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Brussels prosecutors remove e-bracelet from Eva Kaili

Prosecuting authorities in Brussels on Thursday confirmed the decision to remove the electronic bracelet monitoring arrested MEP and former European Parliament Vice President Eva Kaili. Belgian authorities said further that Kaili will be subject to restrictions that are not yet known. After having spent four months in Brussels prison due …

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Kaili released from prison: House arrest with e-tracking bracelet

Greek MEP and former Vice President of the European Parliament Eva Kaili was released from prison on Wednesday by order of Belgian prosecutor Michel Claise following a detention of over four months, said her Belgian lawyer Sven Mary. Kaili will be placed under house arrest, wearing an electronic tracking bracelet. …

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Belgian justice to decide on Kaili’s release on Mar 3

Belgian judicial authorities will announce later this week whether Greek MEP and former European Parliament vice president Eva Kaili should be released from pre-trial detention with an electronic bracelet, her lawyer has said on Tuesday. Speaking after an appeal hearing in Brussels, Michalis Dimitrakopoulos said he expected the decision to …

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Kaili hearing postponed for next week; remains in custody

The pre-trial hearing of MEP Eva Kaili has been postponed to December 22, media in Greece report from Brussels on Wednesday afternoon. She did not  appear at the hearing, where it will be decided whether she will remain in custody or be released on conditions. The postponement has been confirmed …

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EP-Vice Eva Kaili among four arrested in Qatargate: Belgian media

European Parliament Vice and MEP Eva Kaili is reported to be among the four people arrested over the weekend over corruption charges, Belgian media and French news agency AFP report early Sunday afternoon. #UPDATE Four suspects have been charged and remanded in custody in a Belgian investigation into alleged corruption …

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EP-Vice MEP Eva Kaili arrested in Brussels on suspicion of corruption

+++Socialist MEP and Vice President of the European Parliament Eva Kaili has been arrested by Belgian authorities on corruption suspicion related to Qatar, Belgian media,, French AFP and Greek state-run news agency amna report late on Friday. Citing a source with knowledge of the case AFP reported Kaili’s arrest after …

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Belgium to pay €222mn to Greece in SMP profit return from Greek bonds

Belgium will pay a total of 221.8 million euros to Greece in the context of profit central banks made from Greek bonds, Belgian business newspaper L ‘Echo reports. The money is from the ECB and EZ central banks Security Markets Program. “In the midst of a crisis, the European Central …

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Athens: Belgian tourist fatally shot by firearm, autopsy finds

The Belgian tourist found dead last week is victim of a crime, autopsy conducted on Monday morning finds. A bullet was found stuck in his head. The mystery around the man remains as so far no family member has reported him missing to police. The 54-year-old man holder of a …

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Survey: 55% of Europeans against further Muslim Migration

Europeans are afraid of migration from mainly Muslim countries. A recent research poll conducted in among 10,000 people in ten European countries shows that the levels of public anxiety over immigration from mainly Muslim states are significant and widespread. The survey was conducted before US president Donald Trump signed the …

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UPD Crete: Police arrests Syrian suspect following Belgian arrest warrant

Greek police arrested a Syrian terror suspect following an arrest warrant from Belgium. According to a police statement, the 51-year-old Syrian national has been accused among others for “terrorist acts within the European Union, participation in a criminal organization, human trafficking and forgery.” The man was arrested yesterday, Thursday (13. …

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Jan Fabre submitted resignation to Greece’s Culture Minister

Culture Minister Aristidis Baltas said that Jan Fabre submitted his resignation as curator of the Athens and Epidaurus Festival. In his resignation Fabre said it was not possible for him to “work in a hostile artistic environment.” In a statement Minister Baltas underlined that Fabre’s resignation was the result of …

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