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A few days ago, there was some shocking news. An Egyptian court asked lawmakers to approve the live broadcast of the hanging of a man who stabbed a female university student to death.


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01.08.2022 / 15:00

Prosecutors investigating the mysterious death of two children in the space of two years brought additional murder charges against their mother who is already in pre-trial detention over the killing of her hospitalized 9-year-old daughter.


22.07.2022 / 17:45

An Athens prosecutor on Friday appealed against elements of a court verdict which found a prominent stage actor and director guilty of raping two men when they were minors and handed him a suspended 12-year jail sentence.





30.06.2022 / 08:35

The Athens Appeals Council decided on Wednesday to refer to trial 21 of the 24 defendants accused in the deadly fire at Mati, East Attica that claimed the lives of 103 people in July 2018.



23.06.2022 / 14:14

Eight civil servants who were found guilty of manslaughter by negligence in a trial last week over a 2017 flood that claimed 25 lives in Mandra, west of Athens, were handed 5- and 4-year suspended sentences on Thursday.



14.06.2022 / 13:35

Ex-minister Nikos Pappas will be summoned to appear before a special court that will be convened in the fall over the handling of a 2016 television license tender under the former SYRIZA-led government, the Supreme Court’s Judicial Council decided on Tuesday.


16.05.2022 / 19:00

The court imposed a life sentence on Babis Anagnostopoulos, 34, for the murder of Caroline Crouch in May 2021. The court also did not recognize any mitigating factors offered by the defense, including that of good behavior since his arrest.


11.05.2022 / 11:52

The Council of State, Greece’s highest administrative court, has ruled that legislation which provides for the creation of a new police corps, permanently stationed on university campuses, does not violate academic freedom and the self-governing legal status of the institutions.


22.04.2022 / 16:42

The chronic shortcomings and inefficiencies of the Greek justice system are nothing new. The political class is aware of the problems which mean that thousands of citizens and businesses end up in court every day to resolve all sorts of disputes.