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Thursday, April 21, 2016, #078 (3612)

Georgia improves its media freedom index

A French-based, international non-profit organisation, Reporters without Borders (RWB), has released its 2016 World Press Freedom Index which said Georgia improved its image in terms of media freedom, but the activities of media owners still caused concern. (more)

Majority refuses to change election system

“The government is ready to consider nearly 80% of the opposition’s demands related to the upcoming parliamentary elections, except the changes to the electoral system,” stated majority MP Giga Bukia after meeting with the inter-party group. (more)

Check in Georgia to bring tourists from 52 countries


UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon arrives to Georgia


The News in Brief

"Georgia’s Foreign Trade in Q1’16" (more)

Opinion & Analysis

Flood risks and Tbilisi

Austrian experts have arrived in Georgia to study and evaluate flood risks in the basins of three tributaries of the River Mtkvari in Tbilisi. (more)

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