Latest News for: Tbilisi transport


Putting the brakes on Covid-19

Straits Times 05 May 2021
These city buses were parked - and packed like sardines - at a bus depot in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi following the suspension of public transport services amid concerns over the spread of the coronavirus.

‘No food, no toilet & forced to change tampons on stairway’: Models rage over horrible ...

Russia Today 02 May 2021
Models working at Fashion Week Tbilisi have taken to social media to express anger over their treatment by the organizers, saying they were accommodated in a building with no toilet, and were left without food or transportation ... A curfew begins in Tbilisi at 9pm, meaning that ...

Another route from China to Europe in the South Caucasus

China Daily 29 Apr 2021
Azerbaijan, which is at the center of three major regional energy and transport projects - TRACECA, the Silk Road Economic Belt and North-South, made an important contribution to their implementation and continues to do so despite the new realities in the South Caucasus as a result of the pandemic.

ACLED Regional Overview – Central Asia and the Caucus (3 - 9 April 2021)

Reliefweb 21 Apr 2021
... organized in Tbilisi by a former singer and politician, Utsnobi (Gia Gachechiladze) (JAM News, 9 April 2021) ... Reportedly, the regional municipal authorities organized transport for state employees to the pro-government demonstration in Tbilisi last week (OC Media, 9 April 2021).

Cargo transportation via BTK up in 1Q2021

MENA FN 12 Apr 2021
(MENAFN - AzerNews) By Ayya Lmahamad The volume of cargo transportation through the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway has increased in the first quarter of 2021, Turkish media reported citing Turkey's ... .

Nakhchivan rail plans promise to rewire Caucasus connections

EurasiaNet 31 Mar 2021
A new rail line connecting Azerbaijan with its exclave of Nakhchivan promises to revolutionize transportation in the Caucasus and could have broad ramifications further afield ... During a visit to Nakhchivan in January, Foreign minister Zarif lobbied for the Nakhchivan line to be reopened to ease transport to Armenia.

Eastern European Country Limits AstraZeneca Shots After Nurse Dies of Anaphylactic Shock

The Epoch Times 20 Mar 2021
... anaphylactic shock after vaccination with the AstraZeneca vaccine and was transported to an intensive care unit in Tbilisi," Gamkrelidze was quoted as saying.

Georgia reports nurse's death after AstraZeneca vaccination 19 Mar 2021
TBILISI, March 19 ... The 27-year-old nurse Megi Bakradze, who developed an alleged anaphylactic reaction after receiving the first shot of the vaccine, died after being transported to a hospital in Tbilisi, local Interpressnews reported.

Georgia limits AstraZeneca shots after nurse dies of anaphylactic shock: TASS

Metro USA 19 Mar 2021
“Our 27-year-old colleague suffered anaphylactic shock after vaccination with the AstraZeneca vaccine and was transported to an intensive care unit in Tbilisi,” ...

Turkey ships 1st export train to China Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway route

MENA FN 13 Mar 2021
(MENAFN)According to Turkey's transport minister, the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway route offers a continuous provider of commodities amid London to Pekin... .

Not all roads lead to Georgia

Beijing News 09 Mar 2021
"From 10 to 11 million tons of goods transit through Georgia a year by railway, and from six to seven million tons are transited by road," said Paata Tsagareishvili, head of the Transport Corridor Research Center, a Tbilisi-based think-tank. Transportation and storage make up 7 percent of Georgia's modest $17.5 billion economy.

Tbilisi Transport Company ready to serve passengers from February 8

MENA FN 07 Feb 2021
(MENAFN - Trend News Agency) Tbilisi Transport Company (TTC) is fully ready to serve passengers from February 8, TTC announced on Sunday, Trend repor... .
photo: AP / Turkish Presidency
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks after a cabinet meeting, in Ankara, Turkey, Monday, Dec. 14, 2020.

Erdogan is moving Turkey towards Russia and China

Beijing News 01 Feb 2021
As part of the infrastructure-building initiative, Turkey completed a railroad from Kars in eastern Turkey via Tbilisi, Georgia, to Baku, Azerbaijan, on the Caspian Sea, from where it links to transportation networks to China ... a pivotal position in container transportation.