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Much ado about nothing in Cabinet 

The Cabinet Friday tasked the Council for Development and Reconstruction with preparing an analytical study and a general plan for all the projects it has implemented and is implementing after some ministers accused the CDR of being selective in carrying out projects.

Lebanon will benefit from Brexit ... at first 

Britain’s vote to exit the European Union is likely to have a positive short-term impact on Lebanon’s economy, while negative repercussions will only affect Lebanese investors in the real estate and stock markets in the U.K., economists said.

Lebanon will benefit from Brexit ... at first 

Britain’s vote to exit the European Union is likely to have a positive short-term impact on Lebanon’s economy, while negative repercussions will only affect Lebanese investors in the real estate and stock markets in the U.K., economists said.

Top economies ease Iran money laundering measures

The world’s major economies Friday suspended anti-money laundering measures against Iran for a year despite concerns that Tehran uses its financial sector to protect criminal enterprises and fund terrorist activity.

Drinks, drugs and cars: Trade hit by EU vote

Chief executives from Tokyo to Denver Friday prepared for long-term disruption, job cuts and lower profits after Britain’s vote to leave the EU raised widespread fears over economic growth and sent share prices spinning.

Messi primed to end Argentina drought

Chile face Argentina in Sunday’s Copa America final for the right to call themselves South America’s dominant team but perhaps an even bigger question for football fans the world over regards whether Lionel Messi can finally win a major international title.

Messi primed to end Argentina drought

Chile face Argentina in Sunday’s Copa America final for the right to call themselves South America’s dominant team but perhaps an even bigger question for football fans the world over regards whether Lionel Messi can finally win a major international title.

Aussie Simmons taken first in entry draft

Philadelphia selected Ben Simmons with the No. 1 overall pick in the 2016 NBA draft, making the Australian forward the first 76ers top pick since Allen Iverson 20 years ago

Rosberg cruises to victory in Azerbaijan

Nico Rosberg won the first Formula One race held in Azerbaijan Sunday to turn the championship tide and stretch his lead over Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton to 24 points.

Darth Vader to return in Star Wars spin-off

Cinema’s ultimate villain, Darth Vader, is set to make a comeback with a menacing appearance in “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,” industry magazine Entertainment Weekly said Wednesday.

Desert scope stakes out supermassive black hole

A desert telescope has focused with unprecedented sharpness on a star circling a supermassive black hole thought to lurk at the centre of our Milky Way galaxy, excited astronomers announced on Wednesday.

Designer in the spotlight: Nadine Mneimeneh 

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.

Infiniti’s QX60 more stylish than ever 

I expect it’s natural that after nearly 20 months of featuring weekly car reviews in The Daily Star, we were bound to eventually come across terms such as “refresh,” “facelift” and “redesign.”

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