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Georgia's President pardons 226 prisoners

Georgia's President Giorgi Margvelashvili has pardoned 226 inmates; one of them had been sentenced to life imprisonment for murder. Out of the 226 prisoners 141 will leave penitentiary institutions today, …

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Anaklia port construction to start in December

The first phase of construction of a deep sea port in Anaklia will start in late December, Georgia's Minister of Regional Development and Infrastructure, Zurab Alavidze, said. "The beginning of construction …

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 Defense Ministerial meeting opens in Batumi

The 11th South-Eastern Europe Defense Ministerial meeting opened in Georgia's Batumi. Peace and security in the region as well as the NATO integration process will be the main topics of the gathering. The meeting also aims …

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Georgian actress Lika Kavzharadze passes away

Famous Georgian actress Lika Kavzharadze has been found dead at her apartment in Tbilisi yesterday. Best known for her role in Tengiz Abuladze’s film 'The Wishing Tree', Kavzharadze has been a symbol of …

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Lado Chanturia appointed ECHR Judge

Georgia’s ambassador to Germany Lado Chanturia has been selected as the Georgian judge in the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR). Congratulating Chanturia with his success, Georgian Prime Minister …

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Iceland and Serbia qualify for World Cup 2018

Serbia reached the World Cup with a 1-0 home win over Georgia, thanks to substitute Aleksandar Prijovic’s 74th-minute goal on Monday. It is the second time Serbia have reached the finals as an independent nation, having been …

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 IMF praises Georgian government's work

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. The program aims to support the …

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GUAM countries to create free trade zone

The foreign ministers of the member countries of the Organization for Democracy and Economic Development (GUAM), comprising Georgia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan and Moldova, participated in a ministerial meeting in Georgian capital of Tbilisi today …

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GUAM Foreign Ministers hold expanded meeting

An expanded meeting of GUAM Foreign Ministers has been held in Tbilisi, Georgia, AZERTAC News reported. The foreign ministers of Georgia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan and Moldova signed a joint communique on the results of the special …

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 14 thousand people visited Tusheti Park

Tusheti National Park, which is one of the most beautiful and hard to reach high-altitude places in Georgia, was visited by more than 14 thousand visitors from May to October, the administration of the park reported. The park is set in …

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Shooting incident in Batumi, two wounded

Two men were wounded in a shooting near the office of the Real Palace construction company in Batumi, the First OVG Channel reports. According to eyewitnesses, two founders of the company - Jumber Zoidze and …

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Tbilisoba festival officially kicks off

The Georgian capital Tbilisi celebrates the city’s most colourful and spectacular festival – Tbilisi City Fest, or Tbilisoba - which takes place this weekend. Immense fun, artistic performances, flavourful wine, delicious …

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