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Government trash plan faces obstacles 

Obstacles emerged Tuesday to a government bid to end the garbage crisis plaguing Beirut and Mount Lebanon, as local officials and residents voiced major opposition to a number of proposed dumping sites.

Government trash plan faces obstacles 

Obstacles emerged Tuesday to a government bid to end the garbage crisis plaguing Beirut and Mount Lebanon, as local officials and residents voiced major opposition to a number of proposed dumping sites.

Obama warns leaders who refuse to step down

Barack Obama Tuesday condemned African leaders who refuse to give up power and urged the continent to end “the cancer of corruption,” in the first ever address to the African Union by a U.S. president.

Cameron: no place for dirty money in UK property

Britain will seek more transparency from foreign firms investing in the property market in a bid to stop ill-gotten funds being laundered in the sector, Prime Minister David Cameron said Tuesday.

UAE shifts fuel prices as the Gulf watches

The United Arab Emirates has become the first Gulf state to take a major step toward taming the gas-guzzling habits of its drivers, who see cheap fuel as part of their birthright.

Platini to run for FIFA presidency

Michel Platini, the head of European football’s governing body UEFA, is to announce in the next few days that he will stand for the presidency of FIFA, a source close to the former France international told Reuters Tuesday.

Platini to run for FIFA presidency

Michel Platini, the head of European football’s governing body UEFA, is to announce in the next few days that he will stand for the presidency of FIFA, a source close to the former France international told Reuters Tuesday.

Mercedes need to sort out their starts

For the second race in a row it all went wrong at the start for Mercedes in Hungary and a rule change coming in after the August break will give the Formula One world champions even more to think about.

Cedars look to naturalize American Holman 

Lebanon have set their sights on naturalizing Riyadi’s former American center Elijah Holman to boost the national squad, which will take part in the Asian Championship in late September.

Chand eyes Olympics after gender ruling

Indian sprinter Dutee Chand said Tuesday she was “super excited” about returning to athletics after a landmark ruling on the validity of so-called gender tests.

Tech leaders warn over 'killer robots'

A group of leading tech leaders, including British scientist Stephen Hawking and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, issue a stern warning against the development of so-called killer robots

Tech leaders warn over 'killer robots'

A group of leading tech leaders, including British scientist Stephen Hawking and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, issue a stern warning against the development of so-called killer robots

Arab female bodybuilder seeks acclaim abroad

Flexing her muscles in defiance of the Gulf’s conservative cultural stereotypes, bodybuilder Haifa Musawi has lost all hope of pumping iron for Bahrain and is now looking elsewhere for recognition.

Jackson family patriarch hospitalized

Joe Jackson, the father of the late Michael Jackson and patriarch of the musical family, suffered a stroke Monday while visiting Brazil and was hospitalized in the intensive care unit of a Sao Paulo hospital.

Jackson family patriarch hospitalized

Joe Jackson, the father of the late Michael Jackson and patriarch of the musical family, suffered a stroke Monday while visiting Brazil and was hospitalized in the intensive care unit of a Sao Paulo hospital.