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Girls Spend 40% More Time on Chores than Boys, UN Report Finds

Girls Spend 40% More Time on Chores than Boys, UN Report Finds

Girls spend 40% more time performing unpaid household chores than boys, according to a new report from the UN children’s agency. Unicef said the difference in time spent working amounted to 160 million extra hours a day worldwide. Two out of three girls cook and clean in the home, and almost half …

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Russia Becomes a Grain Superpower as Wheat Exports Explode

Russia Becomes a Grain Superpower as Wheat Exports Explode

Almost 25 years after watching the Dawn of Communism collective farm where he grew up land in the dustbin of history, Andrey Burdin is helping turn Russia into something the communists never could: a grain-export powerhouse. Over the last few years, Burdin has tripled the size of his farm on …

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Georgia Gets Green Light for EU Visa-Free Travel

Georgia Gets Green Light for EU Visa-Free Travel

EU states have agreed to grant Georgian nationals visa-free travel to the Schengen zone, once new safeguards are in place to suspend the deal in case of abuse. “The council takes the view that the entry into force of visa liberalisation for Georgia should be at the same time as …

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Tbilisi Has the Cheapest Airbnbs in Europe: BusinessInsider

Tbilisi Airbnb

While Europe can be expensive, it is full of affordable holiday destinations, and Airbnb is a popular way for travellers to get cheap accommodation deals. Since millions of Europeans have opened their homes to strangers on the website, we’ve teamed up with Airbnb to find out the European cities with the …

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Georgia: America’s Strategic Partner

Georgia: America's Strategic Partner

As American voters ponder which candidates can best manage their foreign-policy challenges, they should rejoice that they have some strong foreign partners equally committed to liberal democratic values. On October 8, the approximately three million voters of the former Soviet republic of Georgia will hold their own national elections, choosing …

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EBRD Supports first Wind Farm in Georgia

EBRD Supports first Wind Farm in Georgia

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the government of Georgia are inaugurated the first wind power plant in Georgia, the bank reported. The EBRD has arranged a $22 million syndicated loan to the company Qartli Windfarm LLC for the development, construction and operation of the wind farm. …

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Southern Gas Corridor Excellent Example of New Energy Source

Southern Gas Corridor Excellent Example of New Energy Source

The Southern Gas Corridor is an excellent example to a new source of energy for Europe, said Vice-President of EU Commission in charge of Energy Union Maros Sefcovic. He made the remarks at the Inter-Parliamentary Meeting of the European Forum for Renewable Energy Sources (EUFORES). The Southern Gas Corridor is one …

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Autograph Collection Construction Works in Shekvetili to End in 2016

Shekvetili 5-star hotel and spa complex is one of the ongoing projects of the Tourism Development Foundation of Georgia. The complex construction works will end in 2016. The project’s total investment value is 80 million USD. Main construction works and suites have been accomplished. Currently, the complex coating works are underway. The …

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