Articles in People, Technology, Prominent Lebanese and World News

CNN money: Beirut is #1 city in the world to invest

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Despite all the trouble and ordeals Lebanon has been and is still going through, it always manages to stand in the top lists in the world. Sometimes best nightlife, others in science or education.... Read full article

Australia to Compel Chat Apps to Hand over Encrypted Messages

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Social media giants like Facebook and WhatsApp will be compelled to share encrypted messages of suspected terrorists and other criminals with Australian police under new laws unveiled Friday.... 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

Facebook cited in 20% of U.S divorces‏

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When Facebook gets involved, relationships can quickly fall apart – as Hosni Mubarak and Muammar Gaddafi have discovered. But dictatorships are not the only ties being dissolved by social networking sites: now Facebook is increasingly being blamed...... Read full article

52 Killed, Over 2,400 Hurt as Tens of Thousands Protest on Gaza Border

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Israeli forces killed 52 Palestinians on the Gaza border in the conflict's bloodiest day in years on Monday as clashes and protests coincided with the deeply controversial opening of the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem.... Read full article

Vatican announces beatification of John Paul II

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The Vatican’s Congregation for the Causes of Saints today published the decree announcing the beatification of John Paul II. Vatican spokesman Fr Federico Lombardi said Pope Benedict XVI will perform the beatification in Rome on May 1...... 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

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

'Oldest human' dies in Indonesia 'aged 146'

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The Indonesian man who claimed to be 146 years old - the longest living human ever - has died in his village in Central Java.... 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

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