Larisa Drozdova: From Greece, with Love

Family ties in Greece, as with other nations facing economic and politic turmoil, have perhaps never been stronger than they are today. This is what Larisa Leonidovna Drozdova learned on a recent trip during which the French-based grand-mother of one …

Prabowo Subianto explains Indonesia’s future in Singapore


As current leader in Indonesia’s 2014 presidential election polls, Prabowo Subianto went to Singapore in early August to deliver his first speech outside Indonesia. As the leader of the Great Indonesia Movement Party (Gerindra), he showed he was definitely back in …

Putin Wants Georgia Back


Is Georgia’s independence going to end, after just a couple of decades? This is the fear that has been sparked in the Georgian people in light of recent statements made by Russian President Vladimir Putin. Does the Kremlin seek to …

Bidzina Ivanishvili: Georgian Oligarch Accused of Pressuring the Media

Bidzina Ivanishvili

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?


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


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


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


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


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 …