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Ex ND Justice Minister: Bribery is minister’s duties

Former Justice Minister Haralambos Athanasiou (ND) stunned Greeks when he openly admitted on Thursday that “kickbacks are among a minister’s duties.” The ex New Democracy minister was speaking live to state broadcaster ERT TV when he made this unbelievable statement. As the topic was the Novartis-Gate, Athanasiou was asked whether …

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Retired MPs claim €230,000-€360,000 each in pension returns

What if the average Greek pensioner is struggling to make ends meet with a monthly pension of 400, 500 or 600 euros? Greek lawmakers who most probably voted in favor of pension cuts in the first and second bailout agreement now vehemently demand restoration of their pensions which are normally …

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Greece’s middle-class lost 6% annual income in the crisis years

A global study by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), released on Wednesday, shows that middle-class incomes in crisis-battered Greece for households hover from nearly 8,000 euros to just more than 21,000 euros per year, a figure amongst the lowest for European OECD member-states. The study, entitled “Under …

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PM Tsipras supports a “flexible extension” to Brexit deadline (Poll)

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras supports a flexible extension to the Brexit deadline, government sources told Greek media. The Greek prime minister is participating in the emergency summit of the European Council on Brexit (Article 50) on Wednesday. The European Council is examining British Prime Minister Theresa May’s request for an …

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