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Car accident kills five, injures six

Five people were killed and six were injured during a car accident on the Jiyyeh highway Sunday, according to Lebanon’s Traffic Management Center.

Car accident kills five, injures six

Five people were killed and six were injured during a car accident on the Jiyyeh highway Sunday, according to Lebanon’s Traffic Management Center.

G-20 says close to goal of $2 trillion in growth

Finance chiefs from the 20 largest economies said on Sunday they are close to reaching their goal of boosting world GDP by more than $2 trillion over the next five years, and will focus on infrastructure investment to help reach the target.

G-20 says close to goal of $2 trillion in growth

Finance chiefs from the 20 largest economies said on Sunday they are close to reaching their goal of boosting world GDP by more than $2 trillion over the next five years, and will focus on infrastructure investment to help reach the target.

Lebanon to tap into huge Russian market

Lebanon aims to capitalize on Russia’s decision to ban imports of food items from Europe and the U.S. by exporting agricultural produce to the country of 150 million citizens, industrialists and experts said.

Arab Bank never backed Hamas, lawyer tells jury

Arab Bank Plc never provided material support for the Palestinian group Hamas, a lawyer for the bank told jurors Thursday during closing arguments at the bank’s civil trial on charges of financing terrorism.

Persian pretense

The dramatic events unfolding in Yemen have seen a bold offensive by the Houthi movement in the capital Sanaa, defused with difficulty Friday after dozens of people lost their lives in the violence.

Persian pretense

The dramatic events unfolding in Yemen have seen a bold offensive by the Houthi movement in the capital Sanaa, defused with difficulty Friday after dozens of people lost their lives in the violence.

Hamas and Fatah have behaved shamefully

There is little in the Middle Eastern political scene these days more shameful than the sheer incompetence and irresponsibility of both leading Palestinian political groups, Hamas and Fatah, in moving ahead to implement their national reconciliation government.

Li Na, China’s tennis revolutionary

Li Na single-handedly sparked a tennis revolution in Asia and became one of the world’s most successful athletes thanks to her fierce determination to overcome the odds.

Mercedes duo set for Singapore street fight

Mercedes teammates Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton renew their sometimes hostile rivalry on the floodlit streets of Singapore this weekend at a circuit where mistakes or collisions normally result in race retirement.

Diversity on show at Asian Games opening

The 17th Asian Games opened in a mulch-colored blaze of fireworks and carefully crafted K-Pop routines Friday, as athletes from the world’s most populous region came together in pursuit of gold and glory in South Korea.

Keg is tapped: Oktoberfest opens to toast millions

Germany's world-famous Oktoberfest kicks off with the traditional tapping of the first barrel of beer, as millions of revelers are set to soak up the frothy atmosphere in the 16-day annual extravaganza.

Hermel oasis provides relief from drought

It’s been a long, dry summer. The idea of anything coming out of the government taps is now a joke, Lake Qaraoun, the country’s largest freshwater body, has shriveled to an oversized puddle and there have even been rumors of rain dances in the south.

Sweeteners boost diabetes risk: study

Promoted as an aid to good health, artificial sweeteners may in fact be boosting diabetes risk, said a study that urged a rethink of their widespread use and endorsement.

New leak of hacked celebrity nude pictures

More nude celebrity photos, purportedly including reality star Kim Kardashian, circulate social media, in what appears to be the second massive hacking-related leak in less than a month.

New leak of hacked celebrity nude pictures

More nude celebrity photos, purportedly including reality star Kim Kardashian, circulate social media, in what appears to be the second massive hacking-related leak in less than a month.

'Maze Runner' sets hopes on Dylan O'Brien

When MTV's "Teen Wolf" heartthrob Dylan O'Brien first auditioned for young adult dystopian film "The Maze Runner," director Wes Ball thought he was too "cool" to play the movie's innocent, vulnerable lead.

Hunger Games’ Kravitz has a hunger to make music

At 50, Lenny Kravitz is an American in Paris. After acting in “The Hunger Games,” he’s returned to music with a new album he says just poured out of him during shooting of the box office smash.