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Lawyers' Strike Deemed Illegal by Top Greek Court

Greece's Council of State, it's top administrative court, decided that the Greek lawyers strike that started on January 12 is illegal and in violation of the Greek constitution and international law. The lawyers' strike brought Greek courts to a...

Greek EconMin: New Development Law Will Put An End to Old Mistakes

A new development law to be tabled to Parliament soon will include 3-4 basic principles, it will be simplified compared with a prevailing bureaucracy and will put an end to mistakes made in the past such as no safeguarding...

Director Rejects Greek Film Academy Awards Until Second Generation Migrants Have a Chance

Film director Panos Koutras was the big winner on Monday’s Greek Film Academy Awards. However, Koutras did not accept any of his awards, in protest of the Greek law that doesn't grant Greek citizenship to children of migrants in Greece. After the announcement that his...

Fines up to €25 Million Introduced in New Sports Bill

In an effort to diminish violence in sports, a number of significant suggestions are to be part of the new sports bill presented by Greek Deputy Sports Minister Stavros Kontonis yesterday. According to ideas that will soon be discussed in court, the Ministry will have the...

Pan-Hellenic Holy Foundation Taken Over by Clergy; Island Residents Disapprove

On Sunday, residents of Tinos showed their disapproval towards His Eminence Dorotheos II, Metropolitan of Syros, during a protest which took place in the courtyard of Our Lady of Tinos Church against the decision to change the Pan-Hellenic Holy...

NGO Finances Under Ministry Microscope

Greece's Deputy Finance Minister George Mavraganis has presented documents to Parliament citing 908 non-governmental organizations (NGOs) under investigation by Finance Ministry inspectors. In what appears to be only the beginning of a lengthier investigation into NGOs, Mavraganis stated: “The selection process for further investigation will continue.” The Directorate...

To Change or Not to Change? A Greek Take on Women's Names After Marriage

Kate Winslet defended her decision not to change her surname to that of her third husband; Emma Watson tweeted that Hermione Granger would almost certainly keep the Granger name… Many women on this planet--famous or not--have the dilemma of...