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Import bill drops on cheap oil, strong dollar 

The sharp drop in the price of oil and the appreciation of the U.S. dollar against other foreign currencies caused the value of Lebanon’s imports to drop by more than 11 percent in 2015, a leading economist said Monday.

Import bill drops on cheap oil, strong dollar 

The sharp drop in the price of oil and the appreciation of the U.S. dollar against other foreign currencies caused the value of Lebanon’s imports to drop by more than 11 percent in 2015, a leading economist said Monday.

Curry magic as Warriors down Rockets

Steph Curry turned on the style as the Golden State Warriors overcame a brave Houston Rockets fightback to triumph 123-110 and stretch their winning streak to 10 games Tuesday

Magnussen returns with Renault F1 team

Renault announced the Formula One comeback of Danish driver Kevin Magnussen at the launch Wednesday of a new-look team that will put the French carmaker back on the starting grid as a constructor.

Warner settles 'Happy Birthday' copyright suit for $14M

The copyright to the world's most popular song, "Happy Birthday to You," has been in dispute for decades, but if an agreement by Warner/Chappel Music to pay $14 million to end a lawsuit over the song is approved by a U.S. court, it will be free for all to use as they please

Crime and Punishment’s dark world lit up

Inside an old Saint Petersburg flat that was once home to Fyodor Dostoyevsky, a new exhibition plunges visitors into the dark and complex world of “Crime and Punishment,” shedding new light on one of Russia’s greatest literary works 150 years after its publication.

French ballerina Violette Verdy dies at 82

Violette Verdy, one of the ballet world's most loved ballerinas and choreographers, has died aged 82, after leading a life that inspired generations of dancers, the Paris Opera announced Tuesday

Astrologers predict turbulent Year of the Monkey

As the Lunar New Year of the Monkey swings into action Monday, fortune tellers foresee 12 months of political and financial turbulence at the hands of the mischievous, unpredictable creature.

Astrologers predict turbulent Year of the Monkey

As the Lunar New Year of the Monkey swings into action Monday, fortune tellers foresee 12 months of political and financial turbulence at the hands of the mischievous, unpredictable creature.

Top 10 best Valentine’s Day gifts 

For some the most awaited time of the year is just a few days away, for others it is a high-stakes, consumerist, shopping nightmare that can make or break a relationship.

France restricts blood transfusions over Zika virus

Travelers coming back from any outbreak zones of the Zika virus will need to wait at least 28 days before giving blood to avoid any risk of transmission, French Health Minister Marisol Touraine said Sunday