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Army must be vigilant about Israeli threats: Gen. Aoun 

Lebanese Army Commander Gen. Joseph Aoun Wednesday called on soldiers along the southern border with Israel to be alert to the security situation there, and soldiers across the country to be vigilant about the country’s broader condition.

Army must be vigilant about Israeli threats: Gen. Aoun 

Lebanese Army Commander Gen. Joseph Aoun Wednesday called on soldiers along the southern border with Israel to be alert to the security situation there, and soldiers across the country to be vigilant about the country’s broader condition.

Deposits up by 4 pct this year: Salameh 

Central Bank Gov. Riad Salameh said Thursday that Lebanese commercial banks have succeeded in maintaining the inflow of foreign currency deposits with the support of BDL, which helped preserve an acceptable level of economic activity in the country.

Deposits up by 4 pct this year: Salameh 

Central Bank Gov. Riad Salameh said Thursday that Lebanese commercial banks have succeeded in maintaining the inflow of foreign currency deposits with the support of BDL, which helped preserve an acceptable level of economic activity in the country.

Putin, Erdogan mark key phase for gas pipeline

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan have marked the completion of a key phase of TurkStream, a natural gas pipeline connecting the two countries.

Zverev stuns Djokovic to win ATP Finals

Alexander Zverev emphatically announced his arrival at the top of the men’s game by stunning Novak Djokovic 6-4, 6-3 to win his first ATP Finals title Sunday.

Texans triumph as Redskins’ Smith hurt

Houston rookie safety Justin Reid’s touchdown off an interception keyed the Texans’ seventh straight NFL win Sunday, a 23-21 victory over the Washington Redskins, who lost quarterback Alex Smith to an ugly season-ending leg injury.

Banksy exhibit opens in Milan on heels of auction stunt

The MUDEC museum in Milan is hosting the first exhibit of street-artist Banksy's works in an Italian public museum, just weeks after the artist grabbed international attention by partially shredding one of his works at a London auction.

Banksy exhibit opens in Milan on heels of auction stunt

The MUDEC museum in Milan is hosting the first exhibit of street-artist Banksy's works in an Italian public museum, just weeks after the artist grabbed international attention by partially shredding one of his works at a London auction.

A stitch in time: Cyprus’ Lefkaritiko lace faces grim future

Legend has it that the intricate needlework used in embroidery known as “Lefkaritiko lace” was of such high quality that Leonardo Da Vinci himself bought a tablecloth when he visited this mountainous village during the late 15th century and gifted it to Milan’s cathedral.

A stitch in time: Cyprus’ Lefkaritiko lace faces grim future

Legend has it that the intricate needlework used in embroidery known as “Lefkaritiko lace” was of such high quality that Leonardo Da Vinci himself bought a tablecloth when he visited this mountainous village during the late 15th century and gifted it to Milan’s cathedral.

Edgley becomes first man to swim around Britain

Adventurer Ross Edgley became the first man to swim around the coast of mainland Britain as he completed a 2,865 kilometer-trip to make a triumphant return to dry land in Margate Sunday. The 33-year-old, from Grantham, Lincolnshire, had left the Kent town on June 1, swimming in a clockwise direction. He had not set foot on land once and slept in a support boat.