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Georgia’s Kvirikashvili Holds High Level Meetings at UN
NEW YORK - Georgia’s Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili has held several bilateral meetings
“I would wish similar election campaign in the US” - US Ambassador
The US Ambassador to Georgia Ian Kelly said that election campaign in Georgia is exemplary.
Alleged phone conversation between Rustavi 2 Director and Paata Burchuladze released
As reported a recording of a phone conversation allegedly between Rustavi 2 Director General Nika Gvaramia
Jens Stoltenberg: “Georgia has all instruments to prepare for NATO membership”
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said at the NATO-Georgia Commission in Tbilisi that Georgia
“I consider Margvelashvili as the biggest mistake” – Former PM Bidzina Ivanishvili
“I think Margvelashvili is my biggest mistake and I have even apologized to the society because of that,”
Georgia’s Energy and Agriculture Ministers resign
Georgian Vice PM, Energy Minister Kakha Kaladze has to leave office as he takes part in the upcoming elections.
MEPs back visa-free travel for Georgians
Members of the European Parliament's civil liberties committee (Libe) have broadly backed the idea to lift visas for Georgian citizens
Georgia's EU visa waiver should not be politicized - EUobserver
The EUobserver published the opinion about why Georgia should be granted visa liberalisation.
“We are interested in deepening relations between Georgia and Azerbaijan” – Georgian Foreign Minister
Georgian Foreign Minister Mikheil Janelidze said at a joint briefing with his Azerbaijani counterpart
A Brighter Future for Gldani, Prison and All, From Potential MP
Four Years ago (though for most of the Georgian population it still seems like yesterday) the word Gldani was on everyone’s lips,
Georgian President, First Lady attend reception in Rio de Janeiro
President of Georgia Giorgi Margvelashvili and First Lady Maka Chichua attended a reception held on behalf of acting Brazilian president Michel Temer in Rio de Janeiro.
The Washington Post: Can an opera singer become prime minister of Georgia?
"One month before the United States vote in its own presidential election, Georgia (the country, not the state) will have its own parliamentary election,
Georgia’s two Republican ministers leave their posts
Two Republican ministers have left office. As reported at a press-conference held by Republican Party Defense Minister Tina Khidasheli
NATO: Don’t abandon Georgia
Tbilisi needs assurances that Brexit-related instability at Europe’s core won’t lead to instability on its periphery
Georgia’s Ambassador to the US summoned to Tbilisi for explanations on his statement
Georgia’s Foreign Ministry has summoned the Ambassador of Georgia to the US Archil Gegeshidze to Tbilisi because of his recent statements.
US Secretary of State met young Georgian entrepreneurs and walked through Old Tbilisi
The US Secretary of State, John Jerry paid an official visit to Georgia and met the country's President, Prime Minister
"Since I tasted Khachapuri and brilliant wine here I am surprised why I have not visited Georgia so far" - Jon Kerry
"President Barack Obama’s message is that he supports Georgia’s independence, sovereignty and Euro-Atlantic aspirations,"
Berlin’s Top Diplomat Visits Georgia to Discuss OSCE Mission, EU Policy
TBILISI – German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said in his opening remarks at the start of the 25th annual session
Several diplomatic vehicles, including Georgian Embassy car, burnt in Berlin
Several diplomatic vehicles, including a Georgian Embassy car, were burnt in Berlin.
Obligatory military service abolished in Georgia
Starting from today, the obligatory military service is abolished in Georgia.
Abkhaz Court Orders Border Guard Placed Under House Arrest
SUKHUMI, Abkhazia – A military court in Georgia’s breakaway region Abkhazia has ordered Rashid Kanjiogli to be placed under house arrest for a border incident in May that saw the accused shoot and kill a Georgian citizen.
EU foreign ministers unanimously back Georgia’s visa liberalization
The EU foreign ministers have unanimously backed Georgia’s visa liberalizaion at the session held in Luxembourg today,
Georgian PM invites German Chancellor to Georgia
Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili met the Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel in the frames of his official visit to Germany.
EU Officials Say Georgia Deserves Visa-Free Regime
BRUSSELS- European Union officials on Tuesday reiterated their support for Georgia’s visa-free regime only days after the bloc announced
Hard talk: Georgia’s ex-Prime Minister meets Georgian journalists
Georgia’s former Prime Miinster held a meeting with media representatives in the Technological Park.
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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.
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