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AirAsia flight QZ8501 from Indonesia to Singapore missing

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An AirAsia flight travelling from the Indonesian city of Surabaya to Singapore has lost contact with air traffic control, the company has said.... 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

Melbourne Crowned for seventh year running as World's most liveable city.

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It was a record seventh time in a row in the top spot for Melbourne since 2011, which scored 97.5 out of a possible 100.... Read full article

ISIS kidnaps 70 Christians in Syria: activists

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ISIS have abducted at least 70 Christians, including women and children, after overrunning a string of villages in northeastern Syria, activists and relatives 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

Lebanese lawyer Amal Alamuddin reportedly engaged to George Clooney

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Lebanese Human Rights Lawyer Amal Alamuddin, 36, reportedly is engaged to American Hollywood film actor and two-time Academy Award winner (acting and producing) George Clooney, 52.... 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

Peter Greste: Australian journalist on his way home after being released and deported from Egypt

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Australian journalist Peter Greste has been deported from Egypt after 400 days behind bars, and has flown to Cyprus on his way home to Australia.... Read full article

Would You Believe This Country’s Banks Have the Highest Cash Reserve Ratios in the World?

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Lebanon ranks only behind Switzerland in terms of gold reserves per person according to this chart below from The Economist.... Read full article

Iraq-Australia Ambassadors Joint Event

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HE Mr Bob Tyson, Australian Ambassador to Iraq HE Mr Ghanim Taha A Al-Shibli, Iraqi Ambassador to Australia... Read full article

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