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As Iran's Economy Suffers, Afghan Migrants Forced To Go Home

{The Week} | video
Iran's currency has dropped sharply this year, and U.S. sanctions on the country are expected to further undermine its economy. The financial instability is taking a toll on the large numbers of Afghan migrants who live in Iran, forcing many to return home to their war-torn country.
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Interior Ministry informs foreign, local organisations of investigative system reform

{The Week} | georgia
Georgian Interior Minister Giorgi Gakharia spoke at a conference today providing local and international organisations with information regarding the investigative system reforms in the police.
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If not Saganelidze"s interests, there would not be such fierce battle against me - Director of the Republican Hospital

{The Week} | georgia
A Director General of the Republican Hospital states that demand of the Director of the Partnership Fund with a demand of resignation of the hospital"s directos is a deliberate attack against management. The director of the hospital says that Davit Saganelidze, the Executive Director of the fund,
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Financial Violations or Targeted Attack - Head of the Partner Fund Requests Audit Office to Enter the Republican Hospital

{The Week} | georgia
  A targeted attack against the Republican Hospital or financial violations - The Current Management - Partnership Fund Requests to enter the Audit Service to study financial violations in the Republican Hospital. The foundation which manages the hospital"s finances demands the resignation of the
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PM Bakhtadze meets with US Security Advisor at White House

{The Week} | georgia
Prime Minister of Georgia Mamuka Bakhtadze has started his first official visit to the US by meeting with National Security Advisor to the US President John R. Bolton at the White House yesterday.
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Tension Builds In Russian Far East Region After Disputed Vote Count

{The Week} | World
Rival contenders for the governorship in a Russian Pacific region girded for court battles, and more protests, after an unusual last-minute vote count in a runoff election gave victory to the ruling party incumbent.
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Georgia and EU values - Conference in Tbilisi was opened

{The Week} | georgia
The values of Georgia and the EU - the conference was opened in Tbilisi. During three days, young representatives of France, Germany and Georgia will exchange their opinions. The meeting is organized by analytical institutions of three countries. The Embassies of France and Germany held a special
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OSCE High Commissioner met with Deputy Foreign Minister

{The Week} | georgia
The OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities held a meeting with Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs David Dondua. The focus was on the situation in Georgia in terms of protection of national minorities and their integration into the country"s political, economic and social life. Within the
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"I"ll go there and hopefully he will receive me" - Zaza Saralidze demands meeting with the Patriarch

{The Week} | georgia
Zaza Saralidze, father of Davit Saralidze killed in Khorava Street in Tbilisi, is waiting for the Georgian Patriarch"s response - whether he will meet with Catholicos Patriarch of All Georgia. According to Saralidze, the initiative was coming from Ilia II himself, but it failed. According to him,
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U.S. To Sharply Cut Refugee Admissions

{The Week} | World
President Donald Trump's administration has proposed sharply cutting the number of refugees allowed into the United States next year to 30,000.
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Cannabis Cultivation-Export Initiative - Parliamentary Majority Plans to Create a Working Group

{The Week} | georgia
The parliamentary majority plans to create a working group on the topic of cultivation and export of cannabis. Representatives of the Patriarchate, experts and various groups of society will be united in it. So far the details are unknown. The ruling team says that the issue will be decided after
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The Patriarchate is angry and there are a lot of reasons for this anger - theologians on the confrontation of clergy and government

{The Week} | georgia
The Patriarchate opposes the initiative of the government and the governing team. Theologians evaluate the harsh reaction of the high priests regarding marijuana cultivation-export. Experts in the field think that the Patriarchy is angry and many reasons are mentioned. Among them are Dean Giorgi
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Nato Chkheidze left "Alliance of Patriots of Georgia" Faction- Chkheidze"s departure will breakdown the faction

{The Week} | georgia
Nato Chkheidze, the founder of the TV Company "Iberia" left the "Alliance of Georgian Patriots"Faction . She made a statement about it in the program the "Choice" when speaking about the processes in TV "Iberia" . Chkheidze does not name the reasons for resignation - she intends to make
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Yes! Russia launched the war on August 7, 2008... Yes! Russia is an enemy of Georgia - Salome Zurabishvili"s brother released a statement

{The Week} | georgia
Salome Zurabishvili"s brother responded to the statements on August 2008 war made by the independent and supported by the ruling party presidential candidate. Otar Zurabishvili publishes the assessment of the President of the Georgian Diaspora in France and writes: "Yes! Russia launched
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HRW Slams Kyrgyzstan For 'Dangerously Overbroad' Crackdown On Extremism

{The Week} | World
Human Rights Watch warned that authorities were unjustly prosecuting and jailing people of possessing materials that were only deemed "extremist" after their arrests.
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Russian Military Plane Carrying 14 Disappears Near Syrian Coast

{The Week} | World
A Russian military surveillance plane with 14 crew members has disappeared over the eastern Mediterranean Sea, and CNN reported that Syrian antiaircraft forces may have shot it down.
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Sermon with direct political messages - Archbishop Peter against the authorities and Salome Zurabishvili

{The Week} | georgia
The "Georgian Dream" and its presidential candidate became the main topic of Sunday sermons. The cultivation of marijuana was not the only issue, on which the members of the Holy Synod criticized the authorities, Salome Zurabishvili was the main addressee of Archbishop Peter. The Archbishop called
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Pakistan's New PM Promises Citizenship To Refugees' Children

{The Week} | World
Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has pledged to grant citizenship to Pakistan-born children of Afghan and Bengali refugees, many of whom have lived in the country for decades.
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Racket on behalf of the state - Rustavi 2 obtains scandalous recording regarding TV company "Iberia"

{The Week} | georgia
Racket in the name of the state - "Rustavi 2" has obtained one more and the most resonant part of the recording . The trace of pressure in the case of the TV company "Iberia" goes to Bidzina Ivanishvili. Together with audio material, a trusted source of "Courier" has provided a photo of Vano
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Scandalous audio recording participant Irakli Chubinishvili confirms that the negotiations on the merging of "Omega Group" and "Tbilisi Tobacco"were hel at the meeting

{The Week} | georgia
One of the shareholders of "Tbilisi Tobacco" responds to recording on the distribution of the shares of Omega Group, the main financing company of the TV company "Iberia" and distribution of tobacco business. Irakli Chubinishvili provided the official statement to "Rustavi 2". He called a
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