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Liapis Pays Road Tax, Trial Delayed

Former Transport Minister Michalis Liapis, who was charged with driving an uninsured luxury cars with phony license plates so he could avoid paying a...

Greek Prime Minister: No Special Treatment to MPs Breaking the Law

Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras was outraged by the Michalis Liapis incident. Liapis, the former New Democracy MP as well as  the former Minister of Transport, was...

Deal on Primary Residence Auctions in Greek Parliament

Greek Minister of Growth, Kostis Hatzidakis, will present in Parliament the draft of the regulation related to the primary residence auctions. Protection is only available...

Greek Parliament Freezes Golden Dawn Funds

By a crushing 241-26 vote, the Greek Parliament has approved the cutting off of state funding for the Nazi-inspired Golden Dawn party in a...

1.9 billion Loss for Bank of Cyprus

Bank of Cyprus, the Cypriot lender which recapitalized itself after seizing its own depositors' savings this year, posted a 1.94 billion euro net loss...

SOCAR Acquires Slice of Greek DESFA

Socar (the state oil company of Azerbaijan) has acquired a 66% share in the Greek natural gas transmission network operator (DESFA). This agreement is significant...

Greek Holy Synod’s Proclamation in Support of Marriage

The Holy Synod of the Greek Orthodox Church addressed a call to the Greek people to preserve the cohesion of the family by following...

ESM Approves €100 Million Disbursement to Cyprus

The Board of Directors of the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) approved on December 18 the disbursement of €100 million to Cyprus. This follows the approval...

SYRIZA Loses Submarine Deal Probe Bid

A proposal by the major opposition Coalition of the Radical Left (SYRIZA) party for an investigation into a stalled deal for the completion of...

Stolen Money and Bribes Returned to the Government

The Greek government has opened an account for  “corrupt” individuals to deposit money stolen from the state. Officials estimate that the account which was...
Panayitis Behrakis of the HEART Antismoking Campaign

Anti-smoking Campaign: HEART Saves Hearts in Greece

Greeks are known as hardcore smokers who live in a country doesn't change habits easily, even if it is against the law. Harvard University...

Athens University Greek Law Students to Lose Semester

After several months of consecutive striking, a majority of officials at the Universtiy of Athens's law school have finally agreed upon a decision that...

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