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Greek Prosecutor Probes Medicine Shortage

Greece’s Supreme Court prosecutor Yiannis Tentes has ordered an investigation into whether pharmaceutical companies or pharmacists have deliberately created a shortage of medicines to capitalize on the country’s crushing economic crisis. Tentes has asked all of Greece’s appeals court prosecutors...

Work Slowdown Delays 1M Greek Court Cases

Angry over more pending pay and benefit cuts, Greek judges and prosecutors have voted to continue a work slowdown until Jan. 19, 2013 even as the delays have created a backlog of more than a million cases in the...

Greek Parliament Head Steps Aside In Corruption Probe

Greek Parliament President Evangelos Meimarakis, handpicked for the position by Prime Minister and New Democracy Conservative leader Antonis Samaras, said he will suspend himself from his duties during a reported investigation into alleged corruption by the country's financial crimes...

Supreme Court Wants Bakoyianni Immunity Lifted for Probe

ATHENS – Greece’s Supreme Court said it will ask a new Parliament to be formed after May 6 elections to lift the immunity of Democratic Alliance leader Dora Bakoyanni so she can be investigated in connection with the alleged...

Greek Student Occupations Keep High Schools Closed

ATHENS – The school year began Sept. 12, but continued sit-ins and occupations by students protesting the failure of the government to provide textbooks and a host of other grievances have shuttered some 580 high schools, idling teachers and...