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ND MP cites press report claiming minister lifted €200K day before Greferendum announced

Now, wouldn’t this be special?

A main opposition New Democracy (ND) deputy on Tuesday tabled a question requesting an inquiry into whether a “well-known” government minister withdrew …200,000 euros from a fixed-term savings account days before capital controls were imposed!

Free food, electricity on way for crisis-hit Greek families

More than 630,000 people who applied for meal vouchers, free electricity or subsidized rent will be able to find out from Friday if they have qualified for assistance under the government?s program to tackle the ?humanitarian crisis.?

The government said on Wednesday that a total of 300,226 applications concerning 633,288 people were received.

Police confirm two arrested, one dead in raid to catch bank robbery suspects

Police confirmed on Saturday that they have arrested two men in a raid to catch the men suspected of carrying out 400,000-euro robbery last year. A third man died during the operation near Volos, central Greece.

According to officers, Spyros Christodoulou (45) and Grigoris Tsironis (37) were arrested but Spyros Dravilas (34) committed suicide to prevent being caught.

Lenders' first-quarter data suffer from NPL expansion

 National and Alpha were forced to increase their provisions

Two of the country?s biggest lenders, National Bank and Alpha Bank, announced on Thursday an increase to net losses in the first quarter of the year, which reflect the deterioration of economic conditions in Greece and which forced them to expand their provisions to cover nonperforming loans.