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Miss Colombia Takes Miss Universe Crown

Miss Colombia Paulina Vega is the new Miss Universe, after winning the crown at a glitzy pageant Sunday night outside of Miami. The 22-year-old Vega beat out runner-up Nia Sanchez of the United States and third place Diana Harkusha from Ukraine. A total of 88 contestants took part in the …

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Azerbaijani transport sector in 2014 receives $ 2.5 B

Some $ 2.5 billion was invested in the transport sector of Azerbaijan in 2014 from various sources, Transport Minister Ziya Mammadov said Jan.26 during a conference on the theme: “The use of new technologies and innovations in the construction and reconstruction of road infrastructure.” He said that out of the …

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Turkey “nears Italy” as popular tourism destination

Turkey managed to attract 5.5 percent more tourists in 2014 despite the challenges in the region, says minister The number of people visiting Turkey as tourists reached an all-time high of 37 million in 2014, pushing Turkey near Italy in most visited destinations chart, a cabinet minister said on Thursday. …

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Georgia, Russia start technical consultations on aviation issues

Georgia and Russia have started the technical consultations on aviation issues since Jan. 26. The frequency of Russian airlines’ regular flights to Georgia is discussed at the meetings in Tbilisi, the Georgian Economy Ministry told Trend. The representatives of Switzerland as a mediator country in the Georgian-Russian relations also attend …

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“Safe Capital” Action from Salvus Development

Salvus Development offers an unprecedented action: invest $ 444  per one square meter, and buy an apartment in Vake withthe obtained benefits. Your investment will be secured by real estate, and annual 11.11%  will be accrued on the  invested amount which will be used during the purchase of  the apartment. …

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Agro-insurance Rates to be Revised

Agro-insurance tariffs will be revised. It will happen as soon asthe government installs anti-hail nets  in the region of Kakheti. At this stage, the Ministry of Agriculture does not specifywhether the price of agro-insurance will hike or drop after tariffs are reviewed. Agriculture Minister Otar  Danelia only says  that the …

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WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM New Opportunity for Georgia

The 45th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum took place in Davos, Switzerland, from 21-24 January 2015.  The first meeting in Davos was held in 1971, when only 444 participants met for discussions that continued for a fortnight. Over 40 leaders of states and governments are among 2 500 …

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Don’t Google It

According to recent studies, more and more people are searching health information via Google. Not without danger, because googling symptoms often makes it worse. People end up at platforms with unreliable comments and sometimes downright wrong advice. The Belgian medical site Gezondheidenwetenschap.be wanted to address this with a campaign on …

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Lithuanian companies ready to do business in Georgia

Lithuanian companies are ready for doing business in Georgia, Lithuanian Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius said at a joint press-conference with his Georgian counterpart Irakli Garibashvili. He said that the two countries are expected to sign an agreement on economic cooperation on January 27 and this document contributes to the further …

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