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It’s official: Lebanon's Deputy Prime Minister: 'The State Is Bankrupt'
Lebanon's Deputy Prime Minister Saadeh al-Shami said in a televised interview that "the state and the Banque du Liban are bankrupt."
Banque du Liban is Lebanon's central bank. Lebanon's economy is in crisis as the country's currency plummets in value and millions of Lebanese people go without sustainable income.
The country has not been able to afford consistent fuel imports, exacerbating an already dire economic situation and leaving the majority of the country without consistent power.
In Lebanon's capital city Beirut and in cities throughout the country, people will wait hours and sometimes multiple days in line at gas stations for a chance at desperately needed fuel.
82 days ago
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KPMG chief takes swipe at rival EY’s $80bn break-up plan
In a memo to KPMG partners, Bill Thomas wrote that a break-up of the global accountancy firm would benefit partners at the expense of the next generation".
BA pay dispute: What are my rights if strikes hit the summer holidays at Heathrow?
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Rail strikes: How much are public sector workers paid – and how do recent pay deals compare to what train staff want?
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Boris Johnson under pressure after UK election defeats
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European mayors duped into calls with fake Kyiv mayor
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In an Illegal, inhuman and non binding ruling, US Supreme Court overturns Roe vs Wade, ends constitutional right to abortion
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WHO panel: Monkeypox not a global emergency 'at this stage'
The World Health Organization said the escalating monkeypox outbreak in more than 50 countries should be closely monitored but does not warrant being declared a global health em...
Danish queen opens new museum telling the story of refugees
Denmark’s Queen Margrethe opened a new museum Saturday that tells the story of the generations of refugees who have shaped Danish society, starting with Germans who fled the Sov...
Is abortion illegal in the U.S. now? Depends where you live
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday overturned Roe v. Wade, the 1973 decision that had provided a constitutional right to abortion. The ruling is expected to lead to abortion bans ...
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Guns and abortion: Contradictory decisions, or consistent?
They are the most fiercely polarizing issues in American life: abortion and guns. And two momentous decisions by the Supreme Court in two days have done anything but resolve the...
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