The pair of Colin de Grandhomme and Kane Williamson who finished not out on 41 and 73 respectively took the game away from Bangladesh in the final overs with de Grandhomme's power hitting the difference at the end. New Zealand played three debutants in this contest in Lockie Ferguson, Tom Bruce and Ben Wheeler. Wheeler produced an outstanding debut pefromance to remove Iqbal and Bangladesh captain Masrafe Mortaza (1) to finish with 2-22.
Staff Sgt. Oron Shaul and Lt. Hadar Goldin were killed in Gaza during Operation Protective Edge in 2014. "The political-security cabinet discussed standing policy on treatment of the bodies of Hamas terrorists killed during terror attacks and decided that they will not be returned but will be buried", a statement posted on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's official Twitter account said.
Only about a third of the remaining 59 detainees are cleared for release, making it highly unlikely that Obama will fulfill the eight-year-old campaign pledge before he leaves office on January 20. Last February he said: "This morning, I watched President Obama talking about Gitmo, right, Guantanamo Bay, which by the way, which by the way, we are keeping open".
It is understood this has caused relations to strain with some members of the Government, and prompted some pro-Leave Tory MPs to label him a "gloomy pessimist". "It's time now for someone who is optimistic about the future that lies ahead for Brexit Britain". One early reaction, in London, came from Hilary Benn - the chairman of the Commons select committee on Brexit, and former shadow secretary.
Overall, the FTSE index closed with a gain of 35.06 points and 0.49% at 7,177.89, which was the fourth successive record closing high. It hit an intra-day high of 7,202 in early trading - up nearly 1% - with a broad range of shares seeing gains.
Along with a government-led assault on Wadi Barada, a rebel-held area near the Syrian capital, insurgents also are complaining about major airstrikes in the provinces of Hama and Idlib, and a regime push on the Eastern Ghouta suburb of Damascus .