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Future rebuffs Aoun’s TV debate call to Hariri 

The Future Movement poured cold water Sunday on MP Michel Aoun’s invitation to former Prime Minister Saad Hariri to engage in a live televised debate aimed at breaking the 14-month-old presidential deadlock.

Future rebuffs Aoun’s TV debate call to Hariri 

The Future Movement poured cold water Sunday on MP Michel Aoun’s invitation to former Prime Minister Saad Hariri to engage in a live televised debate aimed at breaking the 14-month-old presidential deadlock.

Salameh: We will help banks seeking consolidation 

The Central Bank is willing to facilitate mergers or acquisitions among banks if they desire to do so in a bid to contain the mounting financial cost of compliance, Governor Riad Salameh said, reiterating, however, his rejection of any mergers between the country’s top leading banks.

Salameh: We will help banks seeking consolidation 

The Central Bank is willing to facilitate mergers or acquisitions among banks if they desire to do so in a bid to contain the mounting financial cost of compliance, Governor Riad Salameh said, reiterating, however, his rejection of any mergers between the country’s top leading banks.

Greek stock market bloodbath as exchange reopens

Greece's stock market plunged over 22 percent as it reopens after a five-week closure, giving investors their first opportunity since late June to react to the country's latest economic crisis

Iran wants to buy 90 planes a year

Iran plans on buying 80 to 90 Airbus and Boeing passenger planes per year until 300 are in place to replace its ageing fleet, media reported Sunday, quoting a civil aviation official.

IOC to test Rio’s water venues for viruses

The International Olympic Committee said Sunday it will begin testing for disease causing viruses in the sewage-polluted waters where athletes will compete in next year’s Rio de Janeiro Games.

Mercedes need to sort out their starts

For the second race in a row it all went wrong at the start for Mercedes in Hungary and a rule change coming in after the August break will give the Formula One world champions even more to think about.

Nadal turns tables on Fognini in Hamburg

Spaniard Rafa Nadal turned the tables on Italian Fabio Fognini to win the Hamburg Open Sunday and claim his 67th career title – winning 7-5, 7-5 on the red clay.

Jon Stewart quits fake newscast for real

After more than 16 years and nearly 2,600 telecasts, Jon Stewart can feel proud of his scads of Emmys and his pair of Peabody Awards, his cultural gravitas (he hung with the Prez, both on and off the air!), even his reprobate status at Fox News.