Easter in Georgia has numerous traditions and rituals associated with it, but for inhabitants of Guria the greatest Christian holiday would be incomplete
‘Golgotha chapel belonged to a Georgian brotherhood and the inscriptions were left by the monks who served there’.
Young Georgian prodigious pianist Nicolas Namoradze’s exceptional talent is spreading as fast as his fingers run on a piano.
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Exchange Rates
26-04-2017
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GBP
3.1330
SGD
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SGD
1.7549
ZAR
10
ZAR
1.8694
EUR
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EUR
2.6590
EU ambassadors support visa waivers for Ukraine
14:15 26-04-2017
EU ambassadors support visa waivers for Ukraine On April 26, the Committee of Permanent Representatives of the EU member states (COREPER) supported the move to grant the Ukrainians a visa-free travel across the EU, the Council of the European Union told an UNIAN correspondent in Brussels, Ukraine’s media report.
France says Syria used the sarin gas
14:07 26-04-2017
France’s foreign minister says samples obtained by French intelligence show that forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad “undoubtedly” used sarin nerve gas in an attack in northern Syria on April 4, foreign media say.
Georgian PM starts his official visit to Romania
14:02 26-04-2017
Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili’s official visit has started. As IPN has been informed from the governmental administration, Giorgi Kvirikashvili was met with his Romanian counterpart Sorin Grindeanu at the airport.
Only 1.1% of foreign nationals’ crimes in Germany committed by Georgians
13:00 26-04-2017
According to the statistical data released by the German Interior Ministry, of all the criminal acts in Germany, only 1.1% is committed by Georgian nationals.
Mikheil Janelidze meets German Federal Chancellor’s foreign and security policy adviser
12:51 26-04-2017
Within the framework of his official visit to the Federal Republic of Germany, Georgian Foreign Minister Mikheil Janelidze held a meeting with Chancellor Angela Merkel's foreign and security policy adviser Christoph Heusgen, Georgia’s Foreign Ministry reports.
Comfort stations to be arranged at Tbilisi’s 30 locations
12:30 26-04-2017
As Tbilisi City Hall has reported, comfort stations will be arranged at 30 locations in Tbilisi.
Trump’s ‘sanctuary city’ order blocked by federal judge in San Francisco
12:02 26-04-2017
A federal judge in San Francisco dealt the Trump administration another legal blow Tuesday, temporarily halting President Trump’s threat to withhold unspecified federal funding from cities and towns that refuse to cooperate with immigration authorities, foreign media reported.
Georgia still ranked 64th among 180 countries according to Press Freedom Index 2017
11:52 26-04-2017
Georgia remains 64th in the list of 180 countries according to Press Freedom Index 2017 released by ‘Reporters Beyond Borders’.
Erdogan says Turkey could reconsider its position on Europe
10:40 26-04-2017
President Tayyip Erdogan told Reuters on Tuesday that Turkey would reconsider its position on joining the European Union if it was kept waiting much longer and if the current hostile mentality of some member states persists, Reuters reports.
Abkhazian ‘court’ sentences Achiko and Paata Rogava to two months in jail
10:37 26-04-2017
The so-called court of Sokhumi has sentenced Achiko and Paata Rogava to two months in jail. As reported by Kavkazski Uzel, they have been charged for crossing Abkhazia’s administrative border illegally.
Those arrested over Batumi tensions sentenced to pretrial detention
10:15 26-04-2017
Merab Gogoberidze and Irakli Chkhvirkia, arrested in relation to Batumi 11-12 March tensions have been sentenced to pretrial detention by Batumi City Court.
Meteorologists say weather to be better from April 26
09:30 26-04-2017
According to meteorologists, weather will be sunny in all Georgia today, on April 26.
 Kakha Kaladze - KazTransGaz's decision is unexpected
09:25 26-04-2017
According to Georgian Minister of Energy, Kakha Kaladze, KazTransGaz's decision to sue Georgia in the International Arbitration Court is unexpected. He said that the Government of Georgia has repeatedly made statements on the return of Kazakhs to the management.
Patriarch of Jerusalem: It is unacceptable to politicize the meeting with Abkhaz and Ossetian pilgrims
09:20 26-04-2017
Paata Kalandadze, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Georgia to the Republic of Israel, has met with the Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem, Theophilos lll.
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French police have made 10 arrests in connection to the attacks on the Charlie Hebdo offices and a kosher supermarket in Paris in January 2015, the BBC reports.
13:10 26-04-2017
Police have launched simultaneous operations across the country on Wednesday, detaining hundreds of people with suspected links to U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, foreign media say.
10:18 26-04-2017
Dollar official price has become 2.4444 Gel. The National Bank of Georgia set a new exchange rate yesterday, according to which the lari has slightly depreciated against the dollar.
 European colleagues praise changes in the constitution - Tamar Chugoshvili
According to the assessment of European colleagues, the changes in the constitution are very positive and a serious step forward in all directions, - First Deputy Chairman of the Parliament of Georgia, Tamar Chugoshvili stated after the meeting with Thomas Marcert, Secretary of the Venice Commission, in Strasbourg.
Council of Europe assembly to reopen monitoring process against Turkey
The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) has decided to reopen a political monitoring process against Turkey following the April 16 referendum on constitutional reform, - Daily Sahab reports.
Ketevan Tsikhelashvili - Two countries have revoked recognition of our regions due to our policy
State Minister for Reconciliation and Civic Equality Ketevan Tsikhelashvili has delivered a speech at the joint sitting of the Commission on Territorial Integrity Issues and the Committee on Diaspora and Caucasus Issues.
“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).