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Tuesday, August 17, 2021, #159 (4963)

Georgians remain in Afghanistan, as Taliban takes over Kabul

The Taliban launched an intense offensive against Afghan government forces in late July and seized control of the capital, Kabul on August 15, and announced the establishment of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan in the country. (more)

SpaceX considers Georgia as a pilot country in satellite internet project

SpaceX has expressed interest in Georgia's involvement in the internetization process, therefore they consider Georgia as one of the first pilot countries where SpaceX will provide satellite internet to the population. (more)

The News in Brief

"MFA says Davit Zalkaliani is in constant contact with Mevlut Cavusoglu concerning the return of Georgian citizens from Afghanistan" (more)

Opinion & Analysis

Self-government elections to function as referendum

The pre-election campaign for the local self-government elections, which is to be held on October 2, officially started in Georgia on August 3. (more)

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