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Former Minister Andreas Loverdos to be Prosecuted for Involvement in ''Novartis Case''

Eleni Touloupaki, The Head of the Athens Prosecutor's Office responsible for corruption allegations, has decided to send the file with the details of Andreas Loverdos' involvement in the so-called ''Novartis case'' to the Greek Parliament, Greek media reported on...

Center-Left Party Election Participation Seen as Protest Against Gov't Performance

The mass participation of Greek citizens in the new center-left party election, is seen as a demonstration against the SYRIZA-ANEL coalition government, said PASOK MP Andreas Loverdos, on Monday. Speaking on SKAI radio on Monday morning, Loverdos said that the...

Court Acquits HIV-Positive Women Charged with 'Transmitting the Virus' Via Prostitution

An Athens Misdemeanours Court acquitted a group of HIV positive women arrested in 2012 and charged with repeated counts of grievous bodily harm on the grounds that they were transmitting the HIV/AIDS virus by working as prostitutes and having...

Opposition Parties Call for Inquiry Into Varoufakis Overstepping Authority

Claims that Greece's former finance minister, Yanis Varoufakis overstepped his authority while serving office and referred to his country as "bankrupt" are resulting in opposition parties stepping up calls for inquiry into the matters. According to ekathimerini.com, the economist described...

Greek Television License Law Will Not Be Rescinded Despite EC Concerns

State Minister Nikos Pappas said that the government's shakeup of television licenses is the correct route to follow in response to a question in Greek Parliament by socialist PASOK MP Andreas Loverdos. In his question, addressing concerns expressed by...

PASOK Elects Fofi Gennimata as 5th Party President

Fofi Gennimata was elected as the 5th PASOK President with 51% of the votes. The election took place during the party's 10th conference. On Sunday morning, June 14, party members and friends cast their votes in order to determine who...

Three Candidates Up for PASOK Leadership After President Steps Down

PASOK MPs Fofi Gennimata, Odysseas Konstantinopoulos and Andreas Loverdos will compete for the party's leadership, after Evangelos Venizelos, who chaired the party since 2012, announced in a party congress late on Saturday he is stepping down. Following a lengthy speech,...

PASOK's 10th Conference to Select New Leader

The 10th PASOK conference, which will launch the procedures for the selection of the party’s new leader, started today, Friday June 5. The election of a new president will take place on June 14. So far, Fofi Genimmata, Andreas Loverdos,...

Greek Govt Abolishes Law Allowing HIV Positive Sex Workers' Details to Be Made Public

Greece's government announced on Tuesday the abolition of a controversial health and hygiene regulation that allowed authorities to publish the details, including photographs, of workers that had tested HIV positive. This is the second time the regulation has been abolished since its...

Who Will Be Part of the Next Greek Parliament?

Many Greek politicians were neck to neck against their fellow candidates in several constituencies across Greece, aiming to earn a seat in the new Greek Parliament. According to election results, SYRIZA’s Gavriil Sakellaridis and Nikolaos Voutsis, as well as New Democracy...