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IMF urges solvency of finances, BDL accounts audit 

The International Monetary Fund has urged Lebanon to restore the solvency of the public finances and to audit the accounts of the Central Bank and other state institutions in order to unlock billions of dollars in assistance to the Lebanese people.

IMF urges solvency of finances, BDL accounts audit 

The International Monetary Fund has urged Lebanon to restore the solvency of the public finances and to audit the accounts of the Central Bank and other state institutions in order to unlock billions of dollars in assistance to the Lebanese people.

Twitter, TikTok discuss potential combination

Twitter is in preliminary discussions for a possible combination with TikTok, the Wall Street Journal reported Saturday, after US President Donald Trump said he would ban the app, calling it a threat to national security. Trump declared Thursday that the popular Chinese video app TikTok and social network WeChat "threaten the national security, foreign policy, and economy of the United States."

Lukaku leads Inter into Europa League semifinals

Romelu Lukaku scored as Inter Milan defeated Bayer Leverkusen 2-1 in Monday's Europa League quarter-final in Dusseldorf, becoming the first team through to the last four of a mini tournament behind closed doors in Germany.

Lukaku leads Inter into Europa League semifinals

Romelu Lukaku scored as Inter Milan defeated Bayer Leverkusen 2-1 in Monday's Europa League quarter-final in Dusseldorf, becoming the first team through to the last four of a mini tournament behind closed doors in Germany.

Verstappen ends Mercedes' winning streak

Red Bull's Max Verstappen won Formula One's 70th Anniversary Grand Prix at Silverstone Sunday to end Mercedes' run of domination and become champion Lewis Hamilton's closest challenger.

Cairo's Tahrir Square gets a contested makeover

Critics say the project appears designed to tighten control of a symbolic public space and prevent future protests. Some archaeologists worry about the preservation of four sandstone sphinxes placed on a busy roundabout.

Cairo's Tahrir Square gets a contested makeover

Critics say the project appears designed to tighten control of a symbolic public space and prevent future protests. Some archaeologists worry about the preservation of four sandstone sphinxes placed on a busy roundabout.

Cyprus singer shines spotlight on refugees

Alexia Vassiliou's experiences shaped her future, and today she uses her international acclaim as an artist to help shine a spotlight on the plight of the displaced and refugees around the world.

A low-key ‘Secret Garden’ that still blooms

Mark Mundan’s adaptation of Frances Hodgson Burnett’s book, released Friday on-demand from STX Films, struggles to burrow into the interiors of its characters but it’s sluggish and too withdrawn for such a vibrant tale

How Tesla defined a new era for the global auto industry

Tesla Inc's rapid rise to become the world's most valuable carmaker could mark the start of a new era for the global auto industry, defined by a Silicon Valley approach to software that is overtaking old-school manufacturing know-how.