Simitis Slams Papandreou Over Crisis
The man who led Greece into the Eurozone has attacked former prime minister George Papandreou’s handling of the debt crisis, adding to infighting threatening the PASOK Socialist Party’s position in the ruling coalition. Costas Simitis, who was prime minister from...
Senior Greek Prosecutor Asks Lawmakers to Investigate 2009 Budget Deficit
A judicial official says Greek lawmakers will be asked to decide whether the country's former prime minister and finance minister should be investigated regarding claims that the 2009 budget deficit was artificially inflated. The official said a Supreme Court prosecutor...
ELSTAT False Deficit Case Reaches Supreme Court of Greece
On Friday, financial prosecutor Grigoris Peponis submitted his initial findings on the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) case file to the country’s Supreme Court. According to a former employee of ELSTAT, Zoe Georganta, the statistics service had “cooked” the country’s public...
Papaconstantinou: Greece, Cyprus Consider Linking Power Grids
Greece and Cyprus may agree to link the power grids of Crete, Greece’s largest island, and Cyprus to raise security and increase supplies, the Greek energy minister said. “We will look into the financial and technical aspects of linking Cyprus...
Potential Energy Cooperation Between Greece and Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan`s Minister of Industry and Energy Natig Aliyev met on Monday Greek Minister for Environment, Energy and Climate Change George Papaconstantinou. The discussions focused on cooperation between the two countries in the energy sphere. The Greek Minister said his country was...
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