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Thursday, August 27, 2015, #166 (3444)

Heavy rain causes flooding in Georgia’s seaside towns

Nearly 24-hour heavy rain and storm caused flooding in Batumi and Poti, Black Sea cities in the west part of Georgia on August 25-26. (more)

Tbilisi Public Service hall temporally closes one passageway due to threat

Tbilisi Public Service hall, which provides most of public services to residents, will undergo renovation works and a certain passage for pedestrians to the building entrance closed from August 25, the Public Service hall has stated. (more)

Georgian kid dies in Germany in unidentified circumstances


Women movement: strip-searching of female inmates no longer mandatory


The News in Brief

"Dangerous Listeria bacteria found in “Saojakho” ice cream" (more)

Opinion & Analysis

Georgia’s national currency dramatically falls

The official exchange rate of Georgia’s national currency against the USD is 2.41 while in last year’s November it was 1.75. (more)

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Exchange Rates
US Dollar - 2.3771
Euro - 2.7173
Pound Sterling - 3.7161
100 Russian Ruble - 3.4132
Swiss Franc - 2.5192