Georgian language was named one of the four hardest languages to learn for a foreigner along with Persian, Turkish and Icelandic.
Bloomberg informs that "Yes, there’s an award for best bank note. No, the U.S. never wins."
Famous Georgian pianist Khatia Buniatishvili has become a new face for the well-known brand of watches, Jacques Lemans.
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Georgia's Plan to Convert Dollar-Denominated Mortgage Loans into Local Currency Is Credit Positive for Banks – Moody’s
22:39 05-12-2016
Georgia's plan to convert dollar-denominated mortgage loans into local currency is credit positive for banks, - says the report prepared by the Moody’s rating agency.
InterTrans Company increases passenger fare without Rustavi City Hall’s consent
17:57 05-12-2016
As Rustavi City Hall has declared, the InterTrans Company has increased the passenger fare for Rustavi-Tbilisi minibuses without the consent from the local government.
Dollar price equals 2.5598 Gel
17:32 05-12-2016
Price of the dollar has become 2.5598 Gel. The National Bank of Georgia has set a new exchange rate according to which the lari has slightly gained value against the dollar.
New Political Center Girchi addresses President, PM and Parliamentary Speaker
17:28 05-12-2016
The New Political Center ‘Girchi’ has released an address towards President of Georgia Giorgi Margvelashvili, Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili and Parliamentary Speaker Irakli Kobakhidze.
Prices will not increase at the level that will harm population – Zviad Dzidziguri
17:07 05-12-2016
All international experts, all conclusions of the governmental team and our foreign colleagues confirm that prices will not increase at the level that will harm our
Russia, US to start talks on rebel withdrawal from Aleppo – Lavrov
15:56 05-12-2016
A proposal made by US Secretary of State John Kerry to Russia about the divided Syrian city of Aleppo details the procedure for the withdrawal of rebel forces, Foreign
45 628 091 bottles of wine exported to 53 countries from Georgia
15:03 05-12-2016
According to the data of January-November 2016 45 628 bottles of wine have been exported to the world’s 53 countries from Georgia.
Two-storey house burns down at Mazniashvili Street
14:48 05-12-2016
The house at #29 Mazniashvili Street, Tbilisi has caught fire. More than 80 square meters were burnt down as a result.
If revolution occurs in National Movement I will leave the party – Davit Darchiashvili
13:49 05-12-2016
If the revolution occurs in National Movement I will leave the party, - National Movement member Davit Darchiashvili has posted on his facebook page.
Budget of 2017 focused on protecting population from negative regional changes – Tamar Chugoshvili
13:36 05-12-2016
The budget of 2017 is focused on protecting the population from certain changes occurring in the region, - Parliamentary Vice- Speaker Tamar Chugoshvili has said.
Georgia to see snow until December 8, meteorologists say
13:11 05-12-2016
There will be snow in Georgia up until December 8, from time to time. As head of the meteorological service Svetlana Nioradze has told IPN, it will snow in eastern Georgia’s lowlands tonight.
Minister of Regional Development visiting Gudauri-Kobi road
11:41 05-12-2016
Cleaning efforts are intensively being conducted at the Mtskheta-Stepantsminda-Larsi part of the Gudauri-Kobi road. Minister of Regional Development and Infrastructure Zurab Alavidze has visited the scene to see the situation.
My expectations were not met – Gogla Zhvania on Zurab Zhvania’s case
11:31 05-12-2016
As brother of the late former Prime Minister Zurab Zhvania has declared, if Zurab Zhvania’s body is exhumed, foreign ministers should be involved in the process.
Twelve killed in large-scale car accident in central Russia – Sputnik
11:10 05-12-2016
Twelve people, including 10 children, died as a result of a large-scale car accident on a road between the cities of Tyumen and Khanty-Mansiysk in Russia’s central Khanty-Mansi autonomous region, a source in emergency services told RIA Novosti.
Earthquake hits two Georgian regions
11:00 05-12-2016
Quakes have hit Georgia two times early in the morning of December 5. As IPN has been informed from Ilia State University Seismic monitoring Center, the first quake was
Italian PM Matteo Renzi resigns
10:30 05-12-2016
Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has resigned after suffering a heavy defeat in a referendum over his plan to reform the constitution, the BBC reports.
New Border Police head appointed
10:24 05-12-2016
Georgia’s Interior Minister Giorgi Mgebrishvili has presented the new head of the Border Police Department – Dato Nikoleishvili.
Suspected Russian warplanes bomb Idlib, dozens killed
10:00 05-12-2016
At least 46 people have been killed in suspected Russian air strikes on several areas of Idlib province in northwest Syria, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said,
We must make modern requirements harmonious with our way of life - Patriarch
09:31 05-12-2016
Mutual respect is characteristic of out nations. The obvious proofs of this are the newly built and old worship buildings of different religions, - Catholicos-Patriarch Ilia
17:45 05-12-2016
On December 5, 2016, Public Defender Ucha Nanuashvili held a public lecture at the Gori State Teaching University within the framework of the Human Rights Week, the Ombudsman’s official webpage reports.
15:07 05-12-2016
Russia is the No. 1 threat to the United States, the US Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James said at the annual Reagan National Defense Forum, foreign media reported.
11:49 05-12-2016
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday demanded that U.S. President Barack Obama not sign an extension of U.S. sanctions on his country, The Associated Press reported.
Sniper shoots mayor and two journalists in Finland
A sniper has shot dead a local mayor and two journalists outside a restaurant in Imatra, a small Finnish town near the Russian border.
Parliamentary majority meets with the government's economic team
The parliamentary majority has met with the government's economic team in the Georgian Dream party office.
Clashes take place between police and depositors of financial company Georgia
An incident has occurred between the depositors of the financial company Georgia and police officers in front of the Georgian Dream office. One of the depositors has been reportedly detained.
“Deprived Adolescence” - UNFPA Georgia presents the photo exhibition by Daro Sulakauri
UNFPA Georgia presents the photo exhibition by Daro Sulakauri “Deprived of Adolescence” on March 11, 2016, 16:00 at Zurab Tsereteli Museum of Modern Art (MOMA Tbilisi - 27 Rustaveli Av).