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Passengers helicoptered as landslide blocks Georgia-Russia road

27.06.2016 09:08 GMT

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Georgia’s Ministry of Internal Affairs said the agency's own helicopters were being used to airlift passengers over the blocked area.

Landslide-hit Georgia-Russia road to reopen in two weeks

25.06.2016 10:15 GMT

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A 800m section of the Mtskheta-Stepantsminda-Larsi road has been swept away by a mudflow.

Georgia pleased with Azerbaijan’s military successes: General Staff

24.06.2016 15:43 GMT

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Georgia is pleased with the successes of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces, said Vakhtang Kapanadze, chief of General Staff of the Georgian Armed Forces.

Landslide at northern Devdoraki Gorge in Georgia

24.06.2016 09:23 GMT

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A landslide has fallen in Devdoraki Gorge in northern Georgia, blocking roads and a checkpoint at the Georgia-Russia border.

All EU countries unanimously back Georgia’s visa liberalisation

21.06.2016 15:05 GMT

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All 28 member states of the European Union (EU) agree Georgia has done "incredibly good work” to implement all obligations.

Four Georgian villages light up after 27 years without power

21.06.2016 11:17 GMT

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As of today there are four villages in Georgia without electricity and they are all located in western Georgia’s mountainous Lentekhi municipality.

Georgian gov’t launches startup program to support innovative business

18.06.2016 09:32 GMT

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The Government of Georgia has officially launched an innovative startup program that offers support to all entrepreneurs with interesting, new business ideas.

Tbilisi to host OSCE Parliamentary Assembly in July

17.06.2016 16:35 GMT

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"The Parliamentary forum will allow Georgia to advance issues that are important for us with global players."

Georgian museum displays artefacts from world’s earliest gold mine

17.06.2016 09:54 GMT

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Tbilisi historical community Tiflis Hamkari said the food storage space could be older than the house it was found beneath.

Hong Kong, Macau and Shanghai host Georgian wine festivals

16.06.2016 11:13 GMT

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Georgia is the world’s oldest wine producing country.

Georgian PM urges international groups to send more election observers

14.06.2016 10:59 GMT

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The Georgian PM has urged international groups to send more election observers.

EU Ministers discuss visa liberalisation for Georgia

13.06.2016 09:43 GMT

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Georgia’s hopes for finalizing visa liberalisation process this summer have faded after last-minute objection from Germany.

Georgian bill prevents human rights offenders from having state jobs

11.06.2016 09:43 GMT

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Parliament is yet to approve the bill.

Musicians flock to Georgia for 7th annual Kavkaz Jazz festival

08.06.2016 11:00 GMT

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More than a dozen local and international jazz performers are in Georgia to celebrate the 7th annual Kavkaz Jazz Festival.

Georgian PM, German Chancellor speak by phone, discuss EU visa waiver

08.06.2016 10:30 GMT

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Georgian PM Giorgi Kvirikashvili spoke by phone with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday to discuss EU visa liberalization for Georgia, PM’s office said.

Georgia makes new European Free Trade deal

07.06.2016 09:23 GMT

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With this deal Georgia will be able to export its goods to the four EFTA member nations without customs fees.

President Margvelashvili meets NATO, EU top officials

06.06.2016 14:35 GMT

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Georgia’s President Giorgi Margvelashvili is set to meet NATO and European Union (EU) top officials during the next four days.

Georgian President sets date for parliamentary elections

04.06.2016 09:13 GMT

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According to Georgia’s constitution, elections should be held in October, but it’s up to the president to set an exact date.

Georgia has new Education Minister

03.06.2016 16:13 GMT

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Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili held a special briefing about 2.45pm today and announced Aleksandre Jejelava was Georgia’s new Minister of Education.

EU puts brake on visa liberalization for now amid immigration fears

01.06.2016 21:52 GMT

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About 2 million Kosovars, Georgians and Ukrainians hold the top-notch biometric passports that would make them eligible for visa-free travel.

Tbilisi vegan cafe appeal over meat-wielding 'extremists'

31.05.2016 16:24 GMT

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A vegan cafe in Tbilisi has appealed for public solidarity after being invaded by alleged ultra-nationalists wielding grilled meat and sausages.

Georgia uncovered 4 cases of radioactive offenses in 9 months

31.05.2016 10:00 GMT

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Since August 2015 Georgia’s State Security Service (SSS) seized radioactive materials in four different cases.

Turkey supports Georgia's NATO accession

24.05.2016 14:24 GMT

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The presidents also touched upon the important strategic projects the two countries are implementing together with Azerbaijan.

Investor spends $120m to build oil processing plant in Georgia

23.05.2016 11:14 GMT

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An oil processing plant has been embarked to be built in western Georgia’s Kulevi village.

WB helping Georgia develop tourism infrastructure

18.05.2016 09:21 GMT

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Georgia joined the WB in 1992.

Georgian ombudsman addresses family violence, early marriages in annual report

14.05.2016 10:12 GMT

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Protecting women’s rights, gender equality and children’s rights remains some of the biggest challenges facing Georgia.

Tbilisi welcomes street vacuum cleaners

12.05.2016 11:37 GMT

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Ensuring the streets of Georgia’s capital city are clean and free of rubbish is the aim of a new initiative involving industrial-sized vacuum cleaners.

Georgia offers Karabakh talks to be held in Tbilisi

21.04.2016 00:07 GMT

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“The conflict may negatively affect the security of the whole region.”

Turkey to propose NATO to admit Georgia on the ligtweight scheme

20.04.2016 11:45 GMT

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"Technically, it is quite feasible."

Tbilisi hosts international tourist exhibition CTF 2016

15.04.2016 10:24 GMT

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Georgia’s capital Tbilisi is hosting the 18th International Tourism Fair of the Silk Road countries Caucasus Tourism Fair (CTF) 2016.

Scandal in Georgian parliament: Petrosyan, you are a showman and provocateur

13.04.2016 18:14 GMT

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"Stop cramming the sessions with the tales about Armenian genocide."

EBRD plans new four-year strategy for Georgia

11.04.2016 16:47 GMT

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The Government of Georgia and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) are preparing to sign new deals to finance different programs in Georgia that support economic development.

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