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Aussie jihadists captured in Lebanon

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Three men believed to be Australian Islamic State jihadists have been captured at gunpoint in Lebanon. The Australian-Lebanese dual nationals were arrested in Beirut after a series of raids conducted earlier this week by the Lebanese Army & Hezbollah... Read full article

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

Earth 2.0: Scientists find planet similar to Earth with best conditions for alien life

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Scientists have identified a "close cousin" to Earth that's orbiting a sun-like star and might harbour life.... Read full article

Lebanese descended from Biblical Canaanites: genetic study

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Modern day Lebanese people are largely descended from an ancient tribe ordered to be annihilated or forced from the land in the Bible. The Canaanites, who according to the Old Testament occupied the Jewish Promised Land, were largely conquered ...... 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

The World's Most Humble President Just Opened His House to 100 Syrian Refugee Children

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One hundred children orphaned by the Syrian civil war could find a home in Uruguayan President José "Pepe" Mujica's summer retreat, "a mansion and riverfront estate surrounded by rolling pastures," according to Yahoo News.... Read full article

Here Are The Countries Where Young People Are Happiest

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Policies aimed at improving public health and well-being around the world often focus on infants and adults. But what about the people right in the middle?... 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

You could be commuting from Melbourne to Sydney in 40 minutes (video)

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They always said the future was coming. A time when we'd look at shows like Futurama and The Jetsons and they'd seem completely normal to the present.... 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

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