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  • Instead of being focused on the country he represents as its top diplomat, Lebanese Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil seemed to be more concentrated on another...

    Syndicates controlling three vital sectors of the Lebanese economy - fuel, flour and medicine - are behaving like cartels and holding the country to ransom.

  • Since the 2010-2011 Tunisian revolution, reformers have increasingly focused on the need to “humanize” the country’s criminal justice system and make it more...

    Some of the worst flooding in Venice’s history has submerged some of the historic city’s renowned cultural sites, including St. Mark’s Basilica on Piazza San...