Armenian citizens detained in Georgia

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Six people injured in Batumi explosion

11.12.2017 14:28 GMT

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An explosion at a flats in Georgia’s Batumi has injured six people, including two children.

Georgia's Mamishlari hit by 3.2-point earthquake

08.12.2017 16:15 GMT

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An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.2 occurred in the Georgian village of Mamishlari (Kvemo Kartli region) at 12.24pm.

NATO and Georgia to discuss Black Sea security

04.12.2017 16:19 GMT

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Foreign Ministers of NATO and Georgia will discuss strengthening of their security cooperation in the Black Sea, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said.

Natia Mezvrishvili appointed Georgia's Deputy Interior Minister

29.11.2017 15:56 GMT

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Georgia's Interior Minister Giorgi Gakharia appointed Natia Mezvrishvili his deputy and the ministry's parliamentary secretary.

Officials say 12 dead in Georgia hotel fire

25.11.2017 09:25 GMT

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At least 12 people died on November 24 as a fire ripped through a hotel in Georgia's Black Sea resort city of Batumi, officials say.

Counter-terrorism operation conducted in Tbilisi, shooting and explosions heard

22.11.2017 09:18 GMT

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The sounds of shooting and explosions can be heard on the outskirts of Tbilisi, where a counter-terrorist special operation has been going on for several hours, the police are trying to enter the building where the suspects hid.

Georgian municipal authorities arrested for alleged bribe-taking

21.11.2017 09:59 GMT

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Local authorities in a western Georgian municipality have been detained for alleged bribe-taking.

Georgian PM reshuffles Cabinet, names new ministers

13.11.2017 14:51 GMT

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Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili has revealed important changes aimed to modify the Cabinet's organization structure.

Kakha Kaladze officially takes the post of Tbilisi mayor

13.11.2017 10:35 GMT

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Former Energy Minister Kakha Kaladze, who elected mayor of Tbilisi city in local elections held in Georgia on October 21, has officially started working on his post.

3 Georgian villages offered alternatives to discourage tree felling

11.11.2017 09:27 GMT

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Three villages in a buffer zone of one of western Georgia’s national parks will be using biomass briquettes, energy-efficient stoves and solar panels this winter, instead of cutting trees for firewood.

New Georgian Deputy Foreign Minister appointed

28.10.2017 10:41 GMT

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Giorgi Sharvashidze was appointed new Georgia's deputy foreign minister, he will head the economic diplomacy department.

Boris Johnson plans to visit Tbilisi

24.10.2017 16:53 GMT

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The United Kingdom’s Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Boris Johnson, speaking with Georgian Foreign Minister Mikheil Janelidze in London, said that he wants to visit Georgia.

Polling stations open for 3.44 million voters in Georgia

21.10.2017 10:23 GMT

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Today is election day in Georgia, when the country is voting for 2,058 members of 64 city councils (sakrebulo) and 64 municipal mayors.

Georgia’s Interior Ministry issues official statement on Marneuli shooting

20.10.2017 12:13 GMT

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On October 19, unknown persons opened fire at four people near the election headquarters of the Georgian Dream party in Kizilhajili village of Marneuli district.

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.

Special operation conducted in Azerbaijani-populated settlement in Tbilisi

02.10.2017 20:02 GMT

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Georgia’s Interior Ministry has conducted a special operation in the Azerbaijani-populated Ponichala (Soganliq) settlement in Tbilisi, APA reports.

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.

Georgian police clashes with Armenians in Javakheti - VIDEO

30.09.2017 22:48 GMT

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Georgian police officers shot in the air and used batons against local Armenians During an incident in the village of Gumburdo in Javakheti on September 30.

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.

Strong fire breaks out in Georgia's Marneuli

25.09.2017 20:18 GMT

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A strong fire has broken out in Georgia’s Marneuli district where Azerbaijanis live densely, APA’s local bureau reported.

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.

NATO Agile Spirit 2017 military exercises underway in Georgia

09.09.2017 14:48 GMT

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"Agile Spirit 2017" multinational exercises are underway in Georgia, APA reports.

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