Two tourists saved in snowy mountain rescue in Georgia

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Powerful storm hits Black Sea coastline in Georgia

17.10.2017 15:31 GMT

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A magnitude-five storm is facing Georgia’s Black Sea coastal resort of Batumi today.

Powerful rain floods cities in western Georgia

16.10.2017 15:06 GMT

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Many of the streets of Georgia’s third largest city of Kutaisi have been flooded after a river expanded over its riverbed following a heavy rainfall.

Georgian Parliament overrides presidential veto, approves new constitution

14.10.2017 09:59 GMT

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The parliament of Georgia has overridden the president’s veto on the constitutional amendments and confirmed the country’s new constitution that will come into force following the 2018 presidential elections.

Georgia interested in peaceful settlement of conflict with Russia — PM

13.10.2017 09:24 GMT

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"Georgia is interested in peaceful settlement of the conflict with Russia."

IMF praises Georgian government's work

09.10.2017 16:06 GMT

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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) praised the first phase of the development process of a recently approved $285 million, large-scale technical assistance program of the IMF for Georgia.

Georgian PM meets with German Defence Minister in Tbilisi

05.10.2017 17:09 GMT

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Georgia-Germany bilateral relations have been discussed, as Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili met with German Minister of Defence Ursula von der Leyen this morning in Tbilisi.

German Defence Minister to visit Tbilisi

04.10.2017 17:02 GMT

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German Minister of Defence Ursula von der Leyen will visit Tbilisi on October 5 upon the invitation by her Georgian counterpart Levan Izoria, the German Embassy in Tbilisi says.

European Commission to give Georgia €45 mln

02.10.2017 16:39 GMT

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The European Commission has proposed up to €45 million in new Macro-Financial Assistance (MFA) to Georgia to help it cover part of its external financing needs, the press release said.

Vehicle testing in Georgia will become mandatory from January 2018

26.09.2017 16:01 GMT

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Georgia is stepping up its efforts to ensure safety on the country's roads and support better environmental practices by testing the road worthiness of vehicles before they are allowed to drive on roads.

Tsagveri fire in Georgia not extinguished yet

25.09.2017 12:04 GMT

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The forest near Tsagveri resort in south-central Georgia is still burning, Georgia’s Minister for Regional Development and Infrastructure Zurab Alavidze said.

Georgia’s economy grows 4.7% in Q2 2017

18.09.2017 15:35 GMT

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Georgia experienced 4.7 percent economic growth in the second quarter of 2017, show the latest data from the National Statistics Office of Georgia (Geostat).

NATO wraps up Agile Spirit 2017 drills in Georgia

11.09.2017 20:17 GMT

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NATO multinational exercises Agile Spirit 2017 that kicked off in Georgia on Sept. 3 has come to an end, the Georgian Defense Ministry reported on Sept. 11.

US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State visits Georgia

11.09.2017 19:21 GMT

The parties discussed the Georgia-US strategic partnership, ongoing reforms in Georgia and Vice President Mike Pence’s visit to the country this August.

IMF Regional Director holds talks in Georgia

11.09.2017 11:42 GMT

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Georgian Finance Minister Dmitry Kumsishvili is holding a meeting with the IMF Director of the Middle East and Central Asia Department, Jihad Azour.

Georgia's former FM nominated for mayoral candidate

08.09.2017 14:59 GMT

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United National Movement has named Grigol Vashadze, the Former Foreign Minister as the mayoral candidate in Kutaisi.

Car crashes into Armenia bus in Georgia; casualties reported

07.09.2017 11:46 GMT

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A major and tragic road accident occurred Thursday in Georgia.

Georgian CEC registers two candidates for mayoral elections in Tbilisi

06.09.2017 09:03 GMT

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The Central Election Commission (CEC) of Georgia officially registered Alexander Elisashvili as a candidate for mayor of Tbilisi.

Georgia's Kakheti hit by 3.9 magnitude earthquake

02.09.2017 10:36 GMT

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An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.9 occurred in Georgia's Kakheti region this morning.

Prime Minister of Georgia: Azerbaijan again offered a helping hand

30.08.2017 15:46 GMT

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According to the Georgian prime minister, Azerbaijan is again ready to help Georgia.

Georgia once again applies to neighboring countries in regard to fire

30.08.2017 12:08 GMT

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Georgia has once again applied to the neighboring countries to extinguish fire in Abastumani.

Borjomi wildfire extinguished

28.08.2017 10:44 GMT

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Georgia's Interior Minister Giorgi Mgebrishvili said that a massive forest fire that broke out a week ago in Georgia’s Borjomi Gorge has been extinguished.

World Bank promises to help Georgia in restoring Borjomi forest

25.08.2017 14:41 GMT

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"Immediate reaction and involvement by Georgia's government, firefighters and friendly nations should be stressed."

Azerbaijan sends satellite imagery to Georgia to help tackle forest fires

25.08.2017 09:43 GMT

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The high-resolution imagery helped precisely assess the amount of damage caused by the forest fires.

Buses collide in Georgia, injuring 28 people

23.08.2017 15:48 GMT

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Twenty eight people were injured in a traffic accident in Georgia.

Margvelashvili: Azerbaijanis proved that they are our true friends

23.08.2017 14:15 GMT

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"Azerbaijanis, Turks, Belarusians proved that they are our true friends."

Georgian president thanks Azerbaijan, Turkey for help in fighting forest fires

22.08.2017 14:05 GMT

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Georgia’s President Giorgi Margvelashvili expressed his gratitude to Azerbaijan and Turkey for help in efforts to extinguish the forest fires that broke out in the country on Aug. 20.

Fire extinguishing works resumed in Borjomi forest

22.08.2017 09:57 GMT

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The fire extinguishing works have been resumed in Borjomi forest Helicopters got involved in the process at dawn.

Georgia thanks Azerbaijan for help in tackling forest fires

21.08.2017 20:21 GMT

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Georgia expressed gratitude to the Azerbaijani government and personally Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev for the help rendered in tackling the forest fires that broke out in its territory, Georgia’s Interior Ministry said in a statement on Monday, APA’s local bureau reported.

Georgia doubles exports to Russia

21.08.2017 17:56 GMT

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Since the beginning of the current year Georgia has increased exports to Russia increased 2.1 times to $214.8 mln.

Campaign launched in Tbilisi to change name of Moscow Avenue

19.08.2017 14:52 GMT

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“New Georgia” public-political union initiated a proposal to change the name of Moscow Avenue in Tbilisi city.

Glaciers to be monitored using UAVs in western Georgia

18.08.2017 13:59 GMT

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Glaciers in the basin of two rivers, Enguri and Rioni, will be monitored.

Exceeded acoustic noise during night hours banned in Georgia

17.08.2017 14:18 GMT

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Repetition of such action within a year will result in fine of 150 GEL for a natural person and 500 GEL - for a legal person.

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