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New special service for foreigners by Georgian Public Service Hall
06 September, 2014
“Public Service Hall will have a special space dedicated for serving foreigners” – declared Irakli Lomidze, its executive director at today’s press conference.
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City streets virtually paralyzed as unexpected rainstorm hits Tbilisi
06 September, 2014
Yesterday evening’s unexpected and powerful rainstorm in Tbilisi has created a picture of the city unseen since last winter: small waterfalls in the streets, carefully moving cars
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Giga Bokeria, Levan Berdzenishvili, Dato Turashvili and others at Tbilisi rally in the 90’s
03 September, 2014
A video published on Youtube by journalist Nugzar Kereselidze depicts well-known Georgian politicians participating in a rally in the 90’s. Both politicians and famous public figures
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Freshly planted cypresses withering in Avlabari
01 September, 2014
Recently planted cypress trees in the park near the Armenian Church are already withering.
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Tina Makharadze joins support rally for Ukraine in Tbilisi
30 August, 2014
A rally in support of Ukraine was held at Rustaveli Street, in front of the Parliament building. Participants protested Russia’s open aggression towards Ukraine and demanded
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Likes and dislikes of foreign tourists in Tbilisi
29 August, 2014
Besides historical buildings, visitors to Tbilisi will come to remember trash lying in the streets. Along with polluted places, the capital’s prices are going to leave a lasting imprint as well.
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Georgian ambassador in American TV drama plays the role of a terrorist
28 August, 2014
On the 26th of August, the final episode of the fifth season of American TV series “Covert Affairs” was aired. The series is about
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Lifeguard who saved over 100 people - Emotional stories from the Black Sea coast
27 August, 2014
Adjara Lifeguard Service has 11 years of action under its belt. For Aet Kakhidze, saving a person’s life is the greatest thrill. The 38-year-old lifeguard’s selfless work has saved
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How Tbilisians react to an old man trying to cross the road
27 August, 2014
This is social experiment conducted by “Palitra TV”, its purpose is to find out: will anyone help an old man with a cane to cross a road in Tbilisi?
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"Putin Khuilo" rally in Tbilisi - Celebrities and Ukrainian guests attended the event
27 August, 2014
A rally named “Putin – Khuilo” took place at Europe Square yesterday. According to one of its participants, Konstantine Shubitidze, purpose of the rally is to protest
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Archimandrite Antimoz receives Ice Bucket Challenge
26 August, 2014
Archimandrite Antimoz Bichinashvili received an “ice bucket challenge” and before dousing himself with water, challenged almost the entire administration of Georgian Football Federation.
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Nikoloz Saakashvili's Ice Bucket Challenge in two languages
26 August, 2014
Nikoloz Saakashvili, ex-President’s youngest son, accepted the “ice bucket challenge” from his mother, Sandra Roelofs and took part in the charity campaign.
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Levan Gachechiladze's Ice Bucket Challenge to Goga Khaindrava
25 August, 2014
Levan Gachechiladze rose to the challenge offered by Giorgi Kvirikashvili and joined the ALS “ice bucket” charity campaign. Gachechiladze nominated
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Sandra Roelofs accepts Ice Bucket Challenge
25 August, 2014
“I’ve been nominated to take the ALS “ice bucket” challenge by Gvantsa Zhuruli from Georgia and I am nominating, in turn, my youngest son Nikoloz Saakashvili, musician
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Abkhazia: The tiny republic rich in hypotheticals - BBC
25 August, 2014
Abkhazia, a tiny republic on the shores of the Black Sea, is holding presidential elections on Sunday, BBC reports.
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Georgian students' video in support of Ukrainian people
25 August, 2014
Georgian students have recorded a video to express their support for Ukrainian people. The video depicts them reciting a poem in Ukrainian.
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GPS tracker – New service for tourists in Georgia
24 August, 2014
Tourists visiting Georgia will be able to make use of a GPS tracker, which will be available at the National Tourism Agency’s information centers. The tracker will also give tourists the ability to dial 112.
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Condition of "Kazbegi" checkpoint after Dariali Gorge landslide
22 August, 2014
“Kazbegi” checkpoint in Dariali Gorge was severely damaged as a result of a landslide. According to information published by Ministry of Finance, the checkpoint is flooded
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New ID cards will cost 15 GEL till 20 September
21 August, 2014
In the frames of the initiative announced by the Minister of Justice getting a new ID card will cost 15 GEL from 20 August till 20 September.
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Footage from the scene of Dariali Gorge landslide
21 August, 2014
A landslide has occurred in Dariali Gorge at 22:00 on the 20th of August. It took place in the same location as the previous landslide on the 17th of May.
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A noisy meeting of three committees took place in the Tbilisi City Council. The noise was caused by nomination of brother of Energy Minister Kakha Kaladze’s wife, Giorgi Areshidze, as a chairmanship candidate in the City Hall’s
President of Georgia Giorgi Margvelashvili and his wife Maka Chichua have been hosted by Japanese Emperor Akihito.
Air New Zealand would like to welcome you to Middle-earth with what it very justly calls: The Most Epic Safety Video Ever Made.
A lorry's onboard camera has caught the moment a car became wedged across the front of the cab as it travelled along the M25 near Gatwick, BBC reports.
“We’ve expressed some concerns about the way some cases have been handled, and those concerns remain”, US State Department’s Spokesperson Jen Psaki
Official music video for Georgia’s representative at Junior Eurovision, Lizi-Pop has been released. Тhe creative team of Bzikebistudio worked on the graphic video.
Source for this footage is an American show from the 80’s to which several Georgian dancers were invited while on their tour of the U.S.
Marika Darchia, Davit Lortkipanidze and Omar Mkheidze became the first to be awarded with the title of an “Accomplished Palace Graduate”.
A rally in support of Ukraine was held in front of the Ukrainian Embassy in Georgia, organized by a civil society forum “Eastern Partnership”.
Striking similarity between Georgia’s Minister of Defense Irakli Alasania and British actor James Purefoy is a frequent topic of discussion among social media users.
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