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07 October 2015, 12:35 Ukrainian President Poroshenko said a "real truce" has begun in east Ukraine, adding that the war is not over yet.
07 October 2015, 12:18 Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said his country would not make any concessions about the security of its borders, after Russian war planes twice violated its air space in the last days.
07 October 2015, 12:09 Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu stressed that only two Russian airstrikes out of 57 have targeted IS positions in Syria.
07 October 2015, 11:43 At least 14 people were killed in three separate suicide bomb attacks in Damaturu, northeast Nigeria.
07 October 2015, 11:24 Doctors Without Borders (MSF) demanded an international probe into US air strike on Kunduz hospital.

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07 October 2015, 12:40 Financial Prosecutor judge Ali Ibrahim began his investigations in the information submitted by the We Want Accountability activists against what happened at the Public Works Committee meeting.
07 October 2015, 12:22 VDL (93.3): A number of “We Want Accountability” activists are staging a sit-in in front of the Justice Palace police station amid heavy security presence in the area.
07 October 2015, 12:15 The national dialogue session is underway at parliament.
07 October 2015, 12:06 NNA: Defense attorney of Ahmed al-Asir presented a request to judge Sakr Sakr to appoint a medical committee to examine the detained.
07 October 2015, 11:49 The Minieh road connecting Tripoli to Akkar was reopened after it was blocked in the morning.
07 October 2015, 11:32 MP Ibrahim Kanaan, representing MP Michel Aoun, arrived at the parliament to take part in the dialogue session.
07 October 2015, 11:28 LBCI: A number of shopowners in Baalbek blocked the entrance of the local market in protest against the security chaos, demanding increasing the number of security forces.
07 October 2015, 11:00 VDL (93.3): A meeting is underway between PM Tammam Salam and Public Works Minister Ghazi Zoaiter.
07 October 2015, 10:44 The ISF said that the package sent to the German embassy did not include any suspicious material.
07 October 2015, 10:33 The Iranian Ambassador said that Iran's former head of mission in Lebanon Roknabadi is still among the missing of the hajj stampede in Saudi Arabia.
07 October 2015, 10:21 NNA: Several youth blocked the international highway in Minnieh protesting the health minister's appointments in the area's Government Hospital.
07 October 2015, 10:10 VDL (93.3): Prime Minister Tammam Salam holds a meeting with Youth and Sports Minister Abdul Motleb al-Hennawi at the Grand Serail.
07 October 2015, 09:34 Informed sources to LBCI: Explosives experts dismantled last night a suspicious package that had been sent to the German embassy.
07 October 2015, 09:05 TMC: 3 people were injured in a collision between two vehicles on the main road of Kfarhazir in Amyoun.
07 October 2015, 09:03 MP Michel Moussa to VDL (100.5): Everybody has the intention to reach a settlement on the military promotions.
07 October 2015, 08:58 MP Marwan Hamadeh to VDL (100.5): The discussion on the characteristics of a president will take long and there is no way for the time being to agree on a head of state.
07 October 2015, 08:23 ISF arrested 67 individuals for committing various crimes throughout Lebanon/
07 October 2015, 08:12 NNA: Heavy shooting in Baalbek overnight against the backdrop of the murder of Hussein Tleis and Nader Yaghi.
07 October 2015, 07:34 Gasoline and diesel prices dropped LL300.
06 October 2015, 21:00 National News Agency: A woman was wounded by a stray bullet in Baalbek's al-Nabi Inaam neighborhood.
06 October 2015, 20:33 LBCI: Berri, Salam, Saniora, Kanaan, Harb and Pharaon held a meeting after the dialogue session.
06 October 2015, 20:29 MP Butros Harb: Tomorrow's dialogue session will be dedicated to the discussion of the characteristics of the new president.
06 October 2015, 20:26 LBCI quoting MP Suleiman Franjieh: I'm now more optimistic about the possibility of reaching a solution to the promotions crisis.
06 October 2015, 20:19 The evening dialogue session has ended at the parliament.
06 October 2015, 20:13 A delegation from Akkar's municipal union has accepted the government's plan to set up a garbage landfill in Srar during talks with Minister Nouhad al-Mashnouq.
06 October 2015, 19:10 National News Agency: Unknown gunmen fired heavy- and medium-caliber weapons from Ras al-Ain towards Baalbek in connection with the Sunday death of Hussein Tlais and Nader Yaghi, causing no casualties.
06 October 2015, 18:57 LBCI: Activists erected a tent at the entrance of the Naameh landfill to prevent the entry of any garbage truck.
06 October 2015, 18:13 The national dialogue session resumed at parliament.
06 October 2015, 17:30 VDL (100.5): Health Ministry inspectors shut a slaughterhouse and restaurant in Sidon.
06 October 2015, 17:25 MTV: The union of Akkar mayors accepted plans to set up a garbage landfill in Srar after meeting Interior Minister Mashnouq.
06 October 2015, 17:20 MTV: MP Ibrahim Kanaan will take part in the evening dialogue session on behalf of the FPM.
06 October 2015, 17:12 Aoun: Dialogue is "ongoing" and we hope it will yield good results.
06 October 2015, 17:09 The road has been reopened outside the Interior Ministry after the release of the activist Asaad Zebian.
06 October 2015, 17:08 MP Michel Aoun after weekly meeting of Change and Reform bloc: I call on the Lebanese to gather Sunday near the presidential palace in Baabda.
06 October 2015, 15:40 MTV: Aoun left the dialogue session due to health reasons and not because of any political debate or dispute.
06 October 2015, 15:29 The dialogue session has been adjourned to 6:00 pm to continue discussions over the issue of the presidency.
06 October 2015, 15:17 ISF: Activist Asaad Zebian was arrested for defiling the Lebanese flag.
06 October 2015, 15:15 You Stink activists have reopened the Hamra road and headed to the Sanayeh area to block the road outside the Interior Ministry.
06 October 2015, 15:11 The relatives of the Arsal captives reopened the Raouche road and headed towards Speaker Berri's Ain el-Tineh residence where they will hold a sit-in.
06 October 2015, 15:09 TMC: The Raouche road was reopened and traffic is gradually returning to normal.
06 October 2015, 14:58 LBCI: Health Minister Wael Abou Faour ordered the withdrawal of medical supplies, made by the brazilian Silimed company, from the market.
06 October 2015, 14:54 The road in front of the Central Bank was blocked by protesters after the arrest of activist Asaad Zebian.
06 October 2015, 14:53 Security reinforcements were brought to the central bank and Tourism Ministry where the "You Stink" campaign is protesting.
06 October 2015, 14:50 Civil society protesters: We demand each Lebanese citizen to write their concerns on the Lebanese currency.
06 October 2015, 14:43 Families of kidnapped servicemen from Raouche: We might head at three in the afternoon to the house of one of the officials.
06 October 2015, 14:42 VDL (100.5): Financial Public Prosecutor judge Ali Ibrahim ordered the detention of Y.A. for trespassing on public property.
06 October 2015, 14:22 The national dialogue session resumed, after a lunch break, in the absence of MP Michel Aoun who left the meeting.
06 October 2015, 14:22 NNA: Israeli warplanes hover over the villages of Hasbaya, al-Arqoub and Jabal al-Sheikh.
06 October 2015, 13:56 Civil society activists continue their march and head to Banque du Liban in Hamra.
06 October 2015, 13:44 The dialogue session tackled the trash crisis file.
06 October 2015, 13:42 VDL (93.3): A closed meeting takes place between Speaker Nabih Berri and PM Tammam Salam and the dialogue session will resume at 2:00 pm.
06 October 2015, 13:41 The "You Stink" campaign kicked off a surprise march from a building affiliated to the Finance Ministry.
06 October 2015, 13:37 Future TV: MP Michel Aoun left the national dialogue session.
06 October 2015, 13:17 LBCI: The health ministry issued warnings against al-Rahi hospital, Hotel Dieu, and Sacre Coeur for dumping medical wastes without any treatment.
06 October 2015, 13:15 The families of the Arsal captives said they will hold another sit-in after the Raouche protest.