Georgia

Georgia passes 2018 budget, expects GDP to rise 4.5 percent next year

Georgia passes 2018 budget, expects GDP to rise 4.5 percent next year

Published 15/12/2017

TBILISI (Reuters) - Georgia expects state revenues and spending to rise next year and forecasts 4.5 percent economic growth in the budget passed by the [more…]

Uzbekistan opens the door, a crack

Uzbekistan opens the door, a crack

Published 27/11/2017

FILE PHOTO: Uzbekistani Som banknotes are seen in this picture illustration taken May 4, 2017. REUTERS/Mukhammadsharif Mamatkulov/Illustration/File PhotoTASHKENT/ALMATY (Reuters) - Sensing change in his native [more…]

Rookie Cook claims maiden PGA Tour title in Georgia

Rookie Cook claims maiden PGA Tour title in Georgia

Published 20/11/2017

Oct 29, 2017- Jackson, MS, USA- Austin Cook tees off from the 18th hole during the final round of the Sanderson Farms Championship golf tournament [more…]

Drinking age: oldest evidence of wine-making found near Tbilisi

Drinking age: oldest evidence of wine-making found near Tbilisi

Published 13/11/2017

Oenophiles take note: 5980 BC was a very good year for wine. [more…]

PNG says Australia responsible for hundreds of asylum seekers when detention camp closes

PNG says Australia responsible for hundreds of asylum seekers when detention camp closes

Published 30/10/2017

Australia will not be allowed to walk away from legal, financial and moral responsibility for nearly 800 men when it closes its asylum seeker detention center in Papua New Guinea (PNG) on Tuesday, PNG's immigration minister said. [more…]

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter says would travel to North Korea: NYT

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter says would travel to North Korea: NYT

Published 22/10/2017

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter said he would be willing to travel to North Korea on behalf of the Trump administration to help diffuse rising tensions, The New York Times reported on its website on Sunday. [more…]

Shia LaBeouf pleads guilty to obstruction charge in July arrest

Shia LaBeouf pleads guilty to obstruction charge in July arrest

Published 20/10/2017

Actor Shia LaBeouf pleaded guilty in a Georgia court on Thursday to one count of obstruction and was sentenced to community service and a year of probation following his July arrest on charges of public intoxication and disorderly conduct. [more…]

Putin to watch parachute drop, part of war games that have rattled West

Putin to watch parachute drop, part of war games that have rattled West

Published 18/09/2017

President Vladimir Putin arrived at a remote army training ground on Monday to watch a military parachute drop, part of Russia's biggest war games since 2013 that have the West looking on nervously. [more…]

Irma churns through central Florida, leaves trail of destruction

Irma churns through central Florida, leaves trail of destruction

Published 11/09/2017

Hurricane Irma took aim at heavily populated areas of central Florida on Monday as it carved a path of destruction through the state with high winds and storm surges that left millions without power, ripped roofs off homes and flooded city streets. [more…]

Trump on Hurricane Irma: `This is some big monster`

Trump on Hurricane Irma: `This is some big monster`

Published 11/09/2017

U.S. President Donald Trump called Hurricane Irma "some big monster" as it battered the Florida coast, saying he wanted to go to the state very soon and praising emergency officials for their efforts to protect people. [more…]