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Wednesday, August 24, 2016, #166 (3700)

Pre-trial detention for seven men allegedly planning terrorist attack

Tbilisi City Court ordered the pre-trial detention of seven men who were arrested on Monday with charges of planning a terrorist attack. (more)

Soldiers still missing at sea

After about a week, two Georgian soldiers remain missing at sea. Georgia’s Minister of Defence, Levan Izoria, says some mistakes may have been made during diving training which led to the fatalities. (more)

NGO reveals election violation


Code of Conduct for upcoming elections


The News in Brief

"Ukraine and Georgia to possibly get visa-free regime starting from 2017" (more)

Opinion & Analysis

Education Minister says school bags are too heavy

Georgia’s Minister of Education, Alexander Jejelava, has promised that from 2017, the bags of Georgian schoolchildren would be lighter as currently they are too heavy for children to carry. (more)

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