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Iceland’s Pirates head for power

A party that hangs a skull-and-crossbones flag at its HQ, and promises to clean up corruption, grant asylum to Edward Snowden and accept the bitcoin virtual currency, could be on course to form the next Icelandic government.

Iceland’s Pirates head for power

A party that hangs a skull-and-crossbones flag at its HQ, and promises to clean up corruption, grant asylum to Edward Snowden and accept the bitcoin virtual currency, could be on course to form the next Icelandic government.

Govt to cover breast cancer reconstructions 

Lebanese women without private insurance who are treated at government-contracted hospitals will no longer pay for breast reconstruction surgery following mastectomy operations, Health Minister Wael Abu Faour announced Thursday, as these costs will be covered by the government.

Economic Committees hint at escalation 

The Economic Committees Thursday suggested again that it may close all businesses if the government failed to end the political deadlock and revitalize the economy.

Economic Committees hint at escalation 

The Economic Committees Thursday suggested again that it may close all businesses if the government failed to end the political deadlock and revitalize the economy.

Saudi stocks rise on oil output cut

Saudi stocks climbed from the lowest level in eight months after an OPEC deal to cut oil output helped investors look past concerns over possible legal action against the kingdom for alleged ties to the Sept. 11 attacks.

The biggest winners, losers from oil deal

The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries’ agreement to cut production ends two years of Saudi Arabia’s pump-at-will policies, which had sunk oil prices to the joy of drivers in the Western world and the consternation of central bankers seeking to stave off deflation.

Carrasco strike helps Atletico halt Bayern’s run

Bayern Munich’s perfect start to the season under coach Carlo Ancelotti came to an end as Jannick Carrasco’s first-half goal gave Atletico Madrid a 1-0 home victory in their Champions League Group D game Wednesday.

Carrasco strike helps Atletico halt Bayern’s run

Bayern Munich’s perfect start to the season under coach Carlo Ancelotti came to an end as Jannick Carrasco’s first-half goal gave Atletico Madrid a 1-0 home victory in their Champions League Group D game Wednesday.

Garnett says 'farewell' after 21 NBA seasons

Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Garnett is calling time on his NBA career after 21 seasons, posting a video on Instagram saying "farewell" and "thank you" to fans who have backed him since 1995

‘Hey Tiger, how about a sandwich?’

Tiger Woods has endured two tough runner-up finishes in majors at Hazeltine, but he could be reduced even further, to sandwich delivery man, at the Ryder Cup here this week.

Advantage Rosberg as F1 title fight resumes

Rainy weather may be the only thing that can stop Mercedes from clinching a third straight Formula One constructors’ title at this weekend’s Malaysian Grand Prix, as new championship leader Nico Rosberg seeks to capitalize on his current edge over teammate Lewis Hamilton.

Hoffman and Dench, Emmy nominees

Dustin Hoffman and Judi Dench have received International Emmy nominations for their roles in the BBC One TV movie “Roald Dahl’s Esio Trot.”

Dylan to release 36-CD set of electric tour

Bob Dylan is releasing a 36-CD box-set of his 1966 world tour, a landmark yet controversial series of concerts that followed the folk great's shock decision to go electric.

Rihanna, new top designers debut in Paris

New designer debut from powerhouses Lanvin – and pop star Rihanna’s first Paris catwalk show for Fenty Puma – marked the start of spring/summer 2017 shows in the City of Light.

Rihanna, new top designers debut in Paris

New designer debut from powerhouses Lanvin – and pop star Rihanna’s first Paris catwalk show for Fenty Puma – marked the start of spring/summer 2017 shows in the City of Light.

Rosetta: Comet mission with an Egyptian flavor

When Europe’s comet chaser was launched in 2004, it boasted the name of the famous Rosetta stone, which had helped decipher hieroglyphics, the mysterious written language of the ancient Egyptians.

MBC to launch Project Runway Middle East 

Fashionista Hadia Sinno took the style world by storm with a unique combination of expertise and avant-garde style, rising to become one of the most preeminent voices on all things fashion.

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