The birthplace of democracy, Greece is now struggling with corruption, clientele policies and politicians weakened by the crisis in which they flail.
Deutsche Welle: May 9, 2013
Afghan President Hamid Karzai admits his office received secret payments from the US, but says the amounts were small and used legitimately.
BBC: April 29, 2013
Former Defense Minister Akis Tsochatzopoulos, who is accused of accepting bribes and laundering money, is due to go on trial with another 18 suspects at the Athens Appeals Court
April 21, 2013
International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde has been summoned to appear before a French court next month in connection with her handling of a political scandal during her past job as French finance minister.
April 18, 2013
Council of Europe GRECO has noted in a third evaluation round compliance report Cyprus' efforts to comply with the recommendations previously issued on combating corruption.
April 5, 2013
The endless empty rows said it all. For a political party struggling to survive, the choice of a huge Athens stadium for its annual congress was probably a bad one.
BBC: April 5, 2013
He is a craggy-faced, chain-smoking septuagenarian, decorated in tattoos and gold jewellery, and was once a member of the local Communist party.
Globe and Mail: April 5, 2013
Spain's Princess Cristina has been summoned to appear in court over allegations that her husband misused millions of euros of public money.
BBC: April 3, 2013
Greece has finally begun to crack down on corrupt politicians but anti-graft experts say much remains to be done to end decades of impunity.
AFP: March 9, 2013
Greece's privatisation chief and a senior finance ministry official resigned on Saturday after they were charged with breach of duty over their former role as board members of a state utility.
Reuters: March 9, 2013