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Wiretapping: Ex secretary at PM’s office denies any knowledge

Former general secretary at the Prime Minister’s Office and nephew of Kyriakos Mitsotakis, Grigoris  Dimitriadis, testified on Monday at the Institutions and Transparency Committee over the wiretapping scandal and the Predator malware. Invited were also three businessmen allegedly involved in the companies Krikell and Intellexa who, however, were not present …

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Jeopardizing free access to Greece’s public hospitals

A regulation pushed by deputy health minister Mina Gaga jeopardizes patients’ access to free of charge treatment and surgeries in Greece’s public hospitals. According to the regulation, full-time doctors exclusively working in public hospitals of ESY will be allowed to offer their services also to private hospitals, clinics, diagnostic and …

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Mitsotakis calls household basket critics “Caviar Leftists”, triggers outrage

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis triggered an outrage when he described those criticizing the household basket with alleged lower product prices as “caviar leftists” and “champagne socialists.” During his visit to Achaia, Peloponnese on Tuesday, Mitsotakis defended in a speech the household basket saying that it “already lowers the prices …

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Greek, Israeli defense ministers stress importance of ties

The defense ministers of Israel and Greece on Friday stressed the importance of maintaining strong alliances to tackle global and regional threats, citing challenges such as the war in Ukraine and ongoing tension in the eastern Mediterranean. “The world is changing,” Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz said after meeting in …

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Two tankers seized by Iran in May allowed to sail to Greece

Greece’s Shipping Ministry said on Wednesday that two Greek-flagged tankers seized by Iran in May have been released after months of negotiations between the two sides. The ministry said that the vessels Prudent Warrior and Delta Poseidon have left Iran for the port of Piraeus. Αναχώρησαν σήμερα, μετά από πολύμηνες …

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Greece’s Air Force receives two more Rafale jets

Greece has received two new Rafale F32 jets from France, the Hellenic Air Force General Staff announced on Tuesday, on the name-day of its patron saint Archangel Michael. The two new fighter jets will be incorporated into the 332 All-Weather Squadron of the 114 Combat Wing, based at Tanagra Air …

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Greece to acquire new corvettes

Greece will acquire new corvettes the Supreme Naval Council of the Hellenic Navy has decided on Wednesday. The decision was reached in the context of the program by the Navy for the renewal of the fleet together with the procurement of Belharra frigates and the modernization of the MEKO frigates. …

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Greece to ban sale of spyware amid wiretapping scandal

Greece will soon ban the sale of spyware, the government said on Monday, after a newspaper report that more than 30 people, including ministers and business people, had been under state surveillance via phone malware. A list of persons whose phones were allegedly infected with the Predator malware was published …

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