Georgian language was named one of the four hardest languages to learn for a foreigner along with Persian, Turkish and Icelandic.
Bloomberg informs that "Yes, there’s an award for best bank note. No, the U.S. never wins."
Famous Georgian pianist Khatia Buniatishvili has become a new face for the well-known brand of watches, Jacques Lemans.
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Issue of occupation of Georgian territories is on the international agenda - FM
11 minutes ago
Georgia’s Foreign Minister Mikheil Janelidze has responded to Ukraine’s initiative to issue Georgia’s issue at the UN Security Council Session.
Assumptions as if Georgain Dream is not as pro-western as its predecessors are very far from reality – PM
37 minutes ago
Assumptions as if Georgian Dream is not as pro-western as its predecessors, are very far from reality, - Georgia’s Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili has told Politico’s journalist David Herzenhorn in an interview.
Dollar price equals 2.5739 Gel
40 minutes ago
Dollar price has become 2.5739 Gel. The National Bank of Georgia has set a new exchange rate according to which the lari has slightly gained value against the dollar.
We hope visa liberalization issue to be resolved successfully – Giorgi Kvirikashvili
17:18 07-12-2016
Prime Minister of Georgia Giorgi Kvrikashvili hopes that the issue of visa liberalization will be successfully resolved in the future. Kvirikashvili has said this in an interview with Politico’s David Herzenhorn.
NATO urges continued sanctions on Russia over Ukraine
16:36 07-12-2016
Damaging economic sanctions imposed on Russia over the Ukraine crisis must be kept in place to force Moscow to meet its Minsk ceasefire commitments, NATO head Jens Stoltenberg said Wednesday, The Guardian reports.
Russia’s attempts of any kind of integration with Abkhazia or Tskhinvali represent violation of international commitments – Education Minister
16:13 07-12-2016
Russia’s attempts of military or any other kind of integration with Abkhazia or Tskhinvali region represent violation of international commitments, - Georgia’s Minister of Education Aleksandre Jejelava has told reporters.
Turkish air strikes kill 23 Islamic State militants in Syria's al-Bab region- army
15:16 07-12-2016
Turkish warplanes pounded 12 Islamic State targets in the al-Bab region of northern Syria on Wednesday, killing 23 militants, the military said, Reuters reports.
Liberalization of drug policy will be inevitably fulfilled – Sophio Kiladze
14:29 07-12-2016
As Head of the Human Rights Parliamentary Committee Sopho Kiladze has declared, liberalization of the drug policy was announced by them and will inevitably be fulfilled.
If President is not presented in the Constitutional Commission its importance and status will be belittled – GYLA Head
13:38 07-12-2016
If the president is not presented with an important status at the Constitutional Commission the significance and status of the commission will be belittled, - GYLA head Ana Natsvlishvili has told reporters.
Controversy in National Movement is part of Democratization – Giga Bokeria
12:52 07-12-2016
The controversy in National Movement is a part of democratization process, unlike Georgian Dream that does what its chief tells to do,’ parliamentary minority representative Giga Bokeria has told IPN.
It is a kind of betrayal from the EU side – Rasmussen
12:07 07-12-2016
Ukraine feels let down by the European Union for not keeping to a promise to give its citizens visa-free travel in the bloc, senior Ukrainian officials said, Reuters reports.
As I was informed, Zurab Zhvania’s body was secretly exhumed – Murtaz Zodelava
11:57 07-12-2016
As I was informed Zurab Zhvania’s body was secretly exhumed and examined but nothing special has been found out, - former Prosecutor in Chief Murtaz Zodelava has told Rustavi 2.
Ukraine initiating UN Security Council discussion on Georgia
11:23 07-12-2016
The Ukrainian delegation to the UN has initiated a discussion at the UN Security Council on the situation in Georgia due to Russia's decision to form a combined force in Abkhazia, Ukraine's permanent representative at the UN, Volodymyr Yelchenko, - LB.ua reports.
Georgian FM says Donald Tusk’s letter emphasizes that Georgia’s visa liberalization is priority
10:55 07-12-2016
First of all, I will not comment on the discussions and negotiations underway inside the EU institutions but I would like to stress that the letter that has been publicized
Despite attempts, nobody will be able to hamper us in the implementation of the vital reforms - Giorgi Kvirikashvili
09:36 07-12-2016
Despite attempts, nobody will be able to hamper us in the implementation of the vital reforms that are directed only at the prosperity of our people and rapid
Temperatures may drop to - 20 degrees in Georgia
09:24 07-12-2016
In the coming days the frost will be strengthened in the country.
Sustainable Energy Development in Georgia – the Second MEETING ROOM Conference by PASHA Bank
09:00 07-12-2016
On December 6th in Radisson Hotel PASHA Bank hosted its second business conference under the auspices of MEETING ROOM with the topic being “Sustainable Energy Development
13:49 07-12-2016
Russia said Wednesday that an army colonel working as a military adviser in Syria had died, several days after being wounded by rebel shelling in Aleppo, - foreign media say.
10:59 07-12-2016
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called for a public ban on the full-face veil as her political party gears up to back her for a fourth term in office, - foreign media reported.
09:49 07-12-2016
Price of the dollar has become 2.5744 Gel. The National Bank of Georgia set a new exchange rate according to which the lari has slightly depreciated against the dollar.
If Ukraine takes away my citizenship, I will live in the international airport transit zone - Mikheil Saakashvili
If Ukraine takes away my citizenship, I will live in the international airport transit zone, - said Mikheil Saakashvili, former president of Georgia and former governor of Odessa, in an interview with the Russian Deutsche Welle.
 It would be an unforgivable mistake if we did not make all efforts to complete this project - Donald Tusk on visa liberalization
EU Council Chairman Donald Tusk has sent a letter to European Parliament President Martin Schulz on the issue of granting visa liberalization to Georgia and Ukraine.
 Georgia's economy is integrated with other economies, while instability is quite high at the international monetary market - World Bank Vice President
Georgia's economy is integrated with other economies, while instability is quite high at the international monetary market, - Cyril Muller, World Bank Vice President for
“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).