The lists of possible tax dodgers at the monitoring authorities’ disposal are being checked at a particularly slow rate, according to data released on Thursday by Alternate Finance Minister Tryfon Alexiadis.
Broadband access for cell phone users is particularly pricey in Greece, as a European Commission survey has shown that Greek mobile networks have made internet access by cell phone about 90 percent more expensive than the European Union average.
Greece was expected to be given the go-ahead to receive a remaining 1.7 billion euro bailout tranche after a pending issue regarding the state’s arrears payments to third parties was considered closed, Greek finance ministry sources said on Friday.
An Egyptian fisherman who was assaulted by suspected members of Golden Dawn in Piraeus in June 2012 identified two defendants in the trial of members and supporters of the far-right party as participants in the attack Tuesday. In his testimony, Ahmed Abu Hamad, pointed out Anastasios Pantazis and Dimitris Agriogiannis, claiming that they were involved in the assault on him and compatriots. According to his testimony, during the attack, Pantazis was shouting out, "Come outside and let me show you what Golden Dawn is." [Eurokinissi]