Georgia marks World Down Syndrome Day

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Georgia signs deal with Gazprom on transit terms

09.04.2016 10:38 GMT

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Georgia has signed a deal with Gazprom regarding the terms of transit.

Latvia offers its experience to Georgia in involving EU programs

31.03.2016 17:35 GMT

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Latvia is ready to share its experience to Georgia on how to get involved in economic and financial programs of the European Union (EU) and how to get the most benefits from the programs.

Georgia hosts fourth forum of young politicians

30.03.2016 17:59 GMT

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The fourth forum of the young politicians of South Caucasus and Ukraine has started in Tbilisi, Azertag reports.

Georgia reports decline in outflow of its citizens to IS Group

30.03.2016 09:15 GMT

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There has been a sharp fall in number of Georgian citizens heading to join the Islamic State and other extremist groups in Syria and Iraq, Deputy Head of the Georgian State Security Service, Levan Izoria, told lawmakers on March 29.

Georgians to vote on gay marriages

29.03.2016 15:31 GMT

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The Central Election Commission of Georgia has registered the question about holding a referendum of gay marriages, Oxu.Az reports citing Georgia Online.

Georgian PM pays off loan four times more than earnings

28.03.2016 13:32 GMT

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Georgian PM, as well as ministers and MPs have $1.5 mln inn debt to Cartu Bank, owned by former head of government, billionaire Bidzina Ivanishvili, APA-Economics reports citing to Mediator NGO.

Dead dolphins wash up on Georgia’s Black Sea coastline

28.03.2016 09:38 GMT

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More than a dozen dead dolphins have washed up on Georgia’s Black Sea coastline, with authorities unsure why.

Georgia receives $79.9m from 12 donor countries in February

16.03.2016 15:49 GMT

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Russia, Italy and Greece top the 12 big donor countries from where Georgia receives the largest amount of remittances.

EU Commissioner speaks on proposal to lift visas for Georgia

10.03.2016 09:13 GMT

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It may take about “three or four months” before the European Parliament and the EU member states decide on the European Commission’s proposal to lift visa requirement for Georgian citizens, EU Commissioner for Migration and Home Affairs, Dimitris Avramopoulos, said.

CoE’s human rights body criticizes Georgia over hate crimes

02.03.2016 18:07 GMT

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Despite some progress by Georgia on anti-discrimination policies and legislation, hate speech and violence against religious and sexual minority groups have increased over the past years, Council of Europe’s (CoE) human rights body, European Commission Against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI), said.

Saakashvili criticizes Georgian authorities for negotiations with Gazprom

22.02.2016 10:07 GMT

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Ex-President of Georgia, now head of the Odessa Regional State Administration Mikheil Saakashvili accused Georgian billionaire and former Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili of a lie.

Turkish FM arrives in Georgia

17.02.2016 14:43 GMT

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Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu has arrived in Georgia, APA reports.

Georgia officially restores visa - free regime for Iran

16.02.2016 10:07 GMT

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Georgia will officially implement a visa-free regime for Iranian citizens from Monday, Georgia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a press release.

Kakha Kaladze: We’ll soon sign memorandum with Gazprom

10.02.2016 09:06 GMT

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“We are conducting negotiations with Russian Gazprom Company and will soon sign a memorandum with them”, the Deputy Prime Minister of Georgia, Minister of Energy Kakha Kaladze told APA.

Fines may be imposed for drunk skiing at Georgian mountain resorts

09.02.2016 18:13 GMT

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Administrative fines will be imposed on the persons who do not observe security measures at the ski areas in Georgia.

Georgia cancels visa regime with Iran

09.02.2016 11:10 GMT

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Tbilisi is ready to open a new page in bilateral relations.

Prime Minister of Georgia: The issue of "Gazprom" is exhausted

08.02.2016 16:59 GMT

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"To continue the political speculation in this regard is groundless."

Georgia hopes to increase the supply of gas from "Shah Deniz"

06.02.2016 10:03 GMT

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Georgian authorities hope to receive additional volumes of natural gas from Azerbaijan through the South Caucasus Pipeline told reporters Georgian Energy Minister Kakha Kaladze, APA reports quoting "Sputnik-Georgia".

Engine problem grounds Moscow-Tbilisi flight

04.02.2016 11:49 GMT

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More than 130 passengers travelling from Moscow to Tbilisi, Georgia on flight S7-955 today were temporarily stranded in the Russian capital after the plane suffered an engine problem before take-off.

Americans discover 5 trl cubic meters of gas in Georgia

03.02.2016 17:33 GMT

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These volumes will be on sale on the market during 10 years.

US allocates funds for fortification of the border between Georgia and Armenia

02.02.2016 12:12 GMT

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An agreement was signed.

Georgian minister stressed Azerbaijan's importance in Yerevan

02.02.2016 12:08 GMT

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Azerbaijan and Turkey are the strategic partners of Georgia, said Georgian Defense Minister Tinatin Khidasheli at a briefing in Yerevan.

Georgian minister says no deal yet on gas transit terms with Gazprom

25.01.2016 11:32 GMT

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Energy Minister Kakha Kaladze, who met Russia’s Gazprom Export executives in Vienna on January 20, said that talks will continue as no deal has yet been reached on transit terms of Russian gas.

American "Abrams" on the border with Azerbaijan

21.01.2016 10:11 GMT

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Servicemen of the mechanized infantry units will arrive from US.

Georgian ports closed for navigation due to storms

19.01.2016 15:43 GMT

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Georgian all three ports have been closed for navigation due to storm and bad weather, Georgia’s Maritime Transport Agency stated today.

Georgia reports first death from swine flu this year

18.01.2016 10:01 GMT

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A 39-year-old man was confirmed as the first case dying of complications after being infected with swine flu, Georgian authorities announced Sunday, Georgian media report.

Georgia to build gas storage facility

11.01.2016 15:31 GMT

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90% of the country covered by supplies from Azerbaijan.

Georgian wine export decreased by 39% in 2015

08.01.2016 15:02 GMT

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The export of Georgian wine decreased by 39% in 2015 compared to the previous year.

Georgia confirms negotiations on purchase of natural gas from Iran

05.01.2016 11:17 GMT

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“Currently, no agreement exists with Iran on natural gas transportation to Georgia”, Georgian Energy Ministry said.

Georgy Kvirikashvili endorsed as Prime Minister

30.12.2015 09:29 GMT

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28 parliamentarians voted against.

Georgian president refuses to pardon ex-official Gigi Ugulava

29.12.2015 11:24 GMT

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Today the President of Georgia Giorgi Margvelahsvili responded to the group of well-known Georgians who submitted a letter to the President’s administration and appealed him to pardon ex-Tbilisi Mayor Gigi Ugulava.

Georgia takes €82 million loan to purchase air-defense systems from France

25.12.2015 12:04 GMT

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Parliament of Georgia has ratified a loan agreement that outlines a multi-million Euro loan from a French financial and banking services company to allow Georgia to purchase air-defence systems specified through bilateral agreements signed this summer.

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