Tbilisi Airport on lockdown after bomb threat received

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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

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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

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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.

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Georgia’s Interior Ministry issues official statement on Marneuli shooting

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Powerful storm hits Black Sea coastline in Georgia

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Powerful rain floods cities in western Georgia

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Georgian Parliament overrides presidential veto, approves new constitution

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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

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

IMF praises Georgian government's work

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Georgian PM meets with German Defence Minister in Tbilisi

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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

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Vehicle testing in Georgia will become mandatory from January 2018

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Tsagveri fire in Georgia not extinguished yet

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Georgia’s economy grows 4.7% in Q2 2017

18.09.2017 15:35 GMT

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NATO wraps up Agile Spirit 2017 drills in Georgia

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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

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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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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.

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.

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