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Google Pays Tribute to Lebanese Gibran Khalil Gibran

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Website Google paid tribute to Lebanese-American philosopher, poet, and artist Gibran Khalil Gibran on Thursday. The website commemorated Gibran’s birthday by posting his picture on its main page...... Read full article

Lebanese Ziad Sankari is Being Recognized by President Obama as one of the Top Entrepreneurs (video)

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Ziad T. Sankari, a young entrepreneur, was invited to the white house to meet the President Obama and his VP Biden. When Ziad was 17, he lost his father with a heart attack and Ziad first came to the US to study on a Fulbright Scholarship ...... Read full article

3 Australians Confirmed Injured, 1 Seriously, In Barcelona Terror Attack

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Three Australians have been confirmed injured in the terrorist attack in Barcelona, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop confirmed, but warned there could be more.... Read full article

Lebanon ranks 136th in the world in the 2014 corruption perceptions index

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Lebanon ranked 136th in the world in Transparency International’s 2014 Corruption Perceptions Index, slipping as such from the 127th place it occupied in the year 2013. In fact, Lebanon’s index score fell to 27 in the year 2014, down from 28 in 2013... Read full article

Pope gives American Maronites youthful bishop

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Vatican City, Jul 10, 2013 / 09:29 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis has appointed a new bishop for one of only two Maronite Catholic territories in the United States, while also accepting the resignation of the current shepherd.... Read full article

Miss France Crowned Miss Universe

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France won its first Miss Universe crown in 64 years on Monday in a made-for-television spectacle where finalists spoke out on the refugee crisis and other hot-button global issues.... Read full article

Mario Abdo Benítez wins Paraguay's presidential election

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Conservative former senator Mario Abdo Benítez has been elected president of Paraguay. He beat his closest rival, Efraín Alegre from the liberal opposition alliance, by four percentage points.... Read full article

Venezuelans Told to 'Unfriend' Facebook over U.S. Spying

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A government minister in Venezuela, which has offered fugitive U.S. intelligence leaker Edward Snowden asylum, is urging her countrymen to cancel their Facebook accounts lest they be targeted by U.S. snooping.... Read full article

عودة لبنان الى قائمة الفاتيكان للحج الديني

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زار وفد من الوكالة الفاتيكانية للسياحة الدينية بيروت لدفع الترتيبات الخاصة بعودة الوكالة إلى لبنان وادراجه في لائحة دول السياحة الدينية بعد انقطاع امتد لسنوات... 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

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