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Hague court orders Russia to pay over $50 billion in Yukos case

The Hague's arbitration court ruled on Monday that Russia must pay a group of shareholders in oil giant Yukos $51.6 billion for expropriating its assets, a big hit for a country teetering on the brink of recession.
Reuters: July 28, 2014

Court recognises female genital mutilation as grounds for asylum

Appeals court provisionally accepts Kenyan woman's plea and says deportation of her and her children to Kenya by Greece could harm them irreparably, exposing them to physical abuse in the form of female genital mutilation
Enet: July 21, 2014

Ex-Thessaloniki mayor's jail term for embezzlement lightened

Former Thessaloniki Mayor Vassilis Papageorgopoulos had his life sentence for embezzlement reduced on Monday to a maximum sentence of 20 years by a court in the northern city.
eKathimerini: July 14, 2014

Inmate dead in clash at Greek jail

A prisoner died and another was seriously injured during a clash with a third inmate at Domokos Prison in central Greece, Greek police said on Friday.
July 11, 2014

Media 'propaganda' campaign being waged against Council of State, judge warns

An organised propaganda campaign is being waged in various publications, TV shows and social media against the functioning of the Council of State, which has been criticised by the the IMF over its 'adverse court rulings' that represent 'downside risks' for the country's austerity programme
Enet: July 11, 2014

Greek driver gets higher sentence in UK teen death

A Greek appeals court has increased the sentence imposed on a local taxi driver over the stabbing death of a British teenager holidaying on the resort island of Zakynthos.
The San Luis Obispo Tribune: July 10, 2014

Greek court rules strike by electricity workers illegal

A Greek court ruled on Friday that a strike by electricity workers which caused brief power outages across the country was illegal, in a verdict that will bring relief to the government as the summer tourist season kicks off.
Oman Tribune: July 6, 2014

Athens court to rule on PPC strike

No rotating power cuts have been planned for Friday afternoon, power grid operator officials told ANA-MPA, as long as demand remains at current levels.
July 4, 2014

Over 300 inmates continue hunger strike

The inmates are dissatisfied with the detention conditions and oppose the idea of the government to build a new maximum security prison.
June 26, 2014

U.S. will allow EU citizens to sue over data privacy

resident Barack Obama's administration will push the U.S. Congress to enact legislation to give European Union citizens the right to sue in the United States if they think their private data has been released or misused
Reuters: June 25, 2014