Saturday May 23, 2015 Search
Weather | Athens
14o C
09o C
News
Business
Comment
Life
Sports
Community
Survival Guide
Greek Edition
Court postpones decision on terrorist's appeal for home incarceration

A decision on the request for conditional imprisonment by convicted November 17 terrorist Savvas Xeros, serving five consecutive life sentences plus an additional 25 years for participating in five assassinations and robberies, among other crimes, was postponed on Thursday until October 14.

Xeros, 52, appealed to a three-member panel of judges to be allowed to serve his sentence under strict surveillance at home due to health problems, which have led him to spending several months in hospital during his incarceration. Three experts provided testimony as to the 52-year-old convict's state of health, saying that he suffers from 93 percent disability due to multiple sclerosis and having had polio as a child.

His lawyers deemed the postponement "unusual" but conceded that the court needs more time to asses the evidence before deciding whether Xeros should be transferred from the maximum-security Korydallos Prison to his home.

ekathimerini.com , Thursday June 26, 2014 (14:39)  
New civil service assessment scheme focuses on rewards instead of punishment
Deal no closer following PMs meetings in Riga
Greece to back NATO-led campaign against ISIS, Kammenos says
SYRIZA, ND waver over agreement
Hotel contracts with a Greek default clause
After the drachma clauses seen in tourism contracts, foreign tour operators are now forcing hoteliers in Greece to sign contracts with a Greek default clause. Foreign organizers of internati...
Listed firms have whisked away most of their cash reserves
Listed companies have felt compelled to whisk their cash reserves abroad as the liquidity shortage increases uncertainty among local entrepreneurs. Kathimerini has discovered that 85 percent...
Inside Business
SOCCER
Greece escapes soccer suspension, FIFA happy with changes
FIFA says it is satisfied with changes made to sporting law in Greece, and has dropped a threat to suspend the country from international competition. In a letter to the government dated May...
SOCCER
Four-goal Panathinaikos thrashes Asteras away
Panathinaikos thrashed Asteras at Tripoli to gain an early advantage in the race for a spot in next seasons Champions League qualifiers, as the Super League play-offs got under way on Wedne...
Inside Sports
ANALYSIS
Neither Grexit nor a dual currency will solve Greeces problems
A Grexit or the introduction of a dual currency is not a solution to Greeces problems. On the contrary, it would be a worst-case scenario for Greece in the short term. Only in the medium to...
COMMENTARY
First aid for the capital
The fact that the center of Athens exudes the stench of human waste is an undeniable truth, just like the fact that in late spring, one nostril smells blossoming bitter lemon trees while the...
Inside Comment
SPONSORED LINK: FinanzNachrichten.de
SPONSORED LINK: BestPrice.gr
RECENT NEWS
1. New civil service assessment scheme focuses on rewards instead of punishment
2. Hotel contracts with a Greek default clause
3. Listed firms have whisked away most of their cash reserves
4. Deal no closer following PMs meetings in Riga
5. Greece to back NATO-led campaign against ISIS, Kammenos says
6. SYRIZA, ND waver over agreement
more news
Today
This Week
1. Hotel contracts with a Greek default clause
2. Listed firms have whisked away most of their cash reserves
3. First aid for the capital
4. Neither Grexit nor a dual currency will solve Greeces problems
5. Response to May 15 comment
6. New civil service assessment scheme focuses on rewards instead of punishment
Today
This Week
1. The Greek-German breakthrough that didnt come
2. Conspiracy madness
3. Greece came close to not paying IMF
4. National self-awareness put to the test
5. Albanian demarche raises concerns about possible territorial claims over Greece
6. Greek endgame nears for Tsipras as bank collateral hits buffers
Find us ...
... on
Twitter
... on Facebook
About us  |  Subscriptions  |  Advertising  |  Contact us  |  Athens Plus  |  RSS  |   
Copyright 2015, H KAΘHMEPINH All Rights Reserved.