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Russian arms deal had special annex for Greek kickbacks

In 2005, Moscow court found that $25m was paid to Greek company involved in arms deal
Enet: January 7, 2014

Greek Defense Minister pledges to overhaul arms procurements amid corruption probe

The Defense Ministry in crisis-hit Greece pledged Friday to overhaul arms procurement procedures following the arrest of former weapons contract negotiators accused of paying bribes for major government contracts.
The Tribune: January 6, 2014

Greek defence probe brings belated gains

A corruption probe into long-forgotten defence contracts has given authorities in Greece a small financial victory, along with the promise of revelations into decade-old graft.
AFP: January 6, 2014

Greece to Review Arms Purchases Amid Bribe Scandal

The Defense Ministry in crisis-hit Greece pledged Friday to overhaul arms procurement procedures following the arrest of former weapons contract negotiators accused of paying bribes for major government contracts.
ABC News: January 6, 2014

Greek corruption case implicates radar firm

A Greek government corruption scandal has dragged a Swedish company into the quagmire after accusations were made that a Swedish radar salesman lined a public servant's pockets
The Local.se: January 2, 2014

Former Greek minister returns €7 mln in bribes

A former Greek government official who admitted taking €13.7 mln in bribes more than ten years ago to wave through arms contracts, has returned €7 mln of the money to the state, the finance ministry said.
Financial Mirror: January 2, 2014

Greek former transport minister sentenced for driving uninsured car

A wealthy Greek former transport minister was given a suspended four-year prison sentence on Monday after being caught driving an unlicensed luxury jeep, court officials said.
Ahram Online: December 31, 2013

Former Greek state hospital head released on bail

The former board chairman of a state children's hospital charged with soliciting a bribe has been released on bail after a long deposition.
eKathimerini: December 29, 2013

Arrested hospital president granted extension to testify on Friday

The president of Aglaia Kyriakou Athens General Children's Hospital who was arrested on Tuesday on charges of blackmail and accepting bribes was granted an extension to give his deposition before a prosecutor on Friday.
December 26, 2013

Defiant Turkish PM Erdogan in major reshuffle

Turkish PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan has announced a major cabinet reshuffle after three ministerial resignations over a corruption inquiry.
BBC: December 26, 2013