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Workshop helps SMEs access public contracts 

Representatives of the Finance Ministry, Institut des Finances Basil Fuleihan, Ecole Superieure des Affaires (ESA) and World Bank celebrated Tuesday the completion of a specialized workshop for small- and medium-sized enterprises in Lebanon.

Workshop helps SMEs access public contracts 

Representatives of the Finance Ministry, Institut des Finances Basil Fuleihan, Ecole Superieure des Affaires (ESA) and World Bank celebrated Tuesday the completion of a specialized workshop for small- and medium-sized enterprises in Lebanon.

Egypt handouts will save money and avert unrest

When Suma Badie’s village in southern Egypt was chosen to pilot a program of cash handouts for the poor, no one else in her household – 33 people, sharing three rooms – thought it was worth signing up.

Stocks bounce, euro falls on Greek crisis

Stocks on Wall Street rose in choppy trade Tuesday and a global equities gauge ticked up, while the euro remained under pressure as Greece grappled with a looming deadline on a debt payment to the IMF.

Self-seeking governance 

While Lebanese Prime Minister Tammam Salam has succeeded in convening a Cabinet session for this Thursday, the topics on the agenda have yet to be agreed upon.

Self-seeking governance 

While Lebanese Prime Minister Tammam Salam has succeeded in convening a Cabinet session for this Thursday, the topics on the agenda have yet to be agreed upon.

What is behind the recent bombing wave? 

The most dangerous and troubling of the terror attacks in the past week in Tunisia Kuwait, France, Egypt and Yemen are probably the Kuwaiti and Egyptian attacks.

Barca agree $100 million deal for Pogba 

Barcelona have reportedly agreed a 64 million pound ($100 million) fee with Juventus for star midfielder Paul Pogba, with the deal set to be rubber-stamped in the summer of 2016.

Barca agree $100 million deal for Pogba 

Barcelona have reportedly agreed a 64 million pound ($100 million) fee with Juventus for star midfielder Paul Pogba, with the deal set to be rubber-stamped in the summer of 2016.

Federer, Nadal, Murray cruise through

Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray swept into the Wimbledon second round Tuesday but women’s third seed Simona Halep and 2014 runner-up Eugenie Bouchard slumped to defeat at a sweltering All England Club.

Walking the talk 

Have you noticed how it’s always the noisiest people in the room, who have the least interesting things to say?

‘Back to the Future’ hoverboard comes to life

The future is here already – or at least the one imagined for Marty McFly – with a carmaker unveiling a real, working hoverboard, like that used in the “Back To The Future” film franchise.

Virtual reality targets fitness classes

Virtual reality is making inroads into group-fitness classes and personal-training sessions and promises to get more immersive as the technology advances, according to fitness experts.

Aboriginal experience inspires artist decades on

Performance artist Marina Abramovic is known for putting her body on the line – from cutting herself, to walking thousands of kilometers along China’s Great Wall, to having a loaded gun pointed at her head.