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Monday, August 24 2009, #159 (1925)

PM sacks Economy Minister

Georgian Prime Minister Nika Gilauri dismissed Minister of Economic Development (more)

Georgia may receive Guantanamo prisoners – Washington Post

Georgia may be chosen as the location for the prisoners who are to be transferred from the Guantanamo Bay (more)

Saakashvili calls the new exam system “social justice”


The News in Brief

"Truso Gorge residents made anxious by Kokoity’s statement" (more)


The harvest we can expect in autumn

Summer was mild in Tbilisi, climatically, politically and economically. (more)

Press Scanner

"Alasania and Gamkrelidze to take part in Mayoral elections?" (more)

Do you think the new United National Examinations system has brought social justice to Georgia, as the President says?
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