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New Action in Tbilisi : Homeless Animals Need Water

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Georgian microfinance institution GeoCapital has initiated a new social action – to install water bowls in front of the houses to help homeless animals in the hot summer days. ” Over the past months we have been through hot summer days. Sometimes even the temperature reached 45 degrees. Homeless animals …

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Cristiano Ronaldo’s $18.5 Million Apartment in Trump Tower

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Cristiano Ronaldo just injected jet fuel into the fiery rumors that he’s moving across the pond when his contract with Real Madrid expires in 2018. The New York Post reports that the Portuguese soccer star just dropped a cool $18.5 million on an apartment in New York City’s Trump Tower. Before Ronaldo purchased it, …

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Honeymoon in Georgia: 6 Inspiring Ideas

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So called Indian summer is a great time for scheduling your wedding or honeymoon. Want to start your official family life in an unforgettable way, experience emotional moments together without traveling the world and the seven seas? Georgia is your best option then. Not just because you can register your marriage …

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Turkey Loses over 500,000 Russian Tourists in Seven Months

Turkey Tourism

More than 500,000 fewer Russians visited Turkey in the first seven months of 2015 in comparison to the same period the year previously, tourism representatives have said, noting the greatest drop-off was seen in the southern hotspot of Antalya. In Antalya, the trajectory of the tourism industry has been raising …

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“Primary Healthcare Doctors Work Merely on Enthusiasm”

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Children’s Fifth Polyclinic pediatrician Mzia Chitidze spoke with CBW on the subject of Primary Healthcare reform in Georgia. Chitidze spoke about the achievements and challenges that in her view the Universal Healthcare reform faces in Georgia. The pediatrician stressed the importance of Primary Healthcare for Georgia, especially in the case …

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Weak Currency Makes Brazil a Shopping Paradise for Luxury Goods

Brazil Shopping

While Brazil’s currency, the real, is crippling the country’s economy and the nation is heading for its worst recession in a quarter-century, it’s great news for some shoppers for high-end goods. The plunge in the value of the Brazilian real, the world’s worst-performing major currency this year, made the luxury …

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Bombing Rocks Tourist Area in Bangkok, 22 Dead & Scores Injured

Bangkok Bombing

A motorcycle bomb has exploded in a commercial and tourist center in Thailand’s capital Bangkok, killing at least 22 people. According to authorities. Over 120 others were injured, local media reported. At least eight foreigners were among those killed. According to the latest information provided by the Royal Thai Police …

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Foreign Direct Investments up 87% in 2014

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Georgia’s Foreign direct investments in 2014 increased by 86.6% year-on-year, amounting to USD 1.75 billion, the biggest inflow since 2007, according to the final figures released by the National Statistics Office, Geostat, on Monday. The final data has been revised significantly upwards from Geostat’s preliminary 2014 FDI figures, released in March, …

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Georgian Soldier Will Participate in Para-Canoe World Championship

Georgian Solider

A wounded Georgian soldier has been invited to compete in this week’s Para-canoe World Championships in Italy. Ahmed Safarov, a Georgian soldier who lost both his limbs in Afghanistan, is being supported by the Ministry of Defence for the August 19-23 international competition in Milan, Italy. He was invited to …

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Tbilisi Zoo To Reopen in September

Tbilisi Zoo

Exactly three months have passed since the deadly flood that destroyed the Tbilisi Zoo overnight on June 13. The animal park is preparing to fully reopen next month. Tbilisi Zoo Administration confirmed today the animal park will reopen in September 2015. Zoo officials said workers had spent months carrying out immense …

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