Margvelashvili vows to protect presidential powers in the face of GD-dominated parliament

By | November 18th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Tbilisi, DFWatch – President Giorgi Margvelashvili said that he wouldn’t tolerate acts directed against state institutions in his welcoming speech on Friday at the opening session of the newly elected parliament. […]

Georgia’s President: two-party dominated parliament won’t encourage development

By | November 9th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Tbilisi, DFWatch- President Giorgi Margvelashvili has announced that he feels disappointed regarding country’s parliamentary elections, as he was expected a multi-party system in the newly elected parliament, but it turned into a bipolar. […]

GD announces its party list, pushing some old members aside

By | September 9th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

TBILISI, DFWatch–The ruling Georgian Dream announces its party list for Oct. 2, 2016 parliamentary elections, featuring mostly ‘new faces’ on its top and leaving many of its prominent members behind. The list is headed by Giorgi Kvirikashvili, current PM […]

National Forum office robbed in Tbilisi

By | August 10th, 2016|Categories: In brief|Tags: , , |

(ipn) TBILISI, DFWatch–The office of National Forum, a right wing political party, which recently split with Georgian Dream, was broken into overnight in Tbilisi. Members of the party say that the investigation is in progress and yet it is hard […]

Parliament won’t override president’s veto

By | June 1st, 2016|Categories: In brief|Tags: , , |

Tbilisi, DFWatch – Ruling Georgian Dream coalition will not initiate motion to overturn presidential veto on the recently adopted law that significantly restricts power of Constitutional Court, Zviad Dzidziguri, Vice Speaker of the parliament, said on Wednesday. […]