Saturday 28 February 2015

The U.S. has Installed a Neo-Nazi Government in Ukraine

This article first published in March 2014 at the very outset of the Ukraine crisis explains the nature of the Kiev proxy regime. we are dealing with a Neo-Nazi government supported by “Western democracy” and the “international community”. 

'The universe was trying to teach me a lesson': Madonna speaks to Jonathan Ross about BRIT Awards fall... and admits she'd let her children try drugs 'in moderation'

It's the fall that the world is itching to hear more about, especially from Madonna herself.
And fans will only have to wait a little bit longer to see the superstar singer speak only about the headline-making stumble she made at the BRIT Awards on Wednesday, as she is set to appear in a very special episode of The Jonathan Ross Show, which will air in mid-March.
Speaking to the humorous host about the spectacular moment while on the TV couch, the 56-year-old admitted that it was a 'horror show' after the performance went horribly awry.

Dudley, top U.S. economists urge later Fed rate hike

Raising interest rates too late is safer than acting too early, an influential Federal Reserve official said on Friday, endorsing a high-profile research paper that argues the U.S. economy, given time, can rebound to the strong growth rate to which Americans are accustomed.

Police in Germany's Bremen heighten security citing possible Islamist threat

Police in the northern German city of Bremen warned on Saturday of an unspecified potential danger from Islamist extremists in the city and said they were increasing security measures.
"Since yesterday evening the police in Bremen has indications from a federal authority about activities by potentially dangerous Islamist extremists in the city," police said in a statement.

Russian opposition leader Nemtsov shot dead, police hunt killers

Boris Nemtsov, an outspoken critic of President Vladimir Putin and Russia's role in the Ukraine crisis, was shot dead steps from the Kremlin in a murder that underscored the risks taken by the Russian opposition.

Congress averts security agency shutdown with one-week spending fix

The U.S. House of Representatives gave final approval on Friday to a one-week stopgap spending bill for the domestic security agency, averting a partial shutdown with just hours to spare before a midnight deadline.

Friday 27 February 2015

Awkward! Rita Ora steps out wearing near-IDENTICAL pink Latex dress to Kim Kardashian at the same party for Madonna

No-one wants the awkward moment when they're wearing the same dress as Kim Kardashian.
But that's exactly what Rita Ora, 24, was dealing with on Thursday night, when she stepped out for the same party wearing a near-identical Latex fashion statement to the queen of curves herself.

Medication could put you over the new drug-drive limit: Motorists suffering from epilepsy, insomnia and anxiety advised to carry their prescriptions with them

Motorists on medication should carry their prescriptions with them – or risk being prosecuted under new drug-drive laws.
The warning from the Government, motoring lawyers and insurers comes as new legislation covering illegal and prescription drugs comes into effect from Monday.

White House hopeful Walker: Union battles prepared him to take on Islamic State

Potential Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker told grassroots conservatives on Thursday that his battle with labor unions as Wisconsin's governor had given him the mettle needed to take on militant groups like Islamic State.

As address to U.S. Congress nears, Netanyahu treads a thinning line

When Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accepted an invitation to address the U.S. Congress two weeks before an Israeli election, there appeared to be little downside. As the appointment draws near, the potential pitfalls are growing.

Brent rises above $61, set for biggest monthly gain since 2009

Crude oil futures rebounded on Friday, with Brent heading for its biggest monthly gain since May 2009, as supply outages in the North Sea and renewed fears of gas supply disruption in Europe supported prices.

Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots feel Cypriots above all, an opinion survey shows

An opinion survey has found that Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots feel Cypriots above all and they are positive to establishing a Cypriot identity as an element that would bring the inhabitants of the divided island of Cyprus together, Chairman of the University of Nicosia Board Nicos Peristianis told a press conference on Wednesday.

Thursday 26 February 2015

Global equities fall as decline in oil drags on energy shares

Global equities declined slightly on Thursday as a pullback in oil prices due to rising inventories dampened investor enthusiasm while the dollar rose as data revived confidence in the U.S. economy.

Insight: Jordan takes no chances in confronting homegrown Jihadis

At Jordan’s State Security court, Islamic State militants, clad in green military fatigues with long, unkempt beards, stood impassively, awaiting sentence inside a black iron cage.

Insight: West's offer to rebuild Ukraine faces reality check

Western powers are preparing what they say may be their most potent weapon against Moscow's interference in Ukraine - a multi billion dollar aid package to rebuild a near-bankrupt state and realize the European dream cherished by many Ukrainians.

'Jihadi John' killer from Islamic State beheading videos unmasked as Londoner

The masked "Jihadi John" killer who fronted Islamic State beheading videos has been identified as Mohammed Emwazi, a British computer programming graduate from a well-to-do London family.

Wednesday 25 February 2015

FILOXENOS represents the model Diana Kiseleva 21 years old from Russia

1. Diana, You are "Bride of the Year Russian 2015". How do you feel?
I did not expect that I would be the winner of the contest and to be honest, so far, I can not believe it. But yes, I did it and I became " the Bride of the Year in 2015 Russia ". I am full of positive emotions and I proud of myself!

Exclusive: Despite wage hike, some Walmart shareholders seek change

A prominent investor in Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT.N) is pushing ahead with a campaign to link a portion of executive compensation to staff motivation, a sign that the retailer's wage hike last week won't end outside pressure over employee pay and benefits.

Euro zone backs Greek aid extension, seeks clearer reforms

Greece secured a four-month extension of its financial rescue on Tuesday when its euro zone partners approved a reform plan, as Athens backed away from some proposed measures and promised that spending to alleviate social distress would not derail its budget.

Fifty hurt when Southern California train slams into truck

A Los Angeles-bound commuter train slammed into a truck apparently stuck on the tracks at a Southern California railroad crossing before dawn on Tuesday, injuring 50 people in a fiery crash, four of them critically.

Islamic State in Syria abducts at least 150 Christians

Islamic State militants have abducted at least 150 people from Assyrian Christian villages in northeastern Syria they had raided, Christian Syrian activists said on Tuesday.

Obama vetoes Keystone XL pipeline, leaving it in limbo

President Barack Obama on Tuesday, as promised, swiftly vetoed a Republican bill approving the Keystone XL oil pipeline, leaving the long-debated project in limbo for another indefinite period.

Tuesday 24 February 2015

FILOXENOS represents the model Violetta Volkova 28 years old from Russia

     Violetta , You won the contest "Bride of the Year Russian 2015" and you are the  second  Vice-miss - 2nd Run.UP. How do you feel?
I feel nice but i was waiting better result..Probably i didn t gave my best.

FILOXENOS represents the model Kristina Andrés 22 years old from Russia

1. Kristina, You won the contest "Bride of the Year Russian 2015" and you are the first Vice-miss. How do you feel?
I'm overwhelmed with positive emotions, because I realized my childhood dream in life, and of course because it's a victory.
2. Tell us a little about the organization, how it all happened?
Preparation for the competition was challenging, but it was worth it. Thanks to the support of the organizers and our professional team of stylists, makeup artists and hairdressers all went at a decent level. In the team was very friendly atmosphere.

Wine testing in Paphos!!!

Dear friends! We are very happy to invite you to our#winetesting of the quality and well known #Argyriouwines that will take place at #CentroCava on the 6th of March 2015 from 7:00 pm - 11:00pm. 

Conjoined baby twin girls who shared organs including lungs, liver and intestines survive complex 26-hour operation to separate them that was a world first

Conjoined twins who were connected at the chest and abdomen have been separated after an operation that has never before been successfully attempted.
Knatalye Hope and Adeline Faith Mata were born in Texas last April and were welcomed by parents Elysse and John Eric.
The couple, from Lubbock, were told that their twin girls would be conjoined and when they were born it was found their shared the same chest wall, lungs, pericardial sac (the lining of the heart), diaphragm, liver, intestines, colon and pelvis.

Kiev says cannot withdraw heavy weapons as attacks persist

Kiev accused pro-Russian rebels of opening fire with rockets and artillery at villages in southeastern Ukraine on Monday, all but burying a week-old European-brokered ceasefire deal.

Greece delays sending reforms to euro zone till Tuesday

Greece will present its economic reform plans to theeuro zone on Tuesday, a government official said, missing a Monday deadline for the list which is a condition for extending the country's financial lifeline.

Brent falls towards $58 as supply fears linger

Brent fell towards $58 a barrel on Tuesday, extending the 2-percent loss in the previous session, as oversupply fears lingered, overshadowing any optimism on the outlook for the global economy.

Monday 23 February 2015

OSCARS 2015: Eddie Redmayne too choked to speak as he takes best acting Oscar for Hawking biopic while Birdman flies off with Best Picture scoops four and Julianne Moore wins best actress

It was the night the great and good of the movie industry had been waiting for as the winners of the 87th Annual Academy Awards were announced in Los Angeles on Sunday evening.
Continuing his clean sweep of awards season, emotional Eddie Redmayne was almost too choked to speak as he picked up Best Actor for his portrayal of physicist Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything.

Stocks rise, safe-haven Swiss franc falls on Greek deal

Shares rose and the safe-haven Swiss franc fell against the euro on Monday after Greece reached a conditional deal with its international partners to avert an immediate financial crisis.

Greece discussing reforms with partners to ensure acceptance: government

Greece is discussing its list of reforms including measures to tackle tax evasion and corruption with international partners to ensure it is accepted, government spokesman Gabriel Sakellaridis said on Monday.

Homeland Security says aware of no credible threat against malls

The U.S. Homeland Security Department said on Sunday it was not aware of any specific plot against U.S. shopping malls, backing away from comments by the department's chief that he takes seriously a threat by Somali-based Islamist militants against the Mall of America in Minnesota and other shopping sites in the West.

'Birdman' soars to Oscar heights on best picture win

The dark comedy "Birdman" held up a mirror to Hollywood and its struggling actors and in return received the film industry's highest recognition on Sunday, the Academy Award for best picture.

Sunday 22 February 2015


Great Success on the Pancyprian Beauty Contest of ‘BRIDE OF THE YEAR CYPRUS 2015 and ‘BRIDE OF THE YEAR RUSSIA 2015’ at HILTON PARK Nicosia.

Killer who murdered his wife is granted legal aid worth thousands of pounds for custody battle over her four children

A killer who murdered his wife has been granted legal aid to fight for custody of her four children. 
The man, known only as X, is serving a life sentence for the 'particularly horrible' murder of the children's mother and has refused to have a paternity test to prove he is their father.

Romanians EIGHT times as likely to be jailed here as Britons: Shock new figures show they are worst offenders with 11,000 arrested each year... as foreign nationals fill 1 in 8 UK prison places

That proportion has doubled in the past ten years, corresponding with the mass influx of immigration from Eastern Europe.
But a more detailed breakdown by nationality of all inmates shows that Romanians, Albanians and Lithuanians are all proportionately far more likely to be imprisoned than Britons.

Greece blinked in loan battle, Putin’s gaze remains steely

The European Union is now a thing of shreds and patches.
Its policies and projects are being shredded, and it seeks, not to find solutions to the crises consuming it, but to patch them up, and hope.

Another winter storm to pummel eastern United States with snow and sleet

A fresh band of winter weather was churning up the East Coast on Saturday after pummeling parts of the South and Midwest, threatening to pile up more snow in storm-weary Boston and send the region back into a deep freeze.

The 'king of wines' gets ready for a makeover

Dubbed the "king of wines, the wine of kings" by Louis XV of France, Hungary's Tokaji wine is undergoing a makeover as the region hopes to regain fame lost in decades of mismanagement.

Saturday 21 February 2015

New U.S. defense chief silent on date of Mosul offensive

New U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Saturday he would not telegraph the precise timing of an upcoming Iraqi offensive to retake the city of Mosul from Islamic State militants, after a U.S. military briefing caused an uproar.

Scandalous showdown! Jennifer Lopez, Nicole Richie and Miley Cyrus attempt to outdo each other in revealing outfits at Tom Ford's fashion show

It was a battle of who could bare the most of her shapely figure on Friday.
Miley Cyrus, Nicole Richie, and Jennifer Lopez led the pack of confident celebrities to don scantily-clad dresses as they attended the Tom Ford Autumn/Winter 2015 presentation at Milk Studios in Los Angeles.
Nicole, 33, displayed her underwear in a long-sleeved, sheen see-through leopard-print gown.

Kiev accuses Russia of sending more tanks to east Ukraine

Kiev accused Russia on Friday of sending more tanks and troops into eastern Ukraine and said they were heading towards the rebel-held town of Novoazovsk on the southern coast, expanding their presence on what it fears could be the next battlefront.

U.S. refinery strike widens to include nation's largest refinery

The U.S. refinery strike widened as workers at the nation's largest refinery walked off their jobs at 12 a.m. CST (0600 GMT) on Saturday, according to the United Steelworkers union (USW).

Greece, euro zone agree four-month loan extension, avert crunch

Euro zone finance ministers agreed in principle on Friday to extend Greece's financial rescue by four months, averting a potential cash crunch in March that could have forced the country out of the currency area.

Friday 20 February 2015

Los Angeles hospital warns 179 patients possibly exposed to 'superbug'

A large Los Angeles teaching hospital has told scores of patients they may have been exposed to a drug-resistant bacterial "superbug" during endoscopy procedures that infected seven patients and contributed to two deaths.

Ready for her close-up! Sofia Vergara leaves the gym looking glam in animal prints and shades

Sofia Vergara's beautiful figure and generally gorgeous look requires some effort on the actress' part, and she did just that on Thursday.
The 42-year-old Modern Family star was spotted leaving a cross-fit class at her gym in Los Angeles.
Looking as good as always, Sofia favoured dark animal prints for her work-out.

‘Bride Of The Year Cyprus 2015’ and ‘Bride Of The Year Russia 2015’

The ‘BRIDE OF THE YEAR CYPRUS AND RUSSIA 2015’ is going to take place in Hilton Park Nicosia on the 20th of February 2015 at 21:00 o clock.

Cyprus Sommeliers Association

The Committee Board of the Cyprus Sommeliers Association would like to thank all its members that Attended todays Annual General Assembly meeting,We are Starting the year with Positive Energy with new Events,Lessons and Competitions for our Members, stay tuned and feel free to Contact us for any information.

Living in: The world’s most eco-friendly cities

From offering plentiful bike paths and thriving farmers’ markets to ensuring cleaner air, a city’s environmental efforts don’t just help the planet – they benefit residents too.