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Businessman Kyriakos Griveas and his wife, Anastasia Vatsika, were granted an extension to submit their depositions after facing an Athens magistrate on Thursday.
The couple is facing charges for allegedly receiving unsecured business loans worth 17 million euros from the Hellenic Postbank (TT). The funds allegedly ended up in their personal accounts.
Prime Minister Antonis Samaras will travel to Berlin on Tuesday, almost 10 months to the day since he was last in the German capital, for one of the most crucial meetings of his premiership as he seeks to find common ground with Chancellor Angela Merkel on Greeces adjustment program and further debt relief.
Greece's second soccer division Football League announced on Wednesday the postponement of the start of the season due to financial difficulties being faced by most clubs.
"The board of directors of the Football League decided to postpone the start of the championship indefinitely because of serious economic and institutional problems,» the announcement by the league said.