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Patient who accused heart surgeon of blackmail dies

A 66-year-old man who last week accused a senior heart surgeon and department chief at Athens's Evangelismos Hospital of demanding a bribe to perform life-saving surgery, died on Monday after undergoing a quadruple bypass.
eKathimerini: July 15, 2014

Greek heart surgeon arrested on bribery charges

Greek authorities have arrested a heart surgeon in a major Athens hospital on charges of bribery and blackmail for allegedly demanding money in order to perform urgent surgery, police said Thursday.
The Missoulian: July 11, 2014

Anti-corruption group finds EU vulnerable to fraud

The global accountability group Transparency International says the European Union and its institutions are so complex and fragmented that it leaves them open to corruption and fraud.
May 6, 2014

Kenyan police accused of seeking bribes during immigration crackdown

Somalis in Kenya say police are systematically soliciting bribes during an ongoing crackdown on suspected illegal immigrants. Police have denied the allegations.
April 10, 2014

Erdogan slams court rejection of Twitter ban

Turkey's prime minister says he does not respect a Constitutional Court ruling that lifted a two-week old ban on Twitter, but will nonetheless comply with the decision.
April 4, 2014

Less corruption in Greece, study finds

The levels of corruption in Greece's public and private sectors went down in 2013 according to a report carried out by Transparency International Greece.
eKathimerini: April 3, 2014

IKA chief faces charges over exemption for debt repayment

The chief administrator of Greece's biggest social security fund, IKA, Rovertos Spyropoulos is facing corruption charges after an investigation allegedly found that he helped a large business dodge paying its debts to the organization.
eKathimerini: April 1, 2014

Rights Group: Turkey's YouTube, Twitter bans violate free expression

A leading international human rights group is calling the Turkish government's decision to block YouTube a "disastrous move" for freedom of expression and the right to access information.
March 28, 2014

Turkey moves to block YouTube access after 'audio leak'

Turkey has moved to block access to YouTube, a day after a court ordered the suspension of a ban on Twitter, which PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan backed.
BBC: March 27, 2014

Greek anti-corruption chief says lack of funds hampering work

Greece’s anti-graft supremo claims in an interview with Sunday’s Kathimerini that a lack of funding is hampering efforts to fight corruption and that if this is not addressed he will start publicly naming the people who are failing to fulfill their duties.
eKathimerini: March 23, 2014