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Greece Seeks US Help in Wiretapping Scandal

Prosecutors in Greece investigating the wiretapping scandal have requested the help of judicial authorities in the US in their work. Two Greek prosecutors are trying to trace the digital footprints of electronic addresses included in text (SMS) messages, through which...

Greek Police Raid Companies Related to Wiretapping Scandal

Greek police on Tuesday raided the Athens offices of several companies that could be related to the wiretapping scandal that has rocked the government in recent months. Among the companies targeted was of Intellexa, an Israeli-owned company related to the...

Greece to Tighten Intelligence Service Control After Wiretapping Scandal

The conservative government in Greece is proposing a new law to tighten checks on the country's intelligence service following the wiretapping scandal that has rocked the nation. The draft law which was posted online for public consultation on Tuesday aims...

Turkey Sentences Greek ‘Spy’ to 12 Years Imprisonment

A court in Turkey on Friday sentenced a Greek citizen of Syrian origin, who was arrested in May and accused of being a spy for the Greek intelligence agency EYP, to 12 years imprisonment. In June, Greek government spokesperson Giannis...

Greece’s Opposition Demands Snap Elections Over Wiretapping Scandal

Opposition parties in Greece demanded the resignation of PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis and requested snap elections during a heated debate in parliament over the wiretapping scandal. Main opposition leader Alexis Tsipras said that Mitsotakis not only knew about the wiretapping of...

Greece’s Spy Service Tapped 15,700 Phones: Targets Secret

Greece's phone tapping scandal is growing after a journalist revealed that the National Intelligence Service (EYP) was tracking 15,700 other devices. This came in testimony to a parliamentary committee from EYP's former chief Panagiotis Kontoleon, Reuters said. The news led...

Greek PM Admits Phone-Tapping, Denies Knowledge

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Monday admitted wrong-doing but denied knowledge of the recent phone-tapping scandal.

Greece’s Intelligence Chief Resigns Amid Phone-Tapping Scandal

Greece's head of the National Intelligence Agency (EYP) resigned on Friday after a phone-tapping scandal involving a journalist and a politician. The Head of EYP, Panagiotis Kontoleon, has submitted his resignation to the Prime Minister, "following wrong practices in the...

Greece Revamps Intelligence Services, Creates National Security Advisor Post

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Thursday announced the reorganization of the country’s national security agencies. This includes the creation of a new post, which has the title "National Security Advisor in the Office of the Prime Minister." "The main objective...

Greek Intelligence Service Refutes Plot Involving Ex PM Karamanlis' Assassination

Documents from Greece's National Intelligence Service (EYP) intimating that the so called ''Pythia Plot" was a complete falsehood were leaked to the Greek press on Thursday. The ''Pythia Plot" was an alleged scenario involving the assassination of the former Conservative...