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Natural Disaster Halted “Nabeghlavi” Production

As a result of a disaster in western Georgia, a territory of “Nabeghlavi” mineral water factory in Chokhatauri region was  flooded. According to “Tskali Margebeli” (Healthy Water) , at this stage the factory work is hindered and will be resumed in 2-3 days. The head of the company’s public relations department says that  the disaster …

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20% of Average and Low-income Families Purchased Cars in the Last One Year

ACT has found out what part of Tbilisian families purchased different types of durable goods or real estate over the past year. As it turned out, in the last 1 year, 17% of familiesbought furniture for the house ( a total of about 313 800 families in Tbilisi). The car was purchased / renewed by 16% of  families. Over the past year 16%  of families …

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Prosecutor’s Office Charges Former President Mikheil Saakashvili

Georgia’s former President Mikheil Saakashvili has been charged by the Prosecutor’s Office of Georgia. The agency released a statement about the above-mentioned a few minutes ago. According to the prosecutor’s office, Saakashvili was charged in connection with a mass crackdown on demonstrators on November 7, 2007, criminal invasion in the …

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Aldagi Clinic “New Life” Paralyzed

The doctors and nurses have  left the Aldagi clinic “New Life” today. The information was provided by one of the patients. The reason of doctors’  protest is still unknown, but it is known that obstetrician gynecologists,  anesthesiologists and nurses wrote a letter of resignation. According to the patient, this time the clinic is …

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Energy Minister Kaladze Bought Seized “Caucasus Online”

“Caucasus Online’s” former owner  says that “Caucasus Online” was bought by Kakhi Kaladze. Mamia Sanadiradze tells “Commersant” the details of the  company’s forced concession and a fraudulentlyseizure by the  current owners of the company. The businessman explains that the people close tothe previous government forced him to sign an agreement under duress in which he agreed to everything. He says  that he was forced to cede the company’s 50% share …

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Railway and Metro systems Paralyzed Last Night due to Power Outage

Operation of the railway and metro systems were halted last night due to problems with electricity supply. Hundreds of passengers were evacuated from the Tbilisi metro stations. According to official reports, four trains came to a halt in tunnels and passengers were evacuated after the metro administration turned on the …

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Can Africa’s desert sun power Europe?

Up to 20% of power demand in Europe can be obtained by connecting African deserts to European cities, according to the DESERTEC Foundation. The idea is to build a large number of concentrated solar power (CSP) plants in Middle Eastern and Northern African (MENA) countries, and to transmit electricity to Europe …

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Three ways Europe can restore growth

Many Europeans have come to believe that they have weathered the economic and financial storm. In the past two years, deficits and debt have stabilized. Yields on the sovereign debt of the eurozone periphery’s weak economies have fallen sharply. Portugal and Ireland have exited their bailout programmes. Talk of Greece …

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Seaborne Silk Road

The Great Silk Road, that is a transcontinental trading road, connects China with the Mediterranean and Black Sea coasts. Trading along this route started in the second millennium BC. The last years have recorded an extreme change in political and economic maps in Europe and Asia. Today Georgia is a …

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