Antonis

Exploratory talks, support and objections

In his recent interview with Kathimerini, former prime minister Antonis Samaras put forward a number of arguments concerning the exploratory contacts between Greece and Turkey and shed light on an important aspect of the issue by expressing the belief - shared by a part of Greek society and certainly by a large part of the ruling center-right party - that it is not in Greece's interest to negot

Ex-justice minister asks for more time, witnesses in Novartis investigation probe

Former justice minister Dimitris Papangelopoulos on Thursday requested a month-long extension to prepare his defense to a parliamentary committee investigating allegations that he sought to influence a judicial probe into the Novartis bribery affair.

Witness in Novartis case claims there was plan to jail politicians

Testifying on Friday in the probe into the alleged bribery scandal implicating Swiss pharmaceutical company Novartis and Greek politicians and doctors, deputy prosecutor Ioannis Angelis alleged that there was an organized plan to jail three politicians, including former prime minister Antonis Samaras, on the eve of national elections last year. 

Deputy prosecutor claims there was plan to jail politicians

Testifying on Friday in the probe of the alleged bribery scandal implicating Swiss pharmaceutical company Novartis, Greek politicians and doctors, deputy prosecutor Ioannis Angelis alleged that there was an organized plan to jail three politicians, including former Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, on the eve of national elections last year. 

Forgotten credit

Amid the enthusiasm and the celebrations regarding the fact that figures in the top echelons of Greece's Golden Dawn are being tried in connection with the criminal activities of the neo-Nazi party, many people appear to have forgotten that it was thanks to the determination of Antonis Samaras' administration that the scattered case file was brought together and the phenomenon was dealt with in

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