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Firebomb Attack Causes Minor Damages on Greece's Kathimerini and SKAI Building

The building of Greece's Kathimerini newspaper, as well as SKAI television and radio stations, was attacked by unknown individuals in the early hours of Saturday in southern Athens. The attack took place approximately at three o'clock in the morning local...

Katherine Kelly Lang from "The Bold and the Beautiful" in Greece For Filming

The well-known American actress Katherine Kelly Lang, who became internationally famous as ''Brooke'' on CBS' popular soap opera ''The Bold and the Beautiful,'' arrived on the shores of Corfu (Kerkyra) on Sunday to take part in the filming of a Greek...

Prominent Greek Journalist Vassilis Lyritzis Dies at 62

Vassilis Lyritzis, one of the most famous and recognizable figures in Greek journalism, died on Tuesday morning at the early age of 62. The sad news of his death was announced by Dimitris Economou, a friend and co-presenter of Lyritzis'...

Terror Group ''O.L.A.'' Claims Responsibility for SKAI TV Bomb

The terrorist group O.L.A. claimed responsibility on Tuesday for the explosion of a bomb outside of SKAI TV and Kathimerini newspaper headquarters on December 17, 2018. O.L.A., which is an abbreviation for a Greek phrase meaning ''Group of People's Fighters'', accused...

Skai TV Bombing Investigation Continues; US Condemns Attack

Greece's counter-terrorism police unit is continuing their investigation into the Monday morning bombing which caused extensive damage to the building housing Skai Television and Kathimerini newspaper. The attack occurred at 2:30 AM local time (0030 GMT) and there were no injuries. Footage from security...

Opposition Maintains Double Digit Lead Over SYRIZA in New Poll

Greece's main opposition New Democracy party maintains its lead over the governing SYRIZA party, leading by 11 percentage points in a new poll conducted by Pulse for the Skai media group. One-third (33 percent) of respondents stated they would vote...

State Council Finally Meets Amid Controversy, Throws Out TV Injunction Petitions

The Council of State plenum, Greece's Supreme Court, threw out three petitions for injunctions filed in connection with a television license tender procedure aimed at limiting nationwide TV licenses to four. The decision was reached in the council's third...

Deputy Minister Continues Bullying Journalists in Social Media

Deputy Health Minister Pavlos Polakis continued his verbal attacks against journalists in social media by bullying SKAI TV journalist Pavlos Tsimas. On Saturday, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras spoke at the Thessaloniki International Fair and then answered questions from the press....

TV Channels, Ad Agencies Write Joint Letter Against New State-Owned Ad Monopoly

The Greek government's plans for a new state-owned agency for selling television advertisements have been strongly opposed by broadcasters after it was unveiled, days after the new controversial auction to limit new private television licenses. A joint letter between...

Greece's Media: 11 Groups Bid for Four Private TV Licenses

The deadline for the submission for TV licenses with the Greek General Secretariat of Communication was at 3 p.m. on Monday. Eleven applications were made, however only four will be successful. Those who applied were: Skai S. A. Star...