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Novem­ber now ex­pected to be writ­ten off. Mean­while, Greek and U.S. ex­perts into the crash near Athens air­port are said to be fo­cus­ing their in­quiry on the Boe­ing 737-300’s com­pres­sion sys­tem.




The Economist In­tel­li­gence Unit marginally raised its forecast for growth to 3.8% for 2015, com­pared with 3.7% in 2004, based on higher in­fla­tion lev­els of 2.3% from an in­crease in oil prices and their im­pact on con­sumer prices. Fis­cal per­for­mance seems to be im­prov­ing as both the fis­cal deficit and public debt as a per­cent­age of GDP are ex­pected to fall on im­proved tax col­lec­tion and an ef­fort to re­duce public spend­ing.

Turk­ish Cypriot leader Mehmet Ali Talat said that the Bostanci (Zo­dia) cross­ing will open, hav­ing crit­i­cised the Greek Cypriot side for de­lay­ing the open­ing for over a year.

The cast of an Ara­bic tele­vi­sion drama star­ring prom­i­nent Egyp­tian ac­tors were chased by Cyprus po­lice, be­liev­ing that the guns used in a “mafia hit” scene were real. The crew were later al­lowed to con­tinue, but only af­ter em­bar­rass­ing Cyprus’ im­age through­out the Mid­dle East media.

Zo­dia cross­ing:

Egyp­tian com­edy:

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