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Who wants to be Britain’s next prime minister?

British Prime Minister Theresa May said Friday she would quit, triggering a contest next month that will bring a new leader to power who is likely to push for a cleaner break with the European Union.

Abu Faour: Decisions to safeguard industry 

Industry Minister Wael Abu Faour announced Thursday that protectionist decisions will be made in the interest of the integrated Lebanese economy, which are legal, fair and non-random, and have been taken on the basis of complaints submitted by industrialists against dumping and illegal profiting.

Abu Faour: Decisions to safeguard industry 

Industry Minister Wael Abu Faour announced Thursday that protectionist decisions will be made in the interest of the integrated Lebanese economy, which are legal, fair and non-random, and have been taken on the basis of complaints submitted by industrialists against dumping and illegal profiting.

World’s top carry trade here to stay

Foreign investors came to Egypt for what Renaissance Capital said could be the “best reform story” in emerging markets and stayed for this year’s biggest carry-trade return.

Singapore chases tech ‘Jedi Masters’

San Francisco-based investor Paul Bragiel said he needed to be asked three or four times before he accepted an invitation from Singapore to come check out its tech scene.

Ahed and Ansar clash in cup final 

The domestic season promises to end in spectacular fashion when the country’s foremost sides, Ahed and Ansar, meet in the Lebanese Cup final Saturday.

Ahed and Ansar clash in cup final 

The domestic season promises to end in spectacular fashion when the country’s foremost sides, Ahed and Ansar, meet in the Lebanese Cup final Saturday.

Nadal and Djokovic head French Open cast

For the first time in four years the big three in men’s tennis will all be present at the French Open, all striving to etch another remarkable storyline in the red Parisian dirt.

BeIN CEO charged with corruption in France probe

The chief executive officer of media group beIN was handed preliminary charges of corruption as part of an investigation into the bidding process for the 2019 track world championships in Qatar, a judicial official said Wednesday. The official said Yousef Al-Obaidly was indicted on Mar. 28 and also said former IAAF president Lamine Diack was handed preliminary charges of “passive corruption” in the same case.

Legendary actress and singer Doris Day dead at 97

Doris Day, the honey-voiced singer and actress whose film dramas, musicals and innocent sex comedies made her a top star in the 1950s and '60s and among the most popular screen actresses in history, has died. She was 97.

UN declares Algeria and Argentina free of deadly malaria

Algeria – the nation where malaria was discovered – is officially free of malaria, the World Health Organization said Wednesday, making it the third African country to eliminate one of the world's leading killer diseases.

Iraqis turn to ecotourism to save marshes

Thirty years after Saddam Hussein starved them of water, Iraq’s southern marshes are blossoming once more thanks to a wave of ecotourists picnicking and paddling down their replenished river bends.