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Insurance claims for Athens wildfires amount €33.7 million at least

The total of initial insurance payouts for the deadly fires in Attica on July 23 amount to 33.7 million euros at least, the Association of Insurance Companies of Greece (EAEE) announced on Tuesday. According to data provided by member insurance companies, EAEE said that compensation on property claims (homes and …

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“Hellas Gold is fraud and money laundering”: Minister Kammenos escalates dispute with Eldorado Gold

The crisis between the Greek government Canadian mining Eldorado Gold and its Greek subsidiary Hellas Gold moved to a new level of escalation on Thursday, when the junior partner of the coalition government accused the Greek subsidiary of  “fraud” and “money laundering.” The claims came from other than the leader …

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Mercy Corps suspends two employees over alleged migrant abuse and corruption

US-based international aid agency Mercy Corps suspended two employees until an investigation conducted by Greek authorities concludes. The investigation follows claims that workers at the NGO had sexually harassed migrants in Greece’s reception centers and had misused funds aiming to the welfare of refugees and migrants. “Mercy Corps is investigating …

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Corruption prosecutor resigns, claiming she was targeted over pharma company probe

Greece’s corruption prosecutor Eleni Raikou submitted her resignation on Friday claiming she was being targeted by “unofficial power centres” due to her investigation of alleged extensive bribery of state officials by the pharmaceutical firm Novartis. Eleni Raikou has been holding this position since 213. Greece’s Corruption Prosecutor Eleni Raikou resigned …

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IMF Thomsen: Greece will need at least 20 years to return to pre-crisis levels

Greeece will need at least twenty years to have its GDP return to pre-crisis levels. This message full of … spring optimism was transmitted by Poul Thomsen, in charge of the European program of the International Monetary Fund. Speaking at a conference in the University of Oxford, Poul Thomsen said …

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Imprisoned 17-November leader: A cell of 8 people not captured yet

Imprisoned leader of terror organization 17. November, Alexandros Gioropoulos, claims that 8 members were still on the run. In an 8-page letter sent from the prison cell to daily To Ethnos, Giotopoulos claims among others that: important documents found in a hide-out in 2002 have disappeared together with a 45-revolver …

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Party leader claims “pollster asked €10K in order to show party had 8%” in public opinion poll”

It is the first time that the leader of a political party makes such a denouncement. Vassilis Leventis, the founder and chairman of Union of Centrists, claimed that a pollster asked from him €10,000 in order to show better rates for the party in the next public opinion poll. Speaking …

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Varoufakis to give away his Yamaha as reward to those who can…

Former Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis got really angry. And he decided to reward with his own Yamaha motorcycle those who can prove that the claims his former partner in coalition government alleged were true. So he tweeted:   Όποιος αποδείξει ότι έχω δουλέψει έστω για 1'σε fund (κι όχι μόνο …

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Rumor and speculation mill work overtime over Greek gov’t proposals to lenders

The rumor and speculation mill is working overtime as usual when negotiations between Greece and its creditors are at a crucial point. After Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras revealed that Greece sent a draft plan to the Troika-Institutions on Monday night, national and international media started to upload on their websites …

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