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Michael Sotirhos, first Greek-American ambassador to Athens, dies

Michael G. Sotirhos, who in 1989 became the first American of Greek descent to be appointed US ambassador to Greece, died on Sunday in Florida. He was 91.

The son of Greek migrants who arrived in the US through Ellis Island in 1923, Sotirhos was born and raised in Manhattan. He graduated from Baruch College at The City University of New York.

US Revokes Venezuela Visas

The United States said Thursday it was revoking visas of Venezuelan lawmakers seated by President Nicolas Maduro as it criticized European and Latin American countries for seeking dialogue with the embattled leader, reported AFP

Russian Ambassador Kuzmin says Russia has no hostile intention against Romania

Russia "has no hostile intention against Romania," Ambassador of Russia in Bucharest Valery Kuzmin told a press conference on Thursday.

Ambassador Valery Kuzmin talked about the premises of the Russia-Romania relationship, in the context of "a good neighborhood."

Melescanu: Deveselu shield, strictly defensive; Russia seeking excuses not to comply with INF treaty

Romania's Foreign Minister Teodor Melescanu on Thursday said the ballistic missile shield at Deveselu is a strictly defensive military structure, explaining that his remarks come in relation to the Russian Defence Ministry having asked the US to destroy the Mk-41 launching system in the composition of the Deveselu shield, on the grounds that it would violate the Intermediate-Range Nucle High Representative Morgherini says EU-NATO partnership is essential

The partnership between the European Union and NATO is essential, being strengthened over the past years and the consolidation of European defence and, at the same time, the EU-NATO cooperation represent a reason of pride, EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini stated on Wednesday evening, shortly after arriving in Bucharest in order to attend the info

Geoana: Bush - artisan of dismantling Soviet empire; will hold place of honor in our history book

Bucharest, Dec 2 /Agerpres/ - Former Foreign Minister Mircea Geoana considers that George H. W. Bush, who died at the age of 94, will hold a place of honor also in our history book, as he is, alongside Ronald Reagan, the artisan of the dismantling of the Soviet empire and the return of democracy and freedom to Romania.

Arnold Newman Retrospective in Bulgaria will Expose 55 Original Works

The first Arnold Newman retrospective in Bulgaria will expose 55 original works. Arnold Newman (1918-2006) is widely renowned for pioneering and popularizing the environmental portrait. With his method of portraiture, he placed his sitters in surroundings representative of their professions, aiming to capture the essence of an individual's life and work.

The big threat of neopopulism

It may not be widely articulated, but the view that political power is won or lost in the political center has not been confirmed. The destruction of the middle class will be the fifth fundamental shift in the world where the so-called baby boomer generation emerged.