Greek Opposition Calls on PM Mitsotakis to Resign Over Phone Tapping
Greek opposition leader Alexis Tsipras tabled a no-confidence motion against the government on Wednesday and called on PM Mistotakis to resign over the phone tapping scandal. The leader of SYRIZA said that prime minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis cannot continue in his...
Who Really Governs Greece? The Wiretapping Scandal Shaking the Country
The wiretapping scandal in Greece has rocked the conservative government of Kyriakos Mitsotakis who is under growing pressure to reveal who-if not the prime minister himself- is responsible for tapping the phones of politicians and journalists. On Tuesday the chief...
Wiretapping Scandal in Greece: Paper Names Dozens Under Surveillance
The wiretapping scandal in Greece took a new dimension after a newspaper published on Sunday a list of 33 politicians, businessmen and journalists who were allegedly under surveillance by the country's intelligence services. Newspaper Documento published a list of names...
Greece’s Spy Service Tapped 15,700 Phones: Targets Secret
Greece's phone tapping scandal is growing after a journalist revealed that the National Intelligence Service (EYP) was tracking 15,700 other devices. This came in testimony to a parliamentary committee from EYP's former chief Panagiotis Kontoleon, Reuters said. The news led...
Greece Wiretapping Scandal Might Cause EU Probe
The European Commission has intervened in the wiretapping scandal in Greece urging the government to investigate the revelations. The European Commission wants embattled Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, trying to distance himself from revelations that a rival politician and journalist...
Greek PM Admits Phone-Tapping, Denies Knowledge
Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Monday admitted wrong-doing but denied knowledge of the recent phone-tapping scandal.
Greece’s Intelligence Chief Resigns Amid Phone-Tapping Scandal
Greece's head of the National Intelligence Agency (EYP) resigned on Friday after a phone-tapping scandal involving a journalist and a politician. The Head of EYP, Panagiotis Kontoleon, has submitted his resignation to the Prime Minister, "following wrong practices in the...
Greece Probes Phone-Tapping Allegation by Opposition Leader
Greece is probing allegations of phone-tapping by socialist leader Nikos Androulakis, who, earlier in the week, reported an attempt to compromise his mobile phone using Predator spyware. An extraordinary meeting of the Parliament’s Institutions and Transparency Committee will be convened...
Prosecutor Moves Against 4 in Phone Tapping and Pythia Assassination Plot Against Karamanlis
Greek Prosecutor Maria-Sophia Vaitsi called for the indictment of United States former agent William Bazil who is implicated in the phone tapping scandal of 2004 and the Pythia Plan, an assassination plot against former conservative prime minister Kostas Karamanlis. There...
Phone Tapping in Greece More Common than Most Think
The recent disclosure that the National Intelligence Service (EYP) phone tapped conversations between a SYRIZA member and a jailed terrorist brought forth the issue of phone bugs that is more common in Greek politics than generally thought. Office homes and...
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