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‘Tangerines’ wins Satellite Award ahead of main Oscar rivals


The Estonian-Georgian film “Tangerines”, which in a week’s time is up for an Oscar, has beaten its biggest rivals “Ida” and “Leviathan” for the International Press Academy’s annual Satellite Award for the best international motion picture. The International Press Academy (IPA) is a global association of professional entertainment journalists representing …

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Caucasian Shepherd 1st on Top 10 Guard Dog List


Dogs can be the best companions of humans with their loyalty and unconditional love they provide to their owners. They can also be the best protectors of one’s home and business. An American electronic security company Protection 1 conducted a study to find the safest guard dogs for your business and …

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Online Courts to Settle Legal Disputes in the UK


Thousand of legal disputes would be settled online each year under plans for an eBay-inspired revolution in the civil justice system. Judges would rule on cases involving up to £25,000 without the need for courts to be booked or for the parties involved to appear in person to give evidence. …

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EU Economy Came out of Recession


Developed Europe ended the fourth quarter and the year 2014 on a surprisingly encouraging note as the Euro-zone reported a series of positive data for December. For instance, data provider Markit’s Composite Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI), which measures activity in both the manufacturing sector and the services sector, improved slightly …

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Subsistence Minimum Amounted to GEL 141.9 in January


In January, the average user’s subsistence minimum amounted to GEL 141.9, 268.7 and the average family’s  subsistence minimum- GEL 268.7. Last January, the average user’s subsistence minimum was GEL 136.6 , while the average family’s –  GEL 258.7. In January of the current year user’s subsistence minimum increased GEL 5.3 …

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David Yakobashvili: “I Have no Prejudice against Rosneft”


Russian businessman David Yakobashvili told the newspaper “Vedomosti” that the deal between Petrocas Energy belonging to him and “Rosneft” was a normal business decision, and he has no prejudices against this company. He declined to comment on the information about $ 300 received from  the sale of 49% stake in …

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Georgia Gaming Congress in Tbilisi this week

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On February 20 Tbilisi will host major professional event of gambling business in Georgia and all the CIS countries – Georgia Gambling Congress. The event will bring together managers and executives of major casinos, hotels and other establishments of tourist business, foreign investors, manufacturers of gaming equipment, government officials, junket …

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Forex market: The G-10 rundown for this week


John J Hardy Head of FX Strategy / Saxo Bank Denmark More patience needed for USD upside Sweden’s Riksbank surprises markets with QE Disappointment for USDJPY bulls    The G-10 rundown by Saxo Bank The G10 currencies are 10 of the most heavily traded currencies in the world. The G10 …

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Judo: Georgia wins six medals in Rome


Georgian judoka’s are enjoying their success after winning six medals at an international competition in Italy. The Georgian athletes won six medals at the European Open in Rome, Italy – one gold, four silver and one bronze. The gold medal winner was Olympic and European Champion Lasha Shavdatuashvili (-73kg). This …

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Tbilisi among 50+ Beautiful Cities Everyone Should Visit At Least Once


1. Taipei, Taiwan Via SeanPavonePhoto / Thinkstock 2. Riga, Latvia Via Alexander Tihonov / Shutterstock 3. Brussels, Belgium Via SerrNovik / Thinkstock 4. Vancouver, Canada Via danbreckwoldt / Thinkstock 5. Dublin, Ireland Via littleny / Shutterstock 6. Istanbul, Turkey Via Matthew Dixon / Thinkstock 7. Hong Kong, Hong Kong Via …

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