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USA: Supreme Court Legalizes Gay Marriage

The Supreme Court has just ruled that gay marriage is legal in whole America. Justice Anthony Kennedy issued the 5-4 ruling, finding that the Fourteenth Amendment requires a state to license a marriage between two people of the same sex. The justices explored two key questions about same-sex unions during …

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Cartu Bank Donates 2.5 Million GEL for Tbilisi Flood Victims

Cartu Bank

A bank in Georgia owned by former Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili, has donated more than 2 million GEL to a fund that will support victims of the Tbilisi flood. Cartu Bank donated 2.5 million GEL to help people affected by the June 13 disaster, which claimed the lives of 19 …

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Decision was Taken on Khudoni HPP Construction

The decision on construction of Khudoni Hydro Power Plant has been  taken and the final version of the agreement has already been compiled. According to  the Minister of Energy Kakha Kaladze,  in the coming days society will be acquainted with the details of the project. “The decision about how and in …

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World War II History Displayed in Tbilisi

People in Tbilisi have a unique chance to see the private belongings of Soviet leader Joseph Stalin and explore one of the bloodiest wars in world history. Simon Janashia Museum, which is a part of the Georgian National Museum, is inviting the public to attend today’s opening of the exhibition …

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Nikoloz Basilashvili Will Play at Wimbledon for the first time

Georgia’s top-ranking tennis player has gained the right to compete in the main draw of Wimbledon. After achieving three victories in the qualifying round. This is the first time Basilashvili will compete in the tennis tournament. Yesterday Nikoloz Basilashvili  defeated Hungary’s Martin Fucsovic  with a score of 6-4, 6-4, 3-6, 6-2. In …

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Tbilisi in Top 20 Cheapest Cities in the World

Tbilisi has been named one of the Top 20 cheapest cities in the world for expatriate employees to live and work in, according to a global survey done by Mercer Global. The list, ranking the world’s most expensive and inexpensive cities for expatriates, compared expenses in 207 cities across five continents, …

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How did the Lari Depreciation Affect the Construction Business?

The lari depreciation reduced the value of construction and, therefore, the cost of the new spaces, which caused the price decline in the market, however, this trend is not of mass character. Only some construction companies lowered prices, some of them in the frames of discount actions  in order to …

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Electric Yerevan – Protests Enter Seventh Day

Electric Yerevan

Mass protests in the Armenian capital against a hike in electricity tariffs entered their seventh day on Thursday, with both government figures and opposition leaders refusing to blink in a deepening standoff that has brought parts of Yerevan to a standstill. Hovik Abrahamyan, the Armenian prime minister, accused protesters of …

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