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Greek Journalist Wins Libel Case Against Former Government Officials

Greek journalist Thanos Dimadis recently won a long legal battle in his libel case against media representatives and officials associated with the former SYRIZA administration. Dimadis, who also is an author and the current President of the Association of Foreign Press...

Greek-Australian Siblings See Family’s Sacrifices as Inspiration for Amazing Race Competition

Two young Greek-Australians participating in the popular Amazing Race Australia reality show said they were hoping to win so that they could share the prize money with their family, who made many sacrifices after migrating to Australia. Siblings Nikos Pappas,...

New Electronic System Expected to Save Greek Public Sector Hundreds of Millions

Greece's new ''Electronic Document Transfer System,'' the bill for which was signed by government ministers on Friday, is expected to save the Greek state at least €380 million in expenses annually. It is believed that the new, breakthrough system will...

Director Costa-Gavras Receives Grant To Take Varoufakis Book to Silver Screen

The Greek-French director Costa-Gavras secured recently a public grant from the Greek state of €630,000 to produce a film based on a book written by Greece's controversial former Finance Minister Yianis Varoufakis. Gavras intends to make a film out of...

''Hellas To The Moon'': Greece Signs Agreement With NASA to Create Lunar Vehicle (video)

The Hellenic Space Agency (HSA or ΕΛΔΟ in Greek) signed an agreement of cooperation with the United States' National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on Monday. Dr. Georgios Mantzouris, the CEO of HSA, and Jim Bridenstine, the Administrator of NASA,...

Greek Satellite Hellas Sat-4 Launched into Space (video)

The European rocket Ariane 5 launched the new "Hellas-Sat-4/SaudiGeoSat" telecommunications satellite into space on Tuesday from the European Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana. Weighing 6,495 kg (14,319 pounds), the new satellite will provide telecommunications capabilities, including television, Internet, telephone and secure communications, in...

Opposition Demands Probe of Alleged Petsitis Financial Scandal

Greek opposition parties New Democracy and Movement for Change continue to demand an answer from the government about an alleged financial scandal involving Manolis Petsitis, a friend of Digital Policy Minister Nikos Pappas. Petsitis is also a friend of Prime...

This is the List of Winners in Greek TV Licensing Tender

The National Council of Radio and Television (NCRTV) on Wednesday announced and published the names of the final holders of a nationwide general content television broadcasting licence, selected through a tender process. The five licence holders are the television channels...

Greece Announces Five Finalists in TV Licenses Tender

Greece's independent regulator, the National Council for Radio and Television (NCRTV), has announced five finalists for a tender for general content television broadcasting licenses. The five media companies that made it to the finals for a license are: Eidiseis Dot Com (SKAI) Nea Tileorasi...