Newspaper devotes entire issue to 'wake-up call' for the country

CNN's Ghazi Balkiz contributed to this report. CNN's Ghazi Balkiz contributed to this report.

"Government deadlock," "Pollution at alarming levels," and "Public debt close to $100 million" read some of the headlines of The Daily Star's Thursday issue, with each page featuring a single message. It was meant to be a "wake-up" call for the country's officials, the newspaper's online editorial said.

"The aim is to ring the alarm bell about all the challenges that are facing the country and to urge everyone in Lebanon to work towards resolving these crises," Nadim Ladki, editor-in-chief of The Daily Star, told CNN.

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