Everyone knows Pietà, the marble sculpture of Jesus and mother Mary created by the famous renaissance painter and sculptor Michelangelo Buonarroti.
“It is necessary for every picture of mine to have light in it, to emanate warmth,” says Lado Tevdoradze, an artist whose paintings have quickly
Batumi seaside city of Georgia’s Adjara region is the favorite spot both for locals and tourists during summer.
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Consultations need to be held concerning right-side drive vehicles - Tbilisi Mayor
19:08 07-07-2015
As Tbilisi Mayor Davit Narmania has declared, consultations need to be held concerning right-side drive vehicles.
We, a country producing so much bottled water import containers from abroad - Irakli Gharibashvili
19:06 07-07-2015
According to Georgia’s PM Irakli Gharibashvili, serious progress has been achieved in agriculture. As he has declared, “a very optimistic picture has become clear.”
The Netherlands ratify Georgia-EU Association Agreement
18:11 07-07-2015
Kingdom of the Netherlands has ratified the Association Agreement between the EU and Georgia.
Tbilisi discusses the “City of Future” project
17:21 07-07-2015
Tbilisi Mayor Davit Narmania has discussed the “City of Future” project with foreign experts. Reportedly, the project refers to introduction of modern urban infrastructure into the Georgian capital.
1 USD equals 2.2457GEL
17:12 07-07-2015
The National Bank of Georgia has set a new exchange rate, according to which the lari has slightly gained value against the dollar.
Super Cup tickets to go on sale July 12 at 9:00 AM
17:03 07-07-2015
UEFA Super Cup tickets will be available at 9:00 AM of July 12 at Mikheil Meskhi Stadium, - according to President of Georgia’s Football Federation Zviad Sichinava.
Energy sector was hit hard by GEL devaluation - Minister of Energy
16:24 07-07-2015
Devaluation of the lari has seriously affected the energy sector, - said Georgia’s Minister of Energy Kakha Kaladze in conversation with reporters.
Social aspect of developments in Greece is painful for us - Head of NBG
16:09 07-07-2015
The ongoing developments in Greece are more painful for us in terms of the social aspect rather than financial, - declared President of the National Bank of Georgia Giorgi Kadagidze.
23 patients out of 32 recovered from Hepatitis C, Health Ministry reports
15:11 07-07-2015
After a month of treatment, 23 patients out of 32 who were engaged in the Hepatitis C elimination program have recovered, - declares Deputy Health Minister Valeri Kvaratskhelia.
Stabilization of the exchange rate means no sharp fluctuations, and we see this today - Minister of Economy
14:15 07-07-2015
As Georgia’s Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development Giorgi Kvirikashvili has declared, the lari exchange rate has indeed stabilized. According to him, no sharp fluctuations means the exchange rate is stabile, and we see this today.
To our shame, 50% of our population lives in poverty - Irakli Gharibashvili
14:06 07-07-2015
Unfortunately and to our shame, 50% of our population lives in poverty, - declared Prime Minister of Georgia Irakli Gharibashvili at Expo Georgia today.
Viewing Georgia as a poor country without resources is wrong - Irakli Gharibashvili
13:58 07-07-2015
According to Georgian PM Irakli Gharibashvili, the government aims to gradually phase out imported goods. He made this statement during a summarizing event for the “Produce in Georgia” project at Expo Georgia.
Certain restrictions to take effect due to Super Cup final match in Tbilisi
13:06 07-07-2015
“Due to the UEFA 2015 Super Cup final match that is soon to be held in Tbilisi, using the UEFA logo illegally, placing it on products or selling as well as reselling match tickets is prohibited,”- declared Nikoloz Gogilidze, Head of Sakpatenti.
'Can't take risk' of Greece leaving Eurozone: French PM Manuel Valls
12:45 07-07-2015
France can't take the risk of Greece leaving the Euro zone, which would have an effect across the globe, the prime minister said on Tuesday, adding that the basis for a deal with Athens was there.
Special paths to box offices will be set up to make buying Super Cup tickets easier
12:12 07-07-2015
As sportall.ge reports, fans will reach box offices at Mikheil Meskhi stadium via specially arranged paths, which will make buying Super Cup tickets easier.
First Deputy Prosecutor of Ukraine denies criminal proceedings against Davit Sakvarelidze
11:00 07-07-2015
As First Deputy Prosecutor of Ukraine Vladimir Guzir has declared, no criminal proceedings have been launched against Deputy Prosecutor General Davit Sakvarelidze.
Gunmen kill 14 in attack on quarry workers in northeast Kenya
10:50 07-07-2015
Gunmen killed quarry workers as they slept in an overnight attack on a residential complex in northeast Kenya, Reuters reports.
Greek PM to address European leaders with a new proposal
10:41 07-07-2015
Prime Minister of Greece Alexis Tsipras will address European Leaders with a new proposal today, at a special Eurozone summit. As BBC reports, Athens plans to ask for a 30% debt reduction. Germany’s government, however, claims that such a reduction would create a serious threat for the euro.
Alexis Tsipras discusses aid proposal with Angela Merkel via phone
10:36 07-07-2015
On Monday, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras spoke on the phone with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and agreed to present a Greek proposal for an aid deal at Tuesday's European Union summit.
Prosecutor’s Office of Ukraine starts criminal proceedings against Deputy Prosecutor Davit Sakvarelidze
10:30 07-07-2015
According to the decree of First Deputy Prosecutor Vladimir Guzir, criminal proceedings were initiated based on a crime committed by Deputy Prosecutor General Davit Sakvarelidze, - this information was published by Vladimir Boiko, a Ukrainian journalist, on his Facebook page.
Greek banks are closed until Thursday and withdrawal limits stay at €60
10:00 07-07-2015
ATM queues are set to get worse in Greece, with banks staying shut until Thursday.
U.S. to pay salaries of Governor Saakashvili’s team in Odessa, Ukraine
09:36 07-07-2015

The U.S. government will pay the salaries to the staff of Georgia's former President Mikhail Saakashvili, who is now serving as Odessa’s new Governor in Ukraine.

17:42 07-07-2015
A bomb attack has killed at least 25 people and wounded 32 others in northern Nigeria's Zaria city, BBC reports.
16:23 07-07-2015
There is a warning to Greece from the prime minister of The Netherlands: the only way to keep the euro is to accept deep reforms.
13:26 07-07-2015
A car carrying a suicide bomber has hit a convoy of foreign forces in the Afghan capital, but it was not clear whether there were any casualties, The Guardian has reported.
Conditions not right for new talks on Greek bailout: Germany
Germany sees no reason to immediately restart bailout negotiations after Greeks voted against their international creditors' conditions for further aid, Chancellor Angela Merkel's spokesman said Monday, though he left the door open to more talks.
Greek Prime Minister Tsipras holds a phone conversation with Putin
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras have had a phone conversation, in which they discussed the outcome of the Greek referendum. As the Kremlin’s press service reports, Putin expressed his support for the people of Greece in overcoming the difficulties that they are facing these days.
Investigation of Apakidze Street incident launched
Investigation of the Apakidze St. incident has already been launched.
President expresses sorrow for victims of the Apakidze St. incident
Georgia’s President Giorgi Margvelashvili has expressed his sorrow over the loss of life as a result of the Apakhidze St. incident and expects that exactly what caused the tragedy to be determined quickly.
Placebo to donate money to Tbilisi Flood recovery effort
Placebo, famous English alternative rock band that will perform at Tbilisi Open Air on July 7 , will donate money from the revenue they get from the concert to the Tbilisi Flood relief effort. This information was published by Sopho Ebralidze, PR manager of the Tbilisi Open Air festival.
1 USD equals 2.2465GEL
The National Bank of Georgia has set a new exchange rate, according to which the lari has slightly gained value against the dollar.
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Stronger Clinical Governance for Better Maternal Health Outcomes: Beyond the Numbers
On June 23rd – 25th, UNFPA Regional Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia (EECARO) in close cooperation with the Ministry of Labour, Health and Social Affairs