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Women Politicians in Georgia

Vera Kobalia

In the last several decades, the political representation of women has improved sharply, thanks in part to the introduction of legislative quotas in many countries. At the same time, worldwide, only one in five members of parliament are female, on average, and even Nordic countries, with about 42% women in …

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7 of the most expensive watches you can buy


On Monday, Apple’s Watch presentation drummed up a lot of buzz surrounding its $17,000 gold timepiece. But that’s nothing compared to a $55 million diamond-encrusted watch. We rounded up the latest top timepieces that cost over a million dollars, disregarding auction prices and past sales. We only included watches that …

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Georgia increases imports of oil products from Azerbaijan by 20%

Georgia Gas

Georgia increased import of oil products from Azerbaijan by 20 percent, the Georgian National Statistics Service’s foreign trade report said. Georgia imported 35,320 metric tons of oil and petroleum products worth $17.05 million from Azerbaijan in January-February 2015, said the report. Oil and oil products from Azerbaijan in January-February amounted …

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UEFA charges Georgia for fans on field during Germany match


UEFA has charged the Georgian soccer federation after fans ran on the field and delayed a European Championship qualifying match against Germany. Play was stopped briefly near the end of Germany’s 2-0 win in Tbilisi on Sunday when several fans came on to hug players from both teams. UEFA says …

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Amazing photos from Tbilisi Zoo


Tbilisi Zoo is a fun and happy place for the young and the young at heart. Tbilisi Zoo features animals of diverse species including big cats, birds of prey, farm animals and many others. There is also a separate section dedicated to reptiles and aquatic animals. Tbilisi zoo is located …

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How is Georgian gov preparing to host EBRD Annual Forum 2015?

Khadouri Narmania

On May 13-15th of 2015 Tbilisi will host the annual EBRD business forum, which will be held in the Caucasus region for the first time. “The whole world’s business sector’s attention will be turned to Georgia during these two days of May. Particularly, Parliament’s yard will be the spotlight of …

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Georgian Government supports auto importers


Georgia is making changes to the country’s Tax Code in a bid to better support car importing businesses. The Revenue Service of Georgia’s Ministry of Finance planned to implement a number of changes to the Tax Code to make it more simplified, specifically regarding auto imports. Deputy Finance Minister Giorgi …

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Georgia-Turkey-Azerbaijan Defence Ministers meet in Tbilisi


Tbilisi is hosting a trilateral Defence Ministerial between Georgia and two of its neighbouring countries to discuss the region’s security environment. Defence Ministry officials from Georgia, Turkey and Azerbaijan are gathering at the Tbilisi Marriott Hotel today to discuss how to strengthening security and stability in the region. Information released …

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Tourists from Russia to be Allowed to Pay in Rubles


Egyptian authorities have developed a range of measures to attract Egyptian authorities are considering the possibility to extend the abolition of the visa regime for the collection of Russian tourists during the summer period, a spokesman of the Ministry of Tourism of Egypt Mohamed Salem, RIA “Novosti”. Due to the …

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