Georgian PM presents Green Economy concept

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Gov’t agency orders closure of Batumi hotel that claimed 11 lives last year

17.08.2018 11:33 GMT

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The Georgian Emergency Management Service says that the five-star hotel Welmond in Georgia’s coastal Batumi city must close at 6pm tomorrow, as the hotel failed to meet the safety standards after the deadly blaze last year which claimed 11 lives.

Georgia introduces dual citizenship

15.08.2018 14:18 GMT

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It will be possible to retain citizenship if a person receives consent from the Georgian authorities before receiving a passport of another country.

Georgia's Adjara and Samegrelo regions flooded

10.08.2018 17:33 GMT

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Heavy rain has caused flooding in Georgia’s western Adjara and Samegrelo regions today.

Russia ready to resume full-scale dialogue with new Georgian leadership, says PM

07.08.2018 10:10 GMT

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Russia is ready to resume a full-fledged dialogue with the new Georgian leadership, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said in an interview with Kommersant.

Georgia's opposition coalition names presidential candidate

18.07.2018 12:01 GMT

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The opposition coalition "Civil Movement - Unity is Power" has presented United National Movement member Grigol Vashadze, ex-Foreign Affairs minister under the Mikheil Saakashvili government during 2008-2012, as their presidential candidate for the upcoming elections.

Accident at Georgian mine, casualties reported

16.07.2018 10:30 GMT

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Four miners were killed, several more were injured as a result of the accident at the Mindeli mine in the town of Tkibuli in western Georgia.

Helicopter crashes in Georgia's Kakheti: 5 injured

12.07.2018 15:06 GMT

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A helicopter belonging to the Georgian Interior Ministry's border police has crashed in Georgia's Kakheti region.

Georgian lawmaker elected as head of OSCE parliamentary assembly

11.07.2018 22:20 GMT

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Tsereteli will take the post for a year term.

South Korea eases visa regime for Georgian citizens

09.07.2018 21:37 GMT

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The Embassy of Georgia to the Republic of Korea has welcomed the decision of the Korean government to ease the visa regime for the citizens of Georgia holding the ordinary passports.

Georgia faces $17.5 billion external debt

02.07.2018 10:33 GMT

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Georgia currently owes $17.5 billion in external debt, and this amount is growing, says the National Bank of Georgia (NBG), Agenda reports.

US Congressmen raise possibility of free trade deal with Georgia

28.06.2018 11:46 GMT

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US Congressmen are urging US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to start negotiations with Georgia on a free trade regime, Agenda reports.

Police chief killed in Georgia’s Adjara region

15.06.2018 12:18 GMT

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The police chief of one of the villages of Kobuleti, in the Georgian Adjara region, has been killed late last night.

Mamuka Bakhtadze named Georgian PM candidate by parliamentary majority

14.06.2018 20:16 GMT

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Former Finance Minister of Georgia Mamuka Bakhtadze has recently been named as a candidate for the Prime Minister’s post, which became vacant after Giorgi Kvirikashvili's resignation.

Georgian PM resigns

13.06.2018 19:44 GMT

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At a special briefing on Wednesday, Georgia's Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili announced his decision to resign, APA's Georgia bureau reported.

Tbilisi metro workers plan to end strike

06.06.2018 13:16 GMT

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Train drivers demanding a 45% salary raise have ended their two-day strike in Tbilisi as talks with the city mayor’s office have come to fruition.

Protest rally resumes in Tbilisi

01.06.2018 17:04 GMT

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Protest rally has resumed in Tbilisi.

Tbilisi’s Rose Revolution square, Mirhasan Vazirov st. renamed

25.05.2018 20:53 GMT

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The Tbilisi City Assembly (Sakrebulo) decided on May 25 to rename Mirhasan Vazirov street after ex-speaker (1918) of the Georgian parliament Nikoloz Chkheidze, APA’s Georgia bureau reported.

Turkey calls dollar volatility 'unnatural'

25.05.2018 09:12 GMT

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Presidential spokesman says Turkish economy is strong, has withstood effects of defeated coup.

17 Georgian citizens arrested in Athens, Greece

22.05.2018 09:38 GMT

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The Georgian Interior Ministry and Greek police have detained 17 members of a criminal group as the result of a joint investigation in Athens.

Georgian PM and US Secretary of State to meet in Washington

21.05.2018 11:38 GMT

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Georgia's Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili and the ministers of economy, foreign affairs and defence will visit the US from May 21-24.

Georgia launches most ambitious military project with US, says defense minister

19.05.2018 15:10 GMT

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The Georgian Defence Minister Levan Izoroia has announced the launch of the "most ambitious” US-Georgia project-Georgia’s Defence Readiness Program (GDRP), which will be carried out with the United States over the course of three years to boost the country’s self-defence capabilities, Agenda reports.

Georgian police detain 7 drug traffickers

08.05.2018 11:12 GMT

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The Georgian Interior Ministry reported at a special briefing in the afternoon that they have detained seven narco traffickers who possessed and sold drugs in especially large quantities.

Schools in Georgia to be equipped with solar panels

03.05.2018 10:05 GMT

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About 15 public schools in Georgia will be turned into more energy-efficient buildings through a pilot project that introduces energy-saving solutions for schools.

Azerbaijani, Armenian youth hold rally in Tbilisi calling for peace

01.05.2018 15:13 GMT

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A group of Azerbaijani, Georgian and Armenian youth has held a rally in downtown Tbilisi calling for peace, APA's Georgian bureau reported.

Fire breaks out in Borjomi village forest

01.05.2018 11:13 GMT

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Around 60 firefighters are trying to put out a fire which ignited in Borjomi village's Sakire forest at around 1 AM on May 1.

NATO-Georgia public diplomacy forum underway in Tbilisi

30.04.2018 15:11 GMT

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The NATO-Georgia public diplomacy forum was today opened by PM Giorgi Kvirikashvili and Minister of Foreign Affairs Mikheil Janelidze, Agenda reports.

Georgia’s former PM Bidzina Ivanishvili returns to politics

26.04.2018 20:51 GMT

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Former Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili is set to become the chairman of the ruling Georgian Dream party again, agenda.ge reports.

16 Georgian wine companies on display in Japan

18.04.2018 11:11 GMT

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Sixteen Georgian wine companies participated in the international fair Wine and Gourmet Japan 2018 held from April 11-13 in the capital of Japan, Tokyo.

Georgia celebrates Georgian Language Day

14.04.2018 14:42 GMT

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Georgians all over the country are celebrating Georgian Language Day today to mark an event in 1978 when around 100,000 citizens protested to protect the status of Georgian as the official state language.

European Council approves €45 million in financial assistance for Georgia

13.04.2018 14:11 GMT

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The Council of the European Union is providing up to €45 million in macro-financial assistance to Georgia to help cover the country’s financing needs, support economic stabilisation and its agenda for structural reforms.

1 dead, 1 injured while mountain climbing in Georgia

07.04.2018 11:12 GMT

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One mountaineer has died and another injured while descending Georgia’s Mount Mkinvartsveri yesterday.

Georgia mourns coal mine accident victims

06.04.2018 10:24 GMT

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Flags are flying at half-staff across Georgia as the country mourns the victims of a coal mine accident in Tkibuli, APA’s Georgia bureau reports.

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