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Number One Cause of Death in Georgia — Vox Magazine

VOX Magazine

Recently, Vox Magazine published an amazing video on a research made on reasons of death all over the world. Somewhere in the world today, 150,000 people are going to die. And then tomorrow, another 150,000 will have their lives cut short. And the sad reality is where you’re born will …

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Ukraine Celebrates Independence Day

Ukraine Independece Day

Thousands of servicemen marched in downtown Kiev on Monday to mark Ukraine’s Independence Day. The troops carried rifles but, unlike last year, the parade did not feature any of the more powerful weaponry which could be viewed as sensitive as Ukraine is mired in a conflict between government forces and …

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Guardian: Frozen Conflicts of the Post-Soviet World – in Pictures


“Photographer Gianluca Pardelli travelled to Abkhazia, Nagorno-Karabakh and South Ossetia, finding weddings, wastelands and staggering natural beauty in three of the territories still contested after the fall of the USSR,”  the Guardian writes about Abhkazia, Nangro-Karabakh and South Ossetia. Take a look at their photos below:

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Stock Markets in the Middle East Fall Sharply

Middle East

Stock markets in the Middle East have fallen sharply after a difficult week for all major global share indexes. The Dubai Financial Market closed down 7%, while the Saudi exchange also lost 7% after Fitch ratings agency cut its outlook for the country. Last week, the Dow Jones in the …

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Georgia PM to Attend Anniversary of 120-Year-Old Synagogue

Synagoga in Oni

The prime minister of Georgia is set to attend the anniversary of the country’s oldest functioning synagogue, leaders of Georgia’s Jewish community said, per the Jewish Telegraphic Agency. The ceremony will take place in Oni, a city located on a mountain ridge 120 miles northwest of the capital Tbilisi, on …

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40 Days Left Before WELCOME TO GEORGIA! National Tourism Awards

Welcome to Georgia

CBW is glad to announce that we are media partners of the First Annual National Tourism Awards Welcome to Georgia! Ceremony will take place at the Funicular Restaurant Complex Tbilisi on November 20th, 2015. Welcome to Georgia! National Tourism Award will celebrate the diversity of the country’s locations and destinations. Therefore the …

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Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank Founding Members to Meet in Tbilisi


Founding members of the China-initiated Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) will hold a two-day meeting in the Georgian capital Tbilisi next week to discuss establishment and operation of the bank. Officials from 57 countries are also expected to elect AIIB’s president during the gathering, called the 6th chief negotiators meeting, …

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Azerbaijan Buys 30 Passenger Carriages on Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway Route


Azerbaijan is intending to put 30 new passenger carriages into operation on the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway corridor that connects Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey. Azerbaijan plans to launch as many as 30 new passenger trains on the newly opened Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) railway route, which aims to become a major connector for Eurasia. …

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If Congress Rejects Iran Deal

U.S. President Barack Obama

“Should U.S. Congress reject the Iran Deal?” is the topic which now most of Americans politicians and economists are discussing. You can see different headlines and thousands of press outlets who are trying to forecast the result of the negotiations and their domestic and international impact.  After the July 14 …

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Georgia reduces car export To Azerbaijan

car import azerbaijan

Some 2,519 cars worth $45.97 million were exported from Georgia to Azerbaijan in January-July 2015 or 5.1 times less than in the same period of 2014, the Georgian National Statistics Service said in its foreign trade report as of January-July 2015. The share of this category of goods in the …

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