Tag: Court

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Court orders detention of all 8 accused of murder of US tourist Bakari Henderson

Panos - Jul 13, 2017

A Greek Court has ordered the detention of all eight defendants for the brutal beating and the death of 22-year-old American tourist in Zakynthos, Bakari Henderson, following…

GREECE
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High court quashes acquittal of fugitive self-described multi-billionaire on charge of spreading false news

Panos - Jul 04, 2017

A plenary session of Greece's supreme court on Monday quashed a notorious lower first instance court decision acquitted a Greek man, now a fugitive, who claimed to…

DEFENCE
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California passes bill banning investment in Turkey over denial of ‘Armenian genocide’

Panos - Jun 06, 2017

The California State Assembly has passed a bill that prohibits two state bodies from making additional or new investments, or renewing existing investments, in Turkey over its…

GREECE
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Siemens kickbacks case expected to begin in earnest over coming period

Panos - Apr 14, 2017

A three-justice appellate court in Athens this week rejected a defense motion for documents included in a voluminous indictment in a case alleging Siemens kickbacks for contracts…

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Court rules hospital chiefs’ dismissal was not justified

makis - Mar 09, 2017

In a ruling made public on Thursday, the Council of State upheld appeals against decisions by the Health Ministry in 2015 to dismiss directors and managers at…

GREECE
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Athens court rules in favor of continued short-term detention for 8 Turkish servicemen who requested asylum

Panos - Feb 01, 2017

An administrative first instance court in Athens on Wednesday ruled that the continued detention of eight Turkish servicemen, who have requested asylum in the country, is legal,…

GREECE
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Administrative court hearing Turkish servicemen’s release request

makis - Jan 30, 2017

An administrative court in Athens on Monday was hearing a request for release by eight Turkish servicemen accused by Ankara of taking part in last summer’s failed…

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Supreme Court reopens cases relating to self-proclaimed billionaire Sorras

makis - Jan 05, 2017

Supreme Court prosecutor Xeni Dimitriou on Thursday ordered the reopening of all case files relating to the activities of Artemis Sorras, the self-proclaimed billionaire and leader of…

POLITICS
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Supreme Court rejects ex-finance minister’s appeal

makis - Dec 21, 2016

The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected an appeal by former finance minister Yiannos Papantoniou and his wife Stavroula Kourakou and upheld a guilty verdict against them on…

GREECE
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Court halts session on TV licenses amid dispute

Sokratis - Oct 01, 2016

The Council of State, the country’s highest administrative court, convened Friday to consider appeals by television channels against the constitutionality of a recent government auction of TV…

GREECE
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Trial for the murder of Ani Borisova postponed until Friday

Panos - Sep 21, 2016

The courts have decided to postpone the trial for the gruesome murder of four-year-old Ani Borisova until Friday, due to the resignation of the defense counsel of…

FINANCE
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Courts troubled by PM’s ‘prediction’ on State Council verdict

Panos - Sep 13, 2016

The recent estimation by the Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras that the Council of State will not cancel the law governing television licensing has caused concern among judicial…

GREECE
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Prosecutor proposes life imprisonment for five in Noor1 case

Panos - Jul 27, 2016

The prosecutor at the Felony Appeal Court of Piraeus has proposed life imprisonment for five defendants in the Noor1 case involving 2.1 tons of heroin. Specifically, the…

GREECE
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Eight Turkish military due in Greek court

Panos - Jul 18, 2016

Eight Turkish military personnel who landed in Greece in a helicopter during a military coup in Turkey are to appear in court in the northern Greek city…

WORLD
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Court delays decision for extradition to Cyprus of construction magnate

Sokratis - May 21, 2016

The Council of Appeal Court Judges delayed on Friday until Wednesday its decision on whether to extradite construction magnate Leonidas Bobolas to Cyprus, where he is wanted…

GREECE
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Athens couthouse evacuated after bomb threat

Panos - May 17, 2016

The main courthouse in Athens at a former Evelpidon military school was evacuated on Tuesday following a bomb threat. Buildings 8, 9 and 13 have been cleared…

FINANCE
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Sale of 67 pct stake in Piraeus Port Authority approved

Panos - Mar 08, 2016

Greece's Court of Audit has approved the sale of a 67 percent in the Piraeus Port Authority (OLP) to Chinese giant Cosco, sources at the TAIPED privatization…

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Prosecutor of the Supreme Court intervenes in the roadblocks

makis - Feb 24, 2016

Prosecutor of the Supreme Court Euterpe Koutzamani has ordered prosecutors in Greece to intervene with the assistance of Greek Police and open the roads that are blocked…

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German historian pleasantly surprised by acquittal by Crete court

Panos - Feb 11, 2016

German historian Heinz Richter on Wednesday expressed surprise after being acquitted by a court in Rethymno, Crete, of charges that his 2013 book “Operation Mercury: The Invasion…

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Supreme Court orders retrial for 36 acquitted in 1999 ‘bubble stocks’ case

makis - Jan 14, 2016

Greece's Supreme Court on Thursday rescinded an Athens Criminal Appeals Court ruling that acquitted 36 defendants of charges in the notorious 1999 'bubble-stocks' case on the Athens…