Saakashvili faces 11 years of imprisonment

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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.

Georgia restores Russian gas supply in Armenia

14.09.2016 09:21 GMT

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Georgia has restored the supply of Russian gas to Armenia.

Georgia announces new Ambassador to U.S., after elections

10.09.2016 10:02 GMT

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Georgia will soon have a new ambassador to the United States (US).

Georgia: Two ministers must resign ahead of October vote

09.09.2016 10:18 GMT

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Two Georgian cabinet ministers must step down from their official roles after being named on a party list that confirms their participation in the October 8 Parliamentary Elections.

Inmates in Georgia offered chance to gain bachelor degrees

09.09.2016 09:32 GMT

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For the first time in Georgia’s history inmates serving in correctional facilities could be given the chance to get a tertiary degree.

Georgia simplifies import duty tax

07.09.2016 17:36 GMT

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To promote ease of doing business in Georgia, the Government is further simplifying duty tax rules for imported goods.

US may establish military base in Georgia

07.09.2016 10:22 GMT

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Georgian parliament speaker David Usupashvili supports deployment of US military base in Georgia.

Tbilisi to host North Atlantic Council meeting

07.09.2016 09:49 GMT

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A delegation of the North Atlantic Council will visit Georgia on September 7-8 in accordance with the decisions of the Warsaw NATO Summit, Georgia-Online reported.

August inflation: Cost of food increases in Georgia

07.09.2016 09:31 GMT

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Georgia’s monthly inflation rate rose 0.4 percent in August 2016, says the National Statistics Office of Georgia.

Georgian Dream to observers: UNM plans to disrupt pre-election environment

06.09.2016 09:14 GMT

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UNM led the Government of Georgian from 2003 to 2012 before it was defeated by the Georgian Dream coalition.

European parliament committee backs visa-free travel for Georgia

05.09.2016 21:29 GMT

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The European Parliament's Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs approved a visa-free travel deal with Georgia and Kosovo.

Johannes Hahn: Georgia will receive visa liberalisation this year

05.09.2016 09:16 GMT

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European Union (EU) Enlargement Commissioner Johannes Hahn is confident Georgia will be granted visa liberalisation this year.

German FM: “I will do what I can“ for Georgia’s visa liberalisation

02.09.2016 09:39 GMT

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Germany's Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has declared his continued support for Georgia’s visa liberalisation with the European Union.

U.S. military equipment shipped to Georgia for agile spirit drills

01.09.2016 09:17 GMT

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Two-week military exercises, Agile Spirit 2016, will be held at a firing range close to the town of Akhaltsikhe in Samtskhe-Javakheti region of Georgia.

Georgia hunts for police officer in connection to man’s suicide

31.08.2016 14:11 GMT

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Demur Sturua, 22, committed suicide after a police officer physically assaulted and threatened him, says the Chief Prosecutor’s Office.

Georgia’s ancient Nikozi village hosts animation film festival

31.08.2016 09:39 GMT

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One of Georgia's oldest villages is preparing to host more than a dozen international film studios and filmmakers for the 6th annual International Animation Film Festival Nikozi.

‘Night Intervention‘ at Tbilisi State Silk Museum

30.08.2016 09:15 GMT

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Two United States-based Georgian artists are returning home to host a joint exhibition that explores the boundaries between natural and man-made creations.

Foreign tourists saved in mountain rescue in Georgia

29.08.2016 09:12 GMT

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Two tourists were reported lost after they didn’t contact anyone for three days since they had left to climb mount Tetnuldi.

World experts seek Kakheti for inaugural wine tourism conference

27.08.2016 09:25 GMT

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First Global Conference on Wine Tourism will be held in Georgia.

Georgia-Belarus sign deal to jointly tackle terrorism, corruption

26.08.2016 09:14 GMT

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Georgia and Belarus signed an agreement to jointly combat terrorism and corruption-related crimes.

NATO Secretary General to visit Georgia

25.08.2016 08:58 GMT

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NATO Secretary General will take part in the North Atlantic Council meeting in Tbilisi.

Turkish foreign economy experts visit Georgia

24.08.2016 09:51 GMT

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A delegation from one of the leading business organisations in Turkey is visiting Georgia to pave the way for developing bilateral economic, commercial, industrial and financial relations.

Georgian Education Minister speaks out against heavy schoolbags

23.08.2016 09:50 GMT

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Georgia’s Education Minister is promising to introduce a new law that will radically improve the health and wellbeing of young students.

Georgian security forces thwart bombing attempt of Russia-Armenia gas pipeline

22.08.2016 12:48 GMT

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The State Security Service of Georgia has thwarted the implementation of terrorist operation.

Saakashvili's wife to compete for seat in Georgian parliament

19.08.2016 15:09 GMT

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Sandra Roelofs, the wife of the former President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili, will join the upcoming parliamentary elections in Georgia from the United National Movement party.

National Bank of Georgia appoints temporary administration to Azerbaijani bank

19.08.2016 14:27 GMT

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The National Bank of Georgia (NBG) is appointing a temporary administration at Caucasus Development Bank – Georgia.

Georgian wins first gold at Rio Olympic Games, sets new world record

17.08.2016 10:48 GMT

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Georgian weightlifter Lasha Talakhadze, 23, has won first gold for his country at Rio Olympic Games and set a new world record in clean and jerk.

Georgia acknowledges electricity debts to Turkey, agrees to repay

13.08.2016 09:00 GMT

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Georgia must repay its electricity debt to Turkey within the next 20 years.

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