Electronics and entertainment company Sony Corp. said Tuesday it plans to spend $2.3 billion acquiring an additional 60 percent stake in EMI Music Publishing, home to the Motown catalog and contemporary artists like Kanye West, Alicia Keys…
Italy must strive to pursue a "responsible" budget policy, the European Commission vice-president in charge of the euro said in an interview published Tuesday, as the country's nascent populist far-right coalition picks a little known…
A small group of foreign journalists arrived in North Korea on Tuesday to cover the dismantling of the country's nuclear test site later this week, but without South Korean media initially also scheduled to participate.
An Australian archbishop on Tuesday became the most senior Roman Catholic cleric in the world convicted of covering up child sex abuse and faces a potential two years in prison when he is sentenced next month.
With the new Parliament starting its term Tuesday and the re-election of Speaker Nabih Berri for a new four-year mandate assured at Parliament session Wednesday, attention is focused on the next move of forming a new government following…
Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro faced widespread international condemnation Monday after his re-election in a weekend vote that his critics denounced as a farce cementing autocracy in the crisis-stricken oil producer.
A coastal resort project in the northern town of Anfeh has been thrown back into the spotlight in the past week as reports emerged that it would be approved before the Cabinet entered caretaker status.
A Turkish court rejected an appeal Monday by the pro-Kurdish opposition for the release of their jailed former leader and presidential candidate, the party said, a month before snap parliamentary and presidential elections.
Representatives of Argentina, Canada, Australia, Mexico, Chile, and the United States said in a joint statement Monday they would not recognize the result of Venezuela's presidential election held Sunday.
Israel has summoned the ambassadors of Spain, Slovenia and Belgium over their votes at a U.N. body calling for an international probe of the deadly shootings of dozens of Palestinians on the Gaza border, the foreign ministry said Monday.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko spoke by telephone Monday about Merkel's visit to Russia last week, efforts to implement the Minsk agreement and gas transit through Ukraine, a spokeswoman said.
French energy company Total says it is looking to expand its search for natural gas off Cyprus' south coast and seeks to secure another exploratory drilling license, days after warning it could exit Iran over renewed U.S. sanctions there.
The Syrian army has restored control over all areas surrounding the capital Damascus, it said Monday, for the first time since early in the seven-year war, after pushing Daesh (ISIS) militants out of a south Damascus pocket.
US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin confirmed Sunday that Washington and Beijing had agreed to back off from imposing tariffs on each other, a day after reaching an accord on slashing the American trade deficit with China.
Four gunmen attacked a Russian Orthodox church in the mostly Muslim Russian province of Chechnya, but were killed by security forces in a clash Saturday that also left two policemen and a churchgoer dead.
Akkar MP-elect Tarek Merehbi called for the cessation of Syrian potatoes being smuggled into Lebanon due to the adverse affect it was having on the local market, the state-run National News Agency reported Saturday.
Prince Harry and his American bride Meghan set off on a carriage procession around the town of Windsor after marrying on Saturday in a dazzling ceremony in front of British royalty, celebrities and a global TV audience of millions.
Energy Minister Cesar Abi Khalil launched a tender book Friday for the import and supply of liquefied natural gas, in a significant step towards securing affordable fuel to power the ailing energy sector.
Throughout Lebanon, young people are being lured from the peripheries to lucrative opportunities in the capital or the prosperous Gulf, but in south Lebanon’s Jezzine, a bold initiative is offering graduates employment right in their own…
German newspaper Sueddeutsche Zeitung said it had ended its decades-long collaboration with cartoonist Dieter Hanitzsch after he depicted Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu using "anti-Semitic cliches".
The Higher Council for Privatization and Public Private Partnership signed consulting and advising contracts with major international companies Thursday in a key step of the implementation of the Capital Investment Program presented at…
The Free Patriotic Movement’s Strong Lebanon bloc is set to meet next week to discuss its pick for parliamentary speaker, following the dissolution of the current Parliament, FPM president and Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil announced…