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World leaders pledge €250M in Lebanon donor conference

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World leaders pledged some €250 million to help Beirut in a videoconference hosted by French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday, as anger against Lebanon's authorities continued to grow in the country's stricken capital.
The virtual conference came less than a week after an enormous explosion in Beirut's port area, which was housing highly explosive material, devastated parts of the city and killed more than 150 people. The funding drive brought together representatives from 28 countries and seven international organizations, and was backed by the United Nations.
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International donors pledge help for “credible and independent” investigation into Beirut explosion

International donors pledge help for “credible and independent” investigation into Beirut explosion

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