Tamila Varshalomidze

Tamila Varshalomidze

Tamila Varshalomidze is a journalist with more than seven years of experience with top international news organisations.

She has been a member of Al Jazeera English's online team since January 2013.

Tamila was at the forefront of the web team's coverage of the Ukrainian uprising and the conflict that followed.

Tamila previously worked as a TV news producer for the Associated Press in London, UK.

She has a Master's degree in multimedia journalism from UK's Bournemouth University. 

Armenia

'Syrian refugees improve Armenia's social fabric'

A new initiative celebrates Syrian refugees' positive impact in the South Caucasian nation's mono-ethnic society.

'Syrian refugees improve Armenia's social fabric'

Georgia

Ethnic Georgian Muslims in a Christian-dominated nation

A large number of people see Islam as alien to the Georgian national identity.

Ethnic Georgian Muslims in a Christian-dominated nation

Georgia

Speculation rife as Georgia stays mum on raid suspects

Local media draw unverified links between ethnic Chechens and special forces raid, upsetting minority Muslim community.

Speculation rife as Georgia stays mum on raid suspects

Religion

A conflict of faith between Russia and Ukraine

The political and military conflict is playing out in churches across Ukraine, as some split from the Moscow Patriarchy.

A conflict of faith between Russia and Ukraine

US & Canada

US Muslim advocacy group office evacuated over threat

Council on American-Islamic Relations receives "foreign substance" in mail, prompting police investigation.

US Muslim advocacy group office evacuated over threat

Asia

India's Modi spoofed over doctored photograph

Meme spreads after publication of manipulated photo of prime minister surveying flood damage from helicopter.

India's Modi spoofed over doctored photograph

War & Conflict

Ukraine divided - stories from warring sides

The relationship between ethnic Ukrainians and ethnic Russians may be the greatest casualty of the Ukrainian crisis.

Ukraine divided - stories from warring sides

Georgia

Why Georgians in a remote valley are joining ISIL

Wahhabi influence has grown in Georgia's Pankisi valley, where young men and women yearn to wage holy war in Syria.

Why Georgians in a remote valley are joining ISIL

Russia

Moscow rally against Russia's Syria strikes falls short

Only 150 people join protest in Russian capital against country's military involvement in Syrian conflict.

Moscow rally against Russia's Syria strikes falls short

War & Conflict

Cartoon war over Russia's role in Syria

Supporters and critics of Putin's intervention wage fierce war - using caricature as ammunition.

Cartoon war over Russia's role in Syria

War & Conflict

An ageing Cinderella and a changed Donetsk

The rebel-administration, and the people, are cautious in the Ukrainian city as change takes hold and business suffers.

An ageing Cinderella and a changed Donetsk

War & Conflict

Foreign students face uncertain future in east Ukraine

Those studying medicine in rebel-held Donetsk now risk being left without internationally recognised degrees.

Foreign students face uncertain future in east Ukraine