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Justice Ministry to address concerns over ‘pothen esches’ declarations

makis - Oct 19, 2017

Alternate Justice Minister Dimitris Papangelopoulos on Thursday said that a new ministerial decision will be issued to address the concerns expressed in a Council of State ruling…

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Greek Justice Ministry plans new police branch

makis - Mar 08, 2017

The Justice Ministry has announced its intention to proceed with plans to create a judiciary police branch. A six-member committee, led by deputy Supreme Court prosecutor Anna…

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The eight Turkish officers and Greek justice

makis - Jan 27, 2017

Greece does not often have the chance to show the world the value of an independent judiciary and of other democratic institutions, the chance to honor the…

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Father, mother behind bars for brutal abuse of underaged children

chris1 - Oct 23, 2016

An appeals court in the northern port city of Thessaloniki has sentenced a 36-year-old Greek man and his 37-year-old Romanian wife to 14 years behind bars each…

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High court justice defends unprecedented postponement of broadcast TV license appeal

Panos - Oct 06, 2016

The president of Greece’s highest administrative court, the Council of State (CoS), on Thursday defended his recent controversial decision to suspend a session of the court’s justices,…

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Justice minister requests Siemens trial to speed up

makis - Jul 14, 2016

Greece’s Justice Minister Nikos Paraskevopoulos on Thursday met with Supreme Court prosecutor Xeni Dimitriou and requested that an exception be made in a Siemens cash-for-contracts case, in…