Vakhtang Gomelauri

Flood update: 12 dead, 24 missing, 40 houses destroyed

By | June 14th, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Some of the 24 who are still missing are believed to be buried in their cars under the mud near Heroes’ Square. (DF Watch.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The latest figures from the flood in Tbilisi are that 12 people have died, 24 are still missing, and 40 houses have been destroyed in the Vera and Vake district. The flood released dozens of dangerous animals from Tbilisi Zoo, […]

Georgia’s interior minister says ‘certain forces’ are planning a coup

By | February 5th, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Interior Minister Vakhtang Gomelauri. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgia’s new interior minister says ‘certain forces’ are attempting to destabilize the country, but Georgia won’t allow a ‘Ukraine scenario’ to be repeated in Georgia. After journalists asked Vakhtang Gomelauri to specify if he meant the former ruling […]

Georgian PM appoints new interior minister

By | January 26th, 2015|Categories: In brief|Tags: , |

Vakhtang Gomelauri. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili on Monday appointed Vakhtang Gomelarui as new interior minister after the previous minister resigned in connection with the bombing of a human rights activist. Until now, Gomelauri served as first deputy […]

One man dead in building collapse in Zugdidi

By | October 28th, 2014|Categories: In brief|Tags: , , , |

(Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–One man died as a result of a building collapse in western Georgia Monday night. A water reservior burst in the office of the State Security Agency in the town Zugdidi, near the Abkhazian region. The victim is head of department Zviad Lagvilava. […]