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U.S. blacklists head of Myanmar military for Rohingya abuses

The United States blacklisted four Myanmar military leaders Tuesday, including the commander-in-chief, in the toughest action taken yet by Washington for alleged human rights abuses against the Rohingya and other minorities, the U.S. Treasury Department said.

Banks to cut rates on dollar, pound deposits 

As expected, Central Bank Gov. Riad Salameh Wednesday told all Lebanese commercial banks to lower their interest rates on foreign currency deposits to a maximum of 5 percent, and to 8.5 percent for Lebanese pound deposits.

Banks to cut rates on dollar, pound deposits 

As expected, Central Bank Gov. Riad Salameh Wednesday told all Lebanese commercial banks to lower their interest rates on foreign currency deposits to a maximum of 5 percent, and to 8.5 percent for Lebanese pound deposits.

Rockets look for NBA to flip double overtime loss

The Houston Rockets lost a double-overtime thriller to the San Antonio Spurs Tuesday night, but the team is reportedly hoping the league will change it to a victory after the referees admitted blowing a call.

‘I will die trying to defend my title’: Ruiz Jr.

World heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Jr. has said he fulfilled a lifelong dream when he triumphed over Britain’s Anthony Joshua in June and he would “die trying” to defend his belts in the title rematch in Saudi Arabia Saturday.

Six things we learned from the 2019 F1 season

Lewis Hamilton left no room for doubt that he deserved his sixth drivers’ world championship title with a dominant victory in Sunday’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, his fifth at Yas Marina, his 11th in 21 races this year and the 84th of his career.

True power behind military coats 

Drawing similarities between the ongoing protests in Lebanon and Iraq, Iraqi sculptor Muatasim Al Kubaisy has brought his peculiar bronze pieces to Agial Art Gallery.

True power behind military coats 

Drawing similarities between the ongoing protests in Lebanon and Iraq, Iraqi sculptor Muatasim Al Kubaisy has brought his peculiar bronze pieces to Agial Art Gallery.

Turkey moves to plain packaging for tobacco products

Turkey will switch to plain packaging for cigarettes and tobacco products from Dec. 5, the Agriculture and Forestry Ministry said Tuesday, in a move aimed at curbing tobacco sales and discouraging smokers.