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Prosecutor investigates “death contract” denouncement by journalist Vaxevanis

Renowned Greek investigative journalist and publisher Kosta Vaxevanis revealed on Friday that he has received information claiming that he has been the target of a “death contract.” He published the shocking revelations on the website of his newspaper documentonews on Friday evening and “shared them with his readers in an …

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Journalist Vaxevanis arrested after ex PM Samaras filed lawsuit for defamation

Journalist and publisher of Documento newspaper  and Hot Doc magazine, Kostas Vaxevanis, was arrested on Monday after former Prime Minister Antonis Samaras filed a lawsuit against him for defamation. Vaxevanis was arrested the moment he was leaving the appeals court in Athens where judges acquitted him on the charges brought …

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Publisher Journalist Vaxevanis arrested for slander following lawsuit by BoG governor’s wife

Greek publisher and journalists Kostas Vaxevanis was briefly detained after  the wife of Greece’s central banker Yannis Sournaras filed a lawsuit against him for slander. A day earlier, Vaxevanis newspaper had alleged that Stournaras’ wife was using her husbands’ influence to acquire state contracts for the public relations company. A …

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HOT DOC Journalist Kostas Vaxevanis Acquitted by Athens Court

 Greek journalist Kostas Vaxevanis has been acquitted by an Athens court on Thursday night in a trial that lasted almost ten hours. The prosecutor had raised charges against Vaxevanis for breaching privacy after he published the names of 2,000 suspected tax evaders in his magazine HOT DOC. Vaxevanis was arrested last Sunday. …

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UPDs: Journalist Kostas Vaxevanis Arrested for Publishing Lagarde-List

Greek Journalist Kostas Vaxevanis was arrested on Sunday morning at a friend’s home for publishing 2,059 names of Greek HSBC-account holders whose names were on so-called Lagarde-List.  The journalist wrote on his Twitter account during his arrest: “@KostasVaxevanis They’re coming in the house with a prosecutor now. They are arresting …

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Shipowner punches journalist; Greek gov’t condemns attack

The Greek government on Wednesday denounced an attack against a journalist by a ship-owner during a football match in Athens. Giorgos Papachristos, an opinion writer and adviser at the daily Ta Nea, was attacked on Tuesday evening after the end of the first half of the football match between Panathinaikos …

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Giorgos Karaivaz: Two arrests after two years of journalists’ murder

Two years after the murder of journalist Giorgos Karaivaz on 9 April 2021, Greek Police have arrested two people with relations to the crime, Citizen Protection Minister Takis Theodorikakos announced on Friday. In a Facebook post, Minister Theodorikakos,  and not the Police as usually in such cases, said that “police …

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Documento alleges PM Mitsotakis spied on 6 of his ministers, next to journalists and businessmen

Sunday newspaper Documento and its publisher Kostas Vaxevanis shake the political landscape in Greece, when they published a list of some 33 people whose mobile phones have been allegedly found to have trace of illegal spyware Predator. From a partial list as seen on the news paper’s front page, the …

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Two former SYRIZA ministers to face justice for TV licenses, Novartis scandal

Two former SYRIZA ministers and three prosecutors will face justice for two separate cases in connection with the TV licenses and the Novartis scandal, respectively. Ex minister for Digital Policy, Telecommunications and Media, Nikos Pappas, will be summoned to appear before a special court that will be convened in the …

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Novartis scandal: Greek translation distorts FBI document, omits ex minister’s name

“No one can give a logical answer as to why my name was deleted from the translation of the FBI Novartis document,” PASOK-KINAL MP and former Health Minister Andreas Loverdos told Skai TV on Friday morning. It was one more of Loverdos’ statements after documentonews newspaper and koutipandoras website published …

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TV-host arrested for faking armed attack at his house

A TV host and publisher has been been initially detained by police and later arrested and is accused for faking an armed attack at his own house after police withdrew protection he received as a private citizen. There have been also allegations of having taken out a contract on the …

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“Bombshell” shakes Greece: MP claims he was offered €2-3million to vote for President

A bribery “bombshell” shakes Greece, after Independent Greeks MP, Pavlos Chaikalis, claimed that he was offered two to three million euro in order to vote for Greece’s next President. The attempted bribery came by a private person. “I would be given  2-3 million euro in total, 700,000 euro in cash …

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A summary of KTG posts Nov 27-28, 2013

For those who missed our posts on KTG.wordpress… below I copy paste the news. This is actually a service for the RSS Feed and E-mail subscribers: Rhodes floods: body of missing teacher washed ashore in Turkey Nov 27, 2013  The body of the teacher who went missing in Rhodes floods was …

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