On 27 February 2017, the Council adopted a regulation on visa liberalisation for Georgians travelling to the EU for a period of stay of 90 days in any 180-day period,
Georgian director, Rati Tsiteladze has been selected by Festival De Cannes' Cinéfondation among 6 best directors from more than two hundred and fifty
The Six Nations is the exclusive club for European rugby's elite, and there is a queue of outsiders eager to force their way in.
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Exchange Rates
28-02-2017
GBP
1
GBP
3.2090
SGD
1
SGD
1.8371
ZAR
10
ZAR
1.9930
EUR
1
EUR
2.7351
President believes Georgia has achieved a rightful success on the way to the visa-free regime
18:09 28-02-2017
The president believes that Georgia has achieved a rightful success on the way to the visa-free regime, - Georgian President’s Press-Speaker Eka Mishveladze has declared.
Dollar price equals 2.5494 Gel
17:45 28-02-2017
Dollar price has become 2.5494 Gel. The National Bank of Georgia has set a new exchange rate according to which the lari has further gained value against the dollar.
Lawyer says detained clerical felt bad and it was impossible to interrogate him
17:12 28-02-2017
As detained Georgian clerical Giorgi Mamaladze’s lawyer Mikheil Ramishvili has told Georgia’s Public Broadcaster, it was impossible to question father Giorgi Mamaladze as he felt bad.
Israel puts Georgia on the list of safe countries
15:54 28-02-2017
The State of Israel has included Georgia in the list of safe countries which means that, according to Israel, no one in Georgia is under threat of persecution on the grounds
Questioning of father Giorgi Mamaladze continues at Matrosov prison
15:42 28-02-2017
Questioning of father Giorgi Mamaladze has been resumed. A group of prosecutors arrived at the Matrosov prison a while ago. The clerical’s lawyers also attend the process.
Georgia to elaborate sustainable national urban transport strategy
15:25 28-02-2017
Georgia will elaborate the sustainable national strategy on urban transport. As IPN has been informed from the Environment Protection Ministry, the discussion on the future strategy and policy has been held at Radisson Blu Iveria Hotel.
Georgia is a clear example that it is possible to endure Russian aggression – Giorgi Margvelashvili
14:20 28-02-2017
In fact, we have been victims of Russia’s aggressive policy for recent 25 years; - Georgia’s President Giorgi Margvelashvili said at the Avlabari Palace, when delivering his speech at the second international meeting of the Security Council strategic discussion.
Lawyer: Father Giorgi has not put Cyanide in his bag by himself
13:39 28-02-2017
Father Giorgi has not put cyanide in his bag by himself, - detained clerical’s lawyer Mikheil Ramishvili has said.
Foreign Minister focuses on difficult human rights situation in Georgia’s occupied regions at UN Human Rights Council in Geneva
12:58 28-02-2017
The Minister spoke about the important progress Georgia has achieved in terms of human rights protection over the past few years. He also focused on the
Turkey jails reporter from Germany's Die Welt paper
11:17 28-02-2017
Turkish authorities on Monday arrested a reporter for a prominent German newspaper on charges of propaganda in support of a terrorist organization and inciting the public to violence, according to a court witness, foreign media say.
Georgia’s Interior Ministry rescuers help European tourists
11:13 28-02-2017
Rescuers of Georgia’s Interior Ministry have provided European tourists with assistance.
Detained clerical’s questioning to be continued today
10:50 28-02-2017
Questioning of detained Georgian clerical Giorgi Mamaladze will resume today. The lawyers plan to arrive at the Matrosov prison by 11:00 AM. Allegedly, prosecutors will also visit the prison in order to continue interrogation.
 Johannes Hahn: This is a fulfillment of the promise
09:33 28-02-2017
We are very happy, - European Commissioner for Enlargement and Neighborhood Policy Johannes Hahn said when commenting on the adoption of new regulations concerning visa liberalization.
 Questioning of Father Giorgi Mamaladze underway for more than four hours
09:30 28-02-2017
Questioning of Father Giorgi Mamaladze has been underway for more than four hours. Prosecutors and lawyers entered the prison approximately at11:00 in the morning.
 Head of Gori audit service protesting in front of the Prosecutor’s Office
09:28 28-02-2017
Gogita Ortanezashvili, head of the Gori audit service, is protesting in front of the Prosecutor’s Office in Tbilisi and demands restoration of justice.
 European Council adopts regulation on visa liberalisation for Georgians
09:21 28-02-2017
The European Council has today adopted a regulation on visa liberalisation for Georgians travelling to the EU for a period of stay of 90 days in any 180-day period, - the official site of the Council says.
17:20 28-02-2017
The top of a float collapsed during Rio de Janeiro's world famous Carnival parade early Tuesday, injuring at least 12 people, foreign media reported.
15:45 28-02-2017
Twelve policemen were killed in the Taliban overnight attack in Lashkargah, the capital of southern Helmand province, an official said on Tuesday, foreign media say.
10:26 28-02-2017
President Donald Trump's first budget proposal will look to increase defense and security spending by $54 billion and cut roughly the same amount from non-defense programs, the White House said Monday, the CNN reports.
Deputy al Qaeda leader killed in Syria
Abu al Khayr al-Masri, the No. 2 man for al Qaeda behind leader Ayman al-Zawahiri, has been killed by a missile strike in Idlib, Syria, according to multiple sources, the CNN reports.
Dollar price equals 2.5837 Gel
The dollar official price has become 2.5837 Gel. The National Bank of Georgia set a new exchange rate yesterday, according to which the lari has slightly gained value against the dollar.
 Congratulations and welcome to Europe - Dimitris Avramopoulos
Georgia is sending a significant message to Europe. Congratulations and welcome to Europe, - Dimitris Avramopoulos, the European Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship, said at a press conference.
 Opening of the Abkhazian railway is unacceptable – Nika Rurua
The United National Movement considers that if the railway is opened in Abkhazia, for which there exists a reasonable suspicion, it will rule out the restoration of territorial integrity, return of IDPs and the maintenance of non-recognition policy.
Ketevan Tsikhelashvili denies information about talks on restoration of Abkhazian railway
State Minister for Reconciliation and Civic Equality Ketevan Tsikhelashvili denies information about talks on restoration of the Abkhazian railway.
“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).