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Turkey may re-examine acquisition of F-35 jets, paper says

Turkey may reconsider its decision to buy US-made F-35 fighter jets due to their technical problems and increase expense, according to sources in the Turkish military and Defence Ministry, cited by pro-government Yeni Safak newspaper on Thursday.

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US envoy hails signing of Crete offshore licenses

The US Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt welcomed on Thursday the signing of a deal between Greece and a three-member consortium comprised of ExxonMobil, Total and Hellenic Petroleum (ELPE) for an offshore license west and southwest of Crete.

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Arrears, NPLs, lack of cash hurt economy

In its annual report on the Greek economy, the Public Debt Management Agency says that the main problems of the Greek economy remain the lack of liquidity, the state’s overdue arrears and the nonperforming loans of Greek banks.

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‘Defeat Dyslexia’ initiative set to launch in Crete

NICOLE SADEK

Backed by 500,000 euros in government funding, a screening platform that identifies children with reading disorders is ready to be put to use in Crete. The program will first target 1,500 children who have shown signs of dyslexia before expanding to the rest of the island.

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IOC appoints 10 new members, Greece back in the fold

KAROLOS GROHMANN

Greece, host of the first modern games in 1896, regained International Olympic Committee representation after four years on Wednesday when the head of its Olympic body Spyros Capralos was elected as one of 10 new members to the global organization.

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Chisel and Memory | Athens | To October 31

The Acropolis Museum pays homage to the marble craftsmen and laborers who have worked on the preservation and restoration of the ancient Greek citadel with great dedication over the decades with an exhibition of photographs.