Georgia Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Russian prankster claims he called Elton John, impersonating PutinRead the original story

    Sep 16, 2015 |

    The singer apparently thought he was chatting about gay rights with Russian President Vladimir Putin this week, posting an Instagram photo thanking Putin for the call. In an interview with Russian tabloid newspaper Komsomolskaya Pravda, a Russian celebrity prankster known as "Vovan" - whose real name is Vladimir Krasnov - described how he and his comedy sidekick made a prank call to the British singer, playing the roles of Putin and a press secretary.


  2. Trump's plan to prove his foreign policy credRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2015 | Politico

    ... in multiple countries. In recent years Trump has visited properties spanning from Turkey to India to the Republic of Georgia, and he says he's also visited such Middle Eastern countries as Israel, Saudi Arabia and Egypt. Last May Trump was in the ...


  3. Ancient Script Spurs Rethinking of Historic - Backwater'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2015 | National Geographic

    At a temple site in the Republic of Georgia, letters carved in stone could change the way we see the development of writing. Mysterious script etched on the side of a collapsed stone altar at the ancient temple site of Grakliani, in Georgia, may be the oldest example of native writing found in the Caucasus.


  4. SOCAR not considers increasing gas tariff for GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2015 | Today.Az

    SOCAR Energy Georgia Director General Mahir Mammadov announced that Azerbaijan's state energy company SOCAR does not plan to increase gas tariffs for the Georgian population. He told Trend that SOCAR and the Georgian Oil and Gas Corporation have signed an agreement that covers various types of gas consumption.


  5. Whatever happened to... Viktor Yushchenko?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2015 | Transitions Online

    If not, here's a quick reminder: He was the Ukrainian president who rode the wave of so-called color revolutions, along with Georgia's Mikheil Saakashvili the Rose Revolution in Georgia, and Orange in Ukraine, were meant to transform the ex-Soviet states into modern democracies. While Georgia's Rose Revolution has been hailed as a resounding success, the Orange one, which brought Yushchenko to power, didn't quite work out.


  6. Damaged sculpture of Ali and Nino restoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2015 | Today.Az

    The famous "Ali and Nino" love sculpture, based on a novel with the same name by an Azerbaijani writer, is once again open to the public in the Georgian city of Batumi. Ali and Nino is a tale of love by an Azerbaijani author who wrote under the pen name Kurban Said.


  7. Europe should ensure gas pipeline securityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2015 | Today.Az

    ... project for the EU -- that envisages the transit of gas from the Caspian Sea region to European countries through Georgia and Turkey. This ambitious project aims to diversify the routes and sources of energy supply that will enhance Europe's energy ...


  8. Miss Planet Georgia named: Armenian crowned as Miss GraceRead the original story

    Sep 15, 2015 | Groong

    Miss Planet Georgia named: Armenian crowned as Miss Grace 16:51 ¢ 15.09.15 An 18-year-old Georgian top model was crowned as the winner of Miss Planet-2015, reports. Tinati Babluani won the honorable title in the contest's first ever final round held in her home country's capital, Tbilisi.


  9. Georgia: Russia Has Not Asked for Transit to SyriaRead the original story

    Sep 15, 2015 | EurasiaNet

    ... strategic allies, plan to share an air defense system. Air navigation authorities in both Armenia and neighboring Georgia underlined that Russian military planes currently do not use their countries' airspace for transit to Syria and that, in ...


  10. Evening with Soprano Hibla Gerzmava Set for Carnegie Hall, 10/8Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2015 |

    Soprano Hibla Gerzmava makes her North American solo recital debut in "An Evening with Hibla Gerzmava" at Carnegie Hall on Thursday, October 8, 2015 at 8pm. Tickets, which range from $19-125 dollars are available through the Carnegie Hall website , in person at the Carnegie Hall box office or by calling 212-247-7800 .


  11. Water Eroding Foundations Of St. Norashen Church In Tbilisi: What Will Be Its Fate After Repairs?Read the original story

    Sep 14, 2015 | Groong

    ... when I visited the Saint Norashen Church in Tbilisi. The 15th century church is one of the several churches in Georgia whose property rights are contested by the Armenian and Georgian communities. Mingrelian workers were busy replacing the paving ...


  12. Could Russia Use Georgian, Armenian Airspace for Syria Flights?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2015 | Horizon

    Amidst mounting concerns in Washington about Russia's military presence in war-ravaged Syria , one question persists - if existing air routes for Russian flights to Syria are closed, what will be Moscow's backup plan? Long a corridor between Russia and fellow Syrian ally Iran, the South Caucasus countries of Georgia and Armenia appear an option to some. It is unclear, however, what exact role US ally Georgia, to Russia's south, and Russian ally Armenia, to Iran's north, play or could play in any such corridor.


  13. Azerbaijani oil prices for Sept.7-11Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2015 | Today.Az

    The average price for AZERI LT, exported from Azerbaijan via the Ceyhan, Batumi and Supsa ports to the Italian Augusta port, was $49.62 per barrel on Sept.7-11, or $1.46 per barrel less than the previous week. The maximum price for AZERI LT was $50.81 per barrel and the minimum price was $49.05 per barrel during the reporting period.


  14. Tbilisi zoo reopens after flood that killed tigers, lionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2015 | Newsday

    The zoo in Georgia's capital has reopened three months after a devastating flood that killed more than half of its 600 animals, including about 20 tigers, lions and jaguars. The Tbilisi zoo has restored only its upper section, abandoning the lower section that was hit by a torrent of muddy floodwaters on June 13. Plans call for moving the zoo entirely to another location, but it will... TBILISI, Georgia - -- The zoo in Georgia's capital has reopened three months after a devastating flood that killed more than half of its 600 animals, including about 20 tigers, lions and jaguars.


  15. Dwindling Georgia Community Enjoys Influx of Israeli TouristsRead the original story

    Sep 13, 2015 | Forward

    In 1979, the year he was born, the Jewish population of Georgia was more than 28,000. But during his lifetime the Jewish population has dwindled to just 4,000 as the republic coped with war and instability in the wake of the Soviet Union's collapse.


  16. For the sake of peaceful neighborhood: Street paintings in JavakhkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2015 | Al+ Armenia

    Within the framework of the graffiti festival "For the sake of a peaceful neighborhood," street artists from Armenia and Javakhk are showing their works on the walls of Javakhk buildings these days. "In Akhalkalak, we painted an episode from the well-known film "Mimino" which, we believe, perfectly reflects the Armenian-Georgian friendship.


  17. Stewart Fisher's five-minute guide to Scotland v GermanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2015 | Sunday Herald

    THE good news: sometimes you can have months to chew over a poor result and performance in international football, such as the malaise which afflicted Scotland in Georgia. Gordon Strachan's side at least have a chance to atone immediately but the bad news is that coming into town are Germany, the World Champions, who after their stumbles early in the campaign are now winning matches at the business end of their Euro 2016 qualifying campaign with typical Teutonic efficiency.


  18. Republic of Ireland vs. Georgia: Date, Time, Live Stream for Euro 2016 QualifierRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2015 | BleacherReport

    The Republic of Ireland take on Georgia at the Aviva Stadium on Monday, as they look to keep their hopes of qualifying for Euro 2016 alive. Martin O'Neill's men cruised past Gibraltar with a 4-0 victory on Friday night to move within two points of second place in Group D, but with crunch matches against Germany and Poland to come, only maximum points will do against the Georgians.


  19. Ireland v Georgia: The OppositionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2015 |

    The most surprising aspect of the recent World Cup 2018 qualifying draw was Georgia's lowly rankings, sitting side-by-side with the whipping boys of European football Andorra, Liectenstein, Kazakhstan, Luxembourg, Malta and the mighty San Marino. A quick glance at the EURO 2016 Group D table at the time might have begged to differ as the Black Sea nation had acquired just the one win and three points from six games, secured against a team who would certainly have been in that pot, had FIFA ever decided to recognise them, Gibraltar.


  20. Low's Germany on guard against cornered ScotlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2015 | Evening Times

    ... this evening as they seek to somehow repair the damage inflicted in Tbilisi on Friday evening. That 1-0 loss to Georgia leaves Gordon Strachan's team three points behind second-placed Poland who host Gibraltar and one behind Republic of Ireland, who ...