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Georgia’s Long and Winding Road to Europe: Deutsche Welle

In the Caucasus, Georgia is the country that is most strongly aligned with Europe. But now, a planned NATO exercise is creating fresh tensions with neighboring Russia. Volker Witting reports. NATO’s Joint Training And Evaluation Center in Georgia is a plain container building on a training site outside Tbilisi. Defense …

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Frontera Announces About the Renovation of Natural gas Exploration

Frontera Announces About the Renovation of Natural gas Exploration

Frontera Resources announces an operations update for its work in the South Kakheti Gas Complex’s Gas Window initiative. Operations at the Udabno#2 well are now continuing in May. Frontera plans to undertake a testing program designed to evaluate an extensive gas-bearing interval of approximately 2,000 meters in gross thickness where internal …

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Georgia Launches Film Incentive Scheme

Georgia Launches Film Incentive Scheme

With the launch of a “Film in Georgia” initiative by the country’s government, several Bollywood filmmakers are planning to explore the Eurpoean nation as a destination for shooting films, a minister said. Ketevan Bochorishvili, Deputy Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia, and Tatia Bidzinashvili, Film in Georgia cash …

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SOCAR Expects to Resolve DESFA Issue by Late 2016

SOCAR Expects to Resolve DESFA Issue by Late 2016

The acquisition issue of 66 percent stake of Greece gas distribution network operator – DESFA by the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR) and sale of 17 percent share to European companies can be solved by late 2016, the website Natural Gas Europe reported March 31 quoting sources in …

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EU-Azerbaijan Business Summit Scheduled for May

EU-Azerbaijan Business Summit Scheduled for May

The 2nd European-Azerbaijan Business Summit is scheduled for May 18, in Baku to eye the business opportunities in Azerbaijan and to establish business partnerships. The EU-funded regional investment and trade facilitation project East Invest has announced the registration for the 2nd European-Azerbaijan Business Summit. This time, the event will focus …

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Azerbaijan’s Position Allows to Expand North-South Route

Azerbaijan's Position Allows to Expand North-South Route

Azerbaijan’s geographic location will allow expanding the North-South international transport route to the West. This was stated by Economy and Industry Minister Shahin Mustafayev last week. Speaking to local media, the minister said that the North-South transport route will make it possible to realize cargo transportation to Pakistan, India, Central …

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SOFAZ Reveals Revenues, Expenditures in 2015

SOFAZ Reveals Revenues, Expenditures in 2015

Azerbaijan’s state oil fund SOFAZ, which accumulates and manages the energy-rich country’s oil and gas revenues, has revealed its revenues and expenditures for the period of January-December 2015. The Fund reported on March 1 that during the reported period, its budget revenues exceeded 7.721 billion manats ($4.898 billion), while budget …

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Iran’s Gas Supply to Europe via Georgia Difficult, Expert Says

Iran’s Gas Supply to Europe via Georgia Difficult, Expert Says

Energy-rich Iran’s intention to export its gas to Europe and Georgia’s desire to be a transit country for delivering ‘blue fuel’ to European consumers has become the hot topic of recent days. Iranian Ambassador to Georgia Abbas Talebi-far has told Georgian media that Iran is ready to supply gas to …

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BTK Railway to Connect Asia and Europe

The Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) railway will connect Asia and Europe, Binali Yildirim, the Turkish Minister of Transport, Shipping and Communications, said, TRT Haber TV channel reported Jan. 24. “The railway will be constructed by late 2016,” he said. “This project is important not only for Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey, but also …

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Qatar Airways – Answer to Future Economic Challenges

Qatar Airways – Answer to Future Economic Challenges

The Airline of the Future that Goes Ahead of the Time Let’s start with facts and indicators. Qatar Airways has won several awards at the Skytrax world airline award ceremony in the following nominations: the world’s best airline of the year, the best business class seat and the Middle Asia …

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The Belarusian leader Lukashenko Retained power

The president, who has ruled for 20 years, retained power after winning 83.5% of the vote and could now see EU sanctions lifted Guardian Reported. The Belarusian leader, Alexander Lukashenko, has won a predicted landslide victory in presidential elections, giving the 61-year-old a fifth term in power, amid signs the EU …

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