Posts Tagged ‘tbilisi’

Protests in Georgia: riots continue in Tbilisi

Police fired tear gas, water cannons and stun grenades at protesters in the Georgian capital Tbilisi late on Wednesday. Source

Tbilisi Georgia: An Earthquake Disaster Waiting to Happen?

A few days after the recent wave of earthquakes hit Turkey and Syria a close contact, a friend with a Turkish wife, wrote to me: “Luckily we’re all safe, but some of our friends’ relatives are still buried under the rubble. Many of the rescue problems can be attributed to the terrible performance of the […]

Iran’s powerlifter Jafari takes silver at Tbilisi 2021

TEHRAN – Iranian Para powerlifter Amir Jafari Arangeh seized a silver medal at the 2021 World Para Powerlifting Championships on Wednesday. He finished in second place with 193kg. Hocine Bettir of Algeria won the gold medal with 194kg. The bronze medal went to Chinese Zou Yi  who lifted 192kg. The 2021 World Para Powerlifting Championships […]

Rose-coloured sky in northern Canada amazes Iqaluit residents

     Light scattering likely cause of deep red colouration, says CBC meteorologist Residents of Iqaluit, Nunavut woke up on Tuesday morning seeing red — literally. The city took on a strange rose hue throughout the day, wowing residents and leading to plenty of theories. CBC North’s Nick Murray snapped a photo of the colouration outside […]

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