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Steinmeier: “Our relations with Georgia are constructive on visa waiver”

15.10.2016 10:34 GMT

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Germany's Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier says his country's relations with Georgia regarding visa-free travel to the European Union (EU) are "constructive.”

Manufacturing costs rise in Georgia

14.10.2016 23:51 GMT

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In the manufacturing sector, prices rose 1.2 percent for manufacture of food products, beverages and tobacco.

Georgian police detain 6 for violence at Marneuli election clash

14.10.2016 10:20 GMT

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Six people have been detained for committing and inciting violence at a polling station in Marneuli on October 8 as Georgia's marked Election Day.

Azerbaijani parliamentary candidate’s supporters arrested in Georgia

13.10.2016 15:49 GMT

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A rally was held outside a police station in the Georgian district of Marneuli, densely populated by Azerbaijanis, to protest against the detention of residents of the town’s Gizilhajili village.

Georgian police investigate last night’s clash between political activists

12.10.2016 12:25 GMT

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Georgian police investigate last night’s clash between political activists.

Georgia’s capital welcomes first Japanese garden

12.10.2016 09:15 GMT

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Japanese Government allocated 200,000 GEL (about $85,294/€76,903*) to Georgia to build the Japanese garden in Tbilisi.

Georgia offers live news in Azerbaijani

11.10.2016 16:09 GMT

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The new system allowed ethnic minorities to listen to live news in their mother tongue for the first time.

Latest preliminary results: 3 parties enter Parliament

10.10.2016 14:42 GMT

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Georgia’s Central Election Commission has counted 99.92 percent of all votes cast in Saturday's Parliamentary Elections in Georgia.

Georgia’s CEC has counted 99.41 percent of all votes countrywide

10.10.2016 09:24 GMT

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Georgia’s Central Election Commission (CEC) has counted 99.41 percent of all votes countrywide, local media reported.

Today Georgia elects new Parliament

08.10.2016 09:23 GMT

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Today Georgians will cast ballots to elect the 150-seat Parliament of Georgia, 77 members through party lists and 73 in the majoritarian districts.

Pre-trial detention for man who shot two people at election gathering in Gori

07.10.2016 09:32 GMT

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A regional court in central Georgia has sent a man to pre-trial detention for opening fire in the direction of Georgia’s ex-Defence Minister Irakli Okruashvili at a pre-election gathering in Gori.

Georgia gets green light for EU visa-free travel

05.10.2016 16:59 GMT

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EU states have agreed to grant Georgian nationals visa-free travel to the Schengen zone, once new safeguards are in place to suspend the deal in case of abuse.

European Parliament to discuss Georgia's visa liberalization

05.10.2016 09:03 GMT

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Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty reporter Rikard Jozwiak wrote that the European Council will discuss the issue of liberalization of visa regime for Georgian citizens on October 5.

Levan Bodzashvili appointed Georgia's acting National Security Service chief

04.10.2016 09:23 GMT

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Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili has signed an order to appoint Levan Bodzashvili the acting Secretary of National Security Council of Georgia, Interfax reports.

PACE to observe parliamentary election in Georgia

03.10.2016 15:44 GMT

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A 27-member delegation of the PACE, led by Emanuelis Zingeris from Lithuania, will be in Georgia Oct. 6-9 to observe the parliamentary election.

Gunman attacks Georgia’s ex-defense minister at meeting with voters

03.10.2016 11:49 GMT

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Georgia’s former Defense Minister Irakliy Okruashvili said after the incident that his bodyguard and an activist of his election team were taken to hospital.

Georgian Dream members hospitalised after alleged assault by UNM activists

03.10.2016 09:14 GMT

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The incident took place at about 21:00 on October 1 in Didinedzi Village in the Zugdidi district of Georgia’s western Samegrelo region.

Georgia introduces German model of education

01.10.2016 09:50 GMT

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Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili is appealing to students to study at the country’s vocational institutions, which now offer "totally renewed” approaches and guaranteed employment after studies.

Pope Francis visits Georgia

30.09.2016 16:10 GMT

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Pope Francis started a two-day visit to Georgia on Friday afternoon, APA reported citing Civil Georgia, APA reports.

No prison for repeat marijuana users, says Constitutional Court of Georgia

30.09.2016 09:26 GMT

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Georgia's Court said the legal norm to send people to prison for repeated marijuana use of a small amount was unconstitutional and inhumane.

Margvelashvili urges Saakashvili to stop bringing tension to Georgia

28.09.2016 09:26 GMT

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Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili is calling on the country’s ex-president Mikheil Saakashvili to stay out of Georgia’s election environment and to not create tension, as he has no right getting involved.

Birdwatchers flock to Georgia to see annual migration

27.09.2016 09:36 GMT

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Birdwatchers from all over the world have come to Georgia to enjoy the International Birdwatching Festival in western Adjara region.

Bad weather causes landslides in Georgia’s western Adjara region

26.09.2016 11:12 GMT

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Georgia’s western Adjara region in the Black Sea area is reviewing the damage caused by bad weather last night.

Winter is coming: Georgia gets its first dusting of snow

25.09.2016 00:36 GMT

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Summer has not long departed but one part of Georgia is turning white with snow.

Council of Europe: Prison conditions improving in Georgia

24.09.2016 09:09 GMT

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The Committee of Ministers in the Council of Europe said the current Georgian Government had addressed the issue of prison overcrowding.

EU unlikely to ease travel rules for Georgia before October vote

23.09.2016 15:02 GMT

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Voters in EU states have grown extremely wary of immigration after some 1.3 million migrants reached the bloc in 2015.

Over 300 delegates join global tax meeting in Tbilisi

22.09.2016 09:10 GMT

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Georgia’s capital Tbilisi is preparing to host hundreds of top officials at a special meeting in November to discuss tax-related risks and exchange information for tax purposes.

Tbilisi celebrates World Car Free Day this week

21.09.2016 10:00 GMT

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Hundreds of citizens of Georgia's capital Tbilisi are encouraged to reduce pollution and noise of the sprawling city for one day by leaving their cars at home this Thursday.

Germany offers €7m to rehabilitate Batumi’s water systems

20.09.2016 09:20 GMT

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Germany is stepping up its financial support for Georgia by pledging millions of Euro to improve the water systems in the country’s Black Sea resort town Batumi.

Tbilisi Photo Festival attracts world talent

17.09.2016 09:09 GMT

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Individual and group exhibitions will also feature works by artists from Poland, Turkey and Georgia.

Georgia's Health Minister elected to WHO’s executive board

16.09.2016 09:05 GMT

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Georgia’s Minister of Health, Labour and Social Affairs David Sergeenko has been elected as a new member of the Executive Board of the World Health Organisation (WHO).

Georgian Foreign Minister to discuss visa liberalisation in Strasbourg

14.09.2016 10:05 GMT

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Georgia’s Foreign Minister Mikheil Janelidze left for Strasbourg to meet European Union (EU) and European Parliament (EP) officials and discuss the country’s visa liberalisation perspectives.

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