Parliament backs bid to probe Papantoniou defense deals

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MPs crossed swords in Parliament on Tuesday during a debate on whether a special House committee should be set up to conduct a preliminary investigation into the allegations against Yiannos Papantoniou but ultimately accepted the government’s proposal for a probe.

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Supreme Court orders probe into prosecutor claims

Supreme Court president Vassiliki Thanou on Tuesday ordered an investigation into claims made last week by chief corruption prosecutor Eleni Raikou when she resigned from her post, citing pressure from “unofficial centers of power.”

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BUSINESS Tourism

Medical tourism has great potential

Greece needs to tap the huge market of medical tourism that neighboring countries are already greatly benefiting from, the secretary-general of the Greek Medical Tourism Council, Paris Kokorotsikos, told the 2nd Tourism Conference, titled “High Added Value Tourism”.

BUSINESS Finance

Employment declarations turn complex

ROULA SALOUROU

The Single Social Security Entity (EFKA) waited until the 11th hour to launch its online platform where employers are to declare the employees they pay through service invoice books (as long as they agree to pay contributions for them).

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COMMENT EU

And then Europe became one...

PANTELIS BOUKALAS

There were smiles all around at the summit in Rome where the European Union celebrated its 60th birthday, even though there is a lot more about this milestone that should invite serious thought rather than jubilation.

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Greek Forests | Athens | To July 9

The Goulandris Natural History Museum and the Greek Biotope / Wetland Center are raising awareness on the need to protect the environment and important habitats with the exhibition “Greek Forests, Green Destinations” at Athens International Airport.