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IMF Forecasts Economic Slowdown in Caucasus, Central Asia

IMF Forecasts Economic Slowdown in Caucasus, Central Asia

For oil exporters of Caucasus and Central Asia (CCA), the economic growth is projected at 3.75 percent for 2015, down from nearly 5.5 percent in the previous year, despite a sizable fiscal stimulus in some countries (3 percent of GDP in Kazakhstan and 1 percent of GDP in Uzbekistan), said …

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Adele Premieres ‘Intimate’ New Song after 4 years (VIDEO)

adele Hello

A nervous Adele has premiered her “intimate” new single, Hello, on BBC Radio 1. The singer said she was “going to belch” as breakfast show host Nick Grimshaw cued the song up. I did write an album about being a mum but that’s pretty boring. I scrapped that “My hips …

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Cigarette Prices Expected to Hike Next Year Again

Cigarette Prices Expected to Hike Next Year Again

Cigarette prices  are expected to rise next year too. Tobacco importers claim that the reason for this is still going to be an excise tax  which the Finance Ministry plans to increase next year. According to Director of GG 2011 Ilya Zhgenti, in 2016 the excise tax is likely to …

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Chinese Retailer in Talks to Buy British Iconic Toy Shop Hamleys

Chinese Retailer in Talks to Buy British Iconic Toy Shop Hamleys

Britain’s Hamleys, where Queen Elizabeth bought toys for her children, is close to being bought by a Chinese retailer keen to get its hands on the world’s oldest toy shop. Hong Kong-listed footwear retailer C.banner International Holdings (1028.HK) said in a statement that it was in advanced talks to acquire …

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Anita Rachvelishvili and David Aladashvili Host Paris Charity Concert

Anita Rachvelishvili

Two of Georgia’s most prominent performers in the global opera scene are taking to the stage in France to raise money for charity. Mezzo soprano Anita Rachvelishvili and pianist David Aladashvili are hosting a special performance in Paris next week in the latest Young for Young international charity concert to …

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Twitter Founder Gives a Third of his Stock to Employees

Jack Dorsey

“I’d rather have a smaller part of something big than a bigger part of something small.” That’s how Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey tweeted about his decision to channel a huge chunk of his own stake in the social network back to the employee stock compensation pool. This would then be …

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Georgian Female Fencer Takes World Championship Gold

Irma Khetsuriani

Georgian Irma Khetsuriani succeed at World Championship in fencing, which was held in France 0n October 15 to 21. Representatives from 26 countries took part in championship. In category “B” participated representatives of 7 countries. Irma Khetsuriani defeated six opponents in the qualifying round and reached the semifinals where shedefeated another representative …

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Georgian Model Poses for Haute Couture Bridal Wear

Tako Natsvlishvili

Tako Natsvlishvili, a 17- year Georgian model who  works as a model for world famous name brands: Louis Vuitton, Dolce & Gabbana, Christian Dior and Calvin Klein posed for well known Zuhair Murad For his latest Bridal Wear. She recently took to the catwalk for Versace at a Paris fashion show. …

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“I am Both the Participant and the Observer of My Works”

“I am Both the Participant and the Observer of My Works”

The elusive and unnamed art of a young painter named Irakli Jgenti. What is painting? According to international descriptions, it is simply an application of paint on a canvas or paper using brushes, pens or pencils in order to convey specific stories. The word “painting” covers all imagery created by …

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