In Georgia, Mikheil Saakashvili stops hunger strike after fifty days

Portrait of Mikheil Saakashvili, President of Georgia from 2004 to 2013, at a rally calling for his release from prison, in Tbilisi, Georgia on October 14, 2021. IRAKLI GEDENIDZE / REUTERS Former Georgian president and opposition leader Mikheil Saakashvili on Saturday, November 20 ended a fifty-day hunger strike in detention, after being transferred to a … Read more

Georgian Dream wins municipal elections in Georgia, opposition reiterates fraud accusations

The leader of the United National Movement (MNU), Nika Melia, votes for the second round of municipal elections in Tbilisi, where he was also a candidate, on Saturday, October 30. IRAKLI GEDENIDZE / REUTERS The Georgian Dream Party, in power in Georgia, won the second round of municipal elections according to official results, announced on … Read more

Georgia suspended over Mikheil Saakashvili’s fate

In front of prison number 12 where Mikheil Saakachvili, the former Georgian president has been imprisoned since his return to Georgia. A supporter of Mr. Saakashvili holds up a sign in front of Georgian television cameras: “Freedom! for Saakashvili the builder of the fatherland ”. Roustavi, Georgia, October 19, 2021. JULIEN PEBREL / MYOP FOR … Read more

Inter, aperta la prima Academy in Georgia

Un nuovo progetto nerazzurro in collaborazione con la New Vision University (NVU) di Tbilisi: l’Inter, infatti, ha ufficialmente aperto la sua prima Academy in Georgia. Dopo la recente apertura a Dubai, continua dunque l’espansione del progetto nerazzurro. Inter Academy Georgia prenderà il via prossimamente e potrà contare sulle facilities all’avanguardia messe a disposizione dall’università. Il … Read more

In Georgia, ruling party says it won municipal elections tainted with fraud accusations

Members of an electoral commission count the ballots for the municipal elections on October 2 in Tbilisi (Georgia). IRAKLI GEDENIDZE / REUTERS The party in power in Georgia claimed, Sunday, October 3, its victory the day after crucial municipal elections, marked by accusations of fraud. After counting the ballots from almost all the polling stations, … Read more

Mikheïl Saakashvili, former president of Georgia, arrested on his return to the country

Mikheil Saakashvili in Kiev, April 24, 2020. SERGEI SUPINSKY / AFP For several days, he had staged his return. Mikheil Saakashvili, ex-Georgian president in exile, was arrested on Friday 1is October. Mr. Saakashvili had announced earlier in the day that he had returned to Georgia, despite the threat that weighed on him if he returned … Read more

Georgia Cyber Center reaching capacity, talk of adding third building

What’s five stories tall, has three legs and hasn’t stopped growing? The Georgia Cyber Center. “We talk about academics, government and industry being the three legs of this, the three important ingredients,” said Michael Shaffer, the center’s executive vice president of strategic partnerships and economic development. More:Augusta University, Augusta Technical College linking up on cyber … Read more

One trillion package in the USA: a windfall for America’s ailing roads, bridges, rails

Dhe infrastructure program passed in the US Senate on Tuesday is one of the great successes for President Joe Biden during his six-month term in office. The legislative package amounting to one trillion dollars (around 850 billion euros) enables the government to make significant, sometimes urgently needed investments in roads, bridges, rails, local public transport, … Read more

Georgia family mourns Wyatt, a ‘loving and cheerful’ 5-year-old boy who died of covid-19

The vulnerability of children to covid-19 2:17 (CNN) — A family in Georgia is in mourning after a 5-year-old boy, described as having “nothing but pure love,” died just days after being diagnosed with Covid-19. Wyatt Gibson suffered a stroke and died July 16 at a Chattanooga, Tennessee hospital, where he was intubated because he … Read more