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Daily Archives: September 24, 2015

Dollar Extends Gains against Euro on 2015 Fed Rate Hike Bets

The U.S. dollar hit a more than two-week high against the euro on Tuesday on continued belief that the Federal Reserve would hike rates this year while the European Central Bank could ease further. The euro hit $1.11130, its lowest against the greenback since Sept. 4, following Fed officials’ recent …

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World’s Largest Bitcoin Mining Data Center to be Built Tbilisi

Georgia is on the way to becoming the Bitcoin innovation hub. According to a 6 bn private equity fund Georgian Co-Investment Fund (GFC)’s statement, a bitcoin company BitFury will build world’s largest mining data center in Tbilisi. “We are pleased to announce the first stage of our investment in BitFury, …

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Georgia’s Blood Banks will Participate in a US Training

An International nonprofit dedicated to improving health systems in resource-constrained parts of the world, Global Healing, partnered with Georgia’s National Center for Disease Control and Public Health (NCDC) to raise the quality of blood safety in the country’s existing blood banks. Nearly a hundred Georgia’s blood banks will participate in …

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Discussion on Sustainable Development Goals Kicks off in Batumi

The City of Batumi is hosting the first national discussion about Sustainable Development Goals, a new global development agenda, on Friday, 25 September 2015, 13:00, Hotel Radisson Batumi. The discussion is organized by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Georgia in cooperation with the Ministry of Environment and Natural …

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Iran’s President sat off for New York to Attend UNAG

Iranian president, Hassan Rouhani left Tehran for New York on Sept. 24 to attend the 70th United Nations General Assembly. “Meeting with heads of Islamic, Asian, European, African, and American countries is among my plans during this trip,” Rouhani said, speaking to reporters before leaving the Iranian capital for the United …

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Azerbaijan’s Gas for Hungry Europe

Azerbaijan is open to Italian gas infrastructure group Snam taking a stake in the project to build the Trans  Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) that will carry gas from Azerbaijan to Europe , President Ilham Aliyev said .”Why not? If someone would allocate its shares to other companies I don’t see any …

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Bloomberg Includes Bidzina Ivanishvili in Robin Hood Index

Bloomberg published an article “What If the Richest Person in Every Country Gave All Their Money to the Poor” and an index that calculated how much each person would receive, if Georgian billionaire Bidzina Ivanishvili gave his all. Bloomberg was interested if the world would become a better place if the wealthiest …

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