Archive for January, 2011

Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway project must be accelerated

Georgian president Mikhail Saakashvili, Turkish Minister of transport and communications Binali Yildirim and Azerbaijani transport minister Zia Mamedov discussed the implementation of the project on Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway, January 27. “The meeting focused the strategic importance of the simplification of border procedures and further steps of the railway construction,” – said Georgian media. The sides agreed […]

Four Georgian died with swine flu

On January 28, a young woman died of swine flu in Georgia. She was receiving inpatient care at Batumi hospital. The doctors confirmed the case of swine flu. This is the 4th swine flu death in Georgia this year. A total of 85 people are infected with the virus in the country, according to local […]

Saakashvili visited Armenia

The results of the Saakashvili’s visit in Armenia are successful and important for Georgia – says Georgian president’s spokeswoman Manana Manjgaladze. “It was an important and interesting visit, following the President’s new priorities. It should be stressed the two states cooperate not only in political, but also cultural and educational spheres,” she noted. According to […]

Hackers broke Nicolas Sarkozy’s Facebook account

Hackers broke French President Nicolas Sarkozy’s Facebook account and left message saying that he will not participate in 2012 presidential elections. “Dear compatriots, given the exceptional circumstances our country is experiencing, I have decided in my spirit and conscience not to run for office again at the end of my mandate in 2012,” – was […]

Aivazovsky’s “Ship at Sea” was stolen

Among the paintings that the robbers took from the  businessman Alexander Tarantsev’s near Moscow estate, were “The Cossack” by Ilya Repin and the “Ship at Sea” by Ivan Aivazovsky, Kommersant reports. Works by Shishkin, Savrasov and other Russian artists were also stolen. The robbers took diamond jewelry and antiques, some of which come from the […]

8 years’ imprisonment for kissing neighbor

53-year-old resident of Turkish province of Erzurum, a father of 5 children was sentenced to 8 years and 4 months imprisonment for having kissed her 41-year-old neighbor on her lips. The incident happened on july 7, 2008. 41-year-old woman was going upstairs to her apartment when the neighbor suddenly approached the woman, kissed her and […]

There will be two Armenian hotels in Qobuleti resort

The Armenian businessmen intend to invest $5m in tourist zone of the Georgian Qobuleti resort located on Black Sea coast. The entrepreneurs have already held a meeting with the representatives of Georgian Economy Ministry. Applications for the construction of two hotels have been already submitted. Presently consultations concerning Anaklia area – seaside resort in Western […]

Three persons were died in the blast of the Krtsanisi

It was terrible day for the Georgian army today. Three persons were died in the blast of the Krtsanisi. The Minister of defense visited to the hospital,  where 13 injured soldiers were taken. As the media reports, the blast was happened because of the mistake during the exercises. The investigation is underway. As you know […]

Mikheil Saakashvili left for Washington

Today Mikheil Saakashvili left for Washington to participate in the Richard Holbrook commemoration, who was the diplomat of the USA. Also, Saakashvili was informed about the blast of the Krtsanisi military training base on his way. The president of Georgia conveyed  condolences to the families and natives of the victims. He also promised them to […]

Eminem’s Recovery is the leader of the top USA album charts.

Eminem’s Recovery was the top-selling album of 2010 in the US, shifting 3.42m copies. He is the first artist to top the annual chart twice: in 1991 and in 2002. The Eminem Show sold 7.61m copies. California Gurls, by Katy Perry, was the most downloaded song, selling 4.4m. It beat Hey Soul Sister, by rock […]