Armenia-bound truck burns down on Georgian Military Road

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Georgian festivals awarded European body’s recognition

18.04.2017 09:49 GMT

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Two Georgian festivals have been recognised for their work by the European Festivals Association (EFA) by the organisation’s EFFE Festival Label, granting them further exposure to international audiences and companies.

New buses to connect railway station with students’ district in Georgia

17.04.2017 10:30 GMT

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Five brand-new buses have started operating on route 9 in the streets of Tbilisi from today connecting the central Railway Station with the outlying students’ district in Baghebi.

Germany offers €125m for Georgia’s electric transmission development

15.04.2017 10:37 GMT

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Germany is supporting Georgia in expanding its power network and modernising the infrastructure by providing €125 million in concession credit.

Georgia promotes study opportunities for foreigners

14.04.2017 09:50 GMT

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Georgia is among twenty countries participating in a three-day international educational fair with its debut "Study in Georgia” program in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

IMF allocates $285 mln to Georgia

13.04.2017 10:52 GMT

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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved $285.3 mln allocation to Georgia.

Penguins donated by twin-city Bristol arrive at Tbilisi zoo

13.04.2017 10:38 GMT

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Tbilisi Zoo is now home to a new group of South African penguins donated by twin-city Bristol, UK, as the Georgian capital’s zoo continues its restoration after the flood of 2015.

Georgian president pardons 91 convicts

12.04.2017 17:57 GMT

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Georgian president Giorgi Margvelashvili has pardoned 91 convicts, including 4 women convicts on the occasion of Easter holiday.

Georgia steps up fight against pharmaceutical drug abuse

12.04.2017 16:08 GMT

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Georgia introduced its internal quotas on certain medicines to defeat so-called pharmaceutical drug abuse.

Georgian grape varieties to be planted in China

11.04.2017 09:45 GMT

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Unique Georgian grape varieties will be planted in China’s province of Ningxia that will raise awareness about Georgian grape varieties in the country.

Georgian to be taught in Greek schools

08.04.2017 10:21 GMT

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Georgian will be taught in selected grades and public schools in Greece.

10 multi-level parking areas to be built in Tbilisi

06.04.2017 09:35 GMT

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Parking in Georgia’s capital of Tbilisi will soon become easier as ten new multi-level parking areas will be constructed to ease traffic and resolve parking issues on the streets.

Georgia and Europol sign partnership agreement to tackle cross-border crime

05.04.2017 10:38 GMT

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Georgia and Europol will be partners to fight cross-border crime and terrorism.

Tbilisi Zoo to receive first tiger since 2015 flood

03.04.2017 10:02 GMT

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Tbilisi Zoo is preparing to welcome 14 new animals donated by three European zoos this Monday.

East Georgia village school upgraded with computer facilities, language lab

31.03.2017 09:40 GMT

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Pupils of Davitiani village in Georgia’s eastern region of Kakheti will now have access to interactive English lessons with the help of a newly furbished computer lab.

Georgia establishes family-type service for children with disabilities

30.03.2017 09:04 GMT

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A new specialised family-type service for children with severe disabilities has been established in Georgia’s third largest city of Kutaisi in the country’s west.

Visa-free Schengen travel for Georgia enters into force

28.03.2017 10:30 GMT

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Visa-free Schengen travel for Georgia has officially entered into force today.

Georgian wine awarded at ProWein 2017, Germany

24.03.2017 23:09 GMT

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Twenty-three Georgian wine companies are showcasing their goods at one of the world’s leading trade fairs for the wine and spirit industry – the ProWein Dusseldorf exhibition in Germany.

Military exercise 'Noble partner - 2017' to be held in Georgia in July

20.03.2017 23:09 GMT

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The multi-national military exercise "Noble partner - 2017" under the motto "Strength through Partnership" will be held for the third time in Georgia in late July 2017.

Tbilisi to host European Youth Fencing Championship

20.03.2017 22:30 GMT

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A six-day tournament will be held in the Olympic park Digomi on June 11-17.

Average monthly salary increases in Georgia, surpasses 1,000 GEL

18.03.2017 08:58 GMT

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People are earning more money in Georgia than before, show the latest quarterly figures from the National Statistics Office of Georgia (Geostat).

Yildirim to visit Georgia

16.03.2017 09:47 GMT

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Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım will pay a one-day visit to Georgia on March 15, according to Turkish Prime Ministry sources.

Top Georgian literature showcased at London Book Fair

16.03.2017 09:40 GMT

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Up to 100 translations of Georgian books published abroad are presented at the national stand, said the Georgian National Book Centre.

Georgian police detain Azerbaijani citizen over keeping firearms

14.03.2017 12:00 GMT

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Law enforcers detained the mentioned persons in Gardabani when they were moving in the vehicle.

Georgian embassy in Azerbaijan issues statement amid riots in Batumi

13.03.2017 14:46 GMT

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Arrest of 6 offenders was followed by street protest, which later transformed into massive act of vandalism.

Georgian startups to spread into Iran, develop business activities

10.03.2017 22:04 GMT

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Georgian startups will now able to enter the Iranian market of 80 million consumers and develop new businesses in Iran.

Official Journal of EU publishes legislation on visa waiver for Georgia

09.03.2017 17:46 GMT

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Georgian citizens will be able to travel to any of the Schengen Zone countries visa-free in just 20 days.

Georgian, Italian Prime Ministers meet in Rome

09.03.2017 09:20 GMT

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Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni says that a new stage in Georgian-Italian cooperation has begun in response to Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili’s visit to Rome.

Georgia and Greece agree to develop cooperation

08.03.2017 11:02 GMT

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The Foreign Ministers of Georgia and Greece discussed "increasing bilateral relations” between the two nations.

Georgia exports over 8m bottles of wine to 32 countries

07.03.2017 16:02 GMT

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Georgia has sold $40.1million worth of alcoholic beverages in January-February 2017.

Georgian PM proposes to establish Office of Media Ombudsman

07.03.2017 09:39 GMT

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Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili announces plans to establish a Media Ombudsman in the country.

Foreign Ministry: Georgia unable to accommodate EU migrants

06.03.2017 16:58 GMT

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Georgia’s Foreign Ministry says it is not feasible to take in migrants given the current difficulties faced by the country.

ECHR suspends Supreme Court’s decision on Rustavi 2 case until March 8

06.03.2017 11:14 GMT

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The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has temporarily suspended the enforcement of the March 2 verdict of the Georgian Supreme Court regarding the ownership of broadcasting company Rustavi 2.

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