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Musk faces US fraud trial over Tesla tweet

Elon Musk, the CEO of electric car giant Tesla, will face trial on Tuesday over allegedly manipulating the stock market with a tweet after a federal judge rejected his request to move the case out of California.    

The case dates back to August 2018 when Musk tweeted that he had sufficient funding to take Tesla private, causing a whirlwind in the company's share price.    

Prosecutor recommends no charges against Filippidis

A prosecutor in the trial of well-known actor Petros Filippidis, accused of sex crimes against young actresses, recommended his acquittal on Friday on the charge of rape and a guilty verdict on two counts of attempted rape.

The actor is accused of allegedly raping one colleague twice in 2008 and attempting to rape two others in 2010 and 2014. 

Dendias visits Greek school in Ghana

The Greek government has promised a donation to a school in Ghana for the construction of a basketball court.

The donation, which was not disclosed, was announced by Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias during a visit to the St Nicholas' Greek School in Tema, on the Atlantic coast.

The school relies solely on private donations and volunteers.

Children’s charity founder to appear in court on Feb. 3

Father Antonios, the founder of the Ark of the World children's charity which is under investigation regarding allegations of the sexual abuse of minors and possible financial fraud, will finally appear before a court on February 3.

The court accepted the new deadline requested by his lawyer, so that he can prepare his defense.

Pharmacist convicted of defauding social insurance fund of €300,000

A former pharmacist in Thessaloniki has been found guilty of defrauding a public social insurance fund of €300,000 by issuing fake prescriptions over a three-year period.

A court sentenced the 75-year-old defendant to nine years' imprisonment but suspended the punishment pending appeal and upon the payment of €5,000 bail.

Pristina extends house arrest for Pantic by two months

PRISTINA - A basic court in Pristina on Thursday extended by two months the house arrest for Dejan Pantic, a Kosovo-Metohija Serb who is a former Kosovo Police officer.

In a statement, the court said a preliminary proceedings judge had granted a request by the special prosecutor's office that Pantic's house arrest be extended until March 9, Pristina's Koha ditore reports.