PRAGUE - Georgian chess player Nino Khomeriki won the gold medal at the European Youth Chess Championship’s
Georgian physicist Gia Dvali has won the most prestigious science prize in Germany.
”Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia, has an ancient wine culture, thermal baths, excellent food — and an unlikely electronic music scene.
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Exchange Rates
31-08-2016
GBP
1
GBP
3.0194
SGD
1
SGD
1.6948
ZAR
10
ZAR
1.5992
EUR
1
EUR
2.5763
National Movement leader to be questioned over criminal boss Davit Gerliani’s case
17:54 30-08-2016
One of the leaders of National Movement Givi Targamadze will be questioned in relation to Georgian criminal boss Davit Gerliani’s case, - Prosecutor Vazha Todua has told reporters.
International festival of cartoons to be held in Nikozi village, near breakaway region
17:41 30-08-2016
An international festival of animated cartoons will be held in the village of Nikozi, near the breakaway Tskhinvali on 1-6 September.
Dollar price equals 2.3056 Gel
17:21 30-08-2016
Dollar official price has become 2.3056 Gel. The National Bank of Georgia has set a new exchange rate according to which the lari has depreciated against the dollar.
Yemen civil war has killed at least 10,000 people, says UN
17:01 30-08-2016
At least 10,000 people have been killed in Yemen's 18-month-old civil war, the United Nations said on Tuesday, almost double the estimates of more than 6,000 cited
U.S. Marines on their way to Georgia
17:00 30-08-2016
U.S. Marines are on their way to Georgia to participate in the annual Agile Spirit security exercise, - the U.S. Embassy to Georgia reports, releasing the photos.
Demur Sturua’s aunt: Investigative agencies are biased as they have not detained the policeman in time
15:54 30-08-2016
The lawyer and family members of Demur Sturua, an ordinary citizen that killed himself are in the Prosecutor’s Office of western Georgia.
Georgia assessed as 3rd safest country in the world
14:31 30-08-2016
Georgia has been enlisted in the top three of the list of the world’s safest countries.
Situation for Georgia’s visa liberalization has maturated and time has come for this – Knut Fleckenstein
14:21 30-08-2016
There is no reason for refraining from providing Georgia with visa liberalization, - Vice President of EU Parliament’s Social-Democrats Progressive Alliance Knut Fleckenstein
Detention warrants issued for 35, including journalists, in coup attempt probe
13:32 30-08-2016
The Istanbul Public Prosecutor’s Office has issued detention warrants for 35 suspects, including journalists, as a part of the investigation into the Fethullahist Terrorist
OSCE observers’ mission in Georgia begins
13:29 30-08-2016
OSCE Democratic Institutions and Human Rights Office has launched an observing mission to Georgia, - Georgia’s FM MIkheil Janelidze told reporters.
Public Defender releases statement on alleged abuse of detainee with terrorism charges
12:30 30-08-2016
According to the State Security Service, seven citizens of Georgia were arrested on 22 August 2016 on different charges in connection with planning a terror attack.
Public Defender releases statement on the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances
12:20 30-08-2016
August 30 marks the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances and it has been celebrated in Georgia since 2011.
North Korea 'executes two officials with anti-aircraft guns'
12:05 30-08-2016
Kim Jong-un, the North Korean leader, ordered the public execution of two senior bureaucrats with an anti-aircraft gun, with South Korean media suggesting the killings
FBI arrests man who allegedly wanted to kill Obama
11:32 30-08-2016
The FBI arrested a Massachusetts man on Saturday who allegedly intended to kill President Obama and had a large stockpile of weapons, Fox News reports.
Massive food poisoning observed at wedding in Marneuli Municipality
11:26 30-08-2016
The number of those who suffered from food poisoning at a wedding party in Sadakhlo village, Marneuli municipality, has reached 200. As an IPN journalist reports, all of them are hospitalized.
Car bomb attack hits Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
11:00 30-08-2016
A car driven by a suicide bomber has exploded after ramming the gates of the Chinese embassy in the Kyrgyz capital, Bishkek, officials say.
Georgia’s PM holds meeting with Azerbaijani FM
10:40 30-08-2016
In the coming days the Prime Minister of Georgia will pay an official visit to Azerbaijan, - respective statement was made during the meeting of Prime Minister Giorgi
Thousands of migrants rescued off Libya
10:33 30-08-2016
About 6,500 migrants have been rescued off Libya, the Italian coastguard says, in one of the biggest operations of its kind to date, the BBC reports.
 We are interested in deepening relations between Georgia and Azerbaijan – Georgian FM
09:49 30-08-2016
We are interested in deepening and strengthening relationships between Georgia and Azerbaijan, - Georgian Foreign Minister Mikheil Janelidze has said at a joint briefing
17:52 30-08-2016
The United Nations human rights office has called on French beach resorts to lift their bans on the burkini, calling them a "stupid reaction" that did not improve security
15:17 30-08-2016
France’s trade minister has called for an end to the current round of talks between the EU and US over an ambitious trade deal, throwing further doubt on the viability
09:48 30-08-2016
Tbilisi Mayor Davit Narmania has visited Barnovi and Mtskheta streets to see how the road repair works are underway, - Tbilisi City Hall has informed IPN.
 Policeman mentioned in Demur Sturua’s letter charged by Prosecutor’s Office
The Prosecutor’s Office of Georgia has made a decision concerning Goderdzi Tevzadze, a policeman that has been mentioned in late Demur Sturua’s suicide note.
 Iranian Delegation interested in Georgia’s agricultural field
As member of Georgia-Iran United Commercial Chamber Vano Mtvralashvili has declared, the delegation of Iranian businessmen is interested in the agricultural field in Georgia.
 Dollar price equals 2.2914 Gel
Dollar official price has become 2.2914 Gel. The National Bank of Georgia has set a new exchange rate according to which the lari has slightly lost value against the dollar.
“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).