BoA shares fall after writedown

first_img Share Shares fell in Bank of America yesterday following Monday’s disclosure of a $20.3bn (£12.6bn) charge on its credit unit. The non-cash goodwill writedown paid to regulators will not however affect its capital or prior earnings, according to the bank. The measures take into account weak credit quality in early 2009 as well as an expected loss of revenue in debit-card charges under the Durbin Amendment – a new rule forcing banks to charge less for each swipe of a card. Shares closed down 3.9 per cent at $14.18. Show Comments ▼ Read This NextRicky Schroder Calls Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl ‘Ignorant Punk’ forThe WrapNew England Patriots’ Cam Newton says no extra motivation from Mac Jones’SportsnautCNN’s Brian Stelter Draws Criticism for Asking Jen Psaki: ‘What Does theThe Wrap’Sex and the City’ Sequel Series at HBO Max Adds 4 More ReturningThe WrapDid Donald Trump Wear His Pants Backwards? Kriss Kross Memes Have AlreadyThe WrapPink Floyd’s Roger Waters Denies Zuckerberg’s Request to Use Song in Ad:The WrapHarvey Weinstein to Be Extradited to California to Face Sexual AssaultThe Wrap’Black Widow’ First Reactions: ‘This Is Like the MCU’s Bond Movie’The Wrap’The View’: Meghan McCain Calls VP Kamala Harris a ‘Moron’ for BorderThe Wrap by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryMoneyPailShe Was A Star, Now She Works In ScottsdaleMoneyPailTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastPeople TodayNewborn’s Strange Behavior Troubles Mom, 40 Years Later She Finds The Reason Behind ItPeople TodaySerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity TimesBrake For ItThe Most Worthless Cars Ever MadeBrake For ItBetterBe20 Stunning Female AthletesBetterBeautooverload.comDeclassified Vietnam War Photos The Public Wasn’t Meant To Seeautooverload.comElite HeraldExperts Discover Girl Born From Two Different SpeciesElite Herald KCS-content center_img BoA shares fall after writedown Tuesday 22 February 2011 9:09 pm whatsapp whatsapp Tags: NULLlast_img read more

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Betsson strikes Slingo licensing deal with Gaming Realms

first_imgTech & innovation Topics: Tech & innovation 4th September 2019 | By contenteditor Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter Gambling operator Betsson will roll out a selection of Slingo-branded games from developer Gaming Realms across its portfolio of online casino brands. Betsson strikes Slingo licensing deal with Gaming Realmscenter_img Tags: Online Gambling Gambling operator Betsson will roll out a selection of Slingo-branded games from developer Gaming Realms.The agreement covers the full range of Slingo Originals content, including titles such as Slingo Rainbow Riches, Slingo Extreme and Slingo XXXtreme.Betsson will roll out the content across its global network of brands, including Betsson, Betsafe, NordicBet, CasinoEuro and Europebet. The operator currently holds licences in 12 countries across Europe.“We are committed to providing our customers with engaging and innovative gaming content in order to deliver the best customer experience in the industry,” Betsson Group’s director of product, Ciara Nic Liam, said.“With an established following, Slingo games represents an ideal partner and we look forward to offering this content to our international audiences.”Patrick Southon, chief executive of Gaming Realms, added: “The agreement will not only bring our collection of Slingo games to new audiences internationally via Betsson’s multitude of brands, but will also reinforce our existing presence in the UK and in particular Scandinavia, where there is a significant appetite for mobile gaming.”The Slingo games will be the first content to be distributed via Gaming Realms’ new distribution partnership with Relax Gaming. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter Email Addresslast_img read more

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Surge in India’s hockey ranking is big motivation: Captain PR Sreejesh

first_imgSportHockeyLatest Sports NewsSports BusinessNews India Tour of Sri Lanka: From books to gym, Sanju Samson shares story of his quarantine life RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Happy Father’s Day: Nostalgic Sachin Tendulkar shares a special item that belonged to his father; Check video National hockey team captain PR Sreejesh has said that the latest surge in India’s position in the world hockey rankings is a big motivation for the team. India have edged past Germany to take the fifth position in the FIH Hero World Rankings.“We are really happy and elated to see ourselves jump one step ahead in the World Rankings. The higher we go there is a lot more responsibility on our shoulders to do well and come up with consistent performance. The elevation in World Ranking gives us a big boost to do well in the upcoming 18th Asian Games 2018 in Jakarta and the Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018 where we want to finish on the podium in front of our home crowd,” expressed Sreejesh on the sidelines of the ongoing National Camp at Sports Authority of India centre in Bengaluru. Cricket Happy Father’s Day: ‘We Miss You’, Hardik Pandya pens emotional message for his father Cricket by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeGrammarlyImprove Your Spelling With This Helpful Browser ExtensionGrammarlySuresh Raina issues statement after arrest, says the incident in Mumbai was ‘unintentional’Suryakumar YadavThe ace goalkeeper further added that the team needs to work hard to achieve their desired goal of moving up to Top 3 in the World. “When you are going higher up the World Ranking, everyone (other teams) will take a close look at us and we will be in their radar constantly. We need to work really hard to maintain and improve our World Ranking. I believe we have the potential to go higher up to World No.3 but for that we need to do significantly well at the upcoming events and World Ranking has certainly added positive energy to our preparations,” stated Sreejesh, who was awarded the Goalkeeper of The Tournament title at the FIH Men’s Hockey Champions Trophy 2018.Following their stupendous silver medal-winning performance at the recent FIH Men’s Hockey Champions Trophy 2018 in Breda, the Netherlands, the Indian Men’s Hockey Team have surged ahead in Men’s FIH Hero World Ranking from World No. 6 to the fifth place globally. The PR Sreejesh-led Indian team’s recent exploits have pushed Germany to sixth place.Australia (1,906 points) sit 23 points ahead of second-ranked Argentina (1,883), with Belgium (1,709) and Netherlands (1,654) occupying the respective third and fourth positions, the world governing body for hockey, FIH had stated in a Press release on Tuesday.Meanwhile, India’s Chief national hockey coach Harendra Singh has congratulated his players for their efforts, while also adding that the team must remain persistent to climb further up. “My heartiest congratulations to all the players, support staff and Hockey India for their constant support. It is the hard work of the players that has paid dividends. I believe this team has the potential to do better and moving up to Top 3 is realistic if we finish on the podium at the Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018. We must work harder now and take this as a big motivation to excel in forthcoming tournaments,” stated Chief Coach Harendra Singh. Facebook Twitter Tokyo Olympics Village: Organizers unveils Tokyo games athletes village to the media, check first look Cricket Surge in India’s hockey ranking is big motivation: Captain PR Sreejesh Football By Kunal Dhyani – July 18, 2018 TAGSFIH Hero World RankingsHockey IndiaIndian HockeyIndian Hockey teamIndian Men’s Hockey TeamMen’s Hockey Champions TrophyMen’s Hockey RankingsPR Sreejesh SHARE WI vs SA 2nd Test Day 2 Stumps: West Indies bowled out for 149 runs in 1st innings, SA lead by 149 runs FinanceChatterViewers Had To Look Away When This Happened On Live TVFinanceChatter|SponsoredSponsoredMaternity WeekA Letter From The Devil Written By A Possessed Nun In 1676 Has Been TranslatedMaternity Week|SponsoredSponsoredDaily FunnyFemale Athlete Fails You Can’t Look Away FromDaily Funny|SponsoredSponsoredYourBump15 Actors That Hollywood Banned For LifeYourBump|SponsoredSponsoredDefinitionTime Was Not Kind To These 28 CelebritiesDefinition|SponsoredSponsoredPost FunThese Twins Were Named “Most Beautiful In The World,” Wait Until You See Them TodayPost Fun|SponsoredSponsored Cricket ICC WTC Final: Ravichandran Ashwin reveals when he plans to retire from cricket Tokyo Olympics: Covid-19 scare continues after a Uganda team member tests positive Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Cricket Tokyo Olympics: Organisers mulls to allow 20,000 fans for Tokyo 2020 Opening ceremony Previous articleSports Sponsorship: Olympics TOP sponsors extends support to Paralympic GamesNext articleIndian junior women”s hockey team beats Belgium in U-23 tourney Kunal DhyaniSports Tech enthusiast, he reports on Sports Tech industry and writes on sports products. 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Engen Botswana Limited (ENGEN.bw) 2006 Annual Report

first_imgEngen Botswana Limited (ENGEN.bw) listed on the Botswana Stock Exchange under the Energy sector has released it’s 2006 annual report.For more information about Engen Botswana Limited (ENGEN.bw) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Engen Botswana Limited (ENGEN.bw) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Engen Botswana Limited (ENGEN.bw)  2006 annual report.Company ProfileEngen Botswana Limited, listed on the Botswana Stock Exchange, is a petroleum company which markets and distributes fuel and lubricants through a network of retail outlets in Botswana. The company has a national footprint with approximately 1 500 service and filling stations located in the major towns and cities of Botswana, including 600 filling stations which have an onsite convenience shop. The company also has interests in property management and letting. Engen Botswana Limited is a subsidiary of Petroleum Investment Holdings Limited.last_img read more

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Tullow Oil Plc (TLW.gh) HY2013 Interim Report

first_imgTullow Oil Plc (TLW.gh) listed on the Ghana Stock Exchange under the Energy sector has released it’s 2013 interim results for the half year.For more information about Tullow Oil Plc (TLW.gh) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Tullow Oil Plc (TLW.gh) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Tullow Oil Plc (TLW.gh)  2013 interim results for the half year.Company ProfileTullow Oil Plc is the largest independent oil and gas exploration and production company with operations in Africa, Europe, South Asia and South America. The company has a portfolio of over 120 licenses spanning 22 countries; including multi-well operations in Ghana and Uganda. Tullow Oil Plc was founded by Aidan Heavey in 1985 in Ireland as a gas exploration business operating in Senegal. Acquisitions of BP’s North Sea Gas Fields in 2000, Energy Africa in 2004 and Hardman Resources in 2007 greatly enhanced the Group’s operations in Africa and Mauritania and added high-impact exploration licenses in South America. The company head office is in London, United Kingdom. Tullow Oil Plc is listed on the Ghana Stock Exchangelast_img read more

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Anglo American shares: should I buy as copper prices rise?

first_img “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997” Anglo American shares: should I buy as copper prices rise? Anglo American (LSE:AAL) is a FTSE 100 company and a big producer of copper, two things I see as potentially making it a buy for me. So is this stock a great way for me to capitalise on copper’s price increase in the years to come?So far this year, the price of copper has risen by 30% and it’s now at a 10-year high. This is being fuelled by shortages due to growing demand and under-investment in developing the supply.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…That isn’t all, there are expectations that demand for the metal is set to continue rising in the short term as economies open up post-pandemic. With copper being a key component in electric motors and batteries, there’s potential for this to be a long-term trend as the adoption of electric cars expands. This has some analysts predicting the price could double in the next three years.All of these factors mean that I’m looking to potentially piggyback on the coat-tails of copper’s rise over the coming years. And I think Anglo American shares could be a strategic long-term way to achieve this.Anglo American’s copper positionThe good news here is that Anglo American just revealed in its Q1 financials that its copper production jumped 9% year-on-year. The company has also been investing in its Quellaveco mine in Peru. This is a large-scale copper mining project that’s expected to begin production next year.It’s not all positive for the company’s mines, however, with a severe drought in Chile impacting production at its Los Bronces site. This could be a longer-term challenge for Anglo American, not least because it has resulted in clashes between the local community and the company over the use of water.Commodities boomWider than copper, Anglo American is also well-positioned in platinum, iron ore, and diamonds, among other commodities.I think this is positive for potential holders of Anglo American shares. That’s because the prices of such commodities are broadly rising. From the commodities noted, platinum also experiencing a huge increase in price in recent years. That said, on the diamond front, the company saw production fall by 7% year-on-year.Yet with commodities, there are risks to bear in mind linked to their cyclicality. This means prices can rise higher for periods of time, over a period of years. But this can be followed by a subsequent drop with prices remaining low for years at a time. It makes ownership of shares in related companies potentially riskier than in some other industries.Coal demergerOn the plus side, today the company announced at a shareholder meeting that its coal demerger had been passed. This should allow it to move away from this heavily polluting commodity and focus more on copper demand. The development could see Anglo American shares rise more closely in relation to potential copper price increases. However, this also means that the business loses some of its diversity.And a cause of uncertainty is that CEO Mark Cutifani will step down once the Quellaveco mine is completed.So to repeat my original question: should I buy? At present, I’ll wait to see how the market reacts to the demerger news over the coming weeks and look to buy Anglo American shares should the price dip from its current high mark. Image source: Getty Images. Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares Ben Hargreaves has no position in any of the shares mentioned. The Motley Fool UK has no position in any of the shares mentioned. Views expressed on the companies mentioned in this article are those of the writer and therefore may differ from the official recommendations we make in our subscription services such as Share Advisor, Hidden Winners and Pro. Here at The Motley Fool we believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. 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More information about how The Fool collects, stores, and handles personal data is available in its Privacy Statement. Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee. Enter Your Email Address Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. See all posts by Ben Hargreaveslast_img read more

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House in Los Molinos / BIAGIONI_PECORARI Arquitectos

first_imgSave this picture!© Ramiro Sosa+ 29 Share Projects Project And Site Management:Arq. Gabriel Biagioni, Arq. Sergio PecorariCollaborators:Arq. Ma. Virginia Aranda, Ramiro Sosa.Structures:Arq. Ma. Virginia Aranda, Ramiro Sosa.City:Santa FeCountry:ArgentinaMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Ramiro SosaText description provided by the architects. In an area of ​​30 x 30 meters in a closed neighborhood, we were commissioned a weekend house for a family of parents and three children.Save this picture!© Ramiro SosaWith a limited budget, the project strategy was conceived in two stages: in the first it works as a house with swimming pool for the day and in the second, with the addition of the bedrooms, to spend full seasons.Save this picture!Ground Floor PlanThe linear layout defines a closed facade to the south toward the street, and an open facade to the north toward the park, enjoying the privacy given by the volume of the house, with the garage-gallery as a place of transition in connection with the BBQ and the kitchen-dining-living space, framing views to a preexisting large oak at the back of the lot. A roof with a single slope gives continuity to the interior space projected to the outside, and allows the drainage of rain from the south and the seasonal fall of leaves and flowers from the trees.Save this picture!© Ramiro SosaAn exposed brick wall dilutes the idea of ​​interior-exterior. The walls of the expansion will be built on the footprint of the current stage, and the paint will clear the coupling of both stages. We work with few materials that with simplicity and forcefulness enhance the spatial quality of the house.Project gallerySee allShow lessTicollage City / Costa Rica Pavilion at the Venice Biennale 2014Architecture NewsCritical Round-Up: The 2014 RIBA Stirling Prize ShortlistArchitecture News Share ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/527045/house-in-los-molinos-biagioni_pecorari-arquitectos Clipboard “COPY” House in Los Molinos / BIAGIONI_PECORARI ArquitectosSave this projectSaveHouse in Los Molinos / BIAGIONI_PECORARI Arquitectos ArchDaily CopyHouses•Santa Fe, Argentina “COPY” ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/527045/house-in-los-molinos-biagioni_pecorari-arquitectos Clipboard Argentina Houses House in Los Molinos / BIAGIONI_PECORARI Arquitectos Year:  2013 Architects: BIAGIONI/PECORARI Arquitectos Year Completion year of this architecture project CopyAbout this officeBIAGIONI/PECORARI ArquitectosOfficeFollowProductsWoodConcreteBrick#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesSanta FeArgentinaPublished on July 21, 2014Cite: “House in Los Molinos / BIAGIONI_PECORARI Arquitectos” [Quinta en Los Molinos / BIAGIONI_PECORARI Arquitectos] 21 Jul 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogPartitionsSkyfoldRetractable Walls – Stepped & Sloped SpacesVinyl Walls3MArchitectural Finishes DI-NOC in SkyPodsShowerhansgroheShowers – Croma EDoorsC.R. LaurenceMonterey Bi-Folding Glass Wall SystemTable LampsLouis PoulsenLamps – Panthella PortableBeams / PillarsLunawoodThermowood Frames and BearersSealantsEffisusMetal Roof Flashing – Stopper MRDropped CeilingsPure + FreeFormLinear Clip-Strip Ceiling SystemUrban ShadingPunto DesignPavilion – CUBEVentilated / Double Skin FacadeULMA Architectural SolutionsPaper Facade Panel in Nokia LibraryLouversAccoyaAccoya® Wood for Shutters and LouvresSpa / WellnessKlafsGyms & Relaxation RoomsMore products »Save世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my streamlast_img read more

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Manning picked as Person of the Year

first_imgB. ManningBy an overwhelming vote of its online readers, the British newspaper The Guardian has been forced to name U.S. political prisoner Pvt. B. Manning its “Person of the Year.”Daniel Ellsberg, the releaser of the Pentagon Papers, which exposed U.S. lies about the contrived Tonkin Gulf incident used in 1964 to justify U.S. attacks on Vietnam and the massive U.S. occupation, last year said this about Time magazine’s selection of its “Person of the Year”:“The Time Magazine cover gives a protester, an anonymous protester, as ‘Person of the Year,’ but it is possible to put a face and a name to that picture of ‘Person of the Year.’ And the [U.S.] American face that I would put on that is Private Bradley Manning.”Why has Pvt. Manning inspired such support?In April 2010, the whistle-blower website WikiLeaks released a U.S. military video taken from an “Apache” helicopter in Iraq as it gunned down a dozen civilians, including a Reuters videographer and his driver. A month later, the U.S. Army arrested and jailed Pvt. B. Manning.For more than two and a half years, Manning has been locked up, charged with the capital crimes of espionage and “aiding the enemy.” The “enemy” here consists of the world’s people. The “crime” is the release of thousands of military and State Department documents that made the public aware of human rights abuses, U.S. support of ruthless dictators, government and corporate corruption, and U.S. war crimes.Manning endured months of torture in Kuwait and the brig in Quantico, Va. He was placed in solitary, in a tiny cage, and was often forced to strip naked.Many “establishment” newspapers in the U.S. and Europe, including the New York Times and the Guardian, published excerpts from what was released by WikiLeaks. Nevertheless, none of these bastions of the so-called free press lifted a finger to defend the person accused of providing this information to them.Early in December, the Guardian conducted a survey to choose its “Person of the Year.” The paper’s management made their choice clear — Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani 14-year-old who was shot in October because she was waging a campaign for the education of Pakistani girls. The corporate media are trying to use her legitimate campaign in order to justify imperialist intervention in Pakistan and Afghanistan. (See article by Deirdre Griswold, Oct. 17, at workers.org)However, some 70 percent of responders selected Pvt. Manning. Obviously Manning’s stirring courage in the face of overwhelming vilification and harsh treatment has attracted profound support among progressives and people in general here and abroad.Manning exposed U.S. war crimes, which is supposed to be how an honorable soldier should behave, according to the U.S. Army Field Manual and the Nuremberg Principles determining war crimes. To jail and torture Manning obstructs the people’s justice. It is, in fact, itself a war crime.Free Manning now!FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

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Indiana Farmers Union Downplays Threat of Trade Retaliation

first_img Previous articleEnergy and RFA Participate in Exploratory Market Development Mission to JapanNext articleNCGA Action App Makes Advocacy Easy Gary Truitt RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook Twitter By Gary Truitt – May 21, 2015 SHARE Wheat ZWN21 (JUL 21) 680.75 -3.00 Jim-BenhamIndiana Farmers Union (INFU) President Jim Benham called the House bill to repeal the popular Country-of-Origin Labeling (COOL), “premature and reactionary,” noting that thereremains ample opportunity for the administration, Mexico and Canada to negotiate an acceptable path forward. “The best thing Congress could do is to step aside while the WTO process continues,” said Benham. “As has happened with past disputes, WTO members can work together to find a solution that will work for them,”said Benham.“In this case, such a solution must involve continuation of a meaningful process step – born, raised and slaughtered – labeling requirement. Unfortunately, opponents of consumer labeling laws have jumped on the opportunity to repeal COOL, when instead they should be spending their time and energy focusing on giving consumers information they want,which is a label with the origin of their food,” said Benham.“We need thoughtful leadership, not reactionary legislation,” Benham said. “We urge members to stay off thebill.” Minor Changes in June WASDE Report Lean Hogs HEM21 (JUN 21) 122.68 0.22 Feeder Cattle GFQ21 (AUG 21) 151.18 2.78 Facebook Twitter Indiana Farmers Union Downplays Threat of Trade Retaliation All quotes are delayed snapshots Name Sym Last Change Live Cattle LEM21 (JUN 21) 118.70 1.13 SHARE How Indiana Crops are Faring Versus Other States Corn ZCN21 (JUL 21) 684.50 -14.50 Home Indiana Agriculture News Indiana Farmers Union Downplays Threat of Trade Retaliation Soybean ZSN21 (JUL 21) 1508.50 -35.50 Battle Resistance With the Soy Checkoff ‘Take Action’ Program STAY CONNECTED5,545FansLike3,961FollowersFollow187SubscribersSubscribelast_img read more

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Elections board cancels accreditation of main independent TV station

first_img to go further Follow the news on Georgia News Organisation At least five journalists attacked while covering Georgia’s election campaign News July 20, 2020 Find out more RSF_en Mounting pressure on Georgia’s media in run-up to elections GeorgiaEurope – Central Asia October 1, 2020 Find out morecenter_img Receive email alerts News November 14, 2003 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Elections board cancels accreditation of main independent TV station Reporters Without Borders expressed concern today at the decision by Georgia’s national elections board to cancel the accreditation of the country’s only truly independent TV station, Rustavi 2, and stressed that Georgians needed impartial information during the present serious political disturbances.The press freedom organisation said it was also worried about pressure exerted on the station by the board and by several political parties in connection with the 2 November general elections and the political crisis since then. Nine of the 12 electoral board members reportedly voted on 13 November to cancel Rustavi 2’s accreditation for broadcasting a message from the Kmara student movement calling on several board members to stop rigging the election and think of the public. The message warned that they would be arrested and jailed if they persisted. One board member, Givi Komadhidze, demanded on 6 November that the station stop airing the message, noting that Kmara was founded by Zurab Zhvania, leader of the opposition Democrats’ Union, and said the accompanying pictures threatened members of the electoral board. He said he would ask the board to cancel the station’s accreditation if it continued to broadcast the message. The board’s chairwoman, Nana Devdariani, said however that the board had no right to decide what a TV station could or could not broadcast. Three political groups – the Renewal Party, the Industrialists’ Party and the Labour Party – charged on 10 November that Rustavi 2 was responsible for the current political crisis and said they would boycott its journalists. The same day, Rustavi 2 journalist Guram Donadze was set upon by a member of the pro-government coalition, For a New Georgia, as he was trying to find out who President Edvard Shevardnadze was planning to meet at Tbilisi airport. Twelve days after the elections, final official results have not yet been announced by the elections board and thousands of people have demonstrated in support of opposition claims of fraud and demanding Shevardnadze’s resignation. The Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) said on 3 November that the election was marred by many irregularities. GeorgiaEurope – Central Asia News Help by sharing this information Concern about alleged plot to murder Georgian TV host June 18, 2020 Find out morelast_img read more

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