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Jean-Elie Malkin on Current and Future Developments in Georgia’s Healthcare

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Georgia continues working on its Hepatitis C elimination program. Initial results of the program are already visible. Jean-Elie Malkin, president of consulting group Global Alliance, who is activly involved in launching Hepatitis C elimination program, recently talked and assessed  current and future developments in Georgia’s healthcare. ” I am very …

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Number of Crashes Caused by Drunk Drivers Increasing

Number of Crashes Caused by Drunk Drivers Increasing

Despite toughened penalties for drunk driving, in recent years the number of car accidents caused by drunk drivers is growing. The sanctions were tightened in 2013, but in 2014 the number of crashes  has increased and amounted to 262, while in 2013this figure was  228. But as per statistics,  the …

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The World’s 10 Most Expensive Sunglasses

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Expensive, designer eyewear is a frivolity but a name brand pair of glasses are a pretty accessible status symbol. Excessively expensive eyewear is an indulgence very few of us can afford, however, with prices often inflated by factors like the material used, the design, the craftsmanship, the ability to transition …

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Mortgage Regulations not Brought Results

Mortgage Regulations not Brought Results

Laws restricting private mortgage lending have failed to remedy the situation in this sector as part of the moneylenders went underground. They managed to find loopholes in the law and enacted  the new scheme – for example, the law defines the maximum amount of interest on the loan, but now …

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Volcanic Ash Causes Indonesia Airport Closures

Five airports in Indonesia have been shut, including those in the tourist hotspot Bali, because of a volcanic eruption, transport officials say. Mount Raung in East Java has been spewing ash into the air for nearly a week, raising concerns it could interfere with aircraft safety. For a second day, …

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24 Dead in Bangladesh Charity Handout Stampede: Police

24 people were killed on Friday in a stampede during a handout of free clothes in the northern Bangladeshi city of Mymensingh, police said. “We have so far recovered 24 bodies. Most of the dead are poor and emaciated women and two children,” Mymensingh police chief Moinul Haque told AFP, …

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Saudi Arabia’s Longest Serving Foreign Minister has Died

Saudi Arabia’s Prince Saud al-Faisal, who was the world’s longest-serving foreign minister with 40 years in the post until his retirement this year, has died, the ministry spokesman said Thursday. He was 75. The country’s government-owned media announced Saud’s death after midnight Friday. The official announcement, carried by state television, did not state the …

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Azerbaijan, Georgia to Jointly Develop Alternative Energy

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Azerbaijan’s State Agency for Alternative and Renewable Energy and the Georgian Energy Ministry will establish a joint working group in the field of alternative energy, the state agency reported on July 8. Agency chief Akim Badalov met with the Deputy Prime Minister of Georgia, Minister of Economic Development Giorgi Kvirikashvili …

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New Sport Complex Opens in Tbilisi for EYOF

Tbilisi 2015 EYOF

A state-of-the-art sports complex has opened in Georgia’s capital ahead of the European Youth Olympic Games (EYOF). Georgian officials and sporting experts attended the opening ceremony of the New Tbilisi sport complex today. The country’s Prime Minister noted the new facility would bring great benefits to the capital city and …

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