NATO Agile Spirit 2017 military exercises underway in Georgia

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Georgia will also have its representative at the Europol headquarters.

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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

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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.

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

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Kvirikashvili meets with US Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defence

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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."

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