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Ancient Greek City of Elefsina Is the 2023 Culture Capital of Europe

The ancient Greek city of Eleusis or Elefsina is preparing to kick off festivities to mark its declaration as the 2023 Culture Capital of Europe along with the cities of Timișoara in Romania and Veszprém-Balaton in Hungary. Elefsina, known in...

Qatargate: EU to Lift Immunity for Two More MEPs

The Qatargate scandal, which recently shook the EU—and continues to do so—deepens following the revelation that two more MEPs will have their immunities lifted. Qatargate, as the scandal has been dubbed, concerns the alleged bribery of MEPs, politicians, political staffers,...

Greece Will Not Impose COVID Travel Restrictions From China

Greece has no intention of imposing restrictions on travelers from China over COVID-19, Greece's National Public Health Organization (EODY) announced on Saturday. "Our country will not impose restrictive measures for international movements, in accordance with the recommendations of international organizations...

Greek MEP Eva Kaili to Remain in Custody Over Qatar Corruption Scandal

Disgraced Greek MEP Eva Kaili will remain in custody over the Qatar corruption scandal for at least another month a Brussels court ruled on Thursday in pretrial hearing. Kaili's lawyers argued that she should be released until her case is...

Greek MEP Maria Spyraki Investigated on Fraud Charges

Greek MEP, Maria Spyraki, will be investigated by EU's authorities over fraud charges, not related to the charges brought against Eva Kaili who is held under suspicion of corruption and money laundering in the Qatargate scandal. The European Public Prosecutor's...

Qatargate: Kaili’s Partner Reportedly Confesses He Was Bribed

Francesco Giorgi, the partner of Greek MEP Eva Kaili who is held in Brussels over the so-called Qatargate corruption scandal, reportedly admitted that he was the person that was bribed and called on the Belgium authorities to free Kaili. According...

Qatar Scandal: €1.5M in Cash Discovered at Homes of Bribery Case Suspects

Greek MEP Eva Kaili denied involvement in an alleged bribery scandal involving World Cup host Qatar at the European Parliament. She is one of four suspects charged after Belgian investigators found large sums in cash in homes and a suitcase. MEPs...

Europe in Turmoil Over Bribery Scandal; Qatar Denies Involvement

On Sunday, Qatar officially denied any involvement in the bribes scandal that has rocked Europe and led to the arrest of members of European Parliament. "The State of Qatar categorically rejects any attempts to associate it with any accusations of...

Qatar Scandal: Greece Freezes All Assets Owned by MEP Eva Kaili

On Monday, authorities in Greece announced the freezing of all assets in Greece owned by European Parliament Vice-President Eva Kaili following the so-called Qatargate corruption scandal. The head of the Greek authority against money laundering, former Supreme Court deputy prosecutor...

Greece Set to Become Second-Largest Olive Oil Producer in Europe

Greece is set to overcome Italy and become Europe's second-largest olive oil producer after Spain according to a new research report published recently. The Italian Institute for the Agricultural and Food Market of Ismea estimates that olive oil in Italy...