Two tourists saved in snowy mountain rescue in Georgia

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Margvelashvili pardons nearly 170 prisoners

27.10.2016 16:12 GMT

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Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili has signed a decree to pardon 168 prisoners, six of them are women.

Figitive prisoner rearrested at his own wedding after 47 days on the run

27.10.2016 10:08 GMT

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A prisoner who escaped from a court room in Georgia's Rustavi city about a month ago has been rearrested at his own wedding celebration.

Georgian Nika Lebanidze climbs 7.7km peak to capture base jumping record

26.10.2016 09:28 GMT

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Georgian extreme sports cameraman Nika Lebanidze became part of a record-breaking mountain peak leap by a world famous base jumper earlier this month, with the Georgian capturing the feat on lens.

World Bank to help Georgia in implementing reforms

25.10.2016 12:04 GMT

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World Bank Regional Director for the South Caucasus Mercy Tembon and the Georgian PM Giorgi Kvirikashvili held a meeting.

Export of Georgian agricultural products on rise

25.10.2016 09:22 GMT

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Georgia is exporting more agricultural products abroad this year, says the Ministry of Agriculture of Georgia.

Three parties win seats in Georgian parliament on party lists

24.10.2016 11:33 GMT

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Three parties won seats in the Georgian parliament on party lists after the elections, which took place on October 8.

Repeat vote to be held on Saturday in Georgia

22.10.2016 10:22 GMT

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Four polling stations will open at 8am tomorrow morning.

Georgia’s Constitutional Court elects new chairman

21.10.2016 09:27 GMT

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Zaza Tavadze, a judge of the Constitutional Court, was today elected as the new chairperson of the Constitutional Court of Georgia, Agenda.ge reports.

€20 million project to make 25 Tbilisi schools energy efficient

19.10.2016 09:23 GMT

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At least 15,000 schoolchildren will benefit directly from planned improvements, which will create a more comfortable and safer learning environment.

Turkmen Airlines to connect Tbilisi and Ashgabat

17.10.2016 09:52 GMT

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The regular flights will be carried out between the capitals of Georgia and Turkmenistan twice a week.

Steinmeier: “Our relations with Georgia are constructive on visa waiver”

15.10.2016 10:34 GMT

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Germany's Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier says his country's relations with Georgia regarding visa-free travel to the European Union (EU) are "constructive.”

Manufacturing costs rise in Georgia

14.10.2016 23:51 GMT

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In the manufacturing sector, prices rose 1.2 percent for manufacture of food products, beverages and tobacco.

Georgian police detain 6 for violence at Marneuli election clash

14.10.2016 10:20 GMT

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Six people have been detained for committing and inciting violence at a polling station in Marneuli on October 8 as Georgia's marked Election Day.

Azerbaijani parliamentary candidate’s supporters arrested in Georgia

13.10.2016 15:49 GMT

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A rally was held outside a police station in the Georgian district of Marneuli, densely populated by Azerbaijanis, to protest against the detention of residents of the town’s Gizilhajili village.

Georgian police investigate last night’s clash between political activists

12.10.2016 12:25 GMT

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Georgian police investigate last night’s clash between political activists.

Georgia’s capital welcomes first Japanese garden

12.10.2016 09:15 GMT

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Japanese Government allocated 200,000 GEL (about $85,294/€76,903*) to Georgia to build the Japanese garden in Tbilisi.

Georgia offers live news in Azerbaijani

11.10.2016 16:09 GMT

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The new system allowed ethnic minorities to listen to live news in their mother tongue for the first time.

Latest preliminary results: 3 parties enter Parliament

10.10.2016 14:42 GMT

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Georgia’s Central Election Commission has counted 99.92 percent of all votes cast in Saturday's Parliamentary Elections in Georgia.

Georgia’s CEC has counted 99.41 percent of all votes countrywide

10.10.2016 09:24 GMT

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Georgia’s Central Election Commission (CEC) has counted 99.41 percent of all votes countrywide, local media reported.

Today Georgia elects new Parliament

08.10.2016 09:23 GMT

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Today Georgians will cast ballots to elect the 150-seat Parliament of Georgia, 77 members through party lists and 73 in the majoritarian districts.

Pre-trial detention for man who shot two people at election gathering in Gori

07.10.2016 09:32 GMT

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A regional court in central Georgia has sent a man to pre-trial detention for opening fire in the direction of Georgia’s ex-Defence Minister Irakli Okruashvili at a pre-election gathering in Gori.

Georgia gets green light for EU visa-free travel

05.10.2016 16:59 GMT

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EU states have agreed to grant Georgian nationals visa-free travel to the Schengen zone, once new safeguards are in place to suspend the deal in case of abuse.

European Parliament to discuss Georgia's visa liberalization

05.10.2016 09:03 GMT

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Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty reporter Rikard Jozwiak wrote that the European Council will discuss the issue of liberalization of visa regime for Georgian citizens on October 5.

Levan Bodzashvili appointed Georgia's acting National Security Service chief

04.10.2016 09:23 GMT

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Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili has signed an order to appoint Levan Bodzashvili the acting Secretary of National Security Council of Georgia, Interfax reports.

PACE to observe parliamentary election in Georgia

03.10.2016 15:44 GMT

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A 27-member delegation of the PACE, led by Emanuelis Zingeris from Lithuania, will be in Georgia Oct. 6-9 to observe the parliamentary election.

Gunman attacks Georgia’s ex-defense minister at meeting with voters

03.10.2016 11:49 GMT

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Georgia’s former Defense Minister Irakliy Okruashvili said after the incident that his bodyguard and an activist of his election team were taken to hospital.

Georgian Dream members hospitalised after alleged assault by UNM activists

03.10.2016 09:14 GMT

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The incident took place at about 21:00 on October 1 in Didinedzi Village in the Zugdidi district of Georgia’s western Samegrelo region.

Georgia introduces German model of education

01.10.2016 09:50 GMT

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Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili is appealing to students to study at the country’s vocational institutions, which now offer "totally renewed” approaches and guaranteed employment after studies.

Pope Francis visits Georgia

30.09.2016 16:10 GMT

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Pope Francis started a two-day visit to Georgia on Friday afternoon, APA reported citing Civil Georgia, APA reports.

No prison for repeat marijuana users, says Constitutional Court of Georgia

30.09.2016 09:26 GMT

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Georgia's Court said the legal norm to send people to prison for repeated marijuana use of a small amount was unconstitutional and inhumane.

Margvelashvili urges Saakashvili to stop bringing tension to Georgia

28.09.2016 09:26 GMT

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Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili is calling on the country’s ex-president Mikheil Saakashvili to stay out of Georgia’s election environment and to not create tension, as he has no right getting involved.

Birdwatchers flock to Georgia to see annual migration

27.09.2016 09:36 GMT

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Birdwatchers from all over the world have come to Georgia to enjoy the International Birdwatching Festival in western Adjara region.

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