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BEIRUT—In a neighborhood in east Beirut, you’ll come across a nondescript parking lot, backed up on one side by an Ottoman-era house and on another by a sleek high-rise, casting its shadow across a mix of old shops and upscale design stores below. It was from inside one of these old shops in the late 1970s—a few years into Lebanon’s long, violent civil war—that Avedis Manoukian, a shop owner, saw the trucks loaded with dead bodies roll up to what is now the parking lot; back then, it was an empty, dirt-covered patch. “He kept telling us, ‘Today, they […]

Sun, Apr 22, 2018
Source: The Atlantic – International

Andrea Nahles becomes the SPD’s first woman leader in 154 years – at a time of crisis for the party. […]

Sun, Apr 22, 2018
Source: BBC – Europe

It’s astonishing how quickly the story of the North Korea crisis seems to have changed from one of fear to one of optimism. It was less than a year ago that the U.S. president was threatening “fire and fury” against Kim Jong Un, the leader of North Korea, to touting upcoming talks with him. It is not the case, as Trump tweeted Sunday morning, that the North “agreed to denuclearization.” But the North’s recent declarations that it would at least talk about denuclearization, and put a moratorium on the nuclear and missile tests that kept the world on edge last […]

Sun, Apr 22, 2018
Source: The Atlantic – International

As Arsene Wenger prepares to leave Arsenal after 22 years, he leaves a legacy of signing and nurturing some of Africa’s top stars. […]

Sun, Apr 22, 2018
Source: BBC – Africa

The French leader says there are no other options for the nuclear deal, which Mr Trump opposes. […]

Sun, Apr 22, 2018
Source: BBC – Middle East

Opposition MP Nikol Pashinyan was taken into custody shortly after a TV exchange with PM Serzh Sargsyan. […]

Sun, Apr 22, 2018
Source: BBC – Europe

British nationals were killed in a road crash in Saudi Arabia on Saturday, Foreign Office says […]

Sun, Apr 22, 2018
Source: BBC – Middle East

Marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge win his third title, while Vivian Cheruiyot won the women’s race. […]

Sun, Apr 22, 2018
Source: BBC – Africa

Former Tottenham Hotspur manager Christian Gross is appointed as the new head coach of Egyptian giants Zamalek on a two-year deal. […]

Sun, Apr 22, 2018
Source: BBC – Africa

Britain’s Mo Farah finishes third at the London Marathon in a new British record as Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge wins for a third time. […]

Sun, Apr 22, 2018
Source: BBC – Africa