Andreas Martinis

Red Cross to hold elections in bid to restore reputation

Elections will be held at a central Athens hotel on Sunday to appoint a new administration for the Greek Red Cross. 

However, a large number of former administrators fear that the elections could lead to the reappointment of former board members who had led the organization into disrepute in the period leading up to 2012 and implicated it in more than 36 court cases. 

Prosecutors order ex-hospital chief to be remanded in custody, release wife

The former director of the Henry Dunant Hospital in northern Athens was remanded yesterday after testifying for more than three hours in connection with accusations that he laundered 3.2 million deutschemark he had received nearly two decades ago as a bribe from a German hospital outfitter.