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.
With only a few minutes'...
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