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UN moves toward Lebanon resolution

DIPLOMACY The US and France agreed on a Security Council resolution that calls for a `full cessation' of the violence between Israel and Hezbollah, an official said

AGENCIES , UNITED NATIONS, BEIRUT AND TYRE, LEBANON AND JERUSALEM

The Lebanese government says at least 880 civilians have been killed in addition to 27 police or government troops since Israel launched its offensive on July 12 after Hezbollah captured two soldiers in a deadly cross-border raid.

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