News

Seven Georgian schools may be closed in the southern part of Abkhazia

by | April 16, 2018

TBILISI, DFWatch--Abkhazia’s breakaway authorities are planning to close seven Georgian schools in Gali, according to locals, who fear that such a decision, if taken, will cause the district to be depopulated. The school closures are being considered as part of an ‘optimization’ plan for the public schools in Abkhazia.

Politics

Georgian parliament speaker slams Freedom House report

by | April 12, 2018

TBILISI, DFWatch--The speaker of Georgia's parliament on Thursday slammed a report by the US based organization Freedom House, accusing its local contributors of being hostile to the Georgian government and the Trump administration. Using extraordinarily strong language

News

Violent attack on Nigerian students sparks racism debate in Tbilisi

by | April 10, 2018

TBILISI, DFWatch-A group of Nigerian students were physically assaulted in the Dighomi neighborhood of Tbilisi Sunday evening. They claim the attack was unprovoked and motivated by racism. The incident, which took place on a playground as the students were playing football,

News

Six killed as coal mine collapses in Tkibuli, Georgia

by | April 5, 2018

TBILISI, DFWatch--Six miners died when a coal mine collapsed in Tkibuli, Georgia Thursday morning. A further three were injured and brought to hospital, where they remained at press time. The immediate cause of the incident is still to be determined. According to a statement

Youth

GEM Fest 2018 thrown into doubt after application for permit rejected

by | April 4, 2018

TBILISI, DFWatch--GEM Fest may be canceled this year, after an agency of the Georgian government denied the festival a permit to rent a land plot. The fate of the annual electronic music festival, which is popular among youth in Georgia and neighboring countries, was thrown into doubt because the The National Agency of State Property (NASP)

Opinion

Ketevan Tsikhelashvili: “We are making open and determined peace statement”

by | April 4, 2018

Today the Government of Georgia adopted a package of draft legislative amendments by that making a new, proactive and important step in the frames of peace policy of reconciliation and engagement.

News

Russia bans fruit and vegetables from Abkhazia, which in turn blocks same products from Georgia

by | April 1, 2018

TBILISI, DFWatch--From April 2, Moscow will prohibit the import of fruit, vegetables and herbs from breakaway Abkhazia, which heavily relies on selling agricultural commodities to Russia. Sokhumi responded by imposing an embargo

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