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Tuesday, November 14, 2017, #223 (4015)

Georgian PM Announces Major Gov’t Reshuffle

Georgia’s Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili announced Monday a major reorganization of the national government that will result in decreased number of ministries from 18 to 14, ... (more)

Ruling Georgian Dream Party Wins Five of Six Districts in Municipal Election Run-Off

The ruling Georgian Dream (GD) party won five out of six districts in municipal election run-offs on November 12, according to Georgia’s Central Election Commission’s (CEC) preliminary results. (more)

Nauru’s President Accuses US of Applying Pressure for Recognizing Abkhazia’s Independence


Newly Elected Tbilisi Mayor Officially Takes Up Post, Names Deputies


Book Fair and International Illustrations Festival 2017


The News in Brief

"Georgian MPs Visit Donbass Conflict Zone, Reiterate Support for Ukraine" (more)

Opinion & Analysis

Gov’t Makes Sweeping Changes to Textbooks for 1-6 Graders

Georgia’s Ministry of Education opted to make sweeping changes to all course books used by the country’s first through sixth graders that will cost GEL 23 million from the state budget. (more)

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