Georgia marks World Down Syndrome Day

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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.

Norms envisaging imprisonment for marijuana use void in Georgia

26.12.2016 14:10 GMT

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Georgia’s Constitutional Court has declared that imprisonment for use of small amount of marijuana, as well as imprisonment for its purchase, retention and production for personal usage is unconstitutional.

Moldova develops human rights strategy from Georgia’s example

24.12.2016 11:13 GMT

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Moldova will use Georgia as a role model as it develops it's own national human rights protection action plan.

New campaign prevents illegal tree cutting for New Year in Georgia

23.12.2016 14:42 GMT

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"Don’t cut a tree, decorate it" – Georgia has launched a new campaign to prevent illegal cutting of trees before New Year.

Georgia becomes partner of Europol

22.12.2016 15:08 GMT

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Georgia will also have its representative at the Europol headquarters.

Ski Patrol promotes safety on ski slopes in Georgia

22.12.2016 09:52 GMT

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With the snow season now in full swing, Georgia is launching a Ski Patrol service to ensure safety on the ski tracks at the country's winter resorts.

Armenia and Georgia agree on military cooperation

21.12.2016 16:57 GMT

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Defense Ministers of Armenia and Georgia Vigen Sargsyan and Levan Izoria have signed an agreement on cooperation for 2017.

EU Council gives green light to Georgia’s visa waiver

21.12.2016 09:27 GMT

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Georgian citizens are one step closer to gaining visa-free travel to the European Union (EU) after EU diplomats gave the green light to Georgia’s visa liberalisation today.

Norway contributes €1.1 million to boost human rights in Georgia

20.12.2016 09:22 GMT

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Norway will contribute more than €1 million to enhance the judiciary, human rights and administration of elections in Georgia.

Pre-trial detention for Georgian pair who allegedly stole depositors’ money

19.12.2016 09:55 GMT

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Tbilisi City Court has sentenced two top managers of a finance company to pre-trail detention for allegedly stealing the money of hundreds of depositors.

Russian government ratifies draft agreement on Turkish Stream

17.12.2016 09:29 GMT

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The Russian government has approved a draft law on ratification of agreement with the Turkish government on the project of Turkish Stream pipeline, the website of the government says.

E-signatures, e-documents simplify legal services in Georgia

17.12.2016 09:24 GMT

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The Government of Georgia yesterday approved a package of amendments that granted legal status to electronic signatures and documents.

IMF: Economic activity in Georgia to increase up to 4% in 2017

16.12.2016 14:47 GMT

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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) predicts the economic activity in Georgia will increase four percent in 2017.

Asian Development Bank offers $99m loan to Georgia

16.12.2016 11:33 GMT

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Georgia has been granted a $99 million loan to improve the water supply for nearly 62,000 households in three Georgian towns.

Turkish company invests $90m in Georgia’s Khedula 3 HPP

15.12.2016 19:00 GMT

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Georgia is taking genuine steps to gain energy independence by utilising all of the country’s natural resources.

Heavy rain damages frescos at Georgia’s historic Gelati Monastery

14.12.2016 15:49 GMT

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Ancient frescos at Georgia’s 12th Century Gelati Monastery have been damaged by multi-day heavy rain.

Council of Europe and European Parliament agree on Georgia-EU visa waiver

14.12.2016 00:18 GMT

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The deal means Georgia is too close to gaining visa-free travel in the European Union's Schegen Zone.

Heavy snowfall in Georgia’s west leaves families without power

12.12.2016 20:26 GMT

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Georgia’s western part is covered with a thick layer of snow as it has been heavily snowing in that area for the past several days.

Georgia’s PM:"I hope all procedures for visa waiver will finalise soon”

10.12.2016 09:26 GMT

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A range of procedures are still ahead.

Estonian President to visit Georgia in 2017

09.12.2016 11:19 GMT

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President of Estonia Kersti Kaljulaid plans to visit Georgia in 2017.

State to fund cancer treatment using advanced technology in Georgia

08.12.2016 09:37 GMT

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The Government of Georgia is expanding the number of state-funded medical services on offer to people in Georgia suffering with cancer.

Kvirikashvili meets with US Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defence

06.12.2016 16:57 GMT

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Georgia’s Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili met the US Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defence Michael Carpenter in Tbilisi this morning.

Georgia earns $104m by exporting over 45m bottles of wine

06.12.2016 09:36 GMT

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Georgia has exported over 45 million bottles of wine to 53 countries in the first 11 months of 2016, bringing $104 million back into the economy.

Tax for wealthy car enthusiasts to be introduced in Georgia

05.12.2016 10:38 GMT

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The Georgian government intends to impose a tax on car ownership for the families with an annual income of over 40 thousand lari (about $ 15.6 thousand), it will be charged starting from the next year, the media report.

Mogherini: Georgia deserves visa-free regime, but cannot be given it yet

03.12.2016 09:22 GMT

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Terms of establishing a visa-free regime with the EU for citizens of Georgia do not depend on political considerations, this is a purely procedural matter, the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini, said.

Margvelashvili: Georgia counts on Trump's support

02.12.2016 12:45 GMT

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Georgia expects relations with the United States under Donald Trump to remain strong, Georgian President Georgy Margvelashvili told Reuters in an interview.

Georgian police arrest man for exporting falsified hazelnut products to Germany

01.12.2016 11:16 GMT

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A Georgian man could spend four years behind bars after he allegedly used falsified tax documents to export low quality hazelnuts to Germany.

Georgia declares war against dollar

01.12.2016 09:47 GMT

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"If the rate today is 2.5 lari per dollar, the credit will be calculated at a rate of 2.3 lari per dollar."

Georgian Muslims receive 20 more mosques

30.11.2016 11:51 GMT

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Georgia's Muslim community received 20 more mosques at its disposal, most of which are located in western Georgia.

Georgia to introduce military recruitment system in line with NATO standards

29.11.2016 09:37 GMT

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Georgian Defense Minister Levan Izoria has hosted the Chairman of the Estonian Parliament’s Committee of National Defense, Hannes Hans, Interpress news reported.

Georgia’s new Government takes power from today

28.11.2016 12:56 GMT

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From now on, Georgia officially has a new Government.

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