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IMF says Egypt tax delay means rich pay less

The International Monetary Fund criticized Egypt’s decision to delay imposing capital gains tax on stocks because it means that the cost of shoring up public finances will be borne by “people who are less able to afford it.”

It’s time to mend fences 

The liberation of southern Lebanon from Israeli occupation in May 2000 was a milestone in the Arab-Israeli conflict.

It’s time to mend fences 

The liberation of southern Lebanon from Israeli occupation in May 2000 was a milestone in the Arab-Israeli conflict.

The inward turn of the United Kingdom is tragic 

On Monday, the Right Honorable David Cameron, prime minister of Great Britain, gave his first major speech after being re-elected to his high office – once held by Pitt, Gladstone, Disraeli, Lloyd George, Churchill and Thatcher.

Why a joint Arab force raises doubts 

When Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi announced in late March after an Arab summit at Sharm al-Sheikh that leaders had agreed to create a “joint Arab military force” to respond to security threats in the region, the idea was greeted with skepticism across much of the Arab world.

Monaco secure Champions League return

Monaco, locked in a three-way tussle with Saint-Etienne and Marseille, booked the third and final French ticket to next season’s Champions League thanks to a season-closing 1-0 win over Lorient Saturday.

Monaco secure Champions League return

Monaco, locked in a three-way tussle with Saint-Etienne and Marseille, booked the third and final French ticket to next season’s Champions League thanks to a season-closing 1-0 win over Lorient Saturday.

Colorful Federer’s mood darkened despite win

Roger Federer enlivened a routine day at the office with a violet and pink outfit and a several dabs of brilliance to launch another French Open quest but his mood darkened after a security breach Sunday.

Rosberg takes Monaco hat-trick after gaffe

Germany’s Nico Rosberg celebrated a surprise hat-trick of Monaco Grand Prix victories Sunday after Mercedes blew championship-leading teammate Lewis Hamilton’s chances with a needless pit stop.

Cormier subdues Johnson in third

Daniel Cormier wore the conflict on his beaming face when he got the UFC’s light heavyweight title belt strapped around his waist in the same Vegas cage where he failed to win it a few months ago.

Creator of The Honest Toddler turns on the sass

What are toddlers? In the addled brain of Bunmi Laditan, the mom-of-three behind the cheeky Honest Toddler on Twitter, they’re a “cross between a sociopath, a rabid animal, a cocker spaniel, a demon and an angel.”

Creator of The Honest Toddler turns on the sass

What are toddlers? In the addled brain of Bunmi Laditan, the mom-of-three behind the cheeky Honest Toddler on Twitter, they’re a “cross between a sociopath, a rabid animal, a cocker spaniel, a demon and an angel.”

Threading the needle in a Ferrari FF 

It’s becoming increasingly clear to me that life hardly ever goes according to plan, as demonstrated by the situation in which I currently find myself.

Why do men exist? Scientific study explains

Since in many species, sperm is males’ only contribution to reproduction, biologists have long puzzled about why evolutionary selection, known for its ruthless efficiency, allows them to exist.

LUXE City Guides: Heritage Hong Kong

If you think that Hong Kong is just glass and steel, you are very much mistaken. Sure, this pearl of Asia is lustrous, but shuck the husk and you’ll discover profound riches that shine even brighter.

Sweden pips Russia in Eurovision pop fest

Sweden narrowly beat Russia Sunday in a nail-biting 60th edition of the Eurovision Song Contest, winning its sixth crown in Europe’s annual anything-goes music extravaganza.

Sweden pips Russia in Eurovision pop fest

Sweden narrowly beat Russia Sunday in a nail-biting 60th edition of the Eurovision Song Contest, winning its sixth crown in Europe’s annual anything-goes music extravaganza.

A tribute to Lebanon’s bomb shelters 

We shuffled down a flight of shallow stairs, squeezed past the sandbags piled to either side of the heavy metal doors, and filed into the darkness of the basement bomb shelter.