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Eleven face charges over 2003 S-frigate contract; former minister under scrutiny

Corruption Prosecutor Eleni Raikou on Tuesday ordered the prosecution of 11 individuals for criminal breach of faith in connection with a contract for the refurbishment of six S-type Navy frigates
July 27, 2016

Finance ministry to unveil three bills to combat tax evasion, tobacco smuggling and corruption

reek Finance ministry plans to submit to Parliament three draft laws aimed at combating tax evasion, smuggling and corruption, Alternate Finance Minister Tryfon Alexiadis said on Monday.
June 6, 2016

Government: We will cut the 'umbilical cord' between media owners and state

The government was creating a modern, healthy and transparent framework for the operation of the media in Greece, while cutting the "umbilical cord" between the state and bankrupt media owners,
June 5, 2016

Russia shrugs off allegations against Putin

The story of Russian President Vladimir Putin over the last few years has been one of his steady descent from a leader welcomed and even feted around the world to one who has had allegations of murder and corruption levied at him.
February 1, 2016

'Putin is corrupt' says US Treasury

The US Treasury has told a BBC investigation that it considers Russian President Vladimir Putin to be corrupt.
BBC: January 25, 2016

Serbia arrests 80 in anti-corruption sweep

Serbia has arrested 80 former and current top officials, most of them belonging to opposition political parties, on corruption charges, including abuse of office and money laundering.
December 28, 2015

World Economic Forum ended, crisis will continue

Had our business and political architects not invented markets for the money owners in the national economies, that money could have ended up reinvested in different private sectors of the economy, achieved genuine economic activities, create job opportunities and reduce the pressures for big government borrowings.
Ilias Sourdis: February 8, 2013

Greek Democracy in Peril. The Art of Self-Deception and a Question of Responsibility.

The conditions of the financial packages may be "unfair" and the foreign demands unreasonable, yet, the big question remains: Who is ultimately responsible for the deception, the lies, the inefficiencies, and the political leadership of the last several decades?
Athinaios: November 4, 2011

Greek deficit falsely inflated, says stats prof

It is alleged the Greek government artificially inflated its deficit figures just before the country's full-blown debt crisis
Daniel Proussalidis: May 23, 2012

Courting disaster: Eight addictions preventing Greece's economic recovery

The Greek people deserve to be told what they have subconsciously known all along and what their raging resistance to change confirms.
Vanessa Andris: October 6, 2011