Markets update

On the markets at 9:50 a.m. (ET):In Toronto, the S&P/TSX composite index was down 83.81 points to 15,180.83.The Dow Jones industrial average was down 66.60 points to 21,545.18.The Standard & Poor’s 500 index was down 4.98 points to 2,468.47.The Nasdaq composite index was down 12.44 points to 6,377.56.The Canadian dollar was trading at 79.62 cents US, down from Thursday’s average price of 79.46 cents US.

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Libya Security Council urges parties to endorse and sign political agreement

Libya has been plagued by factional fighting since the 2011 revolution, with the situation continuing to deteriorate in recent months amid significant political fragmentation and violence. Following broad consultations facilitated by UN Special Representative Bernardino León, it was announced last week that a national unity government could be proposed, which included Fayez Sarraj for the position of Prime Minister. He is current a Member of Parliament at the House of Representatives from Tripoli. In a statement issued today, the members of the Security Council stressed that “the Agreement offers a real prospect for resolving Libya’s political, security, and institutional crises.” They also noted that the Libya Sanctions Committee “is prepared to designate those who threaten Libya’s peace, stability and security or who undermine the successful completion of its political transition,” while reaffirming their strong commitment to the “sovereignty, independence, territorial integrity and national unity of Libya.” read more

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Fuchse Berlin beat Montpellier HB for the Heide Cup trophy

Fuchse BerlinhandballHeide Cup handballMontpellier handball The two winners of the most prestigious European Cup titles – Fuchse Berlin and Montpellier Handball meet at the final of traditional Heide Cup in Germany. The EHF Cup winners beat reigning EHF Champions League winners 30:24 (20:13) with Mattias Zachrisson as TOP scorer (7).On the other side, Vid Kavticnik netted five.DfHK Leipzig beat RK Vardar Skopje 27:26 for the third place, while Swedish best team IFK Kristianstad beat HSV Handball 34:27 for the place No.5. ← Previous Story U18 EHF EURO 2018: Six nations repeat success from U20 Championship! Next Story → OLD RIVALS NOW “STUDENTS”: Mattias Anderson works in Kiel with Wolff and Landin

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