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After tense talks, United Nations agrees to renew peacekeepers in Lebanon

After tense talks, United Nations agrees to renew peacekeepers in Lebanon

The UN Security Council on Wednesday adopted a resolution to renew the mandate of the UN peacekeeping mission in Lebanon for one year, till August 31, 2018. "General Beary says there are no Hezbollah weapons". She added that "it is apparent to everyone who cares to see it". The Security Council unanimously approved the plan for the mission, extending it another year after a flurry of negotiations over United States and Israeli desires to do more to keep Hezbollah from gathering illegitimate ...


United Nations chief calls for end of Israeli blockade of Gaza

United Nations chief calls for end of Israeli blockade of Gaza

Speaking at a school in Beit Lahiya run by the United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees, Guterres reiterated his support for the two-state solution in which a Palestinian state, including Gaza, would live "in peace and security together" with Israel .


France 4-0 Netherlands

France 4-0 Netherlands

However, from minute one in Paris , France dominated the play and deservedly took the lead on 14 minutes with Antoine Griezmann carving open the Dutch defence with a one-two before slotting past Jasper Cillessen. Holland, who were disappointing overall, could feel hard done by at Kevin Strootman's dismissal for two yellow cards and wasted a golden chance to equalise when Arjen Robben headed back across goal when completely unmarked.


Nigerian gov't forces kill top Boko Haram commanders

Nigerian gov't forces kill top Boko Haram commanders

The British military has to date trained 28,000 Nigerian troops, equipping them with skills to turn the tide against Boko Haram , while our humanitarian aid is alleviating widespread suffering. And he formally dedicated a new Commonwealth war memorial at the National Military Cemetery. I am proud of Britain's commitment to supporting the Nigerian people in tackling terror.


Amazon Facing Class-Action Lawsuit Over Solar Eclipse Glasses

Amazon Facing Class-Action Lawsuit Over Solar Eclipse Glasses

In the lawsuit filed in federal court on Thursday, Charleston resident Corey Payne says at the start of August he bought a three-pack of special protective glasses for himself and his fiancée, Kayla Harris, to view the eclipse that occurred on August 21.