Georgia Newswire (Page 9)

Georgia Newswire (Page 9)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Georgia. (Page 9)

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  1. Former Georgian Interior Ministry Official Charged in 'Photographers' Case'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | Weekday Magazine

    The four photographers have claimed that the case against them was retaliation for their coverage of an attack in Tbilisi on May 26, 2011 by heavily armed security personnel on demonstrators calling for the resignation of then-Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili . The Georgian Prosecutor-General's Office has charged one man and opened a criminal case against a second in connection with the so-called "photographers' case," in which four photojournalists were found guilty of spying for Russia.

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  2. Azerbaijan ranks first in volume of investments in GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | Today.Az

    Being the top foreign investor of Georgia, Azerbaijan invested some $434 million in the economy of the neighboring country within three-quarters of 2016. Georgia's National Statistics Office reported that the volume of investments recorded an increase of 9.6 percent as compared to the figure recorded in the same period of 2015.

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  3. Torah stolen from Republic of Georgia synagogue found destroyedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | The Times of Israel

    ... investigating the incident as a break-in, not a hate crime, the news website 2030 reported. Some 4,000 Jews live in Georgia, down from more than 28,000 in 1979 as the republic coped with war and instability in the wake of the Soviet Union's ...

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  4. 15 years of war apparently changed American minds about tortureRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | Silicon Alley Insider

    A member of the U.S. mechanized infantry company form 1st Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division walks past Bradley infantry fighting vehicles ahead an official opening ceremony of the joint U.S.-Georgian exercise Noble Partner 2015 at the Vaziani training area outside Tbilisi, Georgia, May 11, 2015. Nearly half of Americans believe it acceptable to torture enemy combatants, according to a new survey which suggests that 15 years of warfare have significantly recast American attitudes on torture.

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  5. How high can CJ Cummings rise? He now has his own shoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | The Island Packet

    ... breaking the youth mark he set in June while sweeping his division at the Junior World Championships in Tbilisi, Georgia. Combined with a 135 kg lift (297 pounds) in the snatch - he was unsuccessful in attempting 138 kg (304 pounds) - his combined ...

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  6. Torah scroll stolen from Georgia synagogue found destroyedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2016 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    ... investigating the incident as a break-in, not a hate crime, the news website 2030 reported. Some 4,000 Jews live in Georgia, down from more than 28,000 in 1979 as the republic coped with war and instability in the wake of the Soviet Union's ...

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  7. Georgia Just Might Be the Fashion Capital of Eastern EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | The New York Observer

    Georgia, the country located in Eastern Europe, not the state in the Sun Belt, isn't the first place anyone would expect to find a bustling industry of emerging fashion designers, where creativity can be found even in the sleeves of garments. Just as the region is considered to be one of the cradles of civilization, it currently stands as a cradle of burgeoning fashion talent.

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  8. Stolen Georgia Torah Scroll Found DestroyedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | Forward

    ... the incident as a break-in, not a hate crime, the news website 2030 reported. In 1979 the Jewish population of Georgia was more than 28,000. But the country's Jewish population dwindled to 4,000 as the republic coped with war and instability in the ...

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  9. Turkish FM brings regional issues to table in BakuRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | Today.Az

    ... They highlighted the importance of developing bilateral cooperation between our countries in trilateral Azerbaijan-Georgia-Turkey, Azerbaijan-Iran-Turkey, Azerbaijan-Turkmenistan-Turkey formats. They reviewed the ways of further expansion of this ...

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  10. Tsopi: An Azerbaijani - Armenian World – Meydan.TVRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2016 | Groong

    ... and Azerbaijanis before the Karabakh issuesflared up. The village of Tsopi, in the Marneuli municipality of Georgia, is one such 'island of peace' – a reflection of the collective past and, one wants to believe, a manifestation of the near ...

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  11. Katie Melua and the Gori Operatic Choir shot in Georgia for BMG by Pip.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2016 | Daily Echo

    HOT on the heels of her magical show at The Mayflower Theatre last week and her work with the Gori Women's Choir Katie Melua is inviting choirs across Europe to perform their own renditions of one of the songs from her acclaimed new album 'In Winter'. In a video to launch the competition Katie says: "My latest album has been a team up with the Gori Women's Choir from Georgia.

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  12. Georgia's children with disabilities struggle against stigmatizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2016 | UNICEF News

    In Georgia, children with disabilities are met with negative attitudes and stigma. Learn how UNICEF is working with children and young adults to change widely-held misconceptions and advocate for rights for children with disabilities.

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  13. Russia Reportedly Detains Abkhaz Oppositionist Following New Demand For Khajimba's ResignationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2016 | Weekday Magazine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with Raul Khajimba, the de facto president of Georgia's breakaway Republic of Abkhazia, in Moscow on December 1. Russia appears to have intervened to curtail a new push by the Abkhaz opposition to force the resignation of Raul Khajimba, the de facto president of Georgia's breakaway Republic of Abkhazia. 1 comment

  14. Azerbaijani oil prices for November 28- December 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2016 | Today.Az

    ... port of Ceyhan and Georgian ports - Batumi and Supsa. The oil is supplied to Ceyhan via the BTC pipeline and to Georgia - via the Baku-Supsa pipeline and railway. The average price for Urals (Ex-Novo) exported from Azerbaijan via the Novorossiysk ...

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  15. Azerbaijani oil prices for Nov. 28- Dec. 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2016 | Trend

    ... port of Ceyhan and Georgian ports - Batumi and Supsa. The oil is supplied to Ceyhan via the BTC pipeline and to Georgia - via the Baku-Supsa pipeline and railway. The average price for Urals (Ex-Novo) exported from Azerbaijan via the Novorossiysk ...

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  16. Facebook's Fake News Crisis and Social Media Echo ChambersRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2016 | PrawfsBlawg

    ... thinking his stories were too ridiculous to fool anyone. New York Times interviewed a fake news creator in Tbilisi, Georgia who focused on anti-Clinton news, as it produced the most clicks. He also considered his work satire and not fake news. ...

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  17. Azerbaijan Railways, Stadler agree on expending cooperationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2016 | Today.Az

    The state-owned rail transport operator Azerbaijan Railways and Switzerland's Stadler Rail AG, a manufacturer of railway rolling stock, have agreed to expand the cooperation. The agreement was reached during a meeting of Chairman of Azerbaijan Railways CJSC Javid Gurbanov and Stadler President Peter Spuhler, the Azerbaijani side reported.

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  18. Tensions Within Former Georgian Ruling Party IntensifyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2016 | Weekday Magazine

    Georgia's main opposition party, the United National Movement , again appears to be heading for a split into two wings, one of which unequivocally supports its founder, former President Mikheil Saakashvili, while the other considers him a liability. At a three-hour meeting of the party's Political Council on November 30, the pro-Saakashvili faction succeeded by the narrowest of margins in averting a motion by the rival faction to convene a congress of some 2,000 delegates next month that would elect as the party's new chairman Davit Bakradze, who headed the ENM faction in the last parliament.

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  19. Azerbaijan committed to efforts to stabilize oil pricesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2016 | Today.Az

    Azerbaijan, the oldest known oil producing region in the world, announced that it will back any decision taken for stabilization of oil price in the world market. Energy Minister Natig Aliyev, who appraised the OPEC deal on oil output cuts, named the step an important measure for establishing a balance in oil market.

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  20. Azerbaijan Railways, Stadler to expand co-opRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2016 | Trend

    News selected on topics and regions - oil and gas, business, politics, IT, the South Caucasus, the Caspian Sea region, Central Asia Ranking of the Azerbaijani banking sector Azerbaijan Railways CJSC and Switzerland's Stadler Rail AG will expand bilateral cooperation, said a message from Azerbaijan Railways Dec. 2. "During the meeting, the parties discussed the implementation of the project to construct the sleeping type cars ordered from Stadler, to be put into operation on the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway," according to the message. The Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway is being constructed on the basis of the Azerbaijani-Georgian-Turkish intergovernmental agreement.

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