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Georgia adopts GPS tracking device for more safety

Hikers, adventurers and those exploring Georgia can experience more peace of mind when travelling thanks to the introduction of a Global Positioning System (GPS) tracking service that will connect them with emergency services if they become lost. The Ministry of Internal Affairs introduced the special GPS service that will allow …

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Georgia confident of successful implementation of AGRI project

The prospects for the implementation of AGRI (Azerbaijan-Georgia-Romania Interconnector) project will be discussed during the visit of Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili to Hungary, Georgian Deputy Prime Minister and Energy Minister Kakha Kaladze said. Garibashvili embarked on a visit to Hungary on Feb.10. Kaladze said the work on the project’s …

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Google Maps changes Sukhumi to Sokhumi following Georgia’s request

The capital city of Abkhazia – one of the Russian-occupied regions of Georgia – is now being referred to as ‘Sokhumi’ instead of ‘Sukhumi’ on Google Maps after one Georgian internet user challenged the online spelling. The change, which the Google Maps administration has already approved, was initiated by Georgian …

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Georgia e-VISA Portal

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia has launched e-Visa portal allowing tourists and business visitors to get a short term visa in effortless way. Prospective travelers have a possibility to obtain a tourist or business visa without visiting Georgian Embassy or Consular Office, following three simple steps: applying, making online …

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Casino license: get to know how to obtain and effectively use it at Georgia Gaming Congress

On February 20, 2015, hospitable capital of Georgia will welcome professional international forum dedicated to both domestic and international gambling business – Georgia Gaming Congress. The event will bring together both international and Georgian experts of all gambling market segments. In particular, Mike Nuttall, CEO of GRC, will deliver report in the framework …

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Tbilisi Glass Bridge is among 30 amazing bridges of the world

Tbilisi Glass bridge is among 30 amazing bridges that are the definition of architectural masterpieces. While you may not realize it just by walking across one, bridges are immense and beautiful works of architecture that defy gravity. 1 |Forest Bridge, Alishan Mountain, Taiwan 2 | Tree Root Bridge, India reddit.com …

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Tbilisi State University: Oldest university in the Caucasus

This week Georgia is celebrating the foundation day of Tbilisi State University – the oldest university in the Caucasus region. The educational facility, formally named Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University (TSU), was established on February 8, 1918 by well-known Georgian historian and academic Ivane Javakhishvili. To mark the occasion Georgia’s …

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Georgian students to get American diplomas starting 2015

Starting 2015, Georgian students will be able to get American diplomas, without leaving their homeland. A consortium was signed this summer, uniting the U.S. San Diego State University (SGDU) and Georgian state universities, Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Ilia State University, Georgian Technical University. All of these institutions will implement U.S. …

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Svaneti among The Guardian’s holiday offers

One of Britain’s most authoritative publications, The Guardian, is encouraging its readers to explore the country Georgia and discover its unique culture, landscape and food. Through its service “Guardian Holiday Offers” the newspaper is promoting three types of tours of Georgia to its readers. The tours offer guests the ability to …

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Rugby Europe Championship: Georgia defeats Germany

Georgia’s national rugby team have defeated Germany 64-8 in the German town of Heusenstamm in a Rugby Europe Championship match today. This was the first rugby meeting between the nations since Germany was relegated to Division B in 2010. Georgia played its part in Germany’s demotion that year with a …

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Food Origins: Top 10 Food Mythconceptions

There are many dishes have confused its origins over the years. Interestingly, the French are the usual suspects. However, dishes’ names and their origins are not necessarily related. It’s like the origins of names: in some cases (and mostly in myths and tales) they may had something to do with certain …

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NATO Secretary General: Georgia-NATO relations are deepening

The Georgia-NATO Commission meeting reaffirmed that Georgia is a very close and strong partner of NATO, the Alliance Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg announced at the press-conference following the meeting today. Stoltenberg noted that NATO-Georgia relations were very strong and were further deepening. NATO is committed to help Georgia make its …

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