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Maestro TV Cancels Contracts with 32 Current Journalists

Local television channel Maestro TV cancels contracts with 32 of its Journalists working for BusinessContact and Business Morning programs. The cancellation of journalists contracts comes after their expressed support for BusinessContact’s former director Giorgi Isakadze after Maestro TV’s new management fired him without any clear argumentation. Since then Isakadze has expressed …

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Oxfam: 8% of Georgia’s High Mountainous Population Faces Hunger

At least 8% of Georgia’s high mountainous population experiences hunger, Oxfam‘s recent study revealed. Oxfam is a UK-based international organization operating in 94 countries. Its primary focus is finding solutions to poverty in different parts of the world. Oxfam Georgia conducted the First National Research on Food Security and Nutrition …

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Al Jazeera: How Russia Inadvertently Promoted Georgian Wine in the West

Qatar’s largest Media Network Al Jazeera writes an article about Georgian wine, its culture and traditions. Al Jazeera’s Mansur Mirovalev visited Kakheti region, near Kisiskhevi surroundings, where he observed Georgian wine production and one Georgian family. Apart from the eloquent description of wine-production culture in Georgia, the author concentrates on …

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Steinbeck’s East of Eden Released in Georgian Translation

Tbilisi’s prominent publishing house Karchkhadze Publishing, owned by the Georgian writer Jemal Karchkhadze’s son, Gia Karchkhadze, presents its publication of John Steinbeck’s East of Eden in Georgian today.  The novel was originally published in the U.S. in September 1952. Today, 63 years later, Georgian readers are able to get to know …

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Lobzhanidze and Georgia Set Sights Higher — ESPN

“It has been a World Cup to remember for Georgia scrum-half Vasil Lobzhanidze. At 18 years and 340 days old, he became the tournament’s youngest ever player when he starred in his nation’s opening victory over Tonga,” writes Rob Bartlett, Assistant Editor at ESPN.  Lobzhanidze is 33 days younger than Rugby …

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Putin Speaks Fourth Term of Presidency with CBS Journalist

The President of Russia Vladimir Putin is uncertain if he will use his right to run for the fourth term of presidency. Putin spoke on this matter during his interview with an American journalist from CBS News Charlie Rose. When asked how long Putin would like to stay in power, …

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Know Your UN Millennium Goals in 2015

Everyone on the political scene is talking about the UN Millennium Goals. What are these exactly? Well, apparently, back in 200o the UN set some global goals for achieving before 2015. These are aptly called Millennium Goals and their deadline is coming up in December of this year. Between 25-27 …

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Georgia’s Blood Banks will Participate in a US Training

An International nonprofit dedicated to improving health systems in resource-constrained parts of the world, Global Healing, partnered with Georgia’s National Center for Disease Control and Public Health (NCDC) to raise the quality of blood safety in the country’s existing blood banks. Nearly a hundred Georgia’s blood banks will participate in …

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