Armenia-bound truck burns down on Georgian Military Road

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Another 11,000 families living in Georgia will be supplied with gas, APA cited the government’s press service as saying on Tuesday.

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

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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

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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

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EU parliament committee approves vise-free regime with Georgia

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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

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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

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Former Tbilisi mayor Gigi Ugulava released from prison

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Norms envisaging imprisonment for marijuana use void in Georgia

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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

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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

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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.

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