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Jean-Elie Malkin: Antimicrobial Resistance Rationalizes The Use of Antibiotics

Jean-Elie Malkin

President of international consulting company, Global Alliance Jean-Elie Malkin talked about overall healthcare condition in Georgia and outlined Antimicrobial resistance as the way to rationalize the use of antibiotics. “As the president of the Global Alliance, I would like to say we are supporting authorities of Georgia and the Ministry …

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Colorado Could Become the First state with Universal Health Care


A plan to make Colorado the first state to opt out of the federal health law and replace it with universal health care, funded by the taxpayer, is going to be on the Colorado ballot in 2016. Supporters of universal health care gathered 158,831 qualified signatures, which is more signatures than …

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Foodpanda Campaign “You Say, We Give” Is A Success


Foodpanda saw to 875kg of products being equally distributed between 5 socially unprotected families. October 16th marked the Earth’s celebration of World Food Day. This annual day unites peoples from around the world for one common goal: to contribute in fighting and eventually defeating hunger. This year, Georgia has joined the efforts the second time …

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Move Over, Italy! How Georgia Is Stepping Up Europe’s Footwear Game — Vogue

Vogue writes an article about Georgian shoe industry and compares them to high fashion designer shoes. Step off, Gucci fur-lined loafers! Italian shoe designers—and frankly, shoe designers the world over—may want to glance nervously over their shoulders: Some of the coolest, most skillfully crafted footwear we’ve seen recently is coming straight …

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Mogherini Visits Georgia to Stress Importance of Cooperation with Eastern Partners

Federica Mogherini

After visiting Ukraine, High Representative Federica Mogherini was in Tbilisi, Georgia, on Tuesday. The visit involved meetings with President Giorgi Margvelashvili, Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili and Foreign Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili. She also met with the Chairman of the Parliament David Usupashvili and leaders of the parliamentary factions, as well as …

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Tbilisi Hosts World’s Largest Quiz Game Championship

What? Where? When?

Tbilisi will host the largest World Championship event for the popular “What? Where? When?” quiz game for three days starting this Friday, featuring top international players and teams. More than 1,000 participants and visitors are expected to flock to Georgia’s capital city during the contest, with 60 teams from 25 …

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Georgian Servicemen in Africa (Gallery)

Georgian soldiers

New pictures featuring Georgian soldiers participating in a European Union (EU) peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic have been released. The pictures were published by Georgia’s Defence Ministry after it received the photographs from an Italian officer who served as a spokesperson for the peace mission in Africa. Photo …

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BP to Search for More Oil in Caspian Sea in early 2016

According to BP’s Regional Director for Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey, Gordon Birrell BP plans to begin seismic surveys at the potentially promising structures located in the shallow waters around the Absheron peninsula in the Azerbaijani sector of the Caspian Sea in February-March 2016. “We believe that there are great opportunities …

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SOCAR to Modernize Gas Pipeline Running to Georgia

rovnag Abdullayev

Hajigabul-Gardabani gas pipeline via which Azerbaijan exports its gas to Georgia will be fully modernized in several years, president of the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR) Rovnag Abdullayev told reporters. Hajigabul-Gardabani gas pipeline links the two countries in Azerbaijan’s Gazakh district. The pumping capacity of this pipeline exceeds 2.5 …

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Georgia has chance to begin visa-free regime with EU – Trend Exclusive

Andrejs Mamikins

Georgia will have the opportunity to participate in the visa-free regime with the EU beginning in 2016, according to Andrejs Mamikins, the European Parliament’s rapporteur for Georgia. Speaking to Trend Nov. 11, Mamikins said that a very positive report on Georgia is expected from the European Commission. He further said …

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Tbilisi Railway By-pass Project Expecting Green Light from the Govn’t

In which form construction of Tbilisi Railway By-pass Project will be continued should become clear within a week. According to Mamuka Bakhtadze, general director of “Georgian Railway”, 3 versions are worked out that are already submitted to Tbilisi Municipality. Respectively, the decision is expected from Tbilisi City Hall. “We hold …

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