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Liberia free of Ebola by Christmas, says president

Liberia's president Monday urged her countrymen to double their efforts to reach the government's goal of having zero new Ebola cases by Dec. 25, a target some experts have described as highly ambitious.

When Ramzi Rizk saw a photo opportunity

This is the third in a series of articles about Lebanese entrepreneurs who took part in the Central Bank’s Accelerate 2014 International Startup Conference.

When Ramzi Rizk saw a photo opportunity

This is the third in a series of articles about Lebanese entrepreneurs who took part in the Central Bank’s Accelerate 2014 International Startup Conference.

US seeks to step up India trade talks

The United States wants to step up its trade dialogue with India, Trade Representative Michael Froman said Monday, after the resolution of a global trade dispute paved the way for President Barack Obama to visit India.

Why demand for Islamic finance is soaring

When a Muslim cleric told Ahmad Salim that Shariah law forbade paying interest, he returned his days-old loan to the bank and turned to the fast-growing industry of Islamic finance.

Negotiating to nowhere

As attention shifts from clinching a deal on Iran’s nuclear program to laying the groundwork for an extension of the negotiations, there would appear to be less chance that the entire process will succeed.

Negotiating to nowhere

As attention shifts from clinching a deal on Iran’s nuclear program to laying the groundwork for an extension of the negotiations, there would appear to be less chance that the entire process will succeed.

Early on, ISIS targeted Sunni tribal leaders

A centerpiece of President Barack Obama’s strategy for defeating ISIS is mobilizing tribal fighters to join the Iraqi military in retaking Anbar and other Sunni-dominated provinces.

For Iran, the path of Hasan or Hussein?

S ir Richard Dalton, a graduate of the Middle East Center for Arab Studies in Shemlan, Lebanon, was British consul general in Jerusalem from 1993 to 1997 at an early stage of the Palestinian-Israeli peace process.

Obi saves Mancini blushes in Milan derby

Inter midfielder Joel Obi struck a second-half equalizer in a hard-fought 1-1 draw away to AC Milan to save Roberto Mancini’s blushes on the Italian’s return to Serie A after a six-year absence Sunday.

Obi saves Mancini blushes in Milan derby

Inter midfielder Joel Obi struck a second-half equalizer in a hard-fought 1-1 draw away to AC Milan to save Roberto Mancini’s blushes on the Italian’s return to Serie A after a six-year absence Sunday.

Harden scores 32 as Rockets beat Mavericks 95-92

Carmelo Anthony scored 25 points and Amare Stoudemire added 16 points and 11 rebounds as the New York Knicks kept the Philadelphia 76ers winless after 13 games with a 91-83 victory Saturday.

Pacquiao beats Algieri to retain title

Filipino ring icon Manny Pacquiao comprehensively dismantled American Chris Algieri to retain his World Boxing Organization welterweight title at the Cotai Arena in Macau Sunday.

On the demands of etiquette

Etiquette. The word carries with it many misconceptions, and it’s time to set the record straight. According to experts in the field, adhering to its code is meant to make life easier.

On the demands of etiquette

Etiquette. The word carries with it many misconceptions, and it’s time to set the record straight. According to experts in the field, adhering to its code is meant to make life easier.

'Anti-Barbie' doll goes on sale in US

She's short, brunette, has an average body shape and can even be given cellulite and acne: the 'anti-Barbie' doll is ready to go on sale in the United States.

A taste of the Andes: Kaiken wines

The kaiken goose is the only bird strong enough to fly over the Andes Mountains, which reach heights of more than 7,000 meters. Each year this goose, whose name comes from the Mapuche Indian language, flies from Chile to Argentina. It has a wingspan of two meters, needed for powering across the mountains.

Blended frog juice a popular Peru elixir

Frogs from Peru's Lake Titicaca are the main ingredient in a juice blend that some Andean cultures believe has the power to cure asthma, bronchitis, sluggishness and a low sex drive.

'Mad Men' creator to receive honorary Int'l Emmy

"Mad Men" stars Christina Hendricks and John Slattery will be presenting a special award at the International Emmys Gala to the show's creator and executive producer Matthew Weiner who's preparing the final episodes of the 1960s Madison Avenue ad agency saga slated to air in spring 2015.

'Mockingjay, Part 1' opens with $123 million

"Mockingjay, Part 1" didn't catch fire like the previous installments of "The Hunger Games," but it still had the biggest opening of the year with $123 million at the weekend box office, according to studio estimates Sunday.