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Wage hike bill postponed

Parliament decided to delay yet again a controversial wage hike for public sector workers that has prompted numerous strikes and protests in recent months.

Wage hike bill postponed

Parliament decided to delay yet again a controversial wage hike for public sector workers that has prompted numerous strikes and protests in recent months.

Turkey vows to back its soldiers in Syria exclave

Turkey's top general on Thursday issued an unusual message of support for Turkish troops stationed at an exclave inside Syria at a "critical" period, saying the army would act if ever they needed help.

80 people may have been exposed to Ebola patient

Texas health officials on Thursday said as many as 80 people were in contact with the Dallas Ebola patient at some point, NBC News reported, marking a significant jump from 18 people authorities had said may have been exposed to the deadly virus.

World Bank to finance $474M dam project

The World Bank has approved its largest-ever financing of a project in Lebanon, a $474 million water supply development scheme aimed at addressing severe shortages faced by over half of the country’s population.

World Bank to finance $474M dam project

The World Bank has approved its largest-ever financing of a project in Lebanon, a $474 million water supply development scheme aimed at addressing severe shortages faced by over half of the country’s population.

France defies EU with ‘no austerity’ budget

France laid down the gauntlet to EU partners Wednesday with a 2015 budget setting out how it would bring its borrowing back to within EU limits two years later than promised, a retreat it blamed on a fragile economy.

Salaries in shambles

Lebanese politicians Wednesday failed to pass long-awaited wage hike law for teachers and public servants, picking up where they left off a few short months ago.

Salaries in shambles

Lebanese politicians Wednesday failed to pass long-awaited wage hike law for teachers and public servants, picking up where they left off a few short months ago.

An embarrassment with a portfolio

Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil has been ridiculed in recent days for his embarrassing performance at a meeting he held on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly session with the foreign minister of the United Arab Emirates.

Welbeck treble demolishes Galatasaray

Arsenal ignited Wednesday their Champions League campaign with a 4-1 thrashing of a feeble Galatasaray side with Danny Welbeck grabbing a hat-trick in a largely one-sided Group D clash in north London.

Welbeck treble demolishes Galatasaray

Arsenal ignited Wednesday their Champions League campaign with a 4-1 thrashing of a feeble Galatasaray side with Danny Welbeck grabbing a hat-trick in a largely one-sided Group D clash in north London.

Djokovic, Sharapova win in China, Wozniacki falls

Novak Djokovic continued his 100 percent record at the China Open Wednesday as he overcame late resistance from Vasek Pospisil, while Maria Sharapova also won but Caroline Wozniacki crashed out.

Verstappen to set F1 record in Japan GP practice

Max Verstappen will become the youngest driver to take part in a Formula One weekend when he drives a Toro Rosso in Friday practice at the Japanese Grand Prix only three days after his 17th birthday.

Drama and controversy reign at Asiad

Cries of foul play took over the Asian Games Wednesday when an Indian female boxer refused to accept her medal and Malaysia lodged a formal complaint after one of its competitors failed a drugs test.

Five trends from Paris Fashion Week

The Paris fashion shows wrapped up Wednesday with yellow, wide-legged trousers, transparency and 1970s-inspired looks among the catwalk trends likely to be winging their way toward the high street for spring/summer 2015.

Five trends from Paris Fashion Week

The Paris fashion shows wrapped up Wednesday with yellow, wide-legged trousers, transparency and 1970s-inspired looks among the catwalk trends likely to be winging their way toward the high street for spring/summer 2015.

Max Irons on class divide, all-male banter

Max Irons may come from an illustrious acting family and has already had a taste of Hollywood, but he is very conscious of the empty and fleeting nature of fame and fortune.