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Supreme Court prosecutor order inquiry into private funding of political parties

Supreme Court prosecutor Xeni Dimitriou ordered a preliminary inquiry into allegations of exorbitant private funding to political parties, Athens news agency amna reports late on Monday. Τhe inquiry takes aim at media reports quoting from the deposition of former PASOK official Theodoros Tsoukatos on a case of SIEMENS bribery scandal. …

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Police officer suspended, 4 under probe for mistreating elderly migrant in Moria

Internal administrative investigation against four policemen had been launched for the incident in Moria camp, Greek Police announced Saturday afternoon. Ανακοίνωση σχετικά με εντολή διενέργειας Ε.Δ.Ε. σε βάρος τεσσάρων αστυνομικών για περιστατικό στο ΚΥΤ Μόριας Λέσβου, ανάκληση στις Υπηρεσίες τους & θέση σε διαθεσιμότητα ενός εξ΄ αυτών ▶https://t.co/UbhMMSPhNT — Ελληνική …

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EU Anti-fraud watchdog investigates potential misuse of funds for Greece’s refugees

EU’s  anti-fraud watchdog  OLAF is  investigating the potential misuse of EU funds meant to provide food for refugees in Greece, a spokesperson for the agency said Tuesday. The news follows the detention on Saturday of the publisher, the editor in chief and one journalist from Greek newspaper Fileleftheros following a libel suit filed …

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Independent investigators question role of police during Fyssas’ murder (video ENG)

Forensic Architecture has presented the results of its investigation into the murder of antifascist activist and rapper Pavlos Fyssas. He was stabbed to death on 18 Sep 2013 by a member of Golden Dawn on a street of Keratsini suburb of Piraeus. Forensic Architecture was commissioned by Fyssas’ family and …

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Coroner speaks of Sinead McNamara “suicide”, yet everything open until…

All clues lead Greek authorities to suspect that 20-year-old Australian instagram model Sinead McNamara committed suicide. However, the investigation is not completed until the toxicological laboratory results are out. Many wonder what led the young woman on her last day of work on board of luxury yacht Mayan Queen IV …

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Authorities investigate death of Australian Sinead McNamara on yacht in Greece

A veil of mystery covers the sudden and unexpected death of 20-year-old Australian instagram model and social media influencer Sinead McNamara. The young woman had died while she was working as crew member on a luxury yacht anchored off the port of Argostoli on the island of Kefalonia. “She had …

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Prosecutor orders investigation into death of bullying victim

Athens prosecutor has ordered an urgent investigation into the circumstances that led a 15-year-old boy into suicide. The boy had left a note accusing six of  his friends and classmates of bullying him. The boy was found hanging on the balcony of his parents home in Argyroupoli suburb of south …

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Opposition parties walk out of Novartis investigating committee

Greek opposition parties walked out of Parliament’s preliminary investigating committee on Novartis on Tuesday, accusing the government of lack of seriousness and delaying tactics. Committee members New Democracy, Democratic Alignment (PASOK), To Potami and Centrists’ Union started walking out of Tuesday’s meeting after ruling SYRIZA-ANEL coalition MPs proposed that the …

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PAOK owner Savvidis apologizes for Sunday incident, sports prosecutor investigates

PAOK owner Ivan Savvidis uploaded an apology statement on the website of PAOK FC on Tuesday. “I wish to apologize to all PAOK supporters, Greek fans and the international football community,” Savvidis writes. ” I feel sorry for what happened. I had absolutely no right to enter the pitch the …

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Greek Regulator probes ex head of Piraeus bank for laundering breaches

Piraeus Bank property deals involving managers including former Chairman Michalis Sallas may have cost the bank 6.4 million euros ($7.9 million), according to a report by Greece’s Anti Money-laundering Authority. In the report, a copy of which was reviewed by Bloomberg, the regulator said it looked at the bank’s sale …

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Tsipras says Greece will not relinquish right to reimbursement for damage caused by Novartis

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said the government will not relinquish its right to reimbursement for damage caused to the state by Novartis, as the former coalition government of New Democracy and PASOK “did with the Siemens kickbacks case.” Tsipras was addressed the Parliament on Monday evening, after the coalition …

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Greece probes Central Bank governor Stournaras over alleged leak

Greece’s central bank governor is under investigation by an anti-corruption prosecutor over the alleged leaking of an auditor’s report on Piraeus Bank, a troubled Greek lender accused of violating capital controls imposed at the height of the country’s financial crisis. Citing “two sources with knowledge of the case,” , a …

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MEPs call on independent investigation into murder of Malta’s bravest blogger Daphne Caruana Galizia

A Greek member of the European Parliament calls on the EP to send investigators for an independent inquiry into the brutal murder of Maltese journalist and blogger Daphne Caruana Galizia. The 53-year-old investigative journalist and member of the Panama Papers team was teared apart when a powerful n explosive device …

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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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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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