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  1. Former corruption prosecutor accuses Papangelopoulos of intervention

    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. 

  2. Ex corruption prosecutor to give crucial testimony in Novartis probe

    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. 

  3. Hotels fret after Thomas Cook's collapse strands about 50,000 in Greece

    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.

  4. Staff walkout over growth bill to cause transport disruption Tuesday

    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.

  5. Mitsotakis in New York – opportunities, substance, results

    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. 

  6. Most Thomas Cook tourists in Greece on Zakynthos, Kos, Corfu, Skiathos and Crete, official says

    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.

  7. Kerameus stresses role of education in protecting cultural monuments from climate change

    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.

  8. Charred body recovered from torched car in capital's Kato Patissia district

    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. 

  9. 50,000 holidaymakers stranded due to Thomas Cook collapse to be repatriated, Theoharis says

    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. 

  10. Police raid occupied building in Exarchia, evicting 130 migrants

    The police on Monday raided an occupied building in the downtown Athens neighborhood of Exarchia, removing some 130 undocumented migrants from the premises.