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Attempted Bribery Case of Greek MP Shelved by Prosecutor

The attempted bribery case involving financial adviser Giorgos Apostolopoulos and Greek MP Pavlos Chaikalis was shelved by the prosecutor due to inconclusive evidence. At approximately 7:00 pm today, the case that shook Greece 's political scene during the last week, ended with appeals prosecutor Panagiotis Panagiotopoulos...

SYRIZA, ANEL, DIMAR Reject Greek PM Proposals

In an announcement released on Sunday evening, main opposition SYRIZA rejected Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras’ public call for consensus and his proposal to broaden the government’s composition until the next national elections, to take place by the end...

Bribery Case Decision Tomorrow, Greek MP Threatens to Counter-Sue Prime Minister

The prosecution will decide tomorrow whether Giorgos Apostopoulos attempted to bribe Independent Greeks (ANEL) MP Pavlos Chaikalis to vote in favor of the nominee in the Presidential election. According to iefimerida.gr, prosecutors Panagiotis Panagiotopoulos and Isidoros Doghiakos have already reached...

Greek PM Offers General Elections in 2015 After Bailout Talks are Completed

Prime Minister Antonis Samaras addressed the Greek people and described the risks involved if the country is dragged to snap elections. However, he compromised to go to elections at the end of 2015 if parliament elects a new President...

Greek PM Samaras to Take Legal Action Against Bribery Allegations in Presidential Vote

The Greek Prime Minister’s office announced on Friday night that Antonis Samaras would be taking legal action against Independent Greeks (ANEL) after its leader, Panos Kammenos, and MP Pavlos Chaikalis alleged that there was an attempt to bribe the latter so...

Former Greek PM Mitsotakis: 'The Elections Will Take Place at a Time of Disarray'

President of the Hellenic Republic Karolos Papoulias met with New Democracy honorary President and Former Prime Minister Konstantinos Mitsotakis. The two men discussed Greece’s current situation and Mitsotakis expressed his concern about the difficult phase the country is going through. Over the last few days, Mitsotakis...

Independent Greeks Hold Press Conference Over Alleged Bribery Attempt

Independent Greeks (ANEL) President Panos Kammenos held a press conference to talk in depth about the alleged attempted bribery of ANEL MP Pavlos Chaikalis. Kammenos said that Chaikalis had informed him of the incident but the two men decided not to...

Tsipras to Reuters: We Will Cancel Austerity Measures, Discuss Debt Cut

SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras told Reuters that Greece will stay in the euro zone and Europe should erase a big part of the sovereign debt, if his party forms government. He also said that austerity measures will be cancelled...

Independent Greeks MP Reveals Bribery Attempt

Independent Greeks (ANEL) MP Pavlos Chaikalis revealed today that someone offered him money to vote for Stavros Dimas for president of the republic and that he has a recording of the attempt that he submitted to the prosecutor. The bribery...

SYRIZA Spokesman Rules Out a Special Purpose Government

The possibility of forming a government of special purpose, which, among others, would conclude the ongoing negotiations between Greece and the Troika, ruled out the main opposition SYRIZA spokesman, Panos Skourletis, during an interview on Greek television. Skourletis highlighted that...