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Turkey hunger striker released pending his trial

A Turkish teacher who has been on hunger strike for months to protest about losing his job in the government’s purge since a failed coup attempt last year, has been released from jail pending his trial on terrorism-related charges.

TSC staff protest near Kuwait Embassy over wages 

Dozens of TSC supermarket chains in Lebanon and representatives of labor unions staged a sit-in in front of the Kuwaiti Embassy in Beirut Thursday to demand the prompt payment of their late salaries.

TSC staff protest near Kuwait Embassy over wages 

Dozens of TSC supermarket chains in Lebanon and representatives of labor unions staged a sit-in in front of the Kuwaiti Embassy in Beirut Thursday to demand the prompt payment of their late salaries.

Rosneft to take control of Kurdish pipeline

Russia’s biggest oil company, Rosneft, has agreed to take control of Iraqi Kurdistan’s main oil pipeline, boosting its investment in the autonomous region to $3.5 billion despite Baghdad’s military action sparked by a Kurdish vote for independence.

Trumps wins path to tax bill in Senate

President Donald Trump’s top legislative priority took a major step forward as the Senate narrowly approved a budget vehicle for tax cuts – but sharp divides over an array of nonbinding amendments revealed the towering challenge he faces from here.

Politics lingers in La Liga

Spain’s political crisis continues to form a cloud over La Liga with eyes just as much on the stands once more at Barcelona’s Camp Nou as the field for Malaga’s visit Saturday.

Politics lingers in La Liga

Spain’s political crisis continues to form a cloud over La Liga with eyes just as much on the stands once more at Barcelona’s Camp Nou as the field for Malaga’s visit Saturday.

Hopeful eight seek starring role in Singapore

All eight women competing at the WTA Finals will go into the tournament believing they have a genuine chance of finishing the season on a high note when round-robin play starts Sunday without a clear favorite for the title.

Clippers rout Lakers in Ball’s NBA debut

The Los Angeles Clippers continued their domination of the Los Angeles Lakers Thursday by routing their cross-town rivals 108-92 and spoiling the NBA debut of second-overall pick Lonzo Ball.

Connecting identities at Art Dubai 

Art Dubai, the Emirati art fair, recently announced that Lebanese artist Lawrence Abu Hamdan was the recipient of the 2018 edition Abraaj Group Art Prize.

Connecting identities at Art Dubai 

Art Dubai, the Emirati art fair, recently announced that Lebanese artist Lawrence Abu Hamdan was the recipient of the 2018 edition Abraaj Group Art Prize.

Mashrou’ Leila responds to Egypt concert arrests 

Lebanese indie rock band Mashrou’ Leila denounced Egypt’s “anti-gay witch-hunt” and urged the international community to stand up for LGBTQI+ rights, in a statement posted to their official Facebook page Tuesday.

Harvey Weinstein resigns from Weinstein Co board

Harvey Weinstein has resigned from the board of The Weinstein Company, it said Tuesday, as he faces allegations that he sexually harassed or assaulted a number of women over three decades in the film business.

Unique amber wine creating a buzz

The sloping vineyards of New York’s Finger Lakes region known for producing golden-hued rieslings and chardonnays also are offering a splash of orange wine.

Unique amber wine creating a buzz

The sloping vineyards of New York’s Finger Lakes region known for producing golden-hued rieslings and chardonnays also are offering a splash of orange wine.

Rapid development threatens public land 

Two towering cliffs, thick with trees and shrubbery that clamber up the steep vertical limestone, frame a valley below, forming a gateway from the outskirts of a small village into a lush and open mountainside.

Premium SUVs for the discerning driver 

Being price-conscious and practical may have its merits, but sometimes you need something that’s more than just a way to get from point A to point B – sometimes you just want an SUV with personality, that special touch that says you’re not driving just another car that gets lost in the crowd.

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