The rural town of Salisbury, Maryland is an unlikely place from which a young man imbued with the high ideals and values of Hellenism would make his way to the world stage. It is in this small town on Maryland's Eastern Shore that on February 3, 1933, Panagiotis Spyros Sarbanes was born, who would in time grow into the legendary Senator Paul S. Sarbanes.
Metin Tolan, a Turkish-origin German physicist, has been elected as the rector of the University of Göttingen, one of the world's leading universities.
The university senate unanimously elected Tolan as rector and the board of trustees of the institution approved the decision, according to a written statement from the University of Göttingen.
Senate Chair Anca Dragu draws attention to the fact that the Holocaust is a tragedy that "did not spare" the Romanian nation and that we ought to know about in order to pay it "deserved respects." "Holocaust Remembrance Day. A tragedy that did not spare our people and that we ought to know about to pay it respects. Anti-Semitism, xenophobia and racism are neither forgivable nor tolerable.
Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias has congratulated veteran diplomat Antony Blinken on his confirmation Tuesday as US Secretary of State.
"I look forward to working together to further strengthen the robust Greece-US partnership, to promote peace and stability in the broader region and to enhance the transatlantic bond founded on shared values," Dendias tweeted.