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Taxi companies hurt by illegal competition

The government should regulate the taxi industry in Lebanon to put an end to all illegal competition from unlicensed taxis, said Raja Kurban, chief operating officer at Allo Taxi.

Taxi companies hurt by illegal competition

The government should regulate the taxi industry in Lebanon to put an end to all illegal competition from unlicensed taxis, said Raja Kurban, chief operating officer at Allo Taxi.

France is 'sick,' says economy minister

Crisis-hit France is "sick", the country's new economy minister says, urging immediate reforms to tackle sky-high unemployment and an economy that has failed to grow in six months.

A disunited kingdom

While it is up to the Scottish people and the Scottish people alone to decide the outcome of the independence referendum Thursday, the ramifications of a Yes vote will be felt much further afield.

A disunited kingdom

While it is up to the Scottish people and the Scottish people alone to decide the outcome of the independence referendum Thursday, the ramifications of a Yes vote will be felt much further afield.

Holders Real on song with 5-1 rout

Holders Real Madrid chased away some of their early-season blues when Gareth Bale scored the pick of the goals in a 5-1 rout of FC Basel in their Champions League Group B opener Tuesday.

Holders Real on song with 5-1 rout

Holders Real Madrid chased away some of their early-season blues when Gareth Bale scored the pick of the goals in a 5-1 rout of FC Basel in their Champions League Group B opener Tuesday.

Davis Cup to remain annual event: ITF chief

The Davis Cup will remain an annual tournament despite persistent complaints from some players that it overburdens an already-crowded schedule, the head of the sport’s governing body said Tuesday.

F1 teams warned not to use coded messages

Formula One’s governing body has banned teams from sending drivers coded messages under a controversial clampdown on radio communications use from this weekend’s Singapore Grand Prix.

Depth and unselfish nature carry Team USA

A spate of late withdrawals, a serious injury to Paul George and several marquee names missing appeared to put Team USA under a cloud for the 2014 Basketball World Cup and for future international competition.

Woods expects ‘very full’ schedule next season

Tiger Woods has yet to swing a golf club since missing the cut at last month’s PGA Championship but said Monday his recovery from a back injury was progressing well and that he anticipated a full playing schedule next year.

Scientists' colossal squid exam a kraken good show

It was a calm morning in Antarctica's remote Ross Sea, during the season when the sun never sets, when Capt. John Bennett and his crew hauled up a creature with tentacles like fire hoses and eyes like dinner plates from a mile below the surface.

Scientists' colossal squid exam a kraken good show

It was a calm morning in Antarctica's remote Ross Sea, during the season when the sun never sets, when Capt. John Bennett and his crew hauled up a creature with tentacles like fire hoses and eyes like dinner plates from a mile below the surface.

Glitzy day at London Fashion Week

London Fashion Week reached its glitziest day Monday, with big names like Burberry and Tom Ford packing in the crowds, the supermodels and the celebrities.

Scientists unveil magnetic cure for bad blood

Scientists said they had invented a device that uses a magnet to extract bacteria, fungi and toxins from blood, potentially throwing a lifeline to patients with sepsis and other infections.

Five free things to see and do in Naples

La dolce vita is all the sweeter when you get it for free. “La dolce vita,” of course, means “the sweet life,” in Italian, something you will find plenty of in Italy’s third-largest city.

Asian Art Week features ceramics, Asian paintings

Sales of classical Chinese paintings, devotional sculptures from India, Nepal and Tibet and ancient ceramic and porcelain vases and jars, including a rare Ming dynasty bowl, will be among the highlights of Asian Art Week auctions in New York.

Asian Art Week features ceramics, Asian paintings

Sales of classical Chinese paintings, devotional sculptures from India, Nepal and Tibet and ancient ceramic and porcelain vases and jars, including a rare Ming dynasty bowl, will be among the highlights of Asian Art Week auctions in New York.

Netflix orders Judd Apatow comedy series 'Love'

Netflix on Tuesday said it has ordered two seasons of a romance comedy by Hollywood hitmaker Judd Apatow as the online streaming service ramps up its original programming while it expands into France and Germany.

Whitney Houston live album due in November

Nearly three years after her death, an album and DVD of live performances by Whitney Houston is to be released in November, her long-time producer announced Tuesday.