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German defense company fined over Greek arms deals

A German defense and auto parts firm says it is paying a fine of nearly 37.1 million euros ($45.8 million) over allegations that a company representative in Greece made improper payments during arms deals in the country.
The Missoulian: December 11, 2014

Prosecutor calls for fraud charge against IKA governor

Social Insurance Fund (IKA) governor Rovertos Spyropoulos could face charges for breach of faith and aggravated fraud against the state,
December 10, 2014

Anarchist Nikos Romanos ends hunger strike

Greek anarchist and convicted robber Nikos Romanos has ended a hunger strike after parties agreed on an amendment that will allow him to attend on-campus classes while wearing an electronic bracelet, Kathimerini understands.
eKathimerini: December 10, 2014

Greek police destroy bomb outside Athens bank

reek police say they have destroyed a bomb planted outside a northern Athens bank, allegedly in solidarity with a convicted bank robber who has been on hunger strike for the past month because he wants to attend business school.
New Zealand Herald: December 10, 2014

'Speak German at home' row as conservatives target migrants

Immigrants should speak German not only in public but also in the home, Bavaria's governing conservatives say - provoking a torrent of criticism.
BBC: December 8, 2014

Clashes in Athens following Grigoropoulos protest marches

Violence escalated in central Athens late on Saturday, in the wake of protest marches held to commemorate the shooting of teenager Alexis Grigoropoulos by a policeman six years ago.
December 6, 2014

Anarchist's hunger strike putting Greece in a bind

A three-week hunger strike by a young anarchist who has become a household name in Greece has left the embattled government in a quandary, just as it mulls more unpopular austerity measures.
The China Post: December 6, 2014

Acclaimed writer Menis Koumandareas, 83, found murdered in Athens home

The acclaimed Greek writer Menis Koumandareas was found murdered in his home on Saturday morning in the central Athenian neighborhood of Kypseli.
eKathimerini: December 6, 2014

Case closed over Golden Dawn’s street market raid

Trial against neofascist MP hinged on just one witness as victims were reluctant to come forward
eKathimerini: December 6, 2014

Dying to escape crisis-hit Greece

Strapped to the underbelly of a train, 23-year-old Ali Arzin from Afghanistan had hoped to cross the border of crisis-hit Greece into the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and eventually reach another EU country.
France 24: December 5, 2014