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Novartis Case: Accusations Against Ex PM Tsipras and Ex Minister Papangelopoulos Forwarded to Parliament

Areopagus Supreme Court Prosecutor Vasilis Pliotas forwarded the file of the so-called ''Novartis case'' to the Greek parliament on Friday, after accusations were made against former PM Alexis Tsipras and his Deputy Minister of Justice, Dimitris Papangelopoulos. This is the...

Former Minister Andreas Loverdos to be Prosecuted for Involvement in ''Novartis Case''

Eleni Touloupaki, The Head of the Athens Prosecutor's Office responsible for corruption allegations, has decided to send the file with the details of Andreas Loverdos' involvement in the so-called ''Novartis case'' to the Greek Parliament, Greek media reported on...

Lamia Court Upholds Conviction for Murderer of Alexandros Grigoropoulos

The court of Lamia ruled on Monday that the conviction and 13-year sentence for Epaminondas Korkoneas, the police special guard who killed 15-year-old protester Alexandros Grigoropoulos in 2008, should be upheld. The Lamia Court of Appeals unanimously found Korkoneas guilty of...

Greek Police Detain Senior Member of "Rubicon" Anarchist Group

George Kalaitzidis, a leading member of the infamous Greek anarchist group Rubicon (Rouvikonas) was reportedly detained by Greek police on Monday. According to media reports, the member of the group is most likely under arrest, but this has not yet...

Man Charged with Murder of American Biologist Suzanne Eaton Remanded into Custody

The 27-year-old man who has been charged with the murder of the 60-year-old American biologist Dr. Suzanne Eaton was remanded in custody on Friday. This happened immediately after the suspect testified before an examining magistrate of the city of Chania,...

Suspect in Murder of US Scientist Suzanne Eaton Arrested on Crete

A 27-year old man was arrested on the Greek island of Crete on Monday, charged with the brutal murder of the 60-year old American scientist Dr. Suzanne Eaton. According to initial information, the man has allegedly confessed verbally to his heinous...

Greek Justice Minister Debunks Reports That 17N Terrorists Could Get Early Release

Michael Kalogirou, Greece's Justice Minister, has claimed that reports suggesting that prominent "November 17" (17N) terrorists could get an early release are ''false''. New provisions in Greece's penal code came into effect on Monday, and there is fear that some...

Convicted Former Minister Tsochatzopoulos to Return to Prison

Former Defense Minister Akis Tsochatzopoulos will have to return to jail, according to a court decision published on Monday. The former Minister of consecutive PASOK governments, who was granted early release from prison in 2017, will have to return as...

Riots Erupt Among Inmates at Athens' Korydallos Prison

Widespread brawling among inmates erupted on Tuesday morning in Athens' Korydallos Prison. According to the first information available, the fights, which have also been termed as riots, began in two wings of the prison, the B and E sections. Media reports suggest...

Cyprus Serial Killer Convicted; Sentenced to Seven Life Sentences

Nikos Metaxas, the National Guard Officer who was accused of murdering five women and two girls in Cyprus, was convicted on Monday afternoon in a Nicosia court and sentenced to serve seven life sentences for his crimes. As Cyprus' Public Broadcasting Corporation...