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The Best Airline Seat That $21,000 Can Buy

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While low-cost carriers try to squeeze new seats into every last inch of cabin space, luxury airlines are taking first class to new heights.... Read full article

Condoms still banned for birth control: Vatican

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VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Benedict's acknowledgement that using condoms may be justified to stop the spread of AIDS did not signify a change in the Catholic Church's ban on their use as contraception, the Vatican said Tuesday.... Read full article

Lebanon ranks 136th in the world in the 2014 corruption perceptions index

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Lebanon ranked 136th in the world in Transparency International’s 2014 Corruption Perceptions Index, slipping as such from the 127th place it occupied in the year 2013. In fact, Lebanon’s index score fell to 27 in the year 2014, down from 28 in 2013... Read full article

Jaj

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Jaj is a mountainous village in the Jbeil District of Mount Lebanon Governorate, Lebanon. It is 68 kilometers north of Beirut. Jaj has an average elevation of 1,220 meters above sea level and a total land area of 1,174 hectares.... Read full article

Australia world’s second best for human development: UNDP report

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Australia has been ranked the second best country in the world when it comes to human development. Australia sits ahead of the United States (third), the Netherlands, Germany, New Zealand and Ireland.... Read full article

Spanish army honors Lebanese solidarity

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The Spanish army hoisted the Lebanese flag during a military parade Thursday to honor soldiers who raised the Bandera de Espana during a military offensive against Daesh (ISIS) in August after a deadly attack by the group in Barcelona.... Read full article

Melbourne named world's most liveable city again, Adelaide ranked fifth

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Melbourne has been named the world's most liveable city for the fifth year in a row, achieving a near perfect score on the Economist Intelligence Unit's (EIU) liveability survey of 140 cities.... Read full article

The Victims of the Sydney siege

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Sydney's Martin Place siege ended tragically, with the loss of two innocent lives. The siege ended at two this morning, after 34-year-old Tori Johnson allegedly wrestled the gunman in an attempt to take action.... Read full article

Sydney & Melbourne Are Among The Top 20 Safest Cities In The World

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The Economist’s Intelligence Unit has released a ranking of the safest major cities in the world, and Tokyo comes out on top.... Read full article

Pope Urges Oil Majors to Combat Global Warming and Aid Poor

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Pope Francis has asked that major oil and gas companies respect the 2015 Paris climate agreement to help protect the poor from global warming.... Read full article

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