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Edessa man convicted in domestic violence case

Edessa man convicted in domestic violence case A court in Thessaloniki handed a four-year suspended prison sentence on Wednesday to a 49-year-old man from the northern Greek city of Edessa after his conviction of causing grievous bodily harm to his 50-year-old wife. He had been in pre-trial detention since May 25 last year after his […]

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Greece, EU Have a Legal Case Against Turkey Violating Refugee Deal

Greece, EU Have a Legal Case Against Turkey Violating Refugee Deal Migrants and refugees at Kara Tepe in Lesvos in September, 2020. Credit: Greek Ministry of Migration Greece and the EU have a legal case against Turkey’s violation of the refugee deal, says Todd Carney, Harvard graduate and specialist in international law. By Todd Carney* […]

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Pandemic support to restart only in case of vaccine-defying variant

Pandemic support to restart only in case of vaccine-defying variant The government is putting an end to support measures and the suspension of activities, even though the coronavirus continues to affect the economy and society, and only the emergence of a variant that could not be contained by the existing vaccines would reverse that, sources […]

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Doc in dock over fake shots

Doc in dock over fake shots A case was filed against a doctor at the Asklipieio Hospital in southern Athens over allegedly trying to issue sham vaccination certificates to patients, and for violating coronavirus measures. The scam started to unravel on July 4 when a nurse was preparing to administer a vaccine to a citizen […]

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Ex-aide for former premier cleared in Lagarde list case

Ex-aide for former premier cleared in Lagarde list case Stavros Papastavrou, an ex-aide of former conservative prime minister Antonis Samaras, has been cleared of all charges in connection with the so-called Lagarde list of wealthy Greek depositors at a Geneva branch of HSBC and other tax avoidance charges. Speaking outside Greece’s Supreme Court, Papastavrou described […]

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Judges reject firefighters’ case against mandatory vaccination

Judges reject firefighters’ case against mandatory vaccination Judges in Greece’s supreme administrative court have rejected a case taken by a group firefighters who are opposed to mandatory vaccination against Covid-19. The plenary session of the Council of State rejected, for reasons in the public interest, the application of firefighters serving in the Special Disaster Management […]

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Prosecutor recommends acquittal of Supreme Court official over Novartis case

Prosecutor recommends acquittal of Supreme Court official over Novartis case A prosecutor on Tuesday recommended the acquittal of a deputy Supreme Court prosecutor who has been accused of interfering with an investigation into the Novartis bribery affair. In a brief addressed to the Athens Court of Appeals, the judicial official argued that Ioannis Angelis had […]

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Editorial Ta Nea: Gender-based violence

Editorial Ta Nea: Gender-based violence The murder of a woman by her husband in Glyka Nera and the developments in the case have shocked Greece and drawn attention abroad. The barbarity of the culprit and his supreme hypocrisy, as he played the role of the devastated widower shocked and enraged the public and triggered intense […]

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Four in pre-trial detention over Zakynthos murder case

Four in pre-trial detention over Zakynthos murder case Four suspects out of eight arrested in connection with the murder of Christina Kloutsinioti, the 37-year-old wife of businessman Dionysis “Dimis” Korfiatis, on the Ionian island of Zakynthos in June 2020, were ordered to remain in pre-trial detention after presenting their testimonies. The four individuals are the […]

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Labor exploitation case filed in Nicosia court

Labor exploitation case filed in Nicosia court A man in rural Nicosia, who was arrested in early June on charges related to human trafficking and labor exploitation, was one of 229 suspects detained all over Europe during an operation coordinated by Europol. Cypriot police did not provide numbers or details following a Europol-led operation on […]

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Police file case against alleged Thessaloniki molester

Police file case against alleged Thessaloniki molester Police in Thessaloniki said on Tuesday they had filed a case against a 50-year-old man over the alleged rape of his niece over a six-year period. The complaint was filed by his niece, who claimed he raped her repeatedly between 2013 and 2019 when she was a minor. […]

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First Case of Brazilian Coronavirus Variant in Greece

First Case of Brazilian Coronavirus Variant in Greece Credit: Greek Reporter Greece has detected its first case of the Brazilian coronavirus variant on Friday. The viral mutation, officially called the Gamma variant, was first found in Japan in January, 2021 amongst travelers who had all been to Brazil. The mutation is most widespread throughout the […]

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National Public Health Organisation confirms first case of SARS-CoV-2 ‘Brazilian» variant in Greece

National Public Health Organisation confirms first case of SARS-CoV-2 ‘Brazilian» variant in Greece The first confirmed case in Greece of the highly transmissible Brazilian variant of SARS-CoV-2, reportedly a man in Athens, was announced today by the National Public Health Organisation (EODY). A “Variant of Concern” for scientists, P.1.2 (VOC-21JAN-02) has been dubbed the “Brazilian” […]

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First case of Brazilian coronavirus variant identified in Greece

First case of Brazilian coronavirus variant identified in Greece Greek health authorities have identified the country’s first official case of a new coronavirus variant known as Gamma and colloquially as the Brazilian variant because that is where it was first detected. According to an announcement on Friday by the National Organization for Public Health (EODY), […]

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Former head of Greece’s securities regulator charged over Folli Follie case

Former head of Greece’s securities regulator charged over Folli Follie case Charalambos Gotsis, the former chairman of the Hellenic Capital Market Commission, was charged with breach of duty by a prosecutor on Friday in connection with the 2018 embezzlement scandal embroiling Greek jeweller Folli Follie. The Hellenic Capital Market Commission, under Gotsis, allowed the company’s […]

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Coronavirus Case Numbers Dip in Greece on Friday

Coronavirus Case Numbers Dip in Greece on Friday Monastiraki square. Credit: George E. Koronaios /Wikimedia Commons/ CC-BY-SA-4.0 Greece recorded 1,585 new cases of the coronavirus on Friday, which marks 320 fewer instances of the virus than the 1,905 cases recorded on Thursday. Just six of Friday’s total cases were identified during routine Covid-19 testing of […]

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Prosecutor seeks 12 murder charges against ‘quack doctor’

Prosecutor seeks 12 murder charges against ‘quack doctor’ A prosecutor involved in the case of a 48-year-old man accused of posing as a specialist and prescribing unauthorized herbal remedies to cancer patients is seeking charges for 12 counts of murder and 14 attempted murders, as well as the indictment of 16 more suspects, including a […]

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Anytime της INTERAMERICAN: Έγινε case study στο Think We Google

Anytime της INTERAMERICAN: Έγινε case study στο Think We Google Το Τhink We Google, το επίσημο blog της Google για τους digital marketers, αναφέρει ως πρότυπο την Anytime, τη direct ασφάλιση της INTERAMERICAN, για τη χρήση της πρωτοποριακής τεχνολογίας των Conversational Ads AdLingo, δίνοντας τη δυνατότητα στο κοινό να κάνει προσωπικό διάλογο σε online περιβάλλον: […]

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Acquittals in defense systems bribery case

Acquittals in defense systems bribery case Businessman Thomas Liakounakos, former General Secretary for Procurements at the Ministry of Defense Yannis Sbokos and Monaco-based British lawyer and businessman Peter Coleridge, a Liakounakos collaborator, were acquitted Thursday of charges of bribery and money laundering in a case over 20 years old. The Appeals Court Prosecutor had recommended […]

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