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13 million spent on salaries and services - Opposition responds to the audit report on expenditures of presidential administration

{The Week} | economs
13 million spent on salaries and services - the audit report on the expenditures of the presidential administration was followed with political assessments. Opposition estimates that every institution should pay special attention to spending budget funds. According to the representatives of
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National Bank established a new rate of GEL

{The Week} | economs
The national currency rate has been strengthened against the dollar. The new exchange rate of the National Lari has been established. The official price of the US dollar was 2.6074 GEL. The course, which was operating today, was GEL 2.6343. As for the euro, the gel is also slightly strengthened
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"The president"s administration had much more expenditures than 150 MPs from the entire Parliament," - said Akaki Zoidze

{The Week} | georgia
Assessments were made by the majority representatives of the president"s administration. Akaki Zoidze, chairman of the Committee on Health Care and Social Issues, believes that while the country can not get a concrete result, the president should refrain from such expenses. "I understand that it is
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Will "Georgian Dream" support Salome Zurabishvili - ruling party has not yet made a decision

{The Week} | georgia
The ruling team does not speak about the support of presidential candidates so far. Members of the parliamentary majority say that there is a difference of opinions among them. Part of the ruling party believes that "Georgian Dream" should name its own presidential candidate, while some support
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"Such a remark is unacceptable" - "Charter of Journalistic Ethics" responds to Salome Zurabishvili"s statement

{The Week} | georgia
Georgian Journalistic Ethics Charter" responds to the remark of the presidential candidate Salome Zurabishvili to journalists - "Use your brain". According to their assessment, similar remarks are not acceptable to media representatives, especially from the acting MP. Nata Dzvelishvili, director of
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"Jurnalists use your brains," - Salome Zourabichvili

{The Week} | georgia
"Jurnalists use your brains," - has declared the independent presidential candidate Salome Zurabishvili today. The statement was an answer to the question, whether she would enter Avlabari"s residence in case of victory. "It"s already said, and you journalists use your brains brain and find where
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"I hope that this party will support me somewhat today as well" - Salome Zurabishvili speaks about "Georgian Dream"

{The Week} | georgia
Salome Zurabishvili started collecting signatures for registration as a presidential candidate. She needs signatures of 26 thousand supporters to officially registerat the CEC. Salome Zurabishvili made a statement about her political plans. Zurabishvili said she hopes the ruling party will support
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David Bakradze met with population of village Buknari in Kobuleti municipality

{The Week} | georgia
The presidential candidate Davit Bakradze arrived in the village of Buknari, Kobuleti municipality. The locals talk about severe economic and social problems and say that their only income is the amount of money sent by family members who have gone to work abroad. The presidential candidate of
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Taxi registration - House of Justice will be involved in issuance of licenses

{The Week} | georgia
Kakha Kaladze started today"s sitting of the government of the capital with the issue of registration of taxes. According to Tbilisi Mayor, more than 200 permits have already been issued by the municipality in two weeks. According to Mayor, since August 21, the House of Justice will be involved in
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Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Wednesday 15 Aug 2018

{The Week} | World
Genoa bridge collapse: search continues for survivors Hundreds of rescue workers are still looking for survivors of the apocalyptic bridge collapse in Genoa, Italy. Police have confirmed at least 35 people are dead, with between four and 12 missing. Former professional footballer Davide Capello
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Wednesday 15 August 2018

{The Week} | World
Company news, markets and financial talking points, available from 8am Monday to Friday Watchdog bans Amazon Prime advertisement The UK advertising regulator has banned Amazon's one-day delivery ad for Prime members, ruling it is misleading. The watchdog has received 280 complaints, mostly from
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Israeli Airport Detention of Prominent U.S. Jewish Journalist Prompts Uproar

{The Week} | World
After several left-wing activists were held for questioning at Israel’s borders, questions arise over the powers and purposes of its security agencies.
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London Driver Held in Terrorism Inquiry After Car Crash Near Parliament

{The Week} | World
The motorist, identified only as a man in his late 20s, injured several cyclists and pedestrians, the police said.
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Iraqi Leader Offers to Help Family of Spy Who Infiltrated ISIS

{The Week} | World
Relatives of the spy, who was killed behind enemy lines, have struggled to receive death benefits without his body as legal proof of death.
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Talk on Hong Kong Independence Goes Ahead, Despite Criticism

{The Week} | World
Officials had criticized the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Hong Kong for hosting a talk by the founder of a party the government wants to ban.
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KFC used to capture rogue pig

{The Week} | World
Credits  Christopher Furlong/Getty Images Alt Text  Police lured rogue pig back to farm using snacks from KFC And other stories from the stranger side of life One-Minute Read Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 6:39am Police in New Zealand have resorted to using fast food to capture an escaped pig in the
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Did Donald Trump use the N-word?

{The Week} | World
Credits  MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images Alt Text  The White House has refused to deny tapes of Donald Trump saying the N-word Allegations that a tape exists of US president using racial slurs gain traction One-Minute Read Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 6:34am Ongoing allegations that a tape of Donald
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How ‘predator priests’ abused more than 1,000 US children

{The Week} | World
Credits  Joe Raedle/Getty Images Alt Text  More than 300 Pennsylvania Catholic ‘predator priests’ reportedly abused 1,000 children Hundreds of priests have been identified in historical sex abuse probe One-Minute Read Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 6:25am A Pennsylvania grand jury report has revealed
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The Afghan Army’s Last Stand at Chinese Camp

{The Week} | World
“We all think they have sold us out to the enemy,” an Afghan army captain said of his top commanders before he was killed by the Taliban.
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Where to Go in Paris? The Red-Topped Trash Can

{The Week} | World
The city keeps trying to stop men from urinating in public, but the latest urinal design has drawn anger from well-heeled residents.
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