Justice Minister Nikos Paraskevopoulos on Monday said that he is prepared to sign the execution of an irreversible Supreme Court ruling for the compensation of relatives of victims of Nazi atrocities committed in Greece during WWII.
Alternate Minister for the Environment Yiannis Tsironis on Monday said that the state and scientific staff dealing with the management of Greece's water resources were "striving to make up for lost time" in the implementation of an EU directive dating back to 2000 for the protection and management of water.
Panagiotis Vlastos - a prisoner involved in several criminal cases including terrorism, kidnapping and running a mob from Korydallos Prison, where he is held - admitted his involvement in the kidnapping of businessman Ioannis Zonas, 34, in October 2001 during testimony before corruption prosecutors on Friday.
Greece relies on tourism for its economy and must protect its beaches through a policy directly linked to managing garbage and household waste, head of the European Commission office in Greece Panos Karvounis said on Thursday, during a one-day meeting of the Mediterranean SOS Network (MedSOS), an Athens-based NGO.
Acting on the orders of a public prosecutor, the Greek Police on Thursday released photographs and details of a 39-year-old man arrested on February 28 on charges of joining the terrorist group "Conspiracy of Cells of Fire". The suspect was identified as Christos Rodopoulos, of Ilias and Vassiliki, born in Athens on September 10, 1976.
The Greek Parliament, adopting a proposal by SYRIZA MP Triantafyllos Mitafidis, on Thursday decided that Greece, as part of its war reparations claims against Germany over Nazi occupation debts, will also claim the reimbursement of a ransom paid by the Jewish Community of Thessaloniki to German occupation troops and money disbursed the Thessaloniki municipality's accounts and granted to the occupying troops.
Three employees of a branch of state-run power utility PPC in the town of Katerini and a topographer were indicted on Wednesday for illegally providing electricity to dozens of houses that have not acquired a building licence in the region of Pieria, northern Greece.
Energy specialists, government representatives and business people in the energy sector are attending the two-day Athens Energy Forum on energy security and cooperation that opened at a central hotel in Athens on Wednesday.
A gang that had set up a business of fake travel documents and residence permits was broken up with the arrest of three Pakistani nationals aged 41, 42 and 47 in the Agios Ioannis Rentis area in Piraeus, the directorate of foreign nationals of Attica said on Tuesday night.