Aren Melikyan; Aysel Azizova; Giorgi Gviniashvili; Parviz Majidov;
Tbilisi meets the Halloween and the second round of local elections, October 30
Tbilisi meets the Halloween and the second round of local elections, October 30
Women's groups in a conservative Caucasus enclave are making inroads in male-dominated local structures.
In Azerbaijan government claims to crack down on people who received fake disability statuses as well as benefits. Many are unhappy about it.
Decentralization of education is the cause of new scandals in Armenia
They are worried that they will become infected again after the government's recent decisions.
Photos from Baku without a medical mask.
2 million vaccine doses have already been administered.
“We still hope that we will come back to our home, our village...”, tells me Artashes Arakelyan from Askeran region, Nagorno Karabakh. Artashes and his wife Narine with their five underaged daughters fled from Nagorno Karabakh during the recent war between Armenia and Azerbaijan. Now the family live in the small village Lenughi, not far from Yerevan, the capital of Armenia.
What has been left in the wake of the 44-day war between Azerbaijan and Armenia in September-November 2020? Armen Voskanyan, 44, and Narine Hakobyan, 35, are from Mets Taghlar village in Hadrut, Nagorno Karabakh. They fled from Nagorno-Karabakh during the recent war broke out in the region from September 27, 2020 and ended on November 10, 2020.
The latest war, broken on the 27th of September, 2020, between Artsakh and Azerbaijan, labelled thousands of people as refugees. Before the war the population of Artsakh was 150.932, out of which 91.000 were considered to flee to Armenia during the war.
National Autism Association describes autism spectrum disorder as a bio-neurological developmental disability that generally appears before the age of 3.
“I still have hope that without war, through negotiations, we will bring back Hadrut and we will go to our home,” said 69 years old Zoya Badadzyan, who came with her large family from the village of Togh in Hadrut and temporarily settled in Abovyan because of the Second Artsakh War.
The data suggests that worldwide 75.000.000 people have autism spectrum disorder. And the numbers of people with autism are growing year by year. It is estimated that one in 68 children is diagnosed with ASD. It is a fact that ASD, in general, is five times more prevalent in boys than in girls.
1% of the world’s population has autism spectrum disorder. Throughout the whole journey of autism, parents are guiding them. “Your child has autism...” Each parent reacts to this sentence differently: shock, panic, stress, mixed feelings, depression. But the thing that unites them all is to do everything to make their lives easier and happier.
Restrictions on coronavirus eased in Azerbaijan.
Armenian Noomee startup has created an app for children with autism the aim of which is to make their lives easier. The app helps children to be more independent and to be able to organize their everyday life.
After more than a year of shutdown due to covid, which included all fields and institutions, which also included cinemas and theaters, Georgia recently reopened cinemas, and it became possible for film lovers to enjoy watching movies in the cinema, but according to precautionary measures approved by the government.
Pandemic changed the lifestyle of society around the world, but there were some spheres which got especially big losses. Theatres went through several difficulties during pandemic
Researchers have found the reasons why autism affects boys more frequently than girls, as it is a well-known fact that boys are 5 times more likely to be diagnosed with autism than girls.
Because of the regulation that transport was stopped since 4th until 12th May, theatres were closed again for a while.
“The extent of the support of different groups from all over the country arriving in Gumati, and the self-organized demonstrations both inside and outside Georgia to express solidarity with the movement, shows an empowering of the movement and its legitimation in representing the voices and interests of the Georgian people.”
So far, box office revenues are still suffering, due to the Coronavirus and its impact on cinema. And the closing of theaters in most countries of the world, the cancellation of shows, and the closure of the box office.
April 2 is a World Autism Awareness day, the aim of which is to remind people one more time to accept people with autism and spread kindness. Autism is a syndrome that needs love and care. This is considered to be one of the only seven health-specific days that are recognized by the United Nations.
Actors were left without profession, scene, viewers, applause for one year. All of them missed the theatre and returned back to it's audience with big happiness.
Theatres are open for viewers. First premieres were shown in Liberty Theatre and Nodar Dumbadze Theatre. Other theatres will host its viewers from 3rd April.
The world is still confused about the calculations of the losses caused by Corona in all areas, its size, and the extent of its impact in the near future. The same applies to the film industry, where billions of US dollars are put into it annually.
After 1 year lockdown, theatres have possibility to restore working process. Directors and actors of the theatres are back to scenes and tickets for premieres are almost sold. But there are some of them, especially private theatres, which don't won't to continue working in restricted way, following regulations.
On November 12 Georgia will host a historical football match which the Georgian fans have been waiting for years but due to the COVID-19 regulations it will be held unattended
Who started it? Are we gonna make it? Where we're gonna put it? Who's gonna clean up? Is it serious? Why go on? Alan Watts (c)
It is a peaceful afternoon in the Blue Mosque of Yerevan. The silence of the park is periodically interrupted by the sharp sounds of coughing and sneezing and soft conversations of the visitors. The entrances to the hall are separate for men and women, there is a partition that does not reach the ceiling in the hall․ Mullah Mahmoud Movahedifar is in the men's section, women, including the wife of
The Eco aghb Youth Environmental Initiative has been operating for two years now. Initially, young volunteers collected only paper waste on Zakyan Street in Yerevan and handed it over for recycling, now they also collect plastic, polyethylene, glass, and more importantly― they inform and educate people about waste management, encouraging them to sort their waste.
İt was 3:15 am when my phone rang. I was so sleepy and it awakened me in a sweat. The voice was a bit weak but very understandable. Those days I had already faced with it many times. It was Umman again: “So, what? Did you find someone?”, he asked.
33-year-old Sanan is a carpenter living in Qabala, a city in the north of Azerbaijan. He is a father of 3 and makes a living by working in his workshop in the front yard. Since he has a speech disability he preferred to work for his own business when he was 18. After 15 years in this profession, he is a well-known carpenter of his region. This photo story is about one ordinary day of carpenter
62-year-old beekeeper and teacher Akif Budagov spends his summer vacation on a mountain slope, in Bolnisi. This year, the productivity of the hives is good, but restrictions do not let him sell his products abroad. Check the video to know what kind of difficulties face the SME’s because of the restrictions of COVID-19
WHO declared coronavirus death rate
Another tanker with Azerbaijani oil to arrive at Port of Odessa this week
Armenian Government gives Home Purchase Certificates to the families deported from Azerbaijan decades ago
Laboratory 25 founded by Giorgi Kharadze in Tbilisi 6 years ago. As a novice film photographer and an international student studying in Georgia, I decided to spend a day at Lab25 with Kharadze’s colleague Giorgi Sutskiride and observe the analog corner of Tbilisi.
Analysis of average indicators of criminal cases initiated under Articles 138-142 of the RA Criminal Code for the last 4 years
Penalties for violating parking rules are increasing in Tbilisi
4 people was arrested under the article of unlawful deprivation of liberty in Marneuli
Tamar Bachaliashvili, 23, was found dead
"Opening the borders will not lead to a sharp increase in the virus in Georgia" - says head of the Center for Infectious Diseases and AIDS in Georgia
U.S Government approved bill with 15% of the fund available to the Georgia conditioned to the state of democracy
Coronavirus is not a seasonal disease like the flu virus
The use of one and two Tetri will expire at the end of 2020.
"Lazareti" nursing home is located at №46 Nagomari str, Sanzona, Tbilisi. There are elderly women in the shelter, most of them are disabled and bed-ridden. There are elderly people who have been brought to the shelter by their families and relatives due to unbearable conditions and also those who have no one.
The number of people were treated and released is more than infected people in Azerbaijan-Statistics
On July 28, 412 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) infection were detected in Azerbaijan, 631 people were treated and released.
One of the people living behind the barbed wire in Khurvaleti is David Vanishvili, 86. He lives with his wife, daughter-in-law and grandchildren. The wife is lying in bed because of her illness and as David Vanishvili says her only desire is to take over the border. "As soon as the occupants pick up the barbed wire, my wife will immediately recover and get out of bed".
LiLi Fitskhelauri, 63-years-old, lives in the village of Khurvaleti with her sister. They are very close to the occupation line and are afraid to approach the territory, because the Russians will kidnap them. Therefore, they can neither go to the pastures to fetch cattle nor to the cemetery of relatives. In addition to occupation, they have various problems in the village...
The online databases of the National Library of Armenia are already available, the restoration of the official website of the library is underway, according to the Facebook page of the National Library.
World gold prices broke a record high in 2011, reaching $ 1,911 per troy ounce. This is evidenced by the data of the Comex stock exchange, reports Kitco.
Summer 2020 in Batumi is very different from previous years. One of the largest resort cities in Georgia is unusually empty due to coronavirus. City is left without international tourists and therefore people, employed in tourism industry is left without income.
According to Eka Dgebuadze, Deputy Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sports of Georgia the current situation gives an opportunity to say that the study will start on September 15 in the classrooms.
In January-June 2020, the foreign trade turnover of goods in Georgia counted 5 072.5 million USD. It is 16 percent less than the corresponding period of the previous year.
The European Commission supports Italian companies in agriculture, forestry, fisheries, aquaculture and other related sectors affected by the coronavirus by a €1.2 billion Italian scheme.
The Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development Natia Turnava officially opened a new copper and aluminum wire factory in Tbilisi on July 15.
Azerbaijanis demand quarantine end, medical officials desperately request social distancing measures be observed
At the height of the second wave of Coronavirus in Azerbaijan, the country’s chief specialist for infectious diseases has tendered his resignation.
The tourism sector is one of the most affected sectors because of COVID-19. The report by Tourism&Travel Council shows how large is the scale of damage for tourism employees due to Coronavirus.
In January-May 2020 the share of the 10 largest countries in Georgia's total local export was 80.1% The largest export partners are: 🇨🇳China 🇷🇺Russia and 🇧🇬Bulgaria The largest export goods are: copper ores and concentrates, ferroalloys and natural grape wines.
One of the biggest groups of people from around the world, who have to adapt to new reality are students. Attending lectures, doing assignments, looking for literature now has to be done online. Three students from three different countries shared their experience on how it is to be a student in quarantine and what kind of changes a new lifestyle has brought.
The main source of income in Sarnaghbyur village is seasonal work in Russia. Every spring men from the village go for seasonal work to Russia and come back to Armenia at the end of the year. But in 2020 because of Coronavirus global lockdown borders are closed and they can not go, many families have financial difficulties
Data Visualization: Coronavirus Impact on Economies around Europe DATA by IMF
Exam in coronavirus
“The police say you can't go out the door, but no one says your husband can't beat you.”
"It is dangerous, but when you work, you don’t think about danger"
Head of Public Relations Elsa Guliashvili confirmed Ministry of Internal Affairs took additional safety measures to ensure the protection of public safety, as well as freedom of self-expression as legislation prescribes.
In Georgia’s current political system, both the government and the Prime Minister have powers over the President. The winner of Sunday’s election will not be able to increase salaries and pensions, or decide how much will be spent on social needs. Anything proposed will need the support of the ruling party.
Creating an effective learning environment for children with special needs requires extra care and attention.
Tbilisi and Kutaisi international airports are serving a huge number of Armenian citizens as well, who are not able to pay for tickets from their country of living.
Gipa Media Lab helps to make friends.
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Tiko Zurabishvili, Maxime Baqradze, Grigor Tamazyan, Meltem Talibzade
TV/Video Reporting class 2018
On the 28th of October Georgia is electing a President, last time with the direct voting of citizens.
I am sure that she/he will be honoured to be the leader of Georgians Armed Forces.”
Nine days before the presidential elections, GM announced that 600,000 Georgian citizens’ debts will be covered by the charitable foundation Cartu Group, which is controlled by Bidzina Ivanishvili, the former Prime Minister and present chairman of the ruling party Georgian Dream.
“God bless Georgia. I hope that everything will be fine, and Georgia a will be a happy and blessed country.”
Final program of TV news production class GIPA- BA in Social Science - Journalism Track
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With more than eight million Armenians living outside its borders compared to about three million living inside the country, Armenia is one the few nations that even has a Ministry of Diaspora.
Public Movement Multinational Georgia reported 25 incidents, as well as seven complaints filed in Precinct Election Commissions.
You seldom hear Georgian language here, but that doesn’t prevent locals from preparing for Sunday’s presidential elections.
“Youth are our electorate, mostly because they hear us better and they understand what we say more easily than the older generation.