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  1. Georgian Man Reportedly Killed Fighting Alongside IS Militants In SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Weekday Magazine

    ... of the Pankisi Gorge to 12 years in jail for fighting alongside militants in Syria. The Pankisi Gorge, in eastern Georgia, borders Russia's Chechnya region and is home to Muslims with ethnic ties to Chechens. IS said in July that Batirashvili was ...


  2. Arrestee over attempt of terror attack on Armenian-Russian gas pipeline confessesRead the original story

    Wednesday | ARMINFO news agency

    Maya Chrelashvili, the lawyer of one of the five citizens of Georgia that were arrested over the recent attempt of terror attack on the Russian-Armenian gas pipeline told journalists her client Beka Bekauri has confessed saying he plotted the terror attack as he opposes Russia's policy. Commenting on the media reports on possible ties of Bekauri with the Wahhabi, the lawyer said her client denies any ties.


  3. New furniture collection shows off 'wild minimalism' of Georgian design duoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Curbed

    What does it mean to create something that is both minimalist and off-kilter, spare in its construction but also dynamic and unexpected? This is the question that Georgian designers Nata Janberidze and Keti Toloraia attempt to address with their collection of tables, seating, and consoles. Calling it "Wild Minimalism," the duo behind Rooms , a Tbilisi-based multi-disciplinary interior and product design studio, crafted pieces that incorporate brass, stone, wood, and glass in designs that marry the graphic and archaic in surprising ways.


  4. Georgia Healthcare launches ambulatory service clluster in TbilisiRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Live Charts

    Medical insurance and healthcare provider Georgia Healthcare launched a new ambulatory service cluster on Wednesday in Tbilisi. The Cluster, located in the Didube neighbourhood covering a population of about 140,000, will provide a wide range of outpatient services, including general practitioner and specialist physician consultations, imaging and functional diagnostics, as well as clinical, biochemical and serological laboratory tests.


  5. Who wanted to blow up the Russian-Armenian gas pipeline and whyRead the original story

    Tuesday | Groong

    ... the strategic gas pipeline from Russia to Armenia, through which a small amount of natural gas is also supplied to Georgia. According to the Georgian Interior Ministry, Beka Bekauri, Mindia Vashakmadze, Jaba Melkadze and Nukri Chkadua were detained ...


  6. Holiday CalendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2016 | Rome News

    The First Friday Concert at Bridgepoint Plaza , featuring the Georgia Blues Brothers, is from 7 to 10 p.m. Admission is free.


  7. Georgia Says It Foiled Plot to Bomb PipelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | Transitions Online

    Georgia's State Security Service says it foiled an attempt to blow up a gas pipeline from Russia to Armenia. The authorities detained seven suspects, five of them on terrorism charges connected to the illegal purchase of firearms, ammunition, and explosives, reports .


  8. Guerrilla War In Tbilisi: Activists Battle City Hall To Preserve...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | Weekday Magazine

    One of Tbilisi's green spaces that has been cleared of trees and other greenery for the sake of development. Nata Peradze is largely unknown outside of her native Georgia.


  9. The Daily 202: Russian meddling in U.S. election backfiring on Putin, hurting TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | The Washington Post

    A man passes by a graffiti mural in Lithuania that depicts Donald Trump kissing Vladimir Putin outside a barbecue restaurant earlier this month. THE BIG IDEA: Eight years ago this month, Barack Obama's high command became very worried after Russia invaded Georgia.


  10. UNWTO Wine Tourism Conference Gathers Experts from Around the WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | Travel Industry Wire

    The World Tourism Organization , in collaboration with the Georgian National Tourism Administration, is organizing the 1st UNWTO Global Conference on Wine Tourism in the Kakheti wine region of Georgia on 7-9 September 2016. "Georgia's unique wine-making traditions date back 8,000 years and are considered by UNESCO as intangible heritage, making the country an ideal host for the Global Conference on Wine Tourism.


  11. Georgia doesn't rule out Saakashvili's involvement in failed terrorist actRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - Georgian Parliament vice-speaker Manana Kobakhidze expressed belief that the failed attack on a Russia-Armenia gas pipeline ahead of the scheduled October parliamentary elections in the Republic would be beneficial to the ex-President of Georgia, Governor of Odessa Oblast of Ukraine, Mikheil Saakashvili and his party United National Movement. "I guess Saakashvili and his party would benefit from the destabilization before the elections.


  12. Tbilisi: Georgian Intelligence Foils Terror Act on Russia-Armenia Gas PipelineRead the original story

    Monday Aug 22 | Groong

    Georgia Today, Georgia Aug 22 2016 Georgian Intelligence Foils Terror Act on Russia-Armenia Gas Pipeline TBILISI – Georgia's State Intelligence Department on Saturday detained a group of Georgian citizens who were allegedly plotting terrorist act on the Russia-Armenia gas pipeline, passing near the river Aragvi and two others for helping them to realize their plan. Savle Motiashvili, an investigator of the State Security Service, said at a Monday briefing that five people were stockpiling explosives to blow up a section of the Georgian stretch of the pipeline, which passes alongside the Aragvi River and connects Armenia to Russia.


  13. Georgia Foils Terror Attack on Russia-Armenia Gas PipelineRead the original story

    Monday Aug 22 | Groong

    Georgia's security services have thwarted an attempt by terrorists to blow up a pipeline that supplies natural gas from Russia to Armenia in an area outside Georgia's capital Tbilisi, Russian-language Georgian website Gruzia Online reported on Monday.  Georgia's State Security Service have detained seven people, including a police patrol officer, who were trying to blow up the Russia-Armenia pipeline and are now facing charges of having links to terrorist organizations. One of the detainees has often traveled to Ukraine, Gruzia Online reported, citing a security services official.


  14. Georgia thwarts attempt to blow up part of gas pipelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | Trend

    Georgia's State Security Service said on Aug. 22 it has prevented an attempt of blowing up a part of a gas pipeline that supplies the Russian natural gas to Armenia, TASS news agency reported. Five Georgian nationals were detained on August 20 for illegal purchase and storage of firearms, ammunition and explosives with the goal of carrying out a terrorist attack, the security service said in a statement.


  15. Chinese Company Builds New City in GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | Transitions Online

    Hualing, the largest single investor in Georgia, erects a whole new town outside Tbilisi as the New Silk Road reaches into the Caucasus. Just north of the Georgian capital, the Chinese private company Hualing is constructing a new town, Tbilisi Sea New City.


  16. Georgian PM hails Security Service for foiling terror act on Russia-Armenia gas pipelineRead the original story

    Monday Aug 22 | Groong

    Georgia's Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili has thanked the country's State Security Service for preventing a terror attack in Georgia  that had the potential to instigate a major threat, reports. Kvirikashvili's comments come several hours after a special briefing by the SSS, which revealed the agency had taken definitive action to prevent a terrorist attack on several sections of the Russia-Armenia pipeline that goes through Georgian territory.


  17. News 7 people detained in Georgia in gas pipeline plotRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | KIRO-TV Seattle

    ... we may deliver news, weather, special offers and other content related to your specific geographic area. TBILISI, Georgia (AP) - Georgia's intelligence agency says it has detained seven people suspected of plotting an attack on a gas pipeline that ...


  18. 5 arrested for planning to blow up Georgian gasoductRead the original story

    Monday Aug 22 |

    ... up the gas pipeline in the sector where it crosses the Aragvi river, north of Tbilisi, The targeted pipeline crosses Georgia to supply Armenia with Russian gas. In 2015, Armenia received 1.92 billion cubic metres (2.51 billion cubic yards) of ...


  19. Georgia Say 'Terrorist Act' On Russia-Armenia Gas Pipeline ThwartedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | Armenian Liberty

    Georgian authorities say they have thwarted a "terrorist act" on a gas pipeline that supplies natural gas from Russia to Armenia. Georgia's State Security Service said in a statement on August 22 that seven individuals had been detained two days earlier.


  20. Seven persons taken in police custody in Georgia for suspected...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | Arka News Agency

    YEREVAN, August 22. /ARKA/. Seven persons suspected of plotting to blow up an open section of the gas pipeline that conveys natural gas from Russia to Armenia were arrested Saturday in Georgia, near Saguramo village, 20 kilometers from Tbilisi.