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Prime Minister Attacks Opposition in Greek Parliament

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras launched a scathing attack against the opposition and the "old political system" in Greek Parliament. Tsipras chose the strategy "the best...

Greek Government Tries to Turn Society Against Journalists

Since the Q&A between Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and ALPHA TV journalist Evangelia Tsikrika during his speech at the Thessaloniki International Fair, the Greek...

Tsipras Appears Nervous and Cynical at Thessaloniki Fair

  (The Cartoon belongs to Ilias Makris from Kathimerini newspaper)  Τhe podium that boosted Alexis Tsipras' rise to power in two consecutive elections proved to be...

ND Spokesman: New TV Licenses Celebrate ‘Corruption’

"The government is celebrating today the definition of corruption," said main opposition New Democracy (ND) spokesman Giorgos Koumoutsakos commenting on the result of the...

Greek PM: We Will Give Money from TV License Sale to the Poor

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras announced on Friday that the revenues from the four television licenses will be distributed to vulnerable social groups. The prime...

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"...

Undeclared Labor Stands at 25% of GDP in Greece

The undeclared labor rate in Greece stands at 25% of the official gross domestic product, as 30% of Greeks have bought undeclared goods and services,...

Poor Protection of Ownership One Reason Foreigners Do Not Invest in Greek Real Estate

One of the reasons foreigners do not choose to invest in Greek real estate is the poor protection of the right of ownership by...

Greek Officials go to Germany to Train for Battling Tax Evasion, Corruption, Contraband

A mission of 25 top officials from the Ministry of Finance, the General Secretariat Against Corruption and the Special Secretariat for Financial and Economic Crime...

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...

Greek Gov’t Bill on Lawmaker Offshore Companies Repealed After Causing Uproar

A new bill that would allow lawmakers and active politicians to own offshore companies is to be repealed by the government after creating an uproar...

Greece at Risk of Losing Funds Earmarked for Battling Corruption

Greece might lose funds that have been allocated for tackling corruption, said Drago Kos, international commissioner in the independent Monitoring and Evaluation Committee. According to...

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