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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

Oscars: Lebanon Selects 'Void' for Foreign-Language Category

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The film is the second submission from screenwriter Georges Khabbaz and has taken a slew of awards in the country.... 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

FIFA Recommends November-December for World Cup in Qatar

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A FIFA task force has recommended playing the 2022 World Cup in November-December to avoid the summer heat in Qatar. FIFA says the task force chose the option over other proposals to play in January or May. ... 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

Blind woman regains her sight in miraculous recovery after praying to the relics of a Lebanese saint

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Dafne Gutierrez said she could see shadows a day after praying to St Charbel. She was suffering from benign intracranial hypertension which blinded her. Her doctors say there is no 'medical explanation' for her complete recovery.... 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

Top 100 Airports

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نشر موقع Skytrax المخصص لخدمات الطيران تقريراً حول أفضل المطارات في العالم وللسنة الرابعة على التوالي حصل مطار سنغافورة على لقب أفضل مطار في العالم... Read full article

George and Amal Clooney Welcome Birth of Twins

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First-time parents George and Amal Clooney welcomed their twin babies, Ella and Alexander, on Tuesday morning in London, the actor's publicist said.... Read full article

Vatican to make John Paul II a Saint

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Pope Francis cleared the way for his canonisation, expected later this year, after a second miracle was attributed to the late pontiff’s intervention. The Polish-born pope led the Roman Catholic Church from 1978 until his death in 2005.... Read full article

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