Students of Free and Agrigulctural Universities of Tbilisi have started a campaign under the title "No to occupation".
The Georgian currency has not sunk so low since 2004; it did not happen even during the double impact of the August War and financial crisis in 2008.
An Armenian “Tile-layer” posing as the first military “pilot” of the “Luhansk People’s Republic.”
Archive Calendar
Exchange Rates
27-02-2015
GBP
1
GBP
3.4938
SGD
1
SGD
1.6673
ZAR
10
ZAR
1.9766
EUR
1
EUR
2.5564
GEL slightly gains value
18:00 26-02-2015
According to the official exchange rate set by Georgia’s National Bank, the GEL has slightly gained value against the dollar and the euro.
GEL exchange rate must not exceed 2.0 to the dollar - Bidzina Ivanishvili
17:32 26-02-2015
Taking all objective factors into account, the GEL exchange rate must not exceed 2.0, -said Georgia’s ex-Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili in his special statement.
The Monetary crisis is due to Giorgi Kadagidze’s inactivity and mistakes - Bidzina Ivanishvili
17:28 26-02-2015
According to Georgia’s former Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili, the nation-wide monetary crisis was brought about by the mistakes and inactivity of Giorgi Kadagidze, Head of National Bank who was appointed by the National Movement party.
Issue of restoring Abkhazia’s railway to be discussed at Abashidze-Karasin meeting
15:40 26-02-2015
As Imedi TV reports, the meeting between the Georgian PM’s special representative Zurab Abashidze and Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin has already begun in Prague.
Riga summit will show very concrete results - Martin Schulz
15:36 26-02-2015
“Georgia is a country with a European culture and values, a leader among the Eastern Partnership countries and very concrete results will be demonstrated at Riga summit in this respect,”- stated President of the European Parliament Martin Schulz during a meeting with Georgia’s PM Irakli Gharibashvili.
Dollar price between 2.23 and 2.25 GEL
14:50 26-02-2015
The dollar price has decreased by approximately 10 tetri, currently teetering between 2.23 and 2.25 GEL in exchange booths.
Irakli Gharibashvili invites Chairman of Euro Parliament’s Foreign Committee to Georgia
14:42 26-02-2015
As Irakli Gharibashvili stated at a meeting with Elmar Brok, Chairman of the European Parliament’s Committee on Foreign Affairs, his visit to Georgia would be an excellent opportunity to demonstrate Georgia's successful democratic development and exemplary relations with the European Union.
Tea Tsulukiani received bonuses for her contribution to Euro-integration - Justice Ministry reports
13:30 26-02-2015
Georgia’s Ministry of Justice has released a statement regarding the bonuses that the Justice Minister received last year.
We are fed to the teeth with "deep concerns" already - Linas Linkevicius
13:28 26-02-2015
As Lithuania’s Foreign Minister has told Voice of America, Lithuania is calling a spade a spade and urges others to do the same.
Deputy Health Minister Davit Lomidze resigns
12:41 26-02-2015
As Georgia’s Ministry of Labor, Health and Social Protection has informed InterPressNews, Davit Lomidze left office on his own accord yesterday.
Appointing National Movement members as Ukraine’s officials may cause problems for the rest of the world - Kenneth Yalowitz
11:19 26-02-2015
As former U.S. Ambassador to Georgia Kenneth Yalowitz says, everybody needs to do their own job.
Russia expects Ukraine’s Naftogaz to timely prepay for March gas supply
11:17 26-02-2015
Russia expects Ukrainian national energy company Naftogaz to make advance payments for natural gas deliveries in March on time, Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Wednesday.
Irakli Gharibashvili to meet new EU leaders
10:59 26-02-2015
Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Gharibashvili has launched his one-day visit to Brussels to hold meetings with EU leadership and European Parliament members.
Next Abashidze-Karasin meeting to be held today
10:56 26-02-2015
The next meeting between the Georgian PM’s special representative Zurab Abashidze and Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Karasin will be held today in the Prague format.
Al-Qaeda planned terror plots in Russia
10:33 26-02-2015
Al-Qaeda documents recovered from the compound of Osama bin Laden and referring to planned terror plots in the UK, Europe and Russia, have been presented at the trial of a man accused of plotting to destroy the New York subway and a Manchester shopping centre.
Russia’s most likely future targets remain Moldova and Georgia - NATO Commander
09:50 26-02-2015
According to NATO Commander Gen. Philip Breedlove, U.S. and NATO strategy should continue leveraging diplomatic, information, military and economic means to help allies alter Russia’s course.
Monetary crisis will stabilize by May
09:43 26-02-2015
The monetary crisis will become stable by May, said Kakha Okriashvili, one of the founders of PSP, after meeting government representatives and businessmen.
Giorgi Kadagidze does not rule out a decrease in import
09:42 26-02-2015
As Giorgi Kadagidze, President of National Bank of Georgia has told reporters, the import rate has already been affected by the depreciation of GEL.
New official exchange is 2.2635 GEL to one dollar
09:40 26-02-2015
The National Bank of Georgia has set a new exchange rate for the GEL which shows that Georgia’s national currency has slightly depreciated again.
17:58 26-02-2015
Georgia will soon become a participant in the “Creative Europe” program and reap the benefits of €1 billion in support that will go towards preserving and supporting the country’s culture.
15:46 26-02-2015
Candidate for Supreme Court Chair Nino Gvenetadze has expressed her position regarding questioning witnesses in the courtroom at a closed meeting with Free Democrats today.
15:14 26-02-2015
One person was killed and more than six others were injured after four bombs exploded outside Cairo police stations Thursday morning, state-media reported.
Russia, Cyprus deepen military cooperation
Cyprus on Wednesday signed a deal with Russia allowing its navy ships to make regular port calls on the divided Mediterranean island.
Suicide bomb kills one near Turkish Embassy to Afghanistan
A suicide bomber rammed a car laden with explosives into a vehicle belonging to NATO's top envoy in Afghanistan, killing one Turkish soldier and wounding at least one person, Turkish officials said.
US embassy warns of terror threat in Jordan
The US embassy has issued a security message on its website for US citizens staying in Jordan, warning them from going to high-end malls because of a potential threat by extremist groups.
Kerry hints Russia sanctions decision could come soon
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Wednesday, local time, additional sanctions against Russia are "teed up" should events in eastern Ukraine warrant them, and he suggested a decision may come soon.
Drones appear over landmarks in Paris
Drones have appeared over landmarks in central Paris for the second night running and police are no closer to knowing who is operating them, BBC reports.
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Launch of the Organized Cancer Screening Programme in Georgia
Within the framework of the annual Cervical Cancer Prevention Week (CCPW) the Ministry of Labour, Health and Social Affairs of Georgia,