Bidzina Ivanishvili: Georgian Oligarch Accused of Pressuring the Media

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Would Franco-Georgian businessman Bidzina Ivanishvili pressure the media? Yes, is the opinion of managers of GPB, the main Georgian state radio, pointing out his threats to cut funding to the broadcaster if the editorial does not change.   « GPB staff …

Bidzina Ivanishvili: Kremlin’s man at the head of Georgia?

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The richest man in Georgia has political ambitions. In recent months, Bidzina Ivanishvili has been investing considerable amounts of money and other resources into his quest to increase his popularity with the Georgian public, and to increase his international presence. One of his biggest issues however, is …

Kurdish TV-Channel found guilty of breaking anti-terrorist law

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Roj-tv, a Copenhagen-based Kurdish television channel, was found guilty of promoting terrorism. Copenhagen City Court fined the TV station 5.2 million Danish crowns (670,000 euros) for anti-terrorism law-breaking. On January 10, 2012, the Copenhagen City Court decided on a verdict …

He survived a tiger shark’s attack by punching the fish away

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While snorkeling off the western australian coast, David Pickering was bitten to his arm by a tiger shark. He managed to get rid of the big fish by punching it hard in the face.

Nani Moretti will be president of jury for the 65th Cannes film Festival

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The Italian actor and director Nani Moretti has been named president of jury of the next Festival de Cannes. Moretti, 58, previously won the Palme d’Or in Cannes, with “The Son’s Room”, in 2001.

Concordia : Schettino accused of calling a taxi to flee the rescue scene

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While the rescue team found five more bodies in Concordia wreck, bringing the death toll to 11, italians newspapers report that Captain Francesco Schettino called a taxi in order to flee from the disaster scene, instead of helping the rescue …

Whether Ukraine is punished for discredit of idea of the Kyoto protocol?

The problem of change of a climate, so called as a global warming, has already coated with a gamble, “sensational” publications and numerous myths. Thus, not everybody understands a true nature of new threats and even less society knows about …