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Georgia PM reshuffles cabinet

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Georgia PM reshuffles cabinet


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No Basis for Claims of Very Cold Winter, National Environmental Agency State

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No Basis for Claims of Very Cold Winter, National Environmental Agency State


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Lonely Planet Reveals 10 Best Cities in World, Including Tbilisi

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Lonely Planet Reveals 10 Best Cities in World, Including Tbilisi


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Anaklia Deep Sea Port Land Construction Works to start in December

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Anaklia Deep Sea Port Land Construction Works to start in December


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63 Georgians Deported from European Union Countries

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63 Georgians Deported from European Union Countries


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Georgia Hosts Annual Security and Defense Conference for the First Time

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Georgia Hosts Annual Security and Defense Conference for the First Time


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Tbilisoba Kicks off This Weekend

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Tbilisoba Kicks off This Weekend


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  • Служба госбезопасности Грузии сообщила о проведении контртеррористической операции в Тбилиси
    Служба госбезопасности Грузии сообщила о проведении контртеррористической операции в Тбилиси

    , rt.com

    Служба государственной безопасности Грузии задержала одного человека в рамках контртеррористической операции, которая проходит на окраине Тбилиси. Отмечается, что подозреваемые открыли огонь по спецназу. «В результате спецоперации задержан один человек. Спецоперация по задержанию остальных лиц продолжается. По предварительной информации, данные лица не являются гражданами Грузии и являются членами террористической организации», — приводит РИА Новости слова главы пресс-службы Службы госбезопасности Грузии Нино Гиоргобиани
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Politics & Government

  • World Bank Approves $50 mln Financing to Georgia
    World Bank Approves $50 mln Financing to Georgia

    , georgiatoday.ge

    The Government of Georgia and the World Bank signed an agreement according to which the World Bank has approved $50 million in financing to Georgia for the Second Programmatic Private Sector Competitiveness Development Policy Operation (DPO), following the decision from the World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors on July 31. “The aim of this operation is to support the Government of Georgia in its efforts to enhance the country’s competitiveness in order to spur inclusive economic growth,” the statement from the World Bank reads
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Sports

  • Zaza Pachulia Brings Larry O’Brien Trophy to Georgia
    Zaza Pachulia Brings Larry O’Brien Trophy to Georgia

    , georgiatoday.ge

    Georgian Basketball player Zaza Pachulia brought home the Larry O’Brien Championship trophy yesterday, which his team Golden State Warriors won after defeating Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA finals. Pachulia, 33, joined the NBA in 2003, playing in Orlando, Milwaukee and Dallas before joining the Golden State Warriors last summer. Pachulia is said to be preparing for Eurobasket 2017 with the Georgian basketball team, to be held in four countries- Finland, Israel, Romania and Turkey, to be held from August 31 to September 17 of this year
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Business

  • Georgia - China Business Forum Kicks Off in Tbilisi
    Georgia - China Business Forum Kicks Off in Tbilisi

    , georgiatoday.ge

    Forty-four business companies from China’s Gansu province are participating in the Georgia-China Business Forum which kicked off in the Tbilisi Marriott hotel Monday. The forum was opened by Nato Chikovani, Georgian Trade and Industry Chamber Deputy, and Zhang Wei, Vice Chairman, China Council for the Promotion of International Trade. The agency ‘Produce in Georgia’ introduced Georgia’s investment potential to forum participants, made up of representatives of the agriculture, energy, industry, real estate, IT, aviation, construction materials and hotel industry sectors
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    Tags: Trade | 
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Society & Culture

  • 275 Georgians Die in Road Accidents This Year
    275 Georgians Die in Road Accidents This Year

    , georgiatoday.ge

    The Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia (MIA) six-month statistics for 2017 show that there were 3,331 road accidents in Georgia that left 4,696 people injured and 275 dead. The most traffic accidents were observed in May-July 2017. In July alone, 537 road accidents occurred, 778 people were injured and 42 died. In January, 499 road accident cases were reported, resulting in 58 deaths and 735 people injured
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Entertainment & Arts

  • Tbilisi Photo Festival Kicks off on September 13
    Tbilisi Photo Festival Kicks off on September 13

    , georgiatoday.ge

    Founded in 2010 in partnership with Les Rencontres d’Arles by French Photographer Lionel Charrier, who now happens to be photo editor of the French Newspaper Liberation, and Nestan Nijaradze, Georgian photographer and journalist, the Tbilisi Photo Festival is to open this year in its 8th edition. Running from September 13 to 20, it will showcase the works of over 350 photographers, transforming Tbilisi into the photography capital of the Caucasus region for the duration of the event
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Education

  • Education Ministry Offers Free Apples to Tbilisi Schoolchildren from September
    Education Ministry Offers Free Apples to Tbilisi Schoolchildren from September

    , georgiatoday.ge

    Education Minister of Georgia, Alexander Jejelava has initiated a new campaign to distribute free apples at Tbilisi schools that have more than 1,000 pupils. The minister explains that the aim of the campaign is to promote a healthy lifestyle among children. Jejelava says the program will be expanded in future so that all pupils throughout Georgia will get an apple a week from the State
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Travel & Recreation

  • Lonely Planet Reveals 10 Best Cities in World, Including Tbilisi
    Lonely Planet Reveals 10 Best Cities in World, Including Tbilisi

    , georgiatoday.ge

    Travel experts of Lonely Planet are on hand to offer their advice on the best cities to travel to anywhere in the world, according to different categories, in their new publication The Cities Book. Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia, is also on the list in the category of the best wine. In the list Tbilisi takes the 5th position, saying wine-making is at the heart of this beautiful city
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Law & Crime

  • Ukraine’s Prosecutor General Does Not Exclude Extradition of Saakashvili to Georgia
    Ukraine’s Prosecutor General Does Not Exclude Extradition of Saakashvili to Georgia

    , georgiatoday.ge

    Yuri Lutsenko, the Prosecutor General of Ukraine, has not excluded the extradition of Georgia’s ex-President Mikheil Saakashvili to Georgia, when he arrives back in Ukraine. The information was released by the Ukrainian Apostrophe, which says that the Ukrainian Prosecutor General held a meeting with bloggers and Lutsenko said that "he will be forced to extradite Saakashvili to Georgia should he come back to Ukraine
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