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Greece Legalizes Envelope Bribes

The Greek Parliament’s March 6 vote declaring that the traditional method of passing bribes in small envelopes called “fakelaki” may not be unlawful because...

Anti-Government Websites in Danger of Closing Down

In a move seen only in regimes like Syria, Iran and North Korea, the Greek government tried to close down Indymedia Athens, an anti-governmental...

Dual Taxation Agony Over

With four simple regulations of Article 43, Law 4141, the Greek State provides a solution to the taxation problem for people of Greek descent....

Student Attacked For Requesting Receipt

Yannis Gerekos, a student from Komotini in northeast Greece, said he was heavily beaten because he refused to pay for not being given a...

Tax Filing Extension for Greeks Abroad

A new three-month extension has been granted by the Greek Ministry of Finance to Greeks living abroad and declare their income in Greece, in...

Prosecutors Charge 20 In Gold Mine Attack

Twenty residents in Northeast Halkididki’s village Skouries have been prosecuted for an attack against the Skouries gold mining site being worked on by a...

Barclay’s Warns On Cyprus Savings Confiscation

A decision by Eurozone officials, and imposed on the Cyprus government, to seize up to 9.9 percent of savings accounts in the island's banks...

Vaxevanis Wins Anti-Corruption Award

Greek investigative journalist Kostas Vaxevanis, who exposed the names of 2,062 Greeks with $1.95 billion in deposits in secret Swiss bank accounts that wasn't...

Stroumboulis’ Venture: Save Diaspora Archives

Greek-Canadian entrepreneur George Stroumboulis, who already has two enterprises promoting purchases of property in Greece to his credit, now is operating Save the Archives.com,...

Athens’ Law Students Win lCC Honors

Athens’ Law school has been honored with the trophy of the Best Newcomer team within the framework of the 8thInternational Commercial Mediation Competition (ICC),...

No More Big Fat Greek Weddings

Greece’s economic crisis has become so severe for many that even traditional customs are being lost or altered, including an end to big weddings...

Greek Gays Press EU Court On Unions

On January 16, the Grand Chamber is to hear the case Vallianatos and Others vs. Greece. The applicants are six Greek nationals who live...

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