FOREIGN MEDIA ABOUT GEORGIA
2013-07-29Christians from Syria and Egypt seek refuge in the Caucasus
TBILISI, Georgia — Ever since ouster of Egyptian strongman President Hosni Mubarak two years ago, Adel has faced a difficult dilemma: Leave behind a relatively cushy life in Egypt or stay and risk discrimination and violence as religious and sectarian tensions rise.
2013-07-25Georgia Braces Itself For The Post-Saakashvili Era
In three months' time, on October 31, Georgians will go to the polls to elect a successor to current President Mikheil Saakashvili, who has dominated national politics for the past decade. Saakashvili is barred by the constitution from seeking a third consecutive term, but in a recent talk-show interview he did not exclude his continued engagement in politics.
2013-07-10BBC Shiny Palaces Themselves are no Guarantee of total Transparency or Rule of Law
BBC publishes Steve Rosenberg’s article “Georgia; Are glass-walled police stations enough to tackle corruption?” The author of the article says that A decade ago, Georgia had a terrible reputation for corruption. Political changes brought about substantial reform - including much-vaunted glass-walled police stations.
2013-07-03Taliban Attack Kills 7 Georgian Soldiers in Afghanistan
KABUL, Afghanistan — In the deadliest single episode for international forces in Afghanistan since August, a suicide bomber driving a truck packed with explosives attacked an isolated base staffed by Georgian troops in Helmand Province on Thursday evening, killing seven soldiers, according to Georgian and Afghan officials in Helmand.
Traders of So-Called Khopi Bazroba in Batumi Went on Strike Emzar Jikurashvili to Become Gurjaani District Governor Batumi University Students Express Solidarity With Ukraine International Children’s Day Marked in Kutaisi GYLA’s Final Report on Presidential Elections Archive
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When reading last pardon acts issued by the President Mikheil Saakashvili, it is hard not to recall autumn fly, which bites bitterer thanArchive