Greece's former corruption prosecutor Eleni Raikou, who quit her post in 2017 over alleged political interference in the Novartis bribery investigation, on Monday accused former Alternate Justice Minister Dimitris Papangelopoulos of a series of interventions in her work.
Greece's former corruption prosecutor Eleni Raikou, who quit her post in 2017 over alleged political interference in the Novartis bribery investigation, was to testify on Monday in connection with a probe into the possible mishandling of the original investigation.
About 50,000 tourists are stranded in Greece and mainly on island resorts after British travel firm Thomas Cook collapsed, the tourism minister said on Monday as extra flights were booked to ease their return home.
There will be no services on the Kifissia-Piraeus urban electric railway ISAP (Metro Line 1) or on the capital’s buses or trolley buses on Tuesday, as staff are to join a 24-hour strike in protest at the provisions of the government’s growth bill.
This week will see the first appearance of Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis at the United Nations General Assembly. He will make the customary speech before the plenary and be received by the UN secretary-general. However, the substance will be in the meetings that are to take place on the sidelines of the proceedings.
About 50,000 tourists are stranded in Greece, mainly on islands, as a result of British travel firm Thomas Cook’s collapse, a Greek tourism ministry official told Reuters on Monday.
Speaking ahead of the United Nations general assembly in New York, Education Minister Niki Kerameus has underlined the importance of protecting monuments of cultural significance from the repercussions of climate change.
Fire service workers early on Monday recovered the charred remains of an unidentified person from the torched wreck of a car in the Athens neighborhood of Kato Patissia.
Some 50,000 holidaymakers stranded in Greece due to the collapse of the Thomas Cook tour operator are to be repatriated in the coming days, Greek Tourism Minister Haris Theoharis told Skai television on Monday.
The police on Monday raided an occupied building in the downtown Athens neighborhood of Exarchia, removing some 130 undocumented migrants from the premises.