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“I recommend to everyone to see Georgian dancing” – James Appathurai
Special representative of NATO's Secretary General for the Caucasus and Central Asia James Appathurai, publishes a post about Georgian dances.
Lincoln Mitchell on Georgian Politics and Power Struggles
Georgia is on the cusp of entering the official campaign for the October 2016 parliamentary elections and there are a number of unanswered questions
Abkhaz Border Guards Shoot and Kill Georgian Citizen
GALI, Georgia - A 31 year-old Georgian man was shot and killed Thursday by Abkhaz border guards near the Khurcha-Nabakevi crossing point
Opposition party members injured in clashes at polling station in Georgia
Clashes took place between the representatives of the National Movement party and a group of unknown people in the 53rd polling station of Kortskheli
Georgian Dream political board’s renewed composition presented at the congress
The Georgian Dream political board’s renewed composition is known.
Council of Europe Launches Action Plan for Georgia (2016-2019)
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bulgaria and Chairman of the Committee of Ministers at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, Daniel Mitov,
Panama Papers includes 85 Georgians
International Consortium of Investigative Journalists has published new data of the so-called Panama Papers, which includes information about 200 000 offshore
Russia Says NATO Exercises in Georgia Could Destabilize Caucasus
Russia’s Foreign Ministry on Friday released a statement saying the Kremlin considers upcoming joint military exercises by the US, UK and Georgia
“Georgia is Europe” – European Days 2016 opened in Georgia
“We are celebrating the Day of Europe, as Georgia is Europe” - State Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration Davit Bakradze said
EU is the largest investor in Georgia – Janos Herman
EU Ambassador to Georgia Janos Herman has said at Courtyard Marriot hotel that EU is the largest investor in Georgia.
Easter a Melancholy Affair for Those Divided By Russian-built S. Ossetian Border Fence
KHURVALETI, Georgia - While Orthodox Christians around the world celebrated the Eastern holiday last weekend
US Congressman Wants State Dept, Banks to Freeze Ivanishvili’s Assets
WASHINGTON D.C. - Congressman Steve Russell on Thursday warned on the floor of the US House of Representatives
UN’s Ban to Visit South Caucasus in April
TBILISI - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon plans to visit the South Caucasus region in late April 2016,
Georgia’s Prime Minister pays visit to Strasbourg
Georgian delegation headed by the Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili is visiting Strasbourg today.
Georgia Plans Visa-Free Travel for Chinese Citizens
TBILISI – Georgia implement a visa-free regime for Chinese passport holders, Georgian National Tourism Head Giorgi Chogovadze said
EU May Add New Conditions to Visa-Free Travel for Turkey, Georgia and Ukraine, Die Welt Reports
TBILISI - The European Union (EU) is considering adding a so-called suspension revision to the visa-liberalization agreement with Georgia
“Ivanishvili’s factor is very important in today's politics, and I'm not going to say that this is not so” – Georgia’s PM
Georgia's Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili said at the meeting with representatives of the media that the former Prime Minister
The government's aim is to decrease tension between people – Georgia’s PM meets journalists
Georgia’s Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili said the government's aim is to decrease tension between people for the elections.
Nate Schenkkan: Georgia, a Competition of Interests
Nate Schenkkan is the Project Director for ‘Nations in Transit,’ Freedom House’s annual survey of democratic governance from Central Europe to Eurasia.
Who would Georgian citizens vote for if elections were held tomorrow – NDI survey results
According to the survey of the National Democratic Institute (NDI), if parliamentary elections were held tomorrow
Chechen-born Georgian Citizen Killed in Syria
A 39 year-old Chechnya-born Georgian citizen has reportedly been killed fighting for Islamist rebels in northern Syria.
“Partnership-competition regime” launched: Republican Party to participate in elections separately from Georgian Dream
The Republican Party will participate in the elections separately. The decision of the party’s national committee was announced by party chairwoman
“We try to restrain ourselves, but our patience also has limits” - Grigory Karasin on Georgia’s Defense Minister
Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin once again criticized Georgian Defense Minister Tina Khidasheli.
Georgia’s Foreign Minister meets U.S. Secretary of State – Kerry ready to visit Georgia
A meeting between the Georgian Foreign Minister and the U.S. Secretary of State was held
14 million Euro financial agreement signed between Georgia and EU
A 14 million Euro financial agreement has been signed between Georgia and the EU.
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A group of media representatives set aside their microphones, video cameras and voice recorders for a day to try their skills
The National Library of Georgia created a digital archive of all Kviris Palitra newspaper issues published during its 18-year history.
The Georgian Office of the United Nations Human Rights High Commissioner organized a media workshop in the town of Sighnaghi, informing reporters about cases of prisoner torture and health complications due to their mistreatment in the penitentiary system.
Lelo, the sports newspaper held a celebration at its offices for the publication of its 14,000th issue.
Manager of the Public Broadcasting Channel 1 Giorgi Baratashvili responded to allegations of the head of the news service of the channel Khatuna Berdzenishvili regarding her dismissal from the position on political grounds.
Head of the Public Broadcasting Channel 1 News Service Khatuna Berdzenishvili announced during a special briefing held on March 1 that she had been relieved of her position by the Manager of the channel Giorgi Baratashvili.
The United States Ambassador Richard Norland granted certificates to graduates of the 1-year certification and 2-month internship courses at the Radio Liberty Media School.
The new talk show Iron Ladies by Tina Kandelaki premiered on Russia's NTV channel on February 17. Kandelaki and Margarita Simonyan were presenters of the show which lasted for 40 minutes and was dedicated to the recent Chelyabinsk meteorite shower incident.
Many BBC journalists have gone on strike for 24 hours in a dispute over compulsory redundancies. The National Union of Journalists (NUJ) said it called the strike after failing to reach an agreement with management over the redeployment of 30 staff members facing compulsory redundancy.
NBC’s Al Roker scored a split-second, wild chat with President Obama and got a handshake from Vice President Biden during the inaugural parade on Monday.