The dollar payments are going to be made in August, as Lebanon hopes to "pump cash into the market through public sector employees."
Twitter began the mass removal of blue ticks, which were used to verify the identity of high-profile figures. The change comes after owner Elon Musk introduced a paid service to verify accounts last year.
Resident doctors in England began a four-day strike on Tuesday, demanding better pay, which threatens to disrupt patient care in the National Health Service (NHS).
British health minister Steve Barclay said on Tuesday that junior doctors were making "unreasonable" pay demands as they began a four-day strike that is likely to cause unprecedented disruption to the state-funded National Health Service (NHS).