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Kontominas Out On 5M Euro Bail

Greece 's Alpha TV owner Dimitris Kontominas, one of 25 people arrested in a probe into 500 million euros in bad loans at the failed state-owned Hellenic Postbank was released from custody on Jan. 15 on five million euros...

Prosecutor Wants Kontominas Detained

A Greek prosecutor on Jan. 14 asked that Alpha TV channel and Interamerican insurance firm owner Dimitris Kontominas, implicated in a growing scandal involving bad loans at the failed state-owned Hellenic Postbank be kept in custody until his trial. Twenty-five...

Internet Addicts 5.1 Million Greeks

More than 5.1 million Greeks -55% of the population- are spending an average of 17.1 hours a week on the Internet, a ratio higher than most of the European Union, which has a rate of 14.8 hours. Greeks spend 16.9...