Georgia approves former Finance Minister Bakhtadze as new premier

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Georgian President pardons 64 inmates

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A ropeway has addled in Gudauri.

Road linking Georgia to Russia closed due to avalanche danger

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A road linking Georgia with Russia has been temporarily closed to vehicles due to forecasted avalanche threats.

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Georgia’s economy slowed down to 4.4% growth in the first month of 2018 from 5.2% in January 2017, according to the latest data from the National Statistics Office of Georgia (Geostat).

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An innovative method has been developed in Georgia for Azerbaijani to learn the official language.

Margvelashvili says he is tired

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