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Berri-FPM spat over summit casts gloom over govt 

Lebanese divisions over the 2019 Arab Economic and Social Development Summit that ended in Beirut Sunday are expected to burst out into the open this week, pitting the Free Patriotic Movement against Speaker Nabih Berri’s Amal Movement and overshadowing the stalled Cabinet formation attempts, political sources said.

Berri-FPM spat over summit casts gloom over govt 

Lebanese divisions over the 2019 Arab Economic and Social Development Summit that ended in Beirut Sunday are expected to burst out into the open this week, pitting the Free Patriotic Movement against Speaker Nabih Berri’s Amal Movement and overshadowing the stalled Cabinet formation attempts, political sources said.

Spain efforts to reach toddler in well hit hudles

Diggers trying to reach a 2-year-old boy who fell into a deep well in southern Spain a week ago saw their progress slowed by harder rock Sunday, though experts held out hope he could still be alive.

Israel, Chad renew ties as Netanyahu visits

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited the majority-Muslim nation of Chad Sunday for what he called a “historic” trip, as the two countries restored diplomatic ties after a decadeslong break.

Firms: Ghosn received $9M improperly

Carlos Ghosn improperly received $9 million in compensation from a joint venture between Nissan Motor and Mitsubishi Motors, the Japanese automakers said Friday, raising the possibility of their ousted chairman facing a fresh charge of embezzlement.

Firms: Ghosn received $9M improperly

Carlos Ghosn improperly received $9 million in compensation from a joint venture between Nissan Motor and Mitsubishi Motors, the Japanese automakers said Friday, raising the possibility of their ousted chairman facing a fresh charge of embezzlement.

Saudi bonds to join JPMorgan in $119B addition

Saudi Arabia and four other Gulf nations will join JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s emerging-market bond indexes this month, potentially paving the way for billions of dollars in inflows into the securities.

Ghosn ethics may be dubious: committee

The co-chair of a committee set up by Japanese automaker Nissan Motor Co. to examine the root cause of alleged financial misconduct by ousted chairman Carlos Ghosn said he believed the embattle executive may have had questionable ethical standards.

Pacquiao beats Broner in unanimous decision win

WBA welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao showed flashes of his past brilliance as he delivered a dominant performance to earn a unanimous decision victory over Adrien Broner in Las Vegas Saturday.

Pacquiao beats Broner in unanimous decision win

WBA welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao showed flashes of his past brilliance as he delivered a dominant performance to earn a unanimous decision victory over Adrien Broner in Las Vegas Saturday.

Federer, Kerber stunned as Nadal through

Defending champion Roger Federer was stunned by fiery Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas who ended his bid for a record seventh Australian Open Sunday on a day of upsets that also saw second seed Angelique Kerber crash out.

Sagesse get another Champville thrashing 

Champville inflicted another damaging defeat on past rivals Sagesse Sunday, trouncing the fallen giants 99-66 for their fifth win in six in the Lebanese Basketball League.

Formula One pays tribute to Schumacher at 50

Seven-time world champion Michael Schumacher turned 50 Thursday with Formula One and his fans paying tribute to the sport’s most successful driver with a mixture of celebration and sorrow.

Saudi Arabia reviving its ancient past

Bathed in light, musicians belt out melodies among pre-Islamic desert ruins in northwestern Saudi Arabia, a heritage trove at the center of efforts to put the reclusive kingdom on the tourism map.

Saudi Arabia reviving its ancient past

Bathed in light, musicians belt out melodies among pre-Islamic desert ruins in northwestern Saudi Arabia, a heritage trove at the center of efforts to put the reclusive kingdom on the tourism map.

First Thai cave rescue film due out on mission anniversary

A Thai-born director who took just weeks to shoot the first film about the dramatic cave rescue of the "Wild Boars" football team says his focus is on authenticity and the mission's "unsung" heroes, with book publishers and Hollywood studios jostling to make their versions of the saga.

What the latest dieting studies tell us

Bacon and black coffee for breakfast, or oatmeal and bananas? If you’re planning to try to lose weight in 2019, you’re sure to find a fierce debate online and among friends and family about how best to do it. It seems like everyone has an opinion, and new fads emerge every year. Two major studies last year provided more fuel for a particularly polarizing topic - the role carbs play in making us fat.

Ford and Cadillac SUVs star at auto show

SUVs and a big pickup truck will get top billing at Detroit’s auto show this year, but there are some surprise sports cars and electric vehicles on the agenda.

Chilean Patagonia: an open-air lab

In one of the most inhospitable places on Earth, the southernmost part of Chile's Patagonia region, scientists are studying whales, dolphins and algae in order to help predict how climate change will affect the world's oceans.