A Bosnian-born woman who came to Austria as a child refugee will be Austria's new Justice Minister, it was confirmed on Thursday.
Thirty-five-year-old Alma Zadic, a lawyer and member of the Green Party, will also be the youngest Justice Minister in Austrian history and the first to come from an immigrant background.
World-renowned professor of economics Jeffrey Sachs is in Cyprus to deliver the 2019 Hubert Curien Memorial Lecture at the Cyprus Institute. The lecture starts at 6.30 p.m. and live streaming will be available on the Cyprus Institute's YouTube channel. The title of the lecture is "Eudaimonia in the 21st Century: Looking to Aristotle for New Solutions."
US President Donald Trump has no right to block his Twitter followers who criticize him on the social network. This decision was ruled by the court in New York, NBC reported, transmits "Darik".
The lawsuit was filed in July 2017 by seven Twitter users by Trump, along with the Knight First Amendment Institute, a human rights organization at Columbia University.
Former deputy prime minister and finance minister Evangelos Venizelos accused the Finance Ministry on Wednesday of creating problems for the next government through the extensive domestic borrowing it has recently resorted to in order to boost the cash buffer for the country's so-called clean exit from the bailout program.
One of the reasons why the Arab Spring succeeded in Tunisia was the fact that the country has strong similarities with Turkey, rather than the rest of the Arab world, according to Safwan Masri, Executive Vice President for Global Centers and Global Development at Columbia University.
‘The Limits of Westernization: A Cultural History of America in Turkey’ by Perin E. Gürel (Columbia University Press, 273 pages, $49)
In cooperation with the Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities, the Athens Concert Hall has invited Columbia University Humanities Professor Bruce Robbins to deliver a lecture titled "Could Europe Apologize?" The event is free of charge and starts at 7 p.m., with priority coupons being distributed as of 5.30 p.m.