soso Okhanashvili told reporters.
Giorgi Kvirikashvili emphasizes the centuries-old good neighborly relations and traditional friendship with Armenia
17:41 23-02-2017
We are committed to intensifying our trade, economic, and investment relations and deepening regional integration, and we believe it will bring not only economic but also political stability to the region, - the Prime Minister of Georgia stated during today's enhanced format meeting with the Prime Minister of Armenia.
Armenia-Georgia relations are very impressive and prospects are equally promising - Karen Karapetyan
17:35 23-02-2017
Georgia and Armenia enjoy centuries-old good neighborly and friendly relations, and our relationship in the future should stem from these exceptional traditions, - the Prime Minister of Georgia stated during his meeting with Armenian Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan.
Bidzina Ivanishvili leaves Patriarchate
16:41 23-02-2017
Former Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili has left the Patriarchate without making any comments.
I have not seen Soso Okhanashvili in the Patriarchate since His Holiness returned to Georgia - Patriarchate’s Secretary
16:22 23-02-2017
I have not seen Soso Okhanashvili in the Patriarchate since His Holiness returned to Georgia, - Patriarchate’s secretary Michael Botkoveli told reporters.
Giorgi Kvirikashvili meeting with Armenian PM
15:06 23-02-2017
Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili is meeting with his Armenian counterpart Karen Karapetyan.
William Lahue says Russia carries out aggressive actions not only against Ukraine and Georgia, but also against its NATO member neighboring countries
14:22 23-02-2017
The main challenge today is that Russia annexed Ukraine through military aggression, - William Lahue, the head of the NATO mission in Georgia, said at a press briefing.
We will not spare efforts to rescue Georgian citizen captured in the Democratic Republic of Congo - Ambassador
14:12 23-02-2017
We will not spare efforts for rescuing the Georgian citizen captured in the Democratic Republic of Congo, - Beka Dvali, Ambassador of Georgia to South Africa, told IPN.
Chkondidi Metropolitan not allowed to visit Archpriest Giorgi Mamaladze
13:52 23-02-2017
Chkondidi Metropolitan Petre Tsaava was not let in the penal facility to visit Archpriest Giorgi Mamaladze there.
Patriarch's Secretary says meeting will be held between father Giorgi’s lawyers and Synod members, Patriarch won’t attend
13:37 23-02-2017
The statements that we refrain from meeting with the lawyers of Archpriest Giorgi Mamaladze are ungrounded, - Patriarch's Secretary Michael Botkoveli told reporters.
Court seizes Maya Rcheulishvili’s property worth GEL 250 000
13:25 23-02-2017
Court has seized Maya Rcheulishvili’s property worth 250 thousand laris. The decision was made at the request of the prosecutor.
NATO Military Committee to pay visit to Georgia
13:17 23-02-2017
On March 2-3 the NATO Military Committee will pay a visit to Georgia. According to the Ministry of Defense, NATO's senior military officials will be led by Gen. Petr Pavel. they will be hosted in Georgia by the Chief of Joint Staff, Brigadier General Vladimir Chachibaia.
The Georgian pilot captured in the Democratic Republic of Congo left the Georgian armed forces in 2015 for personal reasons
11:17 23-02-2017
The Georgian pilot captured in the Democratic Republic of Congo had left the Georgian armed forces in 2015 for personal reasons.
Foreign Ministry confirms that one Georgian citizen was captured and another was wounded in the Democratic Republic of Congo
10:44 23-02-2017
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirms that one Georgian citizen was captured and another was wounded by the opposition group after a helicopter was shot down in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Initially the Patriarch said the Archpriest should be released on bail - Chkondidi Metropolitan
10:30 23-02-2017
Initially the Patriarch said Archpriest Giorgi Mamaladze should be released on bail, but Synod
members told his Holiness it would be better if he stayed in prison due to safety regulations ,- Chkondidi Metropolitan Petre (Tsaava) said.
I cannot understand why the clergymen are not willing to see the Archpriest - Lawyer
10:19 23-02-2017
Archpriest Giorgi Mamaladze’s lawyer, Mikheil Ramishvili cannot understand the reason why the clergymen are not visiting his client. In connection with this, the lawyer plans to make a statement in front of the prison today.
Business Café meets up for the 8th time
09:00 23-02-2017
On February 22nd 8th meeting of Business Café took place at Holiday Inn Tbilisi. The get together was moderated by the businessman and entrepreneur - Guga Tsanava.
17:31 23-02-2017
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development jointly with Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and Association of Milk Producers of Ukraine (AMP) will organize the First Caucasus Dairy Congress to take place on the March 14, 2017 in Tbilisi, Georgia within the framework of East European Dairy Congress.
16:33 23-02-2017
According to the Public Defender of Georgia, the vision of the Public Broadcaster's new leadership, which links the closure of programs only to their ratings, does not represent a decision based on the comprehensive study of the issue and causes questions with regard to the entire reform process.
16:26 23-02-2017
Former Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili has visited the Patriarchate. The former chairman of the government, most likely, will visit the Catholicos-Patriarch Ilia II.
Patriarch’s Secretary says the Patriarchate fully trusts the investigation
Yesterday, a meeting was held between the Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili, the Chief Prosecutor, the Patriarch and the Holy Synod members at the Patriarchate about the Archpriest Giorgi Mamaladze case.
 We will reach our goals – PM delivers speech at Tbilisi Rooms Hotel
Tbilisi Rooms Hotel We will reach our goals and bring Georgia on the new level of development, - Georgia’s Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili said while delivering his speech at Tbilisi Rooms Hotel where the Millennium Challenge Foundation held a presentation of the activities conducted in 2016.
 State Security Service raises issues of Giga Otkhozoria’s murder, Giorgi Lukava’s imprisonment and closed down checkpoints at the GALI meeting
The 43rd IPRM (Incidents Prevention, Reaction and Monitoring) meeting was held in Gali. Representatives of the Central Government discussed recent important incidents, Georgia’s State Security Service has informed IPN.
Police officer stabbed in Tbilisi
A police officer has been stabbed in Tbilisi. The incident occurred at the territory near 300 Aragveli metro station.
 Detained clerical sent back to prison from clinic
Detained clerical sent back to prison from clinic Archpriest Giorgi Mamaladze has been sent from Chapidze clinic back to the so-called Matrosov prison. Doctors say his health condition is stable now.
“Deprived Adolescence” - UNFPA Georgia presents the photo exhibition by Daro Sulakauri
UNFPA Georgia presents the photo exhibition by Daro Sulakauri “Deprived of Adolescence” on March 11, 2016, 16:00 at Zurab Tsereteli Museum of Modern Art (MOMA Tbilisi - 27 Rustaveli Av).