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Ceremony marks handover of power to Georgia’s new Army chief

24.11.2016 10:35 GMT

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Georgia’s Army held an official ceremony to mark the handover of power to it's new Chief of Staff.

New 'Georgian Dream' government: same faces

22.11.2016 17:18 GMT

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Georgia’s Acting Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili presented the people he had chosen for ministerial posts in the country’s new Cabinet.

Standard & Poor’s revises Georgian Oil and Gas outlook

21.11.2016 11:45 GMT

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The international rating agency Standard & Poor's (S&P) has revised the outlook for Georgian Oil and Gas Corporation (GOGC) from negative to stable because of the "improving performance”.

Georgia’s parliament elects new speaker

18.11.2016 20:43 GMT

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Georgia’s parliament has elected its new speaker by a 118-3 vote in favor of Irakli Kobakhidze, the executive secretary of the ruling Georgian Dream party elected to the parliament on party lists.

Margvelashvili: NATO-Georgian drills do not pose threat to anyone

18.11.2016 09:38 GMT

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"Such exercises are always for more stability and peace and never against someone."

Georgia’s Patriarch Ilia II departs for Russia this week

17.11.2016 10:41 GMT

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Georgia’s Patriarch Ilia II will depart for Russia this week, shortly after the first session of the country’s new Parliament.

Georgian CEC releases final document summarising parliamentary elections

16.11.2016 22:36 GMT

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Georgia’s Central Election Commission (CEC) released its final protocol on outcomes of last month's Parliamentary Elections in Georgia.

Georgian Government reveals short-term plan for national currency

16.11.2016 15:21 GMT

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The President of Georgia Giorgi Margvelashvili is welcoming the Government’s decision to work with the National Bank of Georgia to stabilise the Georgian Lari (GEL).

Georgian government plans to stabilize lari

15.11.2016 22:15 GMT

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Georgia's Government said that it plans to take steps to stabilize the national currency.

Vere River stabilised after Tbilisi’s deadly flood

15.11.2016 10:13 GMT

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Stage one of reinforcing works along the edge of the Vere River have been completed to give strength and integrity to the riverbed, which burst its banks in the deadly flash flood on June 13 last year.

Georgia’s central bank believes Lari will regain value

12.11.2016 09:27 GMT

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"The national currency is expected to appreciate in the mid-term and long-term period,” says the president of the National Bank of Georgia (NBG) Koba Gvenetadze.

Saakashvili plans to set up new party

11.11.2016 20:34 GMT

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Former governor of Ukraine’s Odessa Region, Mikheil Saakashvili, claims that he is ready to set up a new party called Hvylya (Wave) for participation in early parliamentary elections.

NATO-Georgia Exercise 2016 starts near Tbilisi

10.11.2016 17:09 GMT

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The first NATO-Georgia joint multinational brigade-level exercise, the NATO-Georgia Exercise 2016, started at the Joint Training and Evaluation Center, near Tbilisi.

Saakashvili's wife gave up mandate

07.11.2016 22:33 GMT

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Wife of Georgian ex-president Mikheil Saakashvili, Sandra Roelofs, officially informed the Georgian CEC that she gives up her deputy mandate, the press service of the Central Election Commission reported.

NATO-Georgia exercise to be launched on November 10

07.11.2016 15:21 GMT

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The first ever NATO-Georgia exercise will be launched on November 10, said Georgian Defense Minister Levan Izoria.

Up to 8 people could be under ruins in Russian Ivanovo amid gas burst

07.11.2016 09:35 GMT

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Up to eight people could be trapped under rubble in Russia's city of Ivanovo after explosion.

Georgia and China sign deal to exchange labour force

05.11.2016 09:34 GMT

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Georgia and China are merging efforts to improve the skills of both nations’ labour force by sharing best practices, knowledge and experience.

First cafe to become accessible to visually impaired opened in Tbilisi

04.11.2016 10:43 GMT

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A freshly renovated cafe in one of Tbilisi's most popular recreational parks is now accessible to blind and visually impaired visitors in a bid to become an example of unrestricted public space, Agenda.ge reports.

Artisterium exhibition brings global artists to Tbilisi

03.11.2016 18:17 GMT

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For the next 10 days Georgia's capital Tbilisi will turn into a global hotspot for contemporary art, bringing together dozens of artists from all over the world.

Street in Rome to be named after Tbilisi

02.11.2016 21:17 GMT

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A street in the Italian capital Rome will be named after Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia. This decision was announced after deputy Mayors of the two cities met in Italy today.

Georgia's economic growth slows down to 1.5%

02.11.2016 13:52 GMT

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Latest data by the National Statistics Office of Georgia showed in September 2016, Georgia’s estimated real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rate reached 1.5% year-on-year.

Georgia: police investigate clash in Gori

31.10.2016 09:40 GMT

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"Merebashvili went to #45 election station and he tried to provoke our activists."

Georgia joins Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation

27.10.2016 20:12 GMT

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Georgia is expanding its role as an East-West transit nation by joining the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC).

Margvelashvili pardons nearly 170 prisoners

27.10.2016 16:12 GMT

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Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili has signed a decree to pardon 168 prisoners, six of them are women.

Figitive prisoner rearrested at his own wedding after 47 days on the run

27.10.2016 10:08 GMT

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A prisoner who escaped from a court room in Georgia's Rustavi city about a month ago has been rearrested at his own wedding celebration.

Georgian Nika Lebanidze climbs 7.7km peak to capture base jumping record

26.10.2016 09:28 GMT

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Georgian extreme sports cameraman Nika Lebanidze became part of a record-breaking mountain peak leap by a world famous base jumper earlier this month, with the Georgian capturing the feat on lens.

World Bank to help Georgia in implementing reforms

25.10.2016 12:04 GMT

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World Bank Regional Director for the South Caucasus Mercy Tembon and the Georgian PM Giorgi Kvirikashvili held a meeting.

Export of Georgian agricultural products on rise

25.10.2016 09:22 GMT

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Georgia is exporting more agricultural products abroad this year, says the Ministry of Agriculture of Georgia.

Three parties win seats in Georgian parliament on party lists

24.10.2016 11:33 GMT

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Three parties won seats in the Georgian parliament on party lists after the elections, which took place on October 8.

Repeat vote to be held on Saturday in Georgia

22.10.2016 10:22 GMT

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Four polling stations will open at 8am tomorrow morning.

Georgia’s Constitutional Court elects new chairman

21.10.2016 09:27 GMT

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Zaza Tavadze, a judge of the Constitutional Court, was today elected as the new chairperson of the Constitutional Court of Georgia, Agenda.ge reports.

€20 million project to make 25 Tbilisi schools energy efficient

19.10.2016 09:23 GMT

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At least 15,000 schoolchildren will benefit directly from planned improvements, which will create a more comfortable and safer learning environment.

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