CNN's Anthony Bourdain and Anderson Cooper talk about the Republic of Georgia's move away from its gangster past.
12th century Georgian epic poem The Knight in the Panther’s Skin by iconic Georgian author Shota Rustaveli
After Tel-Aviv and Minsk, Adjara Tourism Department hosted The Day of Adjara in Warsaw, Poland and Astana, Kazakhstan.
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President refuses to hold further consultations about Supreme Court judicial candidates
56 minutes ago
The President of Georgia refuses to hold further consultations about the Supreme Court judicial candidates, - President's adviser on human rights issues, Kakha Kozhoridze, told reporters and thus he responded to the statements of the parliamentary majority members.
Man falls from building under construction in Batumi
18:11 04-05-2016
A man fell from a building under construction in the city of Batumi. He died at the scene.
This country is not anyone’s backyard - Irakli Alasania
15:57 04-05-2016
This country is not anyone’s private yard, - Free Democrats leader Irakli Alasania said when commenting on the developments around the Botanical Garden.
Council of Europe's Committee of Deputy Ministers adopt document on Georgia
15:38 04-05-2016
Council of Europe's Committee of Deputy Ministers held the 1255th session. According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, within the framework of the agenda issue -"The Council of Europe and the conflict in Georgia", the Committee of Deputy Ministers adopted the document by the overwhelming majority.
Largest donation in April received by Patriotic Alliance
14:15 04-05-2016
In April, political parties received a total of 604 747 GEL as donations.
We’ll do our best in order for the words "I serve Georgia!" to make our soldiers prouder - Giorgi Kvirikashvili
13:43 04-05-2016
Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili congratulates soldiers on the Armed Forces Day. As the PM’s letter of congratulations says, today everything is done in order the Georgian troops to meet the highest international standards.
National Movement alleges businessmen are forced to fund Check in Georgia project
13:06 04-05-2016
The United National Movement alleges the businessmen are forced to engage in Check in Georgia project and fund it. One of the party leaders Petre Tsiskarishvili made the relevant statement at a briefing today.
We have positive expectations with regard to the GEL exchange rate - Economy Minister
12:56 04-05-2016
We have positive expectations with regard to the GEL exchange rate, - Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development, Dimitri Kumsishvili, said at today's briefing.
Tbilisi Zoo to get more than one hundred new animals
12:30 04-05-2016
Tbilisi Zoo will get more than one hundred animals in late May, - Zoo Director Zurab Gurielidze said at today's press conference.
Georgian soldiers are the best warriors - Nicolas Berliner
12:05 04-05-2016
Acting US Ambassador Nicolas Berliner has congratulated the Georgian armed forces on the Day of Army and emphasized the importance of the US-Georgia cooperation.
Johannes Hahn hopes Georgia will get visa-free regime with the EU this year
11:47 04-05-2016
European Commissioner for Enlargement and Neighborhood Policy Johannes Hahn hopes that Georgia, Ukraine and Kosovo will get visa-free regime with the EU this year.
Congressman Russell’s comments were combination of pro-Saakashvili talking points, confusion about current events in Georgia and paranoia - Lincoln Mitchell
11:30 04-05-2016
Steve Russell is not a well known name in American politics. He is a Republican backbencher from the fifth district of the conservative state of Oklahoma. Russell is winding down his first term and, like most members of Congress, is more likely than not to get reelected later this year, - says American analyst Lincoln Mitchell in his article.
I am the Minister of Economy and I cannot talk about emotions, I can tell you the figures, - Dimitri Kumsishvili
11:16 04-05-2016
I am the Minister of Economy and I cannot talk about emotions, I can tell you the figures, - Dimitri Kumsishvili, the Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development, told anchor of “Business Courier” Program on Rustavi 2.
Co-investment Fund to arrange “magnificent recreational and sports space" in the purchased 29 hectares of land
10:39 04-05-2016
The Co-investment Fund is going to arrange “magnificent recreational and sports space" in the 29 hectares of land purchased at auction.
Co-investment Fund ready to transfer 29 hectares of land free of charge to a company with a real project
10:24 04-05-2016
If someone has a real project, we are ready to transfer him the 29 hectares of land purchased today free of charge, - the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Co-investment Fund, Irakli Karseladze, said at a press conference.
PACE Monitoring Committee Co-rapporteurs to continue meetings in Georgia
09:54 04-05-2016
PACE Monitoring Committee Co-rapporteurs will continue meetings within the framework of the visit to Georgia.
 Co-investment Fund confirms that it purchased land plot
09:29 04-05-2016
Georgia’s Co-investment Fund has confirmed it has won the auction having purchased the 29-hectare land plot along the Krtsanisi-Shindisi road that is under construction at the moment.
18:03 04-05-2016
Russia’s Federal Penitentiary Service started collection of documents for Savchenko’s extradition.
16:29 04-05-2016
Japan's one of the largest steel cable and metal structure production companies Tokyo Rope reviews the possibility of establishing a plant in Georgia, - respective statement was made by Shigeto Tanaka, the chairman of Tokyo Rope during his meeting with the Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili.
13:41 04-05-2016
Russia is to deploy two new divisions in the west and one in the south to counterbalance NATO's increased military presence near Russian borders, Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu announced.
Out-of-control wildfire evacuates city of 60,000 in Alberta, Canada
The largest evacuation in the history of the Canadian province of Alberta, affecting about 61,000 people, was under way Tuesday night as an out-of-control wildfire raged after having doubled to 10,000 square miles in just 24 hours, officials said.
 It is not simple to investigate such an old case – Irakli Shotadze on Zhvania Case
It is not easy to investigate such an old case. Moreover, no investigation has been really held for a decade, - Irakli Shotadze, Chief Prosecutor of Georgia has said while commenting on former PM Zurab Zhvania Death Case.
 Special article on femicide to be added to Criminal Code
A special article on femicide may be added to the Criminal Code of Georgia.
 Land along Krstanisi-Shindisi road sold for 6 326 495 GEL
The 29-hectare land along the Krtsanisi-Shindisi road (that is under construction) has been sold for 6 326 495 GEL. The auction had only one participant.
“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).