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Greece First in Europe in Number of Pending Administrative Cases

Greece is in first place in the number of pending administrative cases among the 26 European Union member states, according to president of the Association of Administrative Judges (EDD) Eirini Giannadaki. Giannadaki addressed the annual EDD meeting held by the...

ELSTAT: 45% of Greeks Don't Trust Politicians

About half of Greek citizens do not trust the country’s politicians, whereas the rates regarding their trust in justice and police are more than double, according to a survey released by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) for the year...

Ex-Deputy Minister Anthopoulos Charged with Usury

A Greek former deputy minister, Yiannis Anthopoulos will appear before a three-member felony court, after the Court of Appeals sent him to trial for the repeated offense of usury. The 65-year-old former politician and three other people are accused of usury against the...

Tsochatzopoulos Sentence Reduced by Appeal Court

Greece's court of appeal has handed down a reduced sentence to former government minister Akis Tsochatzopoulos for false declaration of wealth regarding a property on Dionysiou Areopagitou Street in downtown Athens. Tsochatzopoulos, in jail for the crime since his April 2013 conviction, received a revised five-and-a-half...