Scholz and Macron Express Deep Concern Over Georgia's European Path

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and French President Emmanuel Macron voiced their concerns regarding recent developments in Georgia. 


Visa-Free Travel to China for Georgian Citizens to Start on May 28

Starting May 28, 2024, Georgian citizens will be able to travel to China without a visa for up to 30 days. This development follows the completion of the necessary procedures for a bilateral agreement on visa exemption signed on April 10, 2024, between the governments of Georgia and the People's Republic of China.


Biden signs new military aid package to Ukraine into law

US President Joe Biden signed a law providing for the allocation of a new package of military assistance to Ukraine totaling $60.64 billion. Previously, the corresponding bill was approved by the House of Representatives and the Senate of the US Congress.


Macron: the terrorist attack in the Moscow region was inspired by IS. Blaming Ukraine is “cynical and counterproductive”

French President Emmanuel Macron said that, according to intelligence available to France and other countries, the terrorist attack at Crocus City Hall was inspired by the Islamic State affiliate IS-Khorasan.


Peskov called the conflict in Ukraine a "war"

Russian Presidential Press Secretary Dmitry Peskov called the war in Ukraine a “war.” “We are in a state of war. Yes, it began as a “special military operation,” but as soon as this group was formed there, when the collective West became a participant in this on the side of Ukraine, for us it already became a war,” Peskov said.


Erdogan hinted that he will soon leave politics

Municipal elections in Turkey at the end of March will be the last for the country's current President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The head of state announced this on Friday, March 8, at a meeting of the youth organization TÜGVA. Erdogan referred to the powers given to him under the legislation.


Valeriy Zaluzhny appointed Ambassador of Ukraine to the UK

Former Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Valeriy Zaluzhny has been appointed to the post of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the country to the UK. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine reports this.


Accession to the EU is being actively discussed in Armenia - Ararat Mirzoyan

The idea of membership in the European Union is “actively discussed” in Armenia, the country’s Foreign Minister Ararat Mirzoyan said in an interview with the Turkish TV channel TRT World.


Lukashenko is happy about Georgia’s “normal relations” with the Russian Federation and Belarus

Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko is happy about Georgia's “normal relations” with Russia and Belarus. He stated this when commenting on the statements of the Armenian side regarding membership in the CSTO.


Pashinyan fears a large-scale war between Azerbaijan and Armenia

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan fears that Baku could go to a large-scale war against Yerevan.


Georgia ranks 4th in Europe among countries where tourists can travel safely at night - World of Statistics

Based on data from the organization, statistics have been published on the social network X, according to which among European countries Georgia is one of the safest countries for the movement of tourists at night.


The Number of Active Startups in Azerbaijan Expected to Increase

While the number of active startups in Azerbaijan is over 100, it is planned to increase this number to 450 by 2026.


Transavia, the Dutch Low-Cost Carrier, Launches Flights to Tbilisi International Airport

Transavia, the renowned low-cost airline from the Kingdom of the Netherlands, has announced its entry into the Georgian aviation market, initiating operations at Tbilisi International Airport, as disclosed by TAV Georgia.


Five Georgian Children's Clothing Brands Stand Out at Playtime Paris 2024

Under the auspices of "Enterprise in Georgia," five Georgian children's clothing brands showcased their latest collections at Playtime Paris 2024, the world's premier exhibition for children's fashion, held from January 27 to 29.


Trump’s extreme rhetoric conjures the prospect of a presidency like no other

Donald Trump is promising a second presidency that would be an aberration in American history.


Zelensky: "Negotiations with Russia will begin only if Russian soldiers return to their homeland"

Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky said that Ukraine is ready to discuss peace initiatives of different countries, but ruled out the possibility of compromises with Russia.


Putin's big press conference is scheduled for December 14

A big press conference by Russian President Vladimir Putin is scheduled for December 14, two sources familiar with the progress of its preparation told RBC. This date is considered as the main one, both RBC interlocutors reported.


Russian troops attacked Kyiv with ballistic missiles

Russian forces attacked the Kyiv region with a missile that moved along a ballistic trajectory.


Mark Zuckerberg injured his knee tendon and will not be able to meet Elon Musk in the ring

Mark Zuckerberg, founder of Meta (Facebook), injured his cruciate ligament in his knee and was hospitalized. Zuckerberg published corresponding photos.


I went through hell, says elderly hostage released by Hamas

"I went through hell," says Yocheved Lifschitz, an 85-year-old grandmother and peace activist released by Hamas on Monday after two weeks in captivity. 


Georgia Ascends to Top 15 in Global Bottled Wine Exports

Georgia has secured its position among the world's leading bottled wine exporters, now ranking 15th out of 50 nations, according to the 2022 data released by the American Association of Wine Economists (AAWE).


Dozens of rockets were fired at Israel from the Gaza Strip, there are dead and wounded

Dozens of rockets were fired at Israel early on Saturday, October 7, from the Gaza Strip. The south and center of the country, including Tel Aviv, were targeted. An air raid alert was announced in a number of cities and the air defense system was activated. Damage to residential buildings has been reported. According to initial reports, one person was killed and several were injured as a result of the shelling.


No new strain of coronavirus infection reported in Georgia - NCDC & PH

The National Center for Disease Control and Public Health of Georgia issued a statement saying that not a single case of infection with a new strain of coronavirus EG.5 has been recorded in Georgia.


Donald Trump to voluntarily go to jail next week

The 45th President of the United States, Donald Trump, will voluntarily report to the Fulton County Jail in Georgia at the end of next week. Trump and 18 of his associates face criminal charges in an attempt to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election in Georgia. According to the decision of the prosecutor's office, the accused have the opportunity to voluntarily surrender to the authorities until 25 August.


Death toll rises to 27 as a result of an explosion at a gas station in Makhachkala

A fire at a gas station in Dagestan has killed at least 27 people, including three children, the regional emergency medical service said.