Georgian parliament postpones marijuana regulatory bill discussion

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Georgian, NATO defense ministers meet in Brussels, mull cooperation

04.10.2018 11:54 GMT

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The sides also discussed the security situation in the Black Sea region

Georgia firmly committed to European integration - PM

28.09.2018 11:57 GMT

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Bakhtadze indicated that one of the country's main achievements was media freedom

Georgia suspends gas supplies to Armenia

24.09.2018 12:07 GMT

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Natural gas supplies to Armenia are suspended from September 24 to 26

65 Georgian citizens deported from Germany

12.09.2018 16:57 GMT

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65 Georgian citizens have been deported from Germany.

EU Commissioner Johannes Hahn to visit Georgia

03.09.2018 12:39 GMT

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Johannes Hahn, European Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, will visit Georgia on September 3-4.

Japan offers $343 million for Georgia’s East-West Highway

01.09.2018 12:16 GMT

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Japan will allocate about $343 million to help Georgia develop its major transport artery East-West Highway.

Georgia imposes tough ban regarding Armenia

31.08.2018 21:54 GMT

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From September 1, restrictions on cargo transportation, in particular, grain and grain products from Russia to Armenia, come into effect in Georgia.

Merkel says Georgia is safe country

24.08.2018 14:39 GMT

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she is in favor of classifying Georgia as a safe country of origin, a move that would make it tougher for asylum seekers to be recognized as refugees in Germany.

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.

Georgian PM presents Green Economy concept

28.07.2018 14:10 GMT

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The ‘Green Economy’ strategy presented to the public by the Prime Minister of Georgia yesterday evening focuses on environmental protection to improve the ecology across the country and save natural resources for the next generations, Agenda reports.

Georgian FM discusses US-Georgia strategic partnership issues in Washington DC

26.07.2018 13:00 GMT

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Georgian Minister of Foreign Affairs David Zalkaliani has held a meeting with experts of US think tanks and research centers as part of his visit to Washington DC yesterday, Agenda reports.

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.

Georgia approves former Finance Minister Bakhtadze as new premier

20.06.2018 23:52 GMT

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Georgia's parliament on Wednesday voted in acting Finance Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze as the country's new premier and approved a "temporary" cabinet which he intends to reshuffle as part of liberal reforms.

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.

Participants of rally in Tbilisi called on Minister of Justice to resign

31.05.2018 22:20 GMT

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Participants of the protest rally at the parliament building in Tbilisi, which resulted in the resignation of the chief prosecutor of Georgia, called on Justice Minister Teya Tsulukiani to resign, Trend reports.

Georgia's Chief Prosecutor Irakli Shotadze resigns

31.05.2018 20:21 GMT

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The Georgian Chief Prosecutor Irakli Shotadze has resigned in the wake of the Tbilisi City Court verdict on the high profile murder case of two teenage boys in central Tbilisi in December last year.

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.

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