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Novartis Case: The “Biggest Scandal in Modern Greece” or a Political Conspiracy?

The trade name Novartis has featured in Greek newspaper headlines for over a year now, almost as often as the controversial term "Macedonia." The story...

Former Minister Papantoniou Held in Custody on Money Laundering Charges (video)

Yiannos Papantoniou, a prominent political figure who was previously served as the country's defense minister and finance minister, was taken into custody late on...

Novartis Scandal Rocks Greece

The case of the Novartis pharmaceuticals giant and allegations that former top government officials -- including two prime ministers -- were receiving bribes has...

Greek Officials Hit Back at Novartis Bribery Allegations

Two former Greek prime ministers, former ministers and bankers have responded to the inclusion of their names in the Novartis bribery case tabled in...

Names of 10 Former Ministers in Pharmaceuticals Corruption Case Tabled in Greek Parliament

The names of ten former ministers are on the list of suspects of bribery from a pharmaceuticals company to be investigated by the Greek...

Greek Tennis Player Konstantinos Mikos Gets Lifetime Ban for Corruption

On Thursday, the Greek tennis player, Konstantinos Mikos, received a lifetime ban from competing in the sport after a Tennis Integrity Unit investigation found...

Former Defense Minister Tsochatzopoulos Released from Prison

Former Defense Minister Akis Tsochatzopoulos was released from prison on Thursday afternoon on account of ill health. "My torture is over," Tsochatzopoulos told reporters upon...

German Authorities Charge 4 Germans and a Greek With Bribery for Defense Contracts

Bremen prosecuting authorities have charged four Germans and one Greek as suspects for bribing Greek officials for defense contracts, according to a Deutsche Welle...

Greece’s ‘Shadow Economy’ Ranks First Worldwide at 21.5% of GDP, study shows

Greece's 'shadow economy' ranks first in the world estimated at 21.5% of gross domestic product, a study by the Institute for Applied Economic Research at...

Greek Surgeon, Anesthetist, Paramedic Ask for Bribe to Operate on Patient

A neurosurgeon, an anesthetist and a paramedic of the Evangelismos public hospital in Athens were arrested by Greek police on charges of asking for...

Olympic Games in Ancient Greece were Not Free of Corruption

Bribery, cheating and overall corruption have often tarnished the image of the Olympic Games in the past few decades. However, the famous "Olympic Spirit"...

Greece Ranks 4th in Corruption Among Developed Nations

Greece ranks fourth on the list of most corrupt developed nations in a study conducted by Business Insider using data from Transparency International and...

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