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5 Big Geopolitical Risks for 2015

5 Big Geopolitical Risks for 2015

Critical events of early 2015 — cheap oil and Middle East violence — will probably continue to take their toll as the year goes on, according to a new projection of geopolitical hotspots. Lower overall prices for commodities may hurt the economies of resource-rich nations. Aon Risk Solutions, a unit of …

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More EU travellers visit Georgia

More EU travellers visit Georgia

Georgia is fast becoming a tourism destination favoured by guests from all over the globe. Latest data from the Ministry of Internal Affairs showed monthly tourist numbers were on an upward trend, where a particular increase has been seen in visitors from European Union (EU) countries. When compared to the …

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Thousands of Oil Products Tanks Halted at Georgian-Azerbaijani Border

Thousands of Oil Products Tanks Halted at Georgian-Azerbaijani Border

What is the current situation in Batumi Seaport and why have about 2000 wagons been halted at the Georgian-Azerbaijani border? What are the problems transportation companies are facing and why do they plan to leave the Batumi Seaport and find alternative routes? According to the IPress information, after the new …

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Georgia begins new project to promote economy

Georgia begins new project to promote economy

Georgia begins a new project, which aims to promote sustained economic development and stability of the enterprises in the country with the assistance of the US government, referring to the association of trade unions of Georgia, the information-analytical portal Georgia Online said March 4. The project involves strengthening of trade …

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Chinese Traders Leaving the Georgian Market

Chinese traders have closed several shops in the territory of  Lilo market  and  left Georgia. The commercial space owner, the businesswoman Laura Ghachava told “Commersant”.  According to him, the main reason for the return to  China is the lari’s devaluation. Ghachava explains they were also dissatisfied with their activity’s’  daily …

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Leonardo DiCaprio to play 24 characters in a film

Leonardo DiCaprio is getting closer to playing a role he’s eyed for nearly 20 years — that ofBilly Milligan, who was the first person to successfully use multiple personality disorder as a defense in a court of law. DiCaprio’s Appian Way has come aboard to produce The Crowded Room with …

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Italian Ice Cream Parlor to be Opened in Tbilisi in mid-March

Italian ice cream parlor  “Caprigiani” will be opened in Tbilisi in mid-March.  The café will be opened  in the  former trade center “Pirimze”  by Amiran Gagua, a famous  person  in Sokhumi. Amiran Gagua owned café  “Penguin”   in Sokhumi  which was  a gathering spot for the whole town. It is a …

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Tsarnaev trial to start in Boston today

Two dramatically different portraits of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are expected to emerge when prosecutors and Tsarnaev’s lawyers give their opening statements at his federal death penalty trial. Was he a submissive, adoring younger brother who only followed directions given by his older, radicalized brother? Or was he a willing, active participant …

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Georgia’s Foreign Minister speaks at UN Human Rights Council

Georgia’s Foreign Minister Tamar Beruchashvili has attended the 28th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva and has spoken at the session to foreign representatives. In her address, the Georgian Minister focussed on Georgia’s ongoing reforms in the area of human rights and the measures her Government …

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