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Education shortfall serves extremist groups

The lack of education opportunities for more than 350,000 children in Lebanon risks making them vulnerable to radicalization and recruitment by extremist groups such as ISIS, experts have warned, with an enormous funding shortfall making it near impossible to properly address the problem.

Education shortfall serves extremist groups

The lack of education opportunities for more than 350,000 children in Lebanon risks making them vulnerable to radicalization and recruitment by extremist groups such as ISIS, experts have warned, with an enormous funding shortfall making it near impossible to properly address the problem.

Airstrikes persist despite intelligence gaps

The Pentagon is grappling with significant intelligence gaps as it bombs Iraq and Syria, and it is operating under less restrictive targeting rules than those President Barack Obama imposed on the CIA drone campaign in Pakistan and Yemen, according to current and former U.S. officials.

Quit or we’ll occupy buildings, protesters tell Lung

Student leaders of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests warned that if the territory’s leader doesn’t resign by Thursday they will step up their actions, including occupying several important government buildings.

Rent law to trigger tenant-landlord legal feuds

A new rental law that enacted gradual increases in the value of residential lease contracts signed before 1992 would open the door for hundreds of legal battles between tenants and landlords if Parliament fails to introduce amendments to the law that goes into effect on Dec. 28.

Rent law to trigger tenant-landlord legal feuds

A new rental law that enacted gradual increases in the value of residential lease contracts signed before 1992 would open the door for hundreds of legal battles between tenants and landlords if Parliament fails to introduce amendments to the law that goes into effect on Dec. 28.

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.

Amal Alamuddin enters fashion pantheon as Clooney's bride

With the help of Oscar de la Renta, Stella McCartney, Giambattista Valli and Dolce & Gabbana, human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin vaulted into the top echelons of Hollywood fashion with her stylish Italian wedding to actor George Clooney.

Amal Alamuddin enters fashion pantheon as Clooney's bride

With the help of Oscar de la Renta, Stella McCartney, Giambattista Valli and Dolce & Gabbana, human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin vaulted into the top echelons of Hollywood fashion with her stylish Italian wedding to actor George Clooney.