Athens police

Prime minister rejects criticism of minister over police station murder

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Thursday rejected calls for Citizen Protection Minister Michalis Chrysochoidis to take responsibility for the murder of 28-year-old Kyriaki Griva by her abusive ex-partner outside an Athens police station just moments after she had sought help from the authorities.

Gov’t pledges thorough investigation after woman is killed outside police precinct

The Greek government has pledged to conduct a thorough investigation to determine whether all necessary protocols were followed by the police force following the fatal stabbing of a 28-year-old woman outside an Athens police precinct, where she had just sought protection from her ex-boyfriend.

One of two protected Novartis witnesses to testify Monday

One of the two protected witnesses who have been summoned to testify by the parliamentary committee conducting a preliminary inquiry into the handling of the Novartis bribery case by the previous administration appeared at the Greek Police's headquarters (GADA) on Friday evening.

According to information, the witness will testify on Monday afternoon.

Bench warrants issued in line with legal procedure, prosecutor says

The bench warrants ordering two witnesses to appear before a special parliamentary committee looking into the merit of claims of political interference in the Novartis bribery case were issued in line with legal principle, Supreme Court deputy prosecutor Panagiotis Brakoumatsos said in a letter to the committee on Thursday.