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Greek Lawmakers Head Towards New Deadlock in TV Watchdog (NCRTV) Debacle

The controversial TV licensing law was amended by the government on Thursday. The change now stipulates that the National Council for Radio and Television (NCRTV) is required to give its agreement when determining the starting bids for broadcasting licenses...

Greek Government Complies With CoS Decision: State Minister Submits TV License Amendment

The government submitted an amendment transferring all powers relating to the issuing of broadcasting licenses and the relevant tender to the Greek National Council for Radio and Television (NCRTV) to Greek Parliament on Monday. As part of an effort...

Judges Union Slams Government Attacks Against CoS Ruling on TV Licenses

Greece's Union of Judges and Prosecutors were angered by Government Spokeswoman Olga Gerovasili following the ruling by the Council of State (CoS) judges that deemed the recent TV license auction as unconstitutional. A statement issued on Thursday slammed statements...

Greek State Minister N. Pappas: Provisional TV Licenses to be Offered

State Minister Nikos Pappas said that the decision of the Council of State (CoS) that ruled that the TV legislation for four TV licenses was unconstitutional would be respected. He lamented the decision to annul the auction depriving the...

Greek Gov't Spokeswoman: New TV Law in Greek Parliament on Monday

The ruling of the Council of State (CoS) judges that deemed the TV license law as unconstitutional was attacked by the government. The three-vote difference was enough to dash the government's TV tender. No sooner was the decision reached, that...

Despite Protests from Locals, Construction of Mosque in Votanikos District of Athens Will Continue

Work on the construction of a mosque in Athens' Votanikos district was given the all-clear to continue on Thursday, based on a ruling issued by the fourth section of the Council of State (CoS), Greece's supreme administrative court. The 850-square-metre mosque,...

It Was Once My Mother

Watching the clash of civilizations sweeping across Europe with Sophoclean fury is unbearable for anyone with a shred of humanity left in them. Whether the masses of refugees arriving on Lesvos and Cos, the horror of Aylan Kurdi’s lifeless...