Georgia: Armenia should not pin hopes on transit through Abkhazia

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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.

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.

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