Notis Mitarakis

Government tampering with committee finding on Proto Thema causes political storm

Revelations by the vice-President of the parliamentary committee on media and political financing, and ANEL MP Dimitris Kammenos that “an invisible hand” had tampered with the committee’s finding to present newspaper “Proto Thema” in a bad light, has caused a political storm, with

Independent Greeks MP claims bribe attempt

 Lawmaker tells prosecutor man with alleged ND links offered her up to 3 mln euros

Independent Greeks MP Stavroula Xoulidou told a Supreme Court prosecutor Thursday that someone claiming to be a New Democracy member approached her via Facebook and offered her up to 3 million euros to vote for the government’s choice of presidential candidate in February.

Property incentive finds takers

By Nikos Roussanoglou

The total value of residential properties acquired in Greece by non-European Union citizens over the last few years in the context of an incentive which provides a five-year residence permit to those who buy real estate totaling at least 250,000 euros is estimated at some 200 million euros, according to Deputy Development Minister Notis Mitarakis.