Greek switch-off keeps the home fires burning
Despite recent signs of political stability, the closure of the Greek state broadcaster has cast new doubts over the country's future, writes Anthee Carassava in Athens.
Just as the numbers started looking up and the government began talking about a Greek success story, prime minister Antonis Samaras may have shot himself - and his country's fortunes - in the foot.
Bent on convincing international lenders of his resolve to turn the economy around, the business-minded conservative leader shut down Greece's state broadcaster ERT on June 11, sacking all its 2,656 employees. It was his biggest political gambit yet.
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