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Thursday, March 16, 2017, #052 (3844)

NATO condemns elections in Russian occupied region of Georgia

“NATO does not recognize the “elections” held on March 12 in the Georgian region of Abkhazia, in the country’s west,” reads a statement published on NATO’s official website. (more)

80% of Georgian tourists stay illegally in Israel

The Israeli Ambassador to Georgia, Shabtai Tsur, explained the possible reasons of refusal for some of Georgian citizens at the border and said the Israeli government was very concerned when they found out that about 80 percent of Georgians entering Israel as tourists stayed as illegal migrants in the country. (more)

The detention rate increased in Georgia in 2014-2015


Police acted within law


The News in Brief

"Parliament Speaker Joins Progressive Alliance Board" (more)

Opinion & Analysis

Public Defender appeals to Gov’t over harmful toys

The Public Defender of Georgia, Ucha Nanuashvili, addressed the Government of Georgia with a recommendation to take measures to ensure the safety of toys on the Georgian market and protect the health of minors. (more)

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