Saakashvili faces 11 years of imprisonment

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World Bank to help Georgia to carry out reforms

03.05.2017 11:31 GMT

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The World Bank will provide Georgia with a loan of 47.2 million euros for economic development.

UN supports comprehensive tobacco-control legislation in Georgia

03.05.2017 09:37 GMT

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The United Nations (UN) welcomes the efforts of the Government and the Parliament of Georgia to address tobacco smoking – an issue on which Georgia is one of the worst performing countries.

Almost 30% percent more tourists visit Georgia in April

02.05.2017 10:40 GMT

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During the first four months of 2017 Georgia hosted 1,776,719 international travellers.

Armenia-bound truck burns down on Georgian Military Road

01.05.2017 19:42 GMT

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A truck owned by an Armenian citizen entirely burnt down on a motorway nearby Kvesheti village of Georgia’s Dusheti region several hours ago, the press-service of the Georgian Ministry of Internal Affairs informed NewsGeorgia.

Almost 100 thousand people leave Georgia in 2016

01.05.2017 12:41 GMT

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According to the National Statistical Service, 3 million 718.2 thousand people live in Georgia, as of January 1, 2017, which is 0.1% less than a year earlier.

Georgia making progress in investigation of cybercrime

01.05.2017 11:51 GMT

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A multinational team of experts from France, Ireland, Romania and the United Kingdom coordinated the exercise.

Green economy strategy on Georgia’s to-do-list

29.04.2017 10:53 GMT

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Georgia is finding ways to better use its natural resources and financial capital to turn the country into a ‘green economy.’

New plant in western Georgia to employ 250 people

28.04.2017 10:15 GMT

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A new bentonite clay processing plant will be opened in Ozurgeti, Georgia’s Guria region within the state program ‘Produce in Georgia’.

Georgian ministry talks purchase of Iranian gas

28.04.2017 09:15 GMT

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The Iranian side expresses its readiness to supply gas to the Georgian market.

Georgia seeks to increase export of agricultural goods to Saudi Arabia

27.04.2017 12:12 GMT

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Strengthening the economic and trade relations between Georgia and Saudi Arabia is the main goal of a Georgian delegation’s official visit to the coun

Georgian man finds stranded bear cub, takes him to the Parliament

26.04.2017 23:54 GMT

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It's not only Russia where the bears walk the streets. An unusual visitor showed up in the office of the Georgian Parliament in Tbilisi on April 25. A small brown bear cub was brought to the parliament by a man who stumbled upon the animal on a road near Tbilisi.

EBRD pioneers issuance of Eurobonds in Georgian lari

25.04.2017 16:11 GMT

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The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has marked a historic milestone by issuing its first-ever Eurobond both denominated and settled in Georgian lari (GEL).

EIB to allocate €250M for road construction in Georgia

24.04.2017 14:40 GMT

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The East-West highway is the second largest transit corridor of Europe from France’s Brest city to Irkeshtam city of Kyrgyzstan.

New constitution proposed in Georgia

24.04.2017 09:29 GMT

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"We have developed a very sophisticated document though a broad engagement."

Georgian parliament approves demerit point system for drivers

22.04.2017 10:22 GMT

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The Georgian Parliament has approved traffic security legislation changes which will see a demerit points system be introduced in the country from July 1.

Hungarian Prime Minister pays official visit to Georgia

20.04.2017 09:28 GMT

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Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban will visit Georgia for a two-day official visit tomorrow.

Strong winds cause problems across Georgia’s Batumi

19.04.2017 12:24 GMT

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Strong winds on Tuesday evening caused a number of problems across Batumi, Georgia, destroying a bus stop and uprooting trees.

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.

President Margvelashvili: Georgia’s current goal is to return to European family

07.04.2017 19:10 GMT

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Georgia’s current goal is to return to the European family and become an EU member with strong democracy, stable institutions, human rights protection, rule of law, economic development and a European legal system.

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.

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