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Occupation dries up EDL revenues

The occupation of Electricite du Liban’s (EDL) headquarters is expected to have a dire effect on the revenues of the company next month, a senior manager of the state-owned firm warned Monday.

Occupation dries up EDL revenues

The occupation of Electricite du Liban’s (EDL) headquarters is expected to have a dire effect on the revenues of the company next month, a senior manager of the state-owned firm warned Monday.

Dollar/euro rate to affect Turkish economy

As Europe’s economic recovery stutters and the U.S. shows strong signs of progress, experts are estimating that a euro/dollar ratio – how many U.S. dollars are needed to purchase one euro – could hit Turkey’s economic performance.

Europe drafts emergency energy plan

The European Union could ban gas exports and limit industrial use as part of emergency measures to protect household energy supplies this winter, a source told Reuters, as it braces for a possible halt in Russian gas as a result of the Ukraine crisis.

Daylight robbery

The usual bout of Western finger-wagging has begun after Israel’s decision to undertake its “biggest” land grab in 30 years, as some activists and monitors are calling it.

Daylight robbery

The usual bout of Western finger-wagging has begun after Israel’s decision to undertake its “biggest” land grab in 30 years, as some activists and monitors are calling it.

Egypt’s judiciary toes the Sisi line

When Egyptian courts sentenced over 1,000 defendants to death in the spring of 2014, and when former President Hosni Mubarak was acquitted of human rights violations months earlier despite decades of documented torture, serious questions arose about the independence of the judiciary.

Serena Williams, Djokovic into U.S. Open quarters

Serena Williams gave a premature victory leap in her fourth-round match and later allowed herself a self-deprecating celebration after beating Kaia Kanepi to reach the U.S. Open quarterfinals Monday.

Marquez’s 11th win of season at Silverstone

MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez returned to his winning ways Sunday, with a thrilling 11th victory of the season, in a British Grand Prix battle with fellow Spaniard Jorge Lorenzo.

Sluggish U.S. recover to down battling Turkey

A sluggish United States needed a strong final quarter to overpower Turkey 98-77 in the basketball World Cup and European champions France celebrated a dramatic 74-73 win over dark horses Serbia Sunday.

Bolt ends season, will not run in Zurich

World record holder and six-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt has decided to end his 2014 season and will not compete in the 100-meter in Thursday’s IAAF Diamond League Final in Zurich, organizers said Sunday.

Rocking the music and fashion worlds

The lead singer of local rock band Mother Mantra paused between songs with an unusual request Saturday night at the group’s debut concert at the Garten nightclub in Downtown.

Rocking the music and fashion worlds

The lead singer of local rock band Mother Mantra paused between songs with an unusual request Saturday night at the group’s debut concert at the Garten nightclub in Downtown.

Myanmar targets 5 million tourists with e-visa

Myanmar launches an online visa application promising an end to painful waits for permits to visit the once secretive nation as it tries to lure five million tourists a year by 2015.

Electric car sales under fire in Norway

Ministers in Norway – a major and rich oil-producing country – are under increasing public pressure to reduce perks and tax breaks for booming electric car sales.

Why your favorite song takes you down memory lane

Music triggers different functions of the brain, which helps explain why listening to a song you like might be enjoyable but a favorite song may plunge you into nostalgia, scientists said on Thursday.