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U.K. to help end ISF torture with $16.5M project 

A $16.5 million collaborative project between the Interior Ministry and the British Embassy in Lebanon to improve protection of human rights by the Internal Security Forces was launched Friday to mark Human Rights Day.

U.K. to help end ISF torture with $16.5M project 

A $16.5 million collaborative project between the Interior Ministry and the British Embassy in Lebanon to improve protection of human rights by the Internal Security Forces was launched Friday to mark Human Rights Day.

Iraq prepares for fight against post-Mosul Daesh

With Daesh’s (ISIS) “caliphate” seemingly nearing its downfall in Iraq, the country’s security agencies are preparing for a different fight against the militants, shifting away from ground offensives to a focus on intelligence work, surgical airstrikes and a higher level of cooperation with the West.

Modi’s money move kept a closely guarded secret

Prime Minister Narendra Modi handpicked a trusted bureaucrat, little-known outside India’s financial circles, to spearhead a radical move to abolish 86 percent of the country’s cash overnight and take aim at the huge shadow economy.

Do more to boost ailing Lira, Erdogan

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan urged Turks Friday to step up efforts to boost the Turkish lira by converting more foreign currency, as the campaign launched earlier this month showed only limited effect.

Banks want EU laws for five years after Brexit

Large banks in Britain want the U.K. government to allow their industry to remain subject to EU laws for up to five years after Brexit, a move likely to enrage euroskeptics who want to break away from the bloc’s legal system as soon as possible.

Pressure on Emery as PSG meet Nice

Unai Emery is once again a coach under pressure as his Paris Saint-Germain side prepare to face Nice Sunday looking to close the gap on the surprise Ligue 1 leaders.

Pressure on Emery as PSG meet Nice

Unai Emery is once again a coach under pressure as his Paris Saint-Germain side prepare to face Nice Sunday looking to close the gap on the surprise Ligue 1 leaders.

Djokovic has not worked hard enough

Novak Djokovic lost his momentum in the second half of last season and was toppled as the world No. 1 by Andy Murray because his work-rate dropped, the Serbian’s former coach Boris Becker said Wednesday.

Mercedes have to consider Alonso: Wolff

Fernando Alonso would be on the list of possible replacements for retired Formula One world champion Nico Rosberg at Mercedes despite his contract with McLaren, according to team boss Toto Wolff.

Mick Jagger a father again at 73

Veteran British rocker Mick Jagger celebrated becoming a father again, aged 73, his publicist said, as his Rolling Stones band looks set to top the album charts for the first time in two decades.

Remarkable feathered dinosaur tail found in amber

Some 99 million years ago, a juvenile dinosaur got its feathery tail stuck in tree resin, a death trap for the small creature. But its misfortune is now giving scientists unique insight into feathered dinosaurs that prospered during the Cretaceous Period.

Iceland plays tourism card, for better for worse

An island of ice and lava battered by the Arctic winds, Iceland’s dramatic and pristine landscape is attracting a growing number of tourists, not all of whom are respectful of the fragile ecosystem.

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