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Twenty-One Parties, Four Coalitions and One Independent to Run for January 25 Greek Elections

The submission deadline for the delegations' participation in the January 25 Greek general elections expired and the Public Prosecutor along with the country's Supreme Court have approved the participation of 21 political parties, four coalitions and one independent candidate. In the following...

Anarchist Romanos' Appeal Rejected by Greek Prosecutor

The Supreme Court prosecutor has rejected anarchist Nikos Romanos’ request for the annulment of the Judicial Council's decision regarding the prisoner’s right to educational furlough. The Greek prosecutor decided that there is no reason to set aside the Council of Piraeus...

Court Acquits 2 Men of Human Trafficking in Strawberry Shooting Case

The two men who were accused of human trafficking in the shooting of immigrant strawberry pickers case, were acquitted yesterday after the decision of Supreme Court deputy public prosecutor Nikos Paraskevaidis not to appeal the verdict of the court...

House Investigations Allowed Only with the Presence of Prosecutor

Greek Supreme Court deputy public prosecutor Nikolaos Pantelis announced that tax authorities' investigation in citizens'  houses and offices will only be allowed with the presence of a prosecutor. Pantelis, in opposition with the opinion of the plenary of the Legal Council...

State's Rehiring of Cleaning Staff Decision Postponed Until February

The final decision regarding the Finance Ministry cleaning staff's rehiring will not be made until February 24th, announced the Greek Supreme Court this morning. The statement comes after an appeal to postpone the ruling from the attorneys representing the cleaning...

Papakonstantinou to Appear Before Special Tribunal

The deputy prosecutor of the Supreme Court has requested that former finance minister, Giorgos Papakonstantinou, appear before the Special Supreme Tribunal. In his proposal to the Judicial Council, the prosecutor proposed the trial of Giorgos Papakonstantinou for misconduct, infidelity,...

Cleaners Will Not Back Down

Cleaners suspended by the Greek Finance Ministry are occupying the building for the second day in a row, demanding the immediate implementation of a First Instance Court ruling for their reinstatement. The janitorial workers remained at the entrance of the ministry all night and say...

Former Minister of Finance Taken to Special Court

The Deputy Public Prosecutor of the Supreme Court Anastasios Kanellopoulos submitted his motion to the Judicial Council of the Special Court, which essentially proposes the committal of former Finance Minister Georgios Papaconstantinou for the case of tampering and concealment...

Key Witness Threatened in Supreme Court

According to the Age, Loukia Bariamis, the key witness in a multi-million dollar fraud case against Steve Iliopoulos, a man with links to the Comancheros outlaw motorcycle gang, has allegedly been threatened by his ex-wife in the Supreme Court. Bariamis...

Political Party Drachma 5 Launched

The formation of a new political party with a view to returning to the drachma was proceeded by University professor Theodoros Katsanevas along with director Nikos Iatridis and journalist Stephanos Mitilineos. The name of the new political party is, Drachma,...