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ERT shutdown: Greece puts pressure on Israeli firm over state broadcaster
Greek state broadcaster ERT has stayed on air, despite an order by the government to close.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Off the air: Protesters march in solidarity with employees of Greek state broadcaster ERT in Thessaloniki on Sunday.
Prime Minister Antonis Samaras is to meet European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth Androulla Vassiliou before holding talks with coalition partners Evangelos Venizelos of PASOK and Fotis Kouvelis of Democratic Left regarding the future of state broadcaster ERT at 7.30 p.m. The Athens Institute for Education and ... (more)
Sat Jun 15, 2013
AMC B738 at Thessaloniki on Jun 15th 2013, overran runway on landing
An AMC Airlines Boeing 737-800 on behalf of Astra Airlines Greece, registration SU-BPZ performing flight A2-921 from Novosibirsk to Thessaloniki with 160 passengers, landed on Thessaloniki's runway 16 at about 07:14L but overran the end of the runway by about 110 meters/360 feet and came to a stop with all gear on soft ground.
Do I think Nazism is back? Yes
In watching Greece the country where we got the word we use to describe our political make up, democracy.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
EBU gets ERT back on air
The European Broadcasting Union has taken the step of putting Greek broadcaster ERT's news coverage back on air, allowing Greek satellite subscribers to watch NET, the station's news channel, on television.
Greek state broadcast transmissions get help from Europe
The European Broadcast Union resumed transmission of Greek state television Thursday as a massive strike protested the closing of the national broadcaster.
The China Post
Greeks battle to stop scrapping of state broadcaster
Greek political parties and unions battled Wednesday to reverse the shock shutdown of state broadcaster ERT as a storm brewed over the conservative-led government's latest austerity cutback.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
State broadcaster's end a blow to Greek identity
Supporters stand outside the Greek state television ERT headquarters in Athens, on Wednesday, June 12, 2013.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
The Huffington Post
Greece Shutting Down State Media To Save Money
Greek state TV and radio have begun going off the air, hours after the government said it would temporarily close all state-run broadcasts, with the loss of about 2,500 job cuts, as part of its cost-cutting drive.
Shock as Greece shuts down public broadcaster
Greece's government on Tuesday announced the immediate closure of public television and radio broadcaster ERT, in a shock move that affects nearly 2,700 jobs.
Thessaloniki police break up baby-selling ring
Police in Thessaloniki have arrested two men and three women, all Bulgarian nationals, following a sting operation in which the suspects attempted to sell a newborn baby boy to two undercover police officers posing as a married couple for 15,000 euros.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Greece, racism and anti-racism
European Union criticises the establishment's failure to deal with violence in a country suffering from effects of harsh budget cuts: here .
Sun Jun 09, 2013
Thousands celebrate Athens Pride
Thousands of Athenians and foreign visitors paraded through the streets of central Athens on Saturday evening, celebrating the ninth installment of Athens Pride, a march to promote tolerance and diversity organized by the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community .
Sat Jun 08, 2013
Rabies Outbreak in Greece
The World Organisation For Animal Health have received confirmation yesterday from the Ministry of Rural Development and Food , ATHENS, Greece of the 14th case of RABIES in an 8 month period.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Tax crackdown on lawyers, doctors
A recent crackdown by agents of the Financial Crimes Squad on Greek doctors and lawyers has highlighted widespread tax evasion with a handful of professionals having concealed millions of euros in income, Kathimerini has learned.
10 People Who Take Doughnuts Too Seriously
We're not going to lie, doughnuts are kind of amazing. They look nice. They smell nice.
Simon Calder: No medals for the golden Dove on a flight to Olympus
Simon Calder is Travel Editor at Large for The Independent, writing a weekly column, various articles and features as well as filming a weekly video diary.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
Special Report-The island fighting for a new Greece
When George Papandreou declared Greece was effectively bankrupt in April 2010, the former prime minister chose to do so standing by the sparkling harbour waters of Kastelorizo, a remote Aegean island.
Naomi Klein: 'Anti-Shock Doctrines' Show the Way to Resist
In the midst of the current "final colonial pillage" for natural resources and a bombardment of "there is no alternative" to austerity messages, Shock Doctrine author Naomi Klein urged the left to seize this "crucial moment" to build real resistance movements that offer a "message of critical hope."