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Prosecutor Probes Baltakos Affair Video, Samaras Plans Strategy

An Athens prosecutor is set to investigate a secret videotape in which a former top aide to Prime Minister Antonis Samaras is heard telling the spokesman for the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party that the government trumped up charges against...

Free Wi-Fi across Greece by year-end

Greece could enjoy free internet access by November, realizing a pledge the prime minister made several months ago to get Greece online, according to Greece's Infrastructure Minister Michalis Chrysochoidis. According to a joint announcement by Chrysochoidis and the general secretary of the Telecommunications & Post Ministry, Menelaos...

Shootout In PASOK Lifeboat

PASOK Socialist chief Evangelos Venizelos' already shaky hold on his fast-fading once-dominant party took another blow when Infrastructure Minister Michalis Chrysochoidis sided with the group's previous leader, former premier George Papandreou in a dispute over whether the Leftists should...

Toll Increase of up to 60% in Greece

The route from Athens to Thessaloniki is going to cost more than 56 euros. New toll increases are coming in 2014, with the new tariffs to be applied in all motorways. It is indicative that the tolls on the route...

Locals Protest Detention Center in Northern Greece

Residents of a northern Greek town have erected barricades along a road leading to a disused army base to prevent it from being turned into the country's first major detention center for illegal immigrants. Residents of Neapoli, a town about...

PASOK Ministers Push for Leadership Elections- Papandreou Remains Silent (Again)

“The procedures for electing the new PASOK leader should be completed by January” stated according to sources, FM Evangelos Venizelos during Pasok’s political council on Tuesday. Venizelos proposed the preparations to begin before January 15 in order to be...