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DeMarcus Cousins has Revived a Position the NBA

The NBA All-Star reserves will be headlined forward Draymond Green and kings center DeMarcus Cousins. The Western Conference reserves include Anthony Davis (Pelicans), Chris Paul (Clippers), Klay Thompson (Warriors), James Harden (Rockets) and LaMarcus Aldridge (Spurs). The Eastern Conference reserves consist of Paul Millsap (Hawks), Chris Bosh (Heat), Jimmy Butler (Bulls), John Wall (Wizards), Isaiah Thomas (Celtics), Andre Drummond (Pistons) and DeMar DeRozan, who gives the …

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Iconic Poem The Knight in the Panther’s Skin Translated Into Arabic

Georgian well-know poem The Knight in the Panther’s Skin has been translated into Arabic language. Presentation will be held on the 47th Cairo International Book Fair on Sunday, 31 January 2016. The new translation of the poem was sponsored by the Georgian Embassy in Egypt and supported by the Egyptian government.

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Qatar Airways is Planning to Launch the Longest Flight in the World

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Qatar Airways may be about to launch the longest flight in the world. Airline CEO Akbar Al Baker told Bloomberg last week that Qatar will add an ultra-long-haul route between the company’s hub in Doha, Qatar, and Auckland, New Zealand. Should Al Baker’s airline go ahead with the nonstop route, it …

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EU Praises Georgia’s Public Administration Reform

In terms of Public Administration reform, Georgia is a region-wide leader, – was noted at the regional conference taking place in the hotel Radisson. The main theme of the Conference is “Reform of the Public Service: Elaboration and Implementation of the Legislation Regulating Public Service”. It was opened by the …

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Azerbaijan-Georgia-Turkey Railway to Be Constructed in 2016

The Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) railway will be constructed in 2016, Turkish Ambassador to Azerbaijan Alper Coskun told reporters Jan. 29. “The technical problems delayed the BTK project implementation,” he said. “But they have already been resolved.” Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway is being constructed on the basis of a Georgian-Azerbaijani-Turkish intergovernmental agreement. Azerbaijan allocated …

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Lego Reveals New Disabled Figures After an Online Campaign

Lego Reveals New Disabled Figures After an Online Campaign

Lego has revealed its first young disabled mini-figure, after a campaign was launched last year. The #ToyLikeMe group had suggested the company was “pandering to disability stereotypes” because its only character to use a wheelchair was an elderly man. The new character is one of many being introduced. Other major toy …

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Facebook is Finally Bringing Live Streaming to Everyone

Facebook is Finally Bringing Live Streaming to Everyone

Facebook just flipped the switch on its live streaming feature in its iOS app. The social network is expanding its live streaming capabilities to all of its iOS users in the U.S. The company first began experimenting with live video last year but Thursday’s update marks the first time Facebook …

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Georgia and Kazakhstan Announce First Big Arms Export Deals

Georgia and Kazakhstan Announce First Big Arms Export Deals

Georgia and Kazakhstan have both announced the first major arms sales of their nascent defense industries, both for armored vehicles: Georgia’s to Saudi Arabia, and Kazakhstan’s to Jordan- Eurasianet reports.  Under one deal, Georgia’s state arms manufacturer Delta will sell “more than 100” armored medical evacuation vehicles to Saudi Arabia, …

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Admiral Markets: A Tale of Three Banks

As we enter the finishing straight for January central banks take centre stage once more. Last Thursday Mario Draghi and the ECB set the ball rolling. Mr Draghi, no doubt chastened by the market’s reaction to his non-event in December, was more expansive, suggesting that the ECB would take the …

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Mark Zuckerberg Just Became the 6th Richest Person on Earth

Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg just became the sixth-richest person on Earth. The Facebook Inc. founder saw his fortune rise $5.5 billion in early trading Thursday as the world’s biggest social network delivered another quarter of record revenue. That gives the 31-year-old a net worth of about $47 billion, enough to surpass the …

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Another Georgian Wine House Opens in China

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The Georgian Wine House was unveiled in the Chinese town of Lishui, the Zhejiang Province. Maia Tskitishvili, a special representative of LEPL National Wine Agency of the Georgian Agriculture Ministry to China, attended the wine house inauguration ceremony jointly with a Georgian delegation. The Georgian Wine House was unveiled by …

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