Cyprus Revokes 10 More Passports Following ‘Golden Passport’ Scandal
Cyprus announced on Wednesday that it will withdraw Cypriot passports and citizenship from three investors and seven of their dependents following an investigation into the "Golden Passport" scheme. In total, from October 2021 until today, the cabinet has initiated the...
Greek Orthodox Church of Australia Denies Care Homes Wrongdoing
The Greek Orthodox Church of Australia responded to the scathing report which accused it of taking money from taxpayer-funded aged care homes
Speaker of Cyprus Assembly Resigns Over Golden Visa Scandal
The Speaker of the House of Representatives in Cyprus, Demetris Syllouris, resigned on Thursday following corruption allegations implicating him and other officials in the selling of passports to convicted felons. Political parties demanded his resignation after he and another lawmaker,...
Greek Former Minister to Face Special Court Over Novartis Probe
Greece's parliament voted late Wednesday to charge former deputy justice minister Dimitris Papangelopoulos over allegations he sought to incriminate political opponents during an investigation into the Novartis scandal. A total 177 out of 300 lawmakers from governing New Democracy and...
Siemens Hellas Scandal Ringleaders Receive Heavy Prison Sentences
Fourteen long year after the launch of the trial of dozens of people linked to the Siemens bribery scandal, an Athens court handed down prison sentences of 15 years to the key suspects on Monday. Former CEO of Siemens Hellas...
Political Turmoil as Opposition Accuses Premier Tsipras of Luxurious Yacht Vacations
Greece's main opposition New Democracy Party issued a statement on Monday night accusing Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras of taking luxurious vacations during the summer of 2018, just ''a few days'' after the deadly wildfires of Mati. The center-right party notes that...
Prosecutor Subpoenas 10 Suspects in Folli Follie Scandal
Ten individuals were summoned on Monday by a Greek prosecutor who is investigating the Folli Follie scandal. As reported by Greek daily Kathimerini, the suspects were called to testify, and are facing charges of fraud and money laundering. Following the prosecutor's...
Greek Parliament Drops Novartis Probe Against Prominent Politicians
Greece's parliament decided it was not competent to probe the allegations against 10 prominent politicians, including two former prime ministers, over the alleged scandal involving bribes by Swiss drugmaker Novartis. Lawmakers decided my a secret ballot that the parliament has...
Greek Parliament to Probe Novartis Scandal
Athens will recommend a new parliamentary committee to investigate the Novartis scandal, a government spokesman has confirmed. Dimitris Tzanakopoulos told reporters on Friday: “The committee's only task will be to explore the charges and contribute to the discovery of the...
Greek Football Officials Facing Charges over Rigged Games Scandal
The biggest football scandal in Greece, dubbed "Koriopolis", is finally reaching the courts following 6 years of police investigations, leaked wiretapping and endless judicial maneuvering. Twenty-eight officials of Greek football, including Olympiakos club president Vangelis Marinakis, are being ordered to...