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Bishops urge Muslims to oppose extremists

Maronite bishops expressed solidarity with the families of captive soldiers and policemen held by Islamist militants, urging Muslim authorities to take a bold stance against extremism.

Bishops urge Muslims to oppose extremists

Maronite bishops expressed solidarity with the families of captive soldiers and policemen held by Islamist militants, urging Muslim authorities to take a bold stance against extremism.

Rent law to trigger tenant-landlord legal feuds

A new rental law that enacted gradual increases in the value of residential lease contracts signed before 1992 would open the door for hundreds of legal battles between tenants and landlords if Parliament fails to introduce amendments to the law that goes into effect on Dec. 28.

Rent law to trigger tenant-landlord legal feuds

A new rental law that enacted gradual increases in the value of residential lease contracts signed before 1992 would open the door for hundreds of legal battles between tenants and landlords if Parliament fails to introduce amendments to the law that goes into effect on Dec. 28.

Ukraine fall-out hits Russian economy

Russia’s economy will fail to grow at all in 2014 and inflation will reach a four-year high, a Reuters poll of economists predicted Tuesday, as Western sanctions over Ukraine bite.

Deluded and deplorable

Not unexpectedly, Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem’s address to the U.N. General Assembly Monday smacked of delusion and detachment from reality.

Deluded and deplorable

Not unexpectedly, Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem’s address to the U.N. General Assembly Monday smacked of delusion and detachment from reality.

Netanyahu’s lies are wearing thin

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s address to the U.N. General Assembly Monday may go down as a sign of how badly out of touch he is with the rest of the world; and of how the traditional Zionist use of scare tactics to maintain virtually absolute American support for any Israeli action is wearing thin.

Verstappen to set F1 record in Japan GP practice

Max Verstappen will become the youngest driver to take part in a Formula One weekend when he drives a Toro Rosso in Friday practice at the Japanese Grand Prix only three days after his 17th birthday.

Olympic gold medalist Phelps arrested for DUI

Olympic swimming champion Michael Phelps was arrested for drunken driving early Tuesday after speeding and then crossing the double-lane lines inside the Fort McHenry Tunnel in Baltimore, Maryland Transportation Authority Police said.

Regular physical activity essential to health

Walking may never become as trendy as CrossFit, as sexy as mud runs or as ego-boosting as Ironman races, but for fitness experts who stress daily movement over workouts and an active lifestyle over weekends of warrior games, walking is a superstar.

Amal Alamuddin enters fashion pantheon as Clooney's bride

With the help of Oscar de la Renta, Stella McCartney, Giambattista Valli and Dolce & Gabbana, human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin vaulted into the top echelons of Hollywood fashion with her stylish Italian wedding to actor George Clooney.

Amal Alamuddin enters fashion pantheon as Clooney's bride

With the help of Oscar de la Renta, Stella McCartney, Giambattista Valli and Dolce & Gabbana, human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin vaulted into the top echelons of Hollywood fashion with her stylish Italian wedding to actor George Clooney.