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Lebanon to investigate beating of refugee
Internet video shows small child beating another boy, believed to be Syrian, as he is encouraged by adults.
Last updated: 20 Jul 2014 05:47 GMT
Lebanese president accepts PM's resignation
Prime Minister Mikati, who handed in his notice citing domestic divisions, asked to continue in caretaker capacity.
Last updated: 23 Mar 2013 21:10 GMT
Lebanon funeral ends in violence
Opposition leaders urge calm as gunbattles erupt in Beirut, after assassinated security chief is laid to rest.
Last updated: 22 Oct 2012 05:45 GMT
Opposition calls for 'day of rage' in Lebanon
Amid anger and grief, ex-PM Saad Hariri urges large turnout at funeral for slain intelligence official Wissam al-Hassan.
Last updated: 21 Oct 2012 05:29 GMT
Anger in Lebanon day after deadly blast
Opposition coalition demands PM's resignation over assassination but remains wary about plunging nation into crisis.
Last updated: 20 Oct 2012 23:54 GMT
Lebanon tense after bomb kills security chief
Prime minister says he will remain in his post, as protests over anti-Syrian official's killing erupt in several cities.
Last updated: 20 Oct 2012 13:03 GMT
Syrian activists' dangerous haven in Lebanon
Bashar al-Assad's crackdown on dissent has reportedly spread to Lebanon, as activists in exile are targeted.
Last updated: 11 Nov 2011 21:52 GMT
Syria orders arrests in Hariri case
Warrants issued for 33 people over "false testimony" to investigators in 2005 case of former Lebanese PM's slaying.
Last updated: 04 Oct 2010 05:55 GMT
Lebanon 'sitting on powder keg'
Abandoned explosives and detonators are found almost daily across Lebanon.
Zeina Khodr in Beirut
Last updated: 03 Mar 2007 03:41 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Sistine Chapel for rent: Is nothing sacred?
What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
Will France take Sarkozy back?
Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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