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Veteran Journalist Spyros Karatzaferis Arrested by Greek Police

Veteran journalist Spyros Katatzaferis was arrested in the ealy morning hours of Wednesday on his way home after a live-broadcast on a private television channel. First reports claimed that “he was arrested due to outstanding constributions to insurance funds and for an older court decision that had charged him with libel.” …

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Greece To Chase “Corrupt” SIEMENS Executives?

There is an interesting development in the Greece- SIEMENS bribes scandal coming from Germany. According to a report by Sueddeutsche Zeitung/The Local.de, Greek judiciary is to pursue elven executives of SIEMENS on charges of bribing Greek politicians and public officials. Moreover Greece plans even to issue an international arrest warrant …

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UPD: Greek media on strike over health/pension funds, Oct 31/2012

Greek media went on 24-hour strike on Wednesday at 6 a.m. after Finance Minister Yiannis Stournaras decided in a surprise move to integrate journalists’ insurance funds into the broke national health organization EOPPY. This decision caused strong reactions in the Greek parliament when the amendment was announced as part of the …

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