On May 10th, fighters of the Islamic State received new recruits from Georgia, except this time they were female. One day, Irada
Georgian Journal has sat down with Eugene Kogan, a political analyst based in Vienna and an expert on security in the Caucasus
Michaela Marksova, Minister of Labor and Social Affairs of the Czech Republic, has recently visited Georgia. Within the framework
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Unstable weather in the forecast until June 7
18:11 29-05-2015
Unstable weather will continue in Georgia until June 7.
Fifa's Sepp Blatter should go, says David Cameron
17:40 29-05-2015
David Cameron has said Fifa president Sepp Blatter must resign, adding "the sooner that happens the better", - the BBC reports.
1 USD now equals 2.3112 GEL
17:04 29-05-2015
Price of 1 USD has officially become 2.3112 GEL.
Economy Ministry building on sale for $ 6 million
16:51 29-05-2015
The Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development building has been put up for auction, with a 6 million USD price tag.
Swiss police confirm bomb threat at FIFA Congress
16:23 29-05-2015
A Zurich police spokesman confirmed on Friday that they have received a bomb threat at the ongoing FIFA elective congress in Zurich.
Vehicle towing right of City Park Co. to be restricted
15:43 29-05-2015
The City Park Company’s right to tow cars away will soon be restricted.
If Montenegro's membership in NATO is put on the agenda, it will be good for our country - Irakli Alasania
14:50 29-05-2015
According to Free Democrats' leader Irakli Alasania, if Montenegro's membership in NATO is put on the agenda, it means that the NATO open-door policy really represents the vision of the alliance.
It will be very difficult to sell the Atoneli residence at a proper price - Giorgi Kvirikashvili
13:59 29-05-2015
The Atoneli residence building is expensive and it will be very difficult to sell it at a proper price, - declared the Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Economy Giorgi Kvirikashvili.
Economy Ministry building put up for auction
13:32 29-05-2015
The building that housed the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development has been auctioned off.
Russian companies show increased interest in use of Georgian railway for transit - Zurab Abashidze
13:05 29-05-2015
Zurab Abashidze, Prime Minister's Special Envoy for Relations with Russia, says the Russian companies are displaying increased interest towards use of the Georgian railways as means of transit.
Our position regarding the President's residence has not changed - Giorgi Abashishvili
12:55 29-05-2015
In conversation with InterpressNews, President's Advisor Giorgi Abashishvili has declared that the Presidential Administration maintains its position on the Atoneli residence issue.
Jens Stoltenberg names Montenegro as a priority country for NATO expansion
12:38 29-05-2015
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has discussed the partnership between Georgia and NATO during his official visit to Washington.
Foreign Minister demands the ministry building be renovated
11:25 29-05-2015
Foreign Minister Tamar Beruchashvili said at today’s governmental meeting that neither the condition nor the location of the Foreign Ministry building corresponds to its needs.
South Ossetia wants to be part of Russia, but not now - Leonid Tibilov
11:09 29-05-2015
"South Ossetia wants to be part of Russia, but not now,”- said the so-called South Ossetian President Leonid Tibilov in conversation with Russian media representatives.
I hope the President will make a reasonable decision on the Atoneli residence issue - Irakli Gharibashvili
10:58 29-05-2015
Prime Minister Irakli Gharibashvili hopes President Margvelashvili will make a reasonable decision regarding the Atoneli residence issue.
Georgian soldiers send a flag to PM from Afghanistan
10:36 29-05-2015
Soldiers of the 31st battalion of the Georgian Armed Forces have sent a national flag to Prime Minister Irakli Gharibashvili from Afghanistan.
PM calls on the economic team to inform population properly
10:34 29-05-2015
Prime Minister Irakli Gharibashvili said at a cabinet meeting today that positive trends can be noticed in the country’s economy. He called on the economic team to properly inform the population about the existing situation.
1 USD now equals 2.3033 GEL
09:35 29-05-2015
Price of 1 USD has officially become 2.3033 GEL.
Traffic to be restricted at Agmashenebeli Avenue for two weeks
09:28 29-05-2015
Traffic will be restricted at Agmashenebeli Avenue for two weeks.

19:52 29-05-2015
U.S. Ambassador to Georgia Richard Norland visited the Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure together with Director of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Stephen Haykin.
19:01 29-05-2015
An anti-hail system was activated yesterday and for the first time helped to partially prevent a hailstorm from destroying harvests in Kakheti. But some were destroyed because the system went on line 20 minutes late.
18:31 29-05-2015
The EU signed short-stay visa waiver agreements with St Lucia, the Commonwealth of Dominica, Grenada, St Vincent and the Grenadines, the Republic of Vanuatu, the independent State of Samoa and the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, at a ceremony that took place in Brussels.
Pre-trial detention that exceeds two months is hardly the best European practice - Giorgi Margvelashvili
Pre-trial detention that lasts for over two months is not the best example of European practice, - declared President Giorgi Margvelashvili during a human rights debate organized by the Public Defender’s Office at Courtyard Marriot hotel.
Saudi Arabian mosque hit by bomb attack
A bomb has exploded outside a Shia mosque in Saudi Arabia, reportedly killing at least four people, - the BBC reports.
LCC insurance companies will have to change status to joint stock companies
Insurance organizations, whose legal status is that of limited liability companies, will have to change it to that of joint stock companies before December 31, 2015.
Public Defender takes interest in Zelimkhan Khangoshvili’s case
According to Public Defender Ucha Nanuashvili, he does not have any detailed information about yesterday’s incident concerning Zelimkhan Khangosvhili, a person with connections to the Lapankuri special operation.
Blatter and Ali vie for Fifa presidency
209 members of Fifa are to vote for their new president at a congress in Zurich, as football's world governing body faces a huge corruption scandal, - the BBC reports.
Syrian Islamist rebels seize Ariha
An Islamist coalition that includes Syria's al-Qaeda affiliate al-Nusra Front has taken over one of the last government strongholds in western Idlib province, the BBC reports.
10 killed in Baghdad explosion
Two central Baghdad hotels have been rocked by explosions that reportedly killed at least 10 people, - according to police and medical sources.
Weather worsens in several Georgian regions
Weather has significantly worsened in several regions of Georgia. Zemo Imereti is experiencing strong wind, namely the towns of Sachkhere and Chiatura.
Parliament approves President’s decree on GFA participation in international missions
The Parliament of Georgia has approved the President’s decree on participation of Georgia’s Armed Forces in international missions.