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EBRD President: “Georgia’s Economy has a very Positive Prospective”

EBRD President: “Georgia’s Economy has a very Positive Prospective”

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) believes in the stability of Georgia’s banking sector and fully supports the reforms being implemented by the National Bank of Georgia (NBG), including the monetary policy. Today EBRD president Sir Suma Chakrabarti met NBG president Giorgi Kadagidze, two days before the EBRD …

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Major Tourism Development Ahead for Georgia’s Western Guria Region

Major Tourism Development Ahead for Georgia’s Western Guria Region

Plans are in place to develop Georgia’s western Guria region into a place that can be enjoyed all year round by tourists. Officials in Georgia’s western Guria region announced they were enhancing their efforts to promote the region’s unique landscape and showcase its natural beauty to tourists as an attractive …

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Picasso Women of Algiers Smashes Auction Record

Picasso Women of Algiers Smashes Auction Record

NEW YORK (AP) — A vibrant, multi-hued painting from Pablo Picasso set a world record for artwork at auction, selling for $179 million on Monday night. “Women of Algiers (Version O)” was part of a sale at Christie’s auction house that also featured Alberto Giacometti’s life-size sculpture “Pointing Man,” which …

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Georgia’s PM meets US President Special Assistant Charles Kupchan

Georgia’s PM meets US President Special Assistant Charles Kupchan

Georgia’s Prime Minister is today hosting a special visitor from the United States (US). Head of Georgian Government Irakli Garibashvili has met with the Director for European Affairs of the US National Security Council, Special Assistant to the US President Charles Kupchan at the Government Administration building. This morning Prime Minister …

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A New 7.4-magnitude Earthquake Hits Nepal

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Just a couple of weeks since devastating 7,9-magnitude earthquake in Nepal, a new equally terrifying earthquake hits the natural disaster-stricken country, amounting to 7.4 in magnitude this time. Follow the event in Tweets with us: Prelim M7.4 earthquake NEPAL May-12 07:05 UTC, updates http://t.co/RSXtr3kD1M, 86 #quake tweets/min — USGSted (@USGSted) May …

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Orthodox Georgians Celebrate the day of Andrew the Apostle

Orthodox Georgians Celebrate the day of Andrew the Apostle

The Georgian Orthodox Church is marking the day of the educator of Georgia, Saint Andrew the First-called today. The Holy Apostle Andrew was the brother of Saint Peter the Apostle, and was the first Apostle to be called by Jesus Christ. Saint Andrew is an important icon in the religious calendar …

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Tunnel Opened on Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway – Deputy Minister

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A tunnel, located between the Georgian and Turkish border, has been opened on the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway, Azerbaijani Deputy Transport Minister Musa Panahov said May 12. He made the remarks at the opening ceremony of the 14th International Transport, Transit and Logistics Exhibition and 5th Anniversary Caspian International Road Infrastructure and …

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