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Emergency aid pledged to Lebanon

Emergency aid pledged to Lebanon

Update: 2020-08-09
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A summit to provide humanitarian relief to Lebanon in the wake of Tuesday's deadly explosion raises cash - but will it reach those in greatest need? We hear from regional expert Lina Khatib, and speak to a doctor about his harrowing experiences after the blast.

Also in the programme: an update on a critical election in Belarus; and the plight of British restaurants during the pandemic.

(Photo: Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis participates in donor teleconference on Lebanon. The conference was arranged by French President Emmanuel Macron and the UN. Credit: EPA/Greek Prime Minister"s Office/Dimitris Papamitsos)
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Emergency aid pledged to Lebanon

Emergency aid pledged to Lebanon

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