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Greek state recovers 4.3 million euros given as kickbacks for military contracts

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The Greek state has received the sum of 4.3 million euros – representing kickbacks given in exchange for military procurements contracts – from businessman Giorgos Kamaris in exchange for favourable penal treatment, Justice Minister Stavros Kontonis revealed on Friday.

Kamaris has been indicted over his involvement in various cases of bribery...

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Fraport Greece CEO travels to Kavala ahead of management transfer in March

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The need to achieve a close cooperation with the local government to achieve common goals was expressed by Fraport Greece CEO Alexander Zinell on Friday, during his visit to the city of Kavala, whose airport is among the 14 regional airports the company will lease and operate under a 40-year concession deal signed with Greece’s privatization a...

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New Democracy cancels all events until Sunday after death of MP Basiakos

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New Democracy announced on Friday it is cancelling all party events until Sunday, in a sign of mourning for the passing of former minister and lawmaker Vangelis Basiakos.

Basiakos, born in Thebes, died suddenly at the age of 63 from a heart attack. He had served as minister of agriculture and later deputy minister of agricultural development and...

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Romanian detainee escapes Korydallos prison

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A 50-year-old Romanian detained in Korydallos prison for thefts and illegal entry into the country escaped on Friday, the ministry of justice said in a statement.

According to the ministry, the detainee would have been released in the coming days and his behavior until now had not raised concerns. The ministry ordered a prosecutor’s inquiry into t...

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Lesvos and China’s Yanqing sign cooperation agreement

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The mayor of Lesvos Spyros Galenos, the head of the local government of China’s Region Yanqing and the President of the local Geopark Li Zhijun signed a cooperation agreement for the mutual understanding, friendship and cooperation between the two municipalities.

The aim of the agreement is:

– to strengthen cooperation and exhange of information and...

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