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Friday, June 19, 2015, #117 (3395)

Who is responsible for tiger attack?

The Chief Prosecutor’s Office has launched an investigation into the fatal incident on June 17, when a tiger escaped from the Tbilisi Zoo in the course of unprecedented flooding in Tbilisi and attacked and claimed the life of a man. (more)

Alasania: ‘Ivanishvili is defeated’

The Chief Prosecutor’s Office filed a motion with Tbilisi City Court, requesting cancellation of detention applied against the five former officials of the Ministry of Defence of Georgia. (more)

Georgia prepares to ratify Istanbul Convention


Government to pay tuition fees for disaster affected students


President of Bulgaria visits Georgia after fifteen years


The News in Brief

"Tbilisi listed as one of the cheapest cities for immigrants" (more)

Opinion & Analysis

Defense weapon purchase document - same as under Alasania or not?

After a nine-month political controversy, Georgia signed an agreement with the French in terms of the purchase of defense weapons. (more)

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