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Migrants Set Camp on Fire in Greece, 6 Injured

Greek police had to evacuate the Moria migrant camp on Lesvos after fighting Pakistanis and Afghans set the camp on fire, the Greek state broadcaster (ERT) reported. According to migrant witnesses, a violent fight between Afghan and Pakistani nationals using...

An ERT technician Creates the Beetle Car of his Dreams

Giannis Ziovas bought a 1970's VW beetle nine years ago for 600 euros. From almost a decade ago until present day Ziovas worked on the beetle in a storage unit it Agrinio, and gave a new form to the classic image...

Paris Airport Treats Greeks as Non Schengen Zone Members

The correspondent of Greece's public broadcaster ERT in France, Thomais Papaioannou, said she was treated as a non Schengen Zone citizen when she arrived at Paris airport. The incident the reporter posted in social media has sparked a public debate regarding...

PM's Tweet Welcomes Arabic Programming for Refugees

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras hailed decisions by the state broadcaster ERT and the ANA-MPA news agency to offer news content in Arabic in order to help refugees in Greece. "We welcome ERT & @amna_news' decision to help refugees by...

Greek Eurovision Song Speaks On Refugees [video]

The song "Utopian Land" is this year's representation for Greece in the Eurovision Song Contest that will take place in Stockholm. The song is a hip-hop piece that combines Greek traditional elements, as there is Pontiac lyre and drums, as...

ERT President Tsaknis: 'Greek Eurovision Song Will Pay Tribute to Refugees'

Dionysis Tsaknis, the president of the Greek public broadcaster ERT announced that Greece’s song for the 61st Eurovision Song Contest, in Stockholm will touch on the subjects of the refugee and financial crisis. In a way, he believes that...

ERT Proposes Debate Among New Democracy Party Presidential Candidates

Greece's public broadcaster ERT has sent out invitations to the candidates in main opposition New Democracy's leadership race, asking them to take part in a televised debate, according to announcements issued by some of the candidates on Wednesday. Aides of...

Members of POSPERT Arrested and Released

Members of the administration of the Panhellenic Federation of Radio and Television Operations Staff (POSPERT) were detained and then arrested on Wednesday. Specifically, POSPERT's President Panagiotis Kalfagiannis and General Secretary Dimitris Kounis were arrested and then released on Wednesday afternoon. Those...

Greek Party Leaders to Battle it Out on TV Debate

The leaders of Greece ’s seven political parties which were elected in the last parliament will hold their first and only joint TV debate today ahead of the elections on September 20, which will be broadcasted live by public...

Greece Suffered Million-Euro Losses from State TV and Radio Mismanagement

The Greek state has suffered losses in the millions of euros from mismanagement and fraud in public broadcaster ERT during the Christos Panagopoulos administration and the 9.84 radio station in the 2001-2010 period, according to auditors. The Sunday edition of Greek newspaper "To Vima"...