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Barclays sets aside £500m in probe

BBC News - 7 hours 49 min ago
Barclays reports profits of £3.72bn for the first nine months of the year as it sets aside £500m relating to "investigations" into foreign exchange trading.
Categories: International News

Extension of Parliament's Term Likely during Nov. 5 Session

Naharnet Political News - 7 hours 52 min ago

Speaker Nabih Berri scheduled on Thursday a parliamentary session for November 5, which media reports suggested will be used to extend the parliament's term.

The National News Agency said that Wednesday's session will be aimed at studying and approving draft-laws.

Naharnet Newsdesk
Categories: Local news

VIDEO: Becoming a mother at 70 in India

BBC News - 7 hours 52 min ago
The BBC's Divya Arya reports from India, where women of 60 and 70 are becoming mothers for the first time.
Categories: International News

Comment on Giveaway: 10 Avant-Premiere Tickets To Watch INTERSTELLAR: The Movie Event Of The Year by Fares

Blog Baladi Comments - 7 hours 57 min ago

1- Dallas buyers club
2- The Prestige and Memento . Excellent movies.

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VIDEO: No hugs for Ebola volunteers

BBC News - 8 hours 22 min ago
The United Nations is appealing for thousands of healthcare workers to volunteer to help in the countries worst affected by Ebola.
Categories: International News

NHS finding it 'difficult to cope'

BBC News - 8 hours 28 min ago
The NHS in Scotland is finding it "increasingly difficult to cope", according to the public spending watchdog.
Categories: International News

Rocket makers probe US explosion

BBC News - 8 hours 36 min ago
The builders of an unmanned supply rocket which exploded on the way to the International Space Station have vowed to find the cause of the failure.
Categories: International News

Man arrested over McConville murder

BBC News - 8 hours 37 min ago
Police arrest a 73-year-old man in Dunmurry, on the outskirts of Belfast, in connection with the murder of Jean McConville.
Categories: International News

Sarah Payne's father 'found dead'

BBC News - 8 hours 44 min ago
The father of murdered schoolgirl Sarah Payne is found dead at his home in Kent, according to reports.
Categories: International News

Comment on Lebanon Ranked Among The Worst Countries In Terms Of Gender Inequality by Elie

Blog Baladi Comments - 8 hours 46 min ago

Yeah I don’t think it’s about gender inequality more than the fact that few lebanese women are interested in politics or any other career for that matter because the lebanese society has always expected women to get married, have kids and be the perfect housewives. While that is slowly changing with the new generations, I still think that we are still very far away from having equally active men and women in our society.

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Comment on Giveaway: 10 Avant-Premiere Tickets To Watch INTERSTELLAR: The Movie Event Of The Year by Rana EID

Blog Baladi Comments - 8 hours 54 min ago

1- Dallas Buyers Club
2- The Dark Knight and Inception

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Wales' £2bn EU deal formally agreed

BBC News - 9 hours 4 min ago
A deal for Wales to receive £2bn in European aid between 2014 and 2020 is formally agreed.
Categories: International News

Child sex exploitation 'social norm'

BBC News - 9 hours 19 min ago
Child sexual exploitation is a "social norm" in some areas of Greater Manchester, a report following the Rochdale grooming case says.
Categories: International News

Housing market 'losing momentum'

BBC News - 9 hours 29 min ago
The UK housing market is showing signs of slowing down, the Nationwide says, with the annual rate of price growth slowing to 9% in October.
Categories: International News

VIDEO: 'Drug abuse should be a health issue'

BBC News - 9 hours 41 min ago
The Liberal Democrat minister responsible for tackling drug use, Norman Baker, says the government should look at drug abuse as a health issue.
Categories: International News

Army Detains 3 Lebanese, 10 Syrians as Clampdown on Fugitives Continues

Naharnet Political News - 9 hours 42 min ago

The army apprehended on Thursday 13 suspects in the town of al-Dreeb in the northern Akkar district, the state-run National News Agency reported.

The news agency said that three of the suspects are Lebanese nationals.

Naharnet Newsdesk
Categories: Local news

VIDEO: 'My son died after taking legal high'

BBC News - 9 hours 54 min ago
Mother Karen Audino says she wants tighter restriction on so-called legal highs after her son Jimmy Guichard died.
Categories: International News

Lebanon's Arabic press digest. - The Daily Star

Google News - Lebanon - 10 hours 2 min ago

The Daily Star

Lebanon's Arabic press digest.
The Daily Star
“Our proposal on the issue of Syrian refugees was how to encourage states participating in the Berlin conference and other countries to accommodate larger numbers of Syrian refugees who are in Lebanon, Jordan, Turkey and Iraq, just like refugees were ...
Lebanon at Breaking Point Over RefugeesInter Press Service
UN Chief Urges Continued Support For LebanonRTT News
Plumbly Rules Out Naturalization of Syrian RefugeesNaharnet

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