Jan 28 2015 - 16:08
A test train official launch ceremony will be held today as part of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) railway construction project on the territory of Georgia - Kartsakhi- Akhalkalaki (the Georgian-Turkish border). Georgian Minister of Economy Giorgi Kvirikashvili and Transport Minister Ziya Mammadov will attend the official ceremony, Trend cited the Georgian ministry of economy.
Jan 27 2015 - 20:22
Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili has made a speech on the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp today. The president said that Georgia honored the 6 million Jews and millions of other people killed, including 1.5 million children who died in camps, News Georgia reports. Margvelashvili urged the world to do everything it takes to prevent such tragedies in the future.
Jan 27 2015 - 14:16
Georgian customs officers have seized a large amount of cocaine at the Ninotsminda customs checkpoint on the Armenian-Georgian border, the Minister of Finance of Georgia, Nodar Khaduri said. "Over six kilograms of cocaine were discovered, which Bulgarian citizens attempted to bring into Georgia.
Jan 24 2015 - 16:30
Today in Slovakia the 27th World Winter Universiade is beginning. The opening ceremony will be held at the Strbske Pleso Stadium. The ceremony will be attended by around 400 athletes from 31 countries, including Russia, Georgia, Kazakhstan and Turkey. The Nordic events of the Universiade will take place in Slovakia from January 24 to February 1, prior to the start of the main Games, which run from Feb. 3 to 14 in Granada, Spain.
Jan 24 2015 - 16:06
During a meeting with Giorgi Kadagidze, the head of Georgian National Bank, Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili said that he is concerned about the depreciation of the national currency and economic slowdown. Giorgi Kadagidze briefed Margvelashvili about the current processes in the region and their possible impact on Georgia’s economy, Trend reports.
Jan 24 2015 - 12:59
The Diocese of the Armenian Apostolic Church in Georgia (DAACG) does not claim possession of the churches belonging to the Georgian Orthodox Church, however, it requires the transmission of its property of about 450 churches belonging to the Georgian Orthodox Church.
Jan 23 2015 - 19:22
Georgian Catholicos Patriarch Ilia II has sent a telegram with condolences to Metropolitan of Kiev and All-Ukraine Onuphrius over the death of peaceful citizens in Donbas, RIA Novosti reports. The Georgian patriarch said that he was praying for the peace of their souls. A shell killed 12 and injured 18 people in a bus near Volnovakha on January 13. Another shell killed 8 and injured 17 people at a bus stop in the Leninsky District of Donetsk yesterday.