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IEK Xyni Owners Face Forgery Charges

Public prosecutor Popi Papandreou has charged the owner of vocational training institutes IEK Xyni, Sofoklis Xynis, his spouse Athina and his daughter Katerina, with felony charges for forgery. The prosecutor also banned the defendants from leaving the country. The Xynis...

Greek Company Gets 391 Years to Pay State Debt

With some 25 percent of Greeks having stopped paying their loans because of pay cuts, tax hikes and slashed pensions, one company that owes 750,000 euros, or $977,962 in social security payments to the state insurance fund IKA has...

Welfare Bodies Close to Bankruptcy

The financial situation in which Greece's national insurance bodies find themselves is, to say the least, very serious. The organisations are the victims not only of the serious economic crisis in which Greece finds itself but also of the...

Hospitals and Doctors Will Continue Their Strike

Doctors working in public hospitals, IKA, and private practices will continue their strike against health spending cuts as of next Monday, for another 5 days. IKA employed doctors will continue their protest against austerity measures from January 9th to 13th...