Georgia marks World Down Syndrome Day

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Georgian patriarch undergoes surgery

13.02.2017 17:51 GMT

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The procedure was successful.

US to build military base in Georgia

13.02.2017 10:44 GMT

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US will built a military training center in Georgia upon analog of base in the German Hohenfelse where soldiers are trained before being sent to the NATO mission in Afghanistan.

Georgia and Belarus seek to increase trade and economic cooperation

11.02.2017 10:45 GMT

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Georgia and Belarus are discussing ways to improve ties in manufacturing, agricultural and food production – three of the largest sectors of cooperation between the two countries.

Illuminated zebra crossings to promote road safety in Tbilisi

09.02.2017 09:31 GMT

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Illuminated pedestrian crossings are popping up in suburbs all over Georgia’s capital to bring attention to walkways and raise awareness of road safety in Tbilisi.

Margvelashvili wants to hold meeting with Putin

07.02.2017 17:19 GMT

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The relationship between Moscow and Tbilisi is currently based on 'strategic tolerance', and the meeting of two president is needed to improve situation, the Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili said.

Women may be recruited into army in Georgia

07.02.2017 11:59 GMT

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Georgia’s parliament has registered a bill on recruitment of women into the army.

Georgian police search for hunters who killed roe deer in national park

06.02.2017 09:23 GMT

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Rangers tried to rescue the wounded roe deer but the animal died hours later.

January inflation: Cost of food, transport rises in Georgia

04.02.2017 11:37 GMT

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Last month prices increased 4.2 percent for food and non-alcoholic beverages.

Georgia detains five on charges of stealing oil from Baku-Supsa pipeline

02.02.2017 17:52 GMT

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Five people have been detained in Georgia on charges of stealing oil from the Baku-Supsa pipeline, APA cited the Georgian Interior Ministry as saying on Thursday.

European Parliament approves visa-free travel for Georgian citizens

02.02.2017 15:45 GMT

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The European Parliament (EP) voted in favor of visa-free travel for Georgian citizens to the Schengen Area at a plenary session today.

Norwegian company to build HPP in Georgia

01.02.2017 12:13 GMT

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Georgia has selected Clean Energy Group Georgia to build and operate the new Namakhvani hydroelectric power plant (HPP) in the country’s west.

Georgia appoints new ambassadors to Canada, Kazakhstan, South Korea

01.02.2017 11:24 GMT

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Georgia has three new ambassadors to represent the country in three foreign nations.

Russia, Georgia to continue ironing out relations

30.01.2017 15:48 GMT

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Prague will host a meeting between Russian Deputy Foreign Minister, Grigory Karasin, and Georgia’s Special Envoy for Relations with Russia, Zurab Abashidze, in early February, Izvestia writes.

Janelidze: “2017 will be very active in NATO-Georgia relations”

30.01.2017 11:27 GMT

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Georgia’s Foreign Minister Mikheil Janelidze says that 2017 will be a productive year for NATO-Georgia relations.

Georgia introduces visa-free regime with Jordan

27.01.2017 09:58 GMT

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Citizens of Jordan will be able to visit Georgia without visas, corresponding decision to abolish visa regime was made by Georgian government.

Will Georgia replace its Constitution?

24.01.2017 22:11 GMT

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"It is necessary to cancel the unnecessary institution of governors."

Georgia to spend about 40 million GEL on Municipal Elections 2017

23.01.2017 10:15 GMT

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Georgia’s Central Election Commission (CEC) will be given almost 40 million GEL to organise and hold the Municipal Elections 2017.

Venice Commission supports Georgia reforms, recommends further changes

21.01.2017 09:34 GMT

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President of the Venice Commission Gianni Buquicchio says he is well-familiar with challenges currently facing the Georgian people.

Venice Commission to come to Tbilisi for working visit

19.01.2017 09:56 GMT

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The Venice Commission delegation, headed by its President Gianni Buquicchio, will pay a visit to Georgia on January 20.

Development of science on Georgia’s long-term agenda

18.01.2017 14:20 GMT

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Georgian scientists are set to receive more funding from Horizon 2020 – the European Union's (EU) framework program for research and innovation.

Georgian PM announces Spain and Switzerland state visit

17.01.2017 17:52 GMT

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Georgia’s Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili will participate in the Tourism International Exhibition in Spain and in the World Economic Forum in Switzerland.

Frankfurt Book Fair director visits Georgia

16.01.2017 09:53 GMT

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The director of Frankfurt Book Fair, Juergen Boos, is set to visit Tbilisi tomorrow to see how Georgia is preparing to be the Guest of Honour at the 2018 book fair.

Turkmen petroleum products to be transported via Georgia

14.01.2017 10:45 GMT

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After seven years of suspension Turkmenistan’s oil products are returning to Georgia’s transit corridor thanks to a new three-year deal signed between the two countries today.

Three counterfeiters arrested in Georgia

13.01.2017 11:11 GMT

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Three people accused of selling counterfeit money were arrested in Georgia.

EU parliament committee approves vise-free regime with Georgia

12.01.2017 14:12 GMT

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The Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs of the European Parliament on Thursday approved visa-free access to the bloc for Georgia.

Three new factories to open in Georgia

11.01.2017 15:19 GMT

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Three new factories are to be opened in different regions of Georgia with the aid of state-funded programs, ‘Produce in Georgia’ and ‘Georgian Tea Program’.

President of Israel pays visit to Georgia

09.01.2017 09:44 GMT

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Reuven Revlin will meet with prime minister Georgi Kvirkvashvili and chair of the parliament Irakli Kobakhidze.

Former Tbilisi mayor Gigi Ugulava released from prison

06.01.2017 22:36 GMT

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Former Tbilisi mayor Gigi Ugulava was released from prison today around 6:30 PM after Tbilisi Court of Appeals reduced his sentence, effectively ending his prison term.

Georgia exports 50m bottles of wine in 2016, earns $114m

05.01.2017 09:50 GMT

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Georgia has exported almost 50 million bottles of wine to 53 countries in 2016, bringing $114 million back into the economy.

Georgian parliament backs resolution on Georgia’s foreign policy

30.12.2016 10:51 GMT

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The Georgian parliament has unanimously backed the draft of the resolution on Georgia’s foreign policy with 91 votes.

Karasin: Russia ready to work with Georgia on visa liberalization

29.12.2016 19:29 GMT

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Russia remains open for work with Georgia on visa liberalization and expects positive shifts on the issue in 2017.

Georgia establishes tax free relations with Liechtenstein

28.12.2016 09:40 GMT

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The deal was signed in May 2015 in Georgia’s capital Tbilisi but entered into force yesterday.

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