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Lebanon launches food safety training center

Several government ministers and private sector representatives announced Wednesday the launch of a new food safety training center at the Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture of Beirut and Mount Lebanon.

Lebanon launches food safety training center

Several government ministers and private sector representatives announced Wednesday the launch of a new food safety training center at the Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture of Beirut and Mount Lebanon.

Historic shift as Obama ends isolation of Cuba

President Barack Obama announced the re-establishment of diplomatic relations with Cuba Wednesday and declared an end to America’s “outdated approach” to the communist island in a historic shift aimed at ending a half-century of Cold War enmity.

Lebanon signs Latin American free trade pact

Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil signed a free-trade agreement with the Mercosur countries of Latin America, stressing the importance of maintaining good relations with the bloc.

Lebanon signs Latin American free trade pact

Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil signed a free-trade agreement with the Mercosur countries of Latin America, stressing the importance of maintaining good relations with the bloc.

IMF says Gulf can cope with cheaper oil

The energy-exporting states of the Gulf can cope comfortably with sliding oil prices, an International Monetary Fund official said Tuesday, as a plunge in regional stock markets showed that some local investors were panicking.

Fed opens door to rate hike

The Fed Reserve Wednesday offered a strong signal that it was on track to raise interest rates sometime next year, altering a pledge to keep them near zero for a “considerable time” in a show of confidence in the U.S. economy.

EU coal in Israel’s sock

The bad news for Israel keeps on coming, and judging by the reactions of Israeli and U.S. politicians, more is yet to come.

EU coal in Israel’s sock

The bad news for Israel keeps on coming, and judging by the reactions of Israeli and U.S. politicians, more is yet to come.

What Future and Hezbollah should discuss

So great are the worries that Sunni-Shiite relations may deteriorate in Lebanon, that everyone embraces the impending dialogue between the Future Movement and Hezbollah.

San Lorenzo through to final against Madrid

South American champions San Lorenzo needed extra-time to see off the gallant challenge of Auckland City as they beat the New Zealand part-timers 2-1 in the Club World Cup semifinal Wednesday.

San Lorenzo through to final against Madrid

South American champions San Lorenzo needed extra-time to see off the gallant challenge of Auckland City as they beat the New Zealand part-timers 2-1 in the Club World Cup semifinal Wednesday.

Djokovic, Federer resist surge of new wave

Stan Wawrinka and Marin Cilic enjoyed breakthrough triumphs at the Australian and U.S. Opens, but at the end of 2014 it was business as usual for Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer.

Reading between the lines in Venice

If you find the crowds that swirl around St. Mark’s Square and the Rialto a little dismaying, why not take a look at Venice through the eyes of a different type of visitor – the writers who have haunted its canals and palazzos.

Tag Heuer changes tune, looking at smartwatches

Barely a few months after dismissing Apple’s smartwatch, the new chief executive of luxury Swiss watchmaker Tag Heuer conceded Tuesday that such a high-tech gadget might after all have a place in his firm’s lineup.

Bill Cosby's wife defends him from sex assault claims

Camille Cosby, the wife of comedian Bill Cosby, on Monday defended her husband from weeks-long accusations brought by more than a dozen women alleging that the groundbreaking entertainer sexually assaulted them decades ago.

Bill Cosby's wife defends him from sex assault claims

Camille Cosby, the wife of comedian Bill Cosby, on Monday defended her husband from weeks-long accusations brought by more than a dozen women alleging that the groundbreaking entertainer sexually assaulted them decades ago.

Julianne Moore portrays descent into Alzheimers

Early in the film “Still Alice,” the Columbia University professor played by Julianne Moore is the picture of health, taking a jog through campus, until she realizes she is completely lost.