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Appeals court suspends prison sentence of ex-Golden Dawn MP

A Greek appeals court has suspended the six-year prison sentence of former Golden Dawn MP Nikos Michos. With the ruling, which was issued despite the prosecutor’s recommendation that Michos remain in jail, the former neo-Nazi deputy will imminently be released from the high-security Domokos prison in central Greece until the …

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Celestyal Cruises extends suspension of voyages until March 2021

Greek cruise operator Celestyal Cruises announced its decision to extend the suspension of all its cruises until March 6, 2021, the company said on Tuesday. The Athens-based Cruises company, which specializes in the Greek Islands and the Eastern Mediterranean, originally suspended sailings in mid-March in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, …

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Aegean Airlines suspends international flights with one exception

Greek Aegean Airlines announced on Monday that it suspends international flights as of March 26, 2020, due to the spread of coronavirus, travel restrictions from Greece, the European Union and third countries as well as the activation of the emergency measures by the Greek state. The airliner continues domestic flights …

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Coronavirus: Greece suspends services in worship places of all religions

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced late on Monday that services in all areas of religious worship of any religion or dogma are suspended. The conservative leader announced the decision on a tweet just an hour after the Holy Synod decided to suspend daily but not Sunday services at least …

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Greece’s Civil Aviation suspends flights to/from North Italy

Greece’s Civil Aviation Authority has decided to suspended flights from all Greek airports to and from North Italy on Monday. “All flights to and from Northern Italy are suspended from all Greek airports and for all airlines, from today March 9 to March 23, 2020,” a statement issued by the …

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To Potami to suspend its operation, donate state funding to Athens University

The political council of the party that almost disappeared in voters’ preference proposed that To Potami suspends its operation. Reason of the proposal is the river dried out. Behind the decision is the decimation of the local groups of the party, a statement said. After a major defeat in the …

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Low-budget Cobalt Air collapses leaving thousands tourists stranded

Cypriot budget airliner Cobalt Air suspended all its operations late on Thursday leaving hundreds of tourists stranded in Greece and Cyprus and others just with the flight ticket on their hands. Colbat Air is the third European airliner to go bust, after Danish Primera Air last month and UK’s Monarch …

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EU suspends funding to NGO aiding refugees in Greece following claims of sexual abuse and corruption

The European Union has suspended funding to a non-government organization (NGO) aiding refugees in Greece pending an investigation into allegations of sexual exploitation and financial corruption, a spokesman for European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides has said. “Although these remain allegations under investigation, the Commission is …

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Commission suspends EU Funds due to “cartels” in Greece’s construction sector

The European Commission temporary suspended all projects funded through the European Regional Developments Funds for the period 2014-2020 claiming there is a suspicion that a construction cartel has been exploiting the funds flowing into Greece. EC’s official justification for the suspension of funds amounting €13.5 million is the “distortion in …

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Greece’s Parliament Speaker “Suspends” His Duties

Greece’s Parliament Speaker and MP from conservative Nea Dimocratia Evaggelos Meimarakis suspended his duties following a corruption and money laundering inquiry by authorities. According to reports Meimarakis suspends his duties as Parliament Speaker until the inquiry concludes. He does not resign from his position. Citing a press release issued by Meimarakis, news …

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