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Germany ready to study taking Beirut’s trash 

Germany is ready to study the idea of exporting Lebanon’s garbage to his country, Economy Minister Alain Hakim said Friday, expecting each ton of exported trash to cost Beirut between $70 and $100.

Germany ready to study taking Beirut’s trash 

Germany is ready to study the idea of exporting Lebanon’s garbage to his country, Economy Minister Alain Hakim said Friday, expecting each ton of exported trash to cost Beirut between $70 and $100.

Early poll prospects grow in Turkey

Turkey looks increasingly likely to face an early election as its airstrikes against Kurdish militants in Iraq and ISIS in Syria stir nationalist sentiment and coalition talks make little apparent progress.

Cameron pledges help on migrant crisis

Prime Minister David Cameron drew up plans to help France tackle a spike in attempts by migrants to enter Britain illegally via the Channel Tunnel, but warned there was no quick fix.

Bank of Beirut profits rise by 13.84 percent 

Bank of Beirut, one of the leading banks in Lebanon, recorded a net profit of $89 million in the first six months of 2015, an increase of 13.84 percent compared to the same period of 2014.

Bank of Beirut profits rise by 13.84 percent 

Bank of Beirut, one of the leading banks in Lebanon, recorded a net profit of $89 million in the first six months of 2015, an increase of 13.84 percent compared to the same period of 2014.

IMF approves $1.7B loan installment to Ukraine

The International Monetary Fund announced Friday the approval of a $1.7 billion loan installment to Ukraine despite uncertainty about the country’s debt sustainability and a conflict with separatist forces.

Libya turmoil disrupts food imports

Imports of food, including wheat, are dropping sharply to Libya, which has the highest per capita bread consumption in the world, as foreign shippers run scared of making direct deliveries due to worsening turmoil.

Arsenal out to make statement against Chelsea

Old rivalries will be renewed when Arsenal play Chelsea in the Community Shield at Wembley Sunday, with the Gunners hoping to prove they are the real deal and finally a match for the Premier League champions ahead of the new season.

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.

Cedars get serious as Asia Championship looms 

The Lebanese national basketball team is set to start serious preparations for the upcoming FIBA Asia Championship which is due to take place from Sept. 23 until Oct. 3 in Changsha, China.

A comprehensive stroll through an oeuvre 

The Beirut Exhibition Center is nowadays hosting “Raid of the Furthest Horizons,” a retrospective show devoted to the work of Lebanese artist Wajih Nahle (b. 1932).

No new contact with comet lander, scientists say

European scientists says that had once again failed to make contact with the Philae comet lander, which has struggled to maintain reliable communication link since coming back to life last month

No new contact with comet lander, scientists say

European scientists says that had once again failed to make contact with the Philae comet lander, which has struggled to maintain reliable communication link since coming back to life last month

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.

Flashback brings Broummana back 

The first ever edition of “Flashback,” a summer exhibition of Lebanese designers and concept stores, is being held in Broummana over the weekend.