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Tbilisi rally protests Mtavari Arkhi founder sentencing

Tbilisi rally protests Mtavari Arkhi founder sentencing

Reporters and media managers of various media outlets held a rally in support of Nika Gvaramia, the founder of Mtavari Arkhi channel, who was sentenced to three years and six months in prison by Tbilisi City Court on Tuesday. The …

Georgian markets start selling meat with QR codes

Georgian markets start selling meat with QR codes

Meat products on market counters in Georgia will be presented with QR codes starting today to enable consumers to receive information about the product they buy through smartphone-friendly quick response barcodes.  Meat labeling in …

Russia opens land borders with Georgia

Russia opens land borders with Georgia

Russian citizens are allowed to enter Georgia by land without any special permission starting from May 17, according to a document published on the official Internet portal of legal information of Russia. Previously, during …

Georgian PM discusses Georgia's EU membership bid in Brussels

Georgian PM discusses Georgia's EU membership bid in Brussels

Georgia's application for European Union membership, as well as the progress made by the country in implementing the 2014 EU-Georgia Association Agreement and related democratic reforms were discussed on Tuesday in a meeting between Georgian …

Will Georgia be accepted in EU?

Will Georgia be accepted in EU?

On May 10, Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili formally handed over a seven-volume tome to the European Union’s ambassador in Tbilisi, Carl Hartzell

Georgia among safest countries for business tourism

Georgia among safest countries for business tourism

International online platform Boardroom has published an article on the potential of business tourism in Georgia, which informs the readers about the hotels and exhibition spaces of the country where large-scale conferences, meetings, congresses …

Georgian FM to pay working visit to Brussels

Georgian FM to pay working visit to Brussels

Georgian Foreign Minister Ilia Darchiashvili will pay a working visit to Brussels on May 16-18, Ministry of Foreign Affairs reported, according to 1tv.ge. Ilia Darchiashvili is scheduled to hold meetings with Foreign Ministers of …

Georgia to be invited to Madrid NATO Summit

Georgia to be invited to Madrid NATO Summit

The Georgian leadership will be invited to the NATO Summit that will be held in Madrid at the end of June, Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoană said in a doorstep statement, ahead of an informal meeting of NATO ministers of foreign affairs …

Georgia expects more tourists from Kazakhstan

Georgia expects more tourists from Kazakhstan

Air Astana will increase the number of flights to Georgia due to growing demand among Kazakh tourists, Tlek Abdrakhimov, the air carrier's employee, said. "Our company has plans to increase the number of flights to Georgia. We …

Georgia and Switzerland sign memorandum on migration

Georgia and Switzerland sign memorandum on migration

Georgia and Switzerland signed a memorandum on migration, the document was signed by the head of the Ministry of Justice of Georgia, Rati Bregadze, and his colleague from Switzerland, Karin Keller-Sutter. "This is the first …

Georgian Finance Minister to take high post at EBRD

Georgian Finance Minister to take high post at EBRD

Georgian Finance Minister Lasha Khutsishvili will be one of the two Vice-Chairpersons of the Board of Governors of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). This was reported in the Georgian Finance …

Saakashvili transferred to civilian clinic - report

Saakashvili transferred to civilian clinic - report

Georgia’s imprisoned former President Mikheil Saakashvili has been transferred from the No. 12 Prison in the city of Rustavi to the civilian clinic Vivamedi in Tbilisi, following an offer for the transfer from the Justice Ministry, …

Saakashvili agrees on examination in civilian clinic

Saakashvili agrees on examination in civilian clinic

Ex-President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili agrees to undergo an examination at the Vivamed clinic, Koba Nakopia, a representative of the United National Movement, said today after visiting the convict. …

Trial on Saakashvili's case postponed

Trial on Saakashvili's case postponed

The Tbilisi City Court's session on the case of the embezzlement of more than $3 million from state funds for personal needs by former President Mikheil Saakashvili has been postponed to May 24. Saakashvili himself was not in …

Georgian PM congratulates WWII veterans on Victory Day

Georgian PM congratulates WWII veterans on Victory Day

Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili on Monday congratulated the “heroic veterans” of World War II on the annual Day of Victory over Fascism, with Government members offering tributes to the servicemembers who gave their lives …