Manchester United defender Harry Maguire has been found guilty of assault at a trial and handed a 21-month suspended sentence following his arrest after a brawl last week on the island of Mykonos, court officials in Greece said.
The Hellenic Police has submitted to the Athens court of first instance prosecutor more than 20 cases of alleged attempts to misinform the public about measures put in place by the government to curb the spread of Covid-19.
A Greek prosecutor ordered on Thursdy an investigation into a string of infections at a retirement home in northern Greece, where 33 of the 150 residents and three staff members have tested positive for Covid-19.
Draft legislation presented to cabinet last week by Citizens’ Protection Minister Michalis Chrysochoidis aims to put a stop to the transfer of inmates convicted of terrorism from high-security penitentiaries to agricultural jails.
The Greek Parliament sent the case files against former alternate justice minister Dimitris Papangelopoulos to the Supreme Court Friday to decide if the ex-SYRIZA minister will be tried in a special court on charges that include breach of duty and incitement to criminal abuse of office.
Deputy Justice Minister Dimitris Kranis submitted his resignation to the prime minister on Friday, sources said.
A courthouse in Veria, northern Greece was turned into a wrestling arena on Wednesday morning, when a violent brawl broke out between members of two large Roma families.
Former Attica regional governor Rena Dourou, charged in connection with the deadly blaze in the seaside town of Mati in July 2018, was given additional time to prepare her defense after appearing before an Athens prosecutor on Wednesday.
In the wake of the publication of what appeared to be damning audio recordings by Kathimerini, the mayor of Kythira, Efstratios Harhalakis, filed an indictment on Tuesday against all persons responsible for the devastating fire that ripped across the island in 2017.
Greece's parliament voted late Wednesday to charge a former deputy justice minister over allegations he sought to incriminate political opponents in a purported pharmaceutical bribery scandal.
New judicial investigations have been launched into destructive wildfires that struck Mani in the Peloponnese and the island of Kythira in 2017, following claims by former fire service chief Vassilis Matthaiopoulos, revealed by Kathimerini, according to which water-dropping aircraft were not dispatched to those fires as part of a bid to discredit a senior fire service official at the time.
Parliament was on Wednesday voting to indict former leftist alternate justice minister Dimitris Papangelopoulos on charges that he sought to influence the course of the Novartis bribery investigation.
A judicial inquiry got under way on Tuesday into the revelations of a report by Kathimerini pointing to an apparent attempt by officials of the previous leftist-led government to cover up the gross mishandling of the catastrophic July 2018 wildfires in Mati.
The Athens Journalists’ Union ESIEA criticized former citizens’ protection minister Olga Gerovassili for suing Kathimerini over a report pointing to an apparent attempt by officials of the previous leftist-led government to cover up the gross mishandling of the deadly July 2018 wildfires in Mati, and called on her to withdraw it.
The conversion of Hagia Sophia into a mosque does not only offend its status as a cultural heritage site. It also violates international law.
Responding to a report by Kathimerini on Sunday, the head of the Athens prosecutor’s office, Evangelos Ioannidis, has ordered an inquiry into evidence that officials under the previous leftist-led government tried to cover up the gross mishandling of the wildfire in the seaside town of Mati east of Athens that cost more than 100 lives in July 2018.
A Greek Fire Service officer investigating the deadly July 23, 2018, wildfires in eastern Attica, sued the then head of the Fire Service, along with any accomplices or instigators for “attempted violence” against him, according to the lawsuit seen by Kathimerini.
The head of the Athens prosecutor's office, Evangelos Ioannidis, has ordered a preliminary inquiry into allegations that officials under the leftist-led government tried to cover up the gross mishandling of the wildfire in the seaside town of Mati east of Athens that cost more than 100 lives in July 2018.
Following the completion last week of a parliamentary investigation into former leftist alternate justice minister Dimitris Papangelopoulos and whether he sought to influence the course of the Novartis bribery investigation, MPs are this week to decide whether to indict him.
An old and true saying teaches us that attempting to cover up a crime is usually worse than the crime itself, whatever it might be. It ultimately does more political damage and puts those responsible for the cover-up on a very slippery and dangerous slope.