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The worms that invade your brain

Once you consume them, they can move throughout your body — your eyes, your tissues and most commonly your brain. They leave doctors puzzled in their wake as they migrate and settle to feed on the body they’re invading; a classic parasite, but this one can get into your head. …

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Modern Georgian Journalism Seriously Hinders the Development of Society, Says “Commersant” Founder

“Georgian journalism cannot meet modern standards and often  poses a serious threat to the country’s development” – Armaz Tavadze,  media holding “Kommersant “founder,  makes  such a loud statement. We asked him to talk  future plans. Note: Media Holding “Commersant”  includes the first business radio station  in Georgia “Commersant”, news site …

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American Sniper Shoots To Top Of Winter Box Office Record Breakers List

Clint Eastwood’s Iraq war drama, American Sniper, earned an astonishing $90 million on its opening weekend, making it the most successful winter movie release in history. If that wasn’t enough, American Sniper has also been nominated for six Oscars, including best actor for its star, Bradley Cooper. It’s pretty rare for …

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IMF: The world economy is worse off than we thought

The world economy will grow by just 3.5% in 2015, and by 3.7% in 2016, according to the latest estimate from the International Monetary Fund. Both estimates are down 0.3 percentage points from the group’s previous forecast, made in October. The IMF estimates underscore the difficult set of choices facing …

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Exclusive Glass for Saperavi Wine to be Made by Austrian Company

A glass designed for Georgian wine Saperavi will appear onthe local market in early February. President of GeorgianSommelier Association Shalva Khetsuriani says that a final version of the cup  has been approved and is currently being made by Austrian glass wine company Riedel. Khetsuriani explains that there will be two …

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Petroleum Products Prices Fell by 15-18% in Georgia

In recent months, the price of fuel in Georgia has reduced, but this reduction is not adequate to the  world oil prices – says the Association of Young Financiers and Businessmen of Georgia on the results of the analysis of global and local trends in energy prices. The Association requires …

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In Late January, Price of All Products to Rise in Georgia

In late January, in Georgia  prices of all kinds of products will increase  –  “Commersant”  was told by  importers. According to Director  of “GD-Holding” Uta Maziashvili,  due to the depreciation of the national currency, local products will become more expensive because the raw materials for local production are imported from …

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5 things to know about World Economic Forum in Davos

The world’s elite, from monarchs to CEOs, will don their parkas and converge this week for five days on a snow-covered Swiss mountain town two hours from Zurich to chew over the world’s problems at the 45th World Economic Forum. So how did one man and his small foundation manage …

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