NEWS
Allow easy dual citizenship
30 September, 2014
As I was told, Zura Adeishvili sat at his computer meeting with Nino Burjanadze who a week before had stepped down as president to become speaker of parliament.
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Giorgi Margvelashvili invited to Davos World Economic Forum
30 September, 2014
Head of the World Economic Forum, Professor Claus Schwab has invited Georgia’s President Giorgi Margvelashvili to the World Economic Forum in Davos
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Natural disaster in Guria – Flooded villages and collapsed bridge
30 September, 2014
As a result of a strong rainstorm in Ozurgeti municipality, Bzhuzhi River broke through its banks and flooded nearby settlements.
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Georgia on 1st place among Eastern Partnership countries according to Media Freedom Index
30 September, 2014
Georgia has been ranked first among Eastern Partnership countries according to the media freedom index.
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Baby Clinton leaves hospital
30 September, 2014
Chelsea Clinton has left a New York hospital with her baby daughter, Charlotte Clinton Mezvinsky, BBC reports.
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Red alert in southern France as heavy rains sweep Languedoc region
30 September, 2014
One thousand firefighters have been mobilised and sent to the Languedoc region in southern France where heavy rains have caused widespread flooding
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 Customs tax on European cars is removed
29 September, 2014
According to “Rezonansi” newspaper customs tax on European cars has already been done away with and accordingly, those who decide to import a car from an EU country will save from 150-300 GEL
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Jennifer Lopez hit by a drunk driver
29 September, 2014
Jennifer Lopez was "riding high" with Leah Remini, when a drunk driver reportedly hit her car. After the accident, she uploaded a selfie to Instagram, to explain what happened.
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Several families isolated because of landslide in Kobuleti
29 September, 2014
Several families have been isolated because of a landslide in Kobuleti Municipality, - Minister of Health and Social Protection Nugzar Surmanidze stated after a special group session was over.
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Three killed at Monster Truck show
29 September, 2014
Three people including a child have been killed by a "monster truck" at a motor show in the east of the Netherlands, BBC reports.
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Gharibashvili’s informal meeting with Georgian students in New York
29 September, 2014
The Prime Minister, Irakli Gharibashvili met the students funded by the International Center for Education, who are studying in New York. The meeting was conducted in an informal environment.
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Young man falls into subway tunnel
28 September, 2014
A young man fell into a tunnel in the Tbilisi subway and died. Reports say the man committed suicide, though details
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Leek Pkhali with walnuts – Easy and tasty
27 September, 2014
There are several types of pkhali (vegetables mixed with walnuts) in Georgian cuisine.
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21 years since fall of Sokhumi
27 September, 2014
21 years have passed since the fall of Sokhumi. Military confrontation in Abkhazia began on August 14, 1992. The Abkhazian Guards created by the Order of the Head of Abkhazia’s High
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David Mgeladze chosen by Dima Bilan on Russian “Voice” show
27 September, 2014
Georgian singer David Mgeladze made an appearance for the blind casting of Russian “Voice” show.
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Irakli Gharibashvili addresses Abkhazians and Ossetians from the UN
27 September, 2014
Georgia’s Prime Minister Irakli Gharibashvili gave a speech to world leaders at the 69th meeting of UN General Assembly.
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George Clooney and his fiancé arrive in Venice for wedding
27 September, 2014
Local press reports and water taxi drivers say George Clooney and his British fiancé lawyer Amal Alamuddin, are in Venice for their wedding
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Saakashvili with a hot drink on his way to glacier
27 September, 2014
Deputy Goga Khachidze has published a video on his Facebook page that depicts Georgia’s ex-President Mikheil Saakashvili drinking a warm cup of tea while suited up for some mountaineering.
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Hungry City: Old Tbilisi Garden in New York
26 September, 2014
The New York Times reports from a Georgia restaurant called “Old Tbilisi Garden”, located in Greenwich Village, New York.
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"It looked like you’ve been at this for ten years” - OGP co-chairman about Gharibashvili
26 September, 2014
“Thank you very much, Prime Minister Gharibashvili – when I was listening to you, it looked like you’ve been at this for ten years” – such was the praise given to Irakli Gharibashvili
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Young men sing “Krimantchuli” to protest a police fine
26 September, 2014
A video depicting several young men singing “Krimantchuli” in what appears to be a rather festive protest against getting fined by the police is currently trending on social networks.
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Kakha Kaladze teaches his son how to play football
26 September, 2014
Georgia’s Minister of Energy and a fromer footballer Kakha Kaladze has recently posted a video on his Instagram page
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What happens if you bend the iPhone 6 Plus
26 September, 2014
Testing of the iPhone 6 has shown that it is significantly more resilient to bending, after users began complaining that the larger iPhone 6 Plus was bending
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Georgian delegation in New York and misunderstanding on departure - Weekly summary by Mark Mullen
26 September, 2014
Welcome to the September 18 Weekly Summary with Mark Mullen. This week Mark discusses the ongoing conflict between President and Prime Minister.
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Petrol price reduces by 3-5 Tetris in Georgia
25 September, 2014
Petrol price drops by 3-5 Tetris in Georgia from today. Premium became 2.21; Regular – 2.07; Diesel – 2.07; Euro Regular – 2.11 and Euro Diesel - 2.44 GEL at SOCAR petrol stations.
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French tourist beheaded by Algerian jihadists
25 September, 2014
French President Francois Hollande has described the killing of mountain guide Hervé Gourdel as a “cruel and cowardly act,”
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Giorgi Margvelashvili and Maka Chichua with daughters attend “Utsnobi Taia’s” premiere
25 September, 2014
Giorgi Margvelashvili, President of Georgia, attended the premiere of a musical play “Utsnobi Taia” together with his pregnant wife Maka Chichua.
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Editor's Choice
25 September, 2014
Properly made mtsvadi is an extraordinary dish. Preparing it is an entire ritual. Mtsvadi made outdoors, on an open fire is very special and completely different
 
25 September, 2014
A resident of Tbilisi Zoo, an elephant named Grand, underwent a very difficult surgery yesterday – the removal of an infected tusk.
 
17 September, 2014
“This Georgian folk song will entrance you” – was the title for a news report by a well-known internet newspaper The Huffington Post on a song “Apareka” by “Mandili”
 
20 September, 2014
The New York Times reports about the former President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili and his way of life in the US.
 
18 September, 2014
In a way that only he can, former Prime Minister and Georgian Billionaire Bidzina Ivanishvili gives an account of the brooding conflict between Georgia’s elected
 
10 September, 2014
President of Georgia Giorgi Margvelashvili and his partner Maka Chichua registered their marriage today. This information was confirmed by Maka Chichua herself for “Imedi TV”.
 
11 September, 2014
Tbiliseli like to drink and like to party. This is a simple fact. While Georgians in general like to enjoy their homemade Odessa and Saperavi grapes, their spicy pepper
 
08 September, 2014
A law that sets a 150 GEL fine for drinking alcohol in public has recently become a reason for several late evening incidents between the police and youngsters, as a result of which a few people got fined.
 
11 September, 2014
In the village of Pereta of the Vani region a terrible crime was committed – late at night three people in masks rushed into the Arveladzes’ house.
 
04 September, 2014
Famous Iranian movie director Mohsen Makhmalbaf has finished filming his latest work, The President, in Georgia. The Main roles in the movie are played by Georgian movie stars
 
30 August, 2014
A video guide to making “Acharuli khachapuri” was published by well-known American newspaper, the “Washington Post” web-site. The video is accompanied by a description
 
14 August, 2014
A list of best Georgian dished and drinks was made by the Europe Travelz website (europetravelz.com).
 
14 August, 2014
The Ministry of Healthcare has provided commentary on medicines that from the 1st of September will require a prescription.
 
06 August, 2014
Ana Akhvlediani was selected by Dolce & Gabbana’s casting. The gorgeous Georgian model was chosen from among 500 girls
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