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  1. Lebanon PM, speaker travel to Riyadh for condolencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Daily Star

    File - Prime Minister Tammam Salam, left, meets with Speaker Nabih Berri at Ain al-Tineh on Thursday, June 5, 2014. BEIRUT: Speaker Nabih Berri and Prime Minister Tammam Salam will head a Lebanese delegation to Riyadh to offer condolences over the death of King Abdullah.

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  2. Wooden churches in eastern Slovakia will be renovatedRead the original story

    Friday | Slovak Spectator

    CARPATHIAN wooden churches, mainly in northern and eastern Slovakia, are very special buildings, and nine of them have made it to the UNESCO World Heritage Site list. However, there are about 50 more wooden churches on Slovak territory, mostly in the northern and eastern part of the PreA ov Region in the east of the country.

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  3. Yemen 2015 is Lebanon 2008, an Iranian triumphRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | AEI

    Followers of the Shi'ite Houthi group wave their weapons as they gather at the group's camp near Sanaa September 10, 2014. Diplomats and news anchors were running to Wikipedia this past week to figure out just who the Houthis are and what they are doing in Sana'a, the capital of Yemen.

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  4. Sweden vows more aid for LebanonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Daily Star

    Prime Minister Tammam Salam, right, receives Swedish Minister for International Development Cooperation Isabella Lovin in Beirut, Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. BEIRUT: Visiting Swedish Minister for International Development Cooperation Isabella Lovin Thursday announced its government's readiness to scale up humanitarian assistance to help Syrian refugees in Lebanon and support economic development.

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  5. Cold classrooms make school difficult, students sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Daily Star

    BEIRUT/ZAHLE: Freezing temperatures have settled over Lebanon during the past month, but children across Lebanon say the classroom is no place to escape the cold. Government officials and school administrators say they lack the necessary funds for adequate fueling, despite appealing year after year to U.N. agencies and private donors to help keep students warm.

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  6. Selfie from Miss Universe contest causes stir in LebanonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | Canadian Content

    Selfie from Miss Universe contest causes stir in Lebanon REUTERS First posted: Sunday, January 18, 2015 01:32 PM EST Updated: Sunday, January 18, 2015 01:53 PM EST BEIRUT - A Israeli beauty queen's selfie has caused a stir in Lebanon, with some Lebanese saying their country's contestant at the Miss Universe pageant should be stripped of her title for consorting with the enemy. Miss Israel Doron Matalon posted a photo of herself and Miss Lebanon Saly Greige smiling together at pageant preparations in Miami, where the winner will be picked on January 25. The two countries are technically at war, although the border has been largely quiet since their 2006 conflict.

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  7. Israeli selfie from Miss Universe contest causes stir in LebanonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | AlertNet

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  8. Aminy Audi on leadership: How leaders can measure their success as they go through lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | The Post-Standard

    Aminy Audi, center, cuts the ribbon at the grand opening of the L. & J.G. Stickley showroom in Charlotte, N.C., in 2011. With Audi is, from left, North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory, Edward Audi, president of Stickley, Charlotte City Council member James Mitchell and Mark Sobiech, Stickley general merchandise manager.

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  9. New Year, New You: 6 Unusual Detox DestinationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Switched

    Detox is quite the buzzword these days. Right as the clock strikes midnight on the new year, many a resounding promise to achieve better health crosses glittery, wine-stained lips.

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  10. Siniora postpones STL testimony over 'health' reasonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | The Daily Star

    File - MP Fouad Siniora arrives to attend a meeting in Baabda, Sunday, March 30, 2014. BEIRUT: The head of the Future parliamentary bloc and former Lebanese Prime Minister Fouad Siniora said in a statement Friday that he had asked to delay his testimony at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon, which was scheduled for early next week.

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  11. Globetrotter:Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | SFGate

    The Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala., is part of a national historic trail tracing the 1965 march for voting rights. A sculpture of the modern Aruban patriot Betico Croes, whose birthday is a holiday in the island nation, stands in the square named for him in Oranjestad.

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  12. World Bank sees Lebanon economy improving by 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | The Daily Star

    BEIRUT: The World Bank said that Lebanon is among the non-oil-producing countries in the region expected to see reasonable growth from 2015 to 2017. In a report on the Global Economic Prospects which was released Thursday, the World Bank projected GDP growth in Lebanon in 2015, 2016 and 2017 to be 2 percent, 3.4 percent and 3.6 percent respectively.

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  13. Swissotel Sofia Announced for 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Hotel News Resource

    SwissA tel Hotels & Resorts today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Turkish developer Garanti Koza to manage SwissA tel Sofia, a new flagship property being developed in Bulgaria's capital. Swisstel Hotels & Resorts today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Turkish developer Garanti Koza to manage Swisstel Sofia, a new flagship property being developed in Bulgaria's capital.

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  14. Swissotel Hotels & Resorts Expands Presence in Eastern EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Market Wire

    Swissotel Hotels & Resorts, a leading brand in the FRHI Hotels & Resorts portfolio, today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Turkish developer Garanti Koza to manage Swissotel Sofia, a new flagship property being developed in Bulgaria's capital. Expected to open in 2018, this fashionable new hotel will include 200 hotel rooms as well as 81 serviced residences, and will be part of Grand Kanyon Sofia, a stunning mixed-use development that is generating significant interest as an important new hub for business and leisure travellers.

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  15. Rosewood Hotels & Resorts to Manage Castiglion del BoscoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Hospitality Net

    Rosewood Hotels & ResortsA has been appointed to manage Castiglion del Bosco, the bucolic Italian resort located in Montalcino, Tuscany. Founded by Massimo Ferragamo, the resort is set within one of the oldest and best-preserved estates in Italy and is located in the heart of Val d'Orcia, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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  16. Entry measures for Syrians to go on despite criticism: General Security ChiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | The Daily Star

    BEIRUT: General Security Chief Maj. Gen. Abbas Ibrahim visited the Masnaa crossing between Lebanon and Syria Monday and said the implementation of the new controversial entry measures would go on.

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  17. Lebanon public works minister pledges to boost Tripoli development in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 10 | The Daily Star

    Social Affairs Minsiter Rashid Derbas , Justice Ministe Ashraf Rifi and Public Works Minister Ghazi Zeaiter stand on Rifi's balcony in Tripoli. BEIRUT: Public Works Minister Ghazi Zeaiter pledged Tuesday to boost the infrastructural projects in the northern city of Tripoli, saying the city's socio-economic situation was "tragic."

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  18. Zina recedes, leaving thunderstorms and icy roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | The Daily Star

    BEIRUT/TRIPOLI: Lebanon should prepare for more thunderstorms, snow and icy roads this weekend, but temperatures will start to rise as the storm Zina travels southeast. Saturday will see a little bit of cloud with a slight increase in temperatures, according to a report Friday from the Meteorological Department at Beirut airport.

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  19. Divers Direct to explore Belize in July of 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | WebWire

    Belize is just full of surprises. One moment you're diving the world's most beautiful reef, the next you're climbing the steps of ancient Mayan ruins.

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  20. PHOTOS: US to Middle East... it's all FROZENRead the original story

    Friday Jan 9 | Rediff.com

    The coldest place in the country was Estcourt Station, the northernmost point in Maine, with temperatures of -39 degree Celsius. Meanwhile, many parts of the Middle East and Levant are experiencing their first real taste of winter as cold, windy weather sweeps rain, snow and sandstorms across the region.

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