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Novartis internal probe Finds no trace of payoffs to Greek Officials

Swiss Pharmaceutics conglomerate Novartis AG said that its own internal investigation found no evidence of bribery to Greek state officials, Bloomberg reports on Wednesday. Novartis didn’t receive preferential pricing from the Greek state and to date has been unable to identify any “inappropriate payments” to government officials, a local spokesperson …

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PM Tsipras pledges for more efforts against brain drain

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras pledged more efforts to reverse the brain drain, as a new survey showed that 60 percent of Greeks living and working abroad wish to return home. During a visit at the National Centre for Scientific Research “Demokritos” in Athens, Tsipras discussed with scientists the topic “From …

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Changes of Greece’s Penal Code trigger outrage

Government plans to change the Penal Code have triggered an outrage for a series of proposed penalties set to be lowered.penalties proposed. The storm of protests came not only from conservative New Democracy and communist party KKE but but also from the youth branch of ruling party SYRIZA as well …

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EU Commission warns Greece over waste management on Corfu

The European Commission has sent a stern warning to Greece claiming it is violating European Union environmental laws with regard to waste management on the Ionian island of Corfu. “The Commission is calling on Greece to ensure that EU waste legislation is implemented on the ground in Corfu Island,” the …

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First Greek Feminist Strike on International Women’s Day

For the first time in Greece, women organizations and unions launch a Feminist Strike and are calling on female workers and students to refrain from their obligations on March 8th. Feminist organizations, women’s collectives, trade unions and women branches of political parties call on workers in the private and public …

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