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Beirut: The bride being photographed in wedding dress as blast hit

Israa Seblani was posing for her wedding photographs when the huge explosion shook the nearby port area of Beirut.

Published on 6 August 2020 | 3:18 pm


Coronavirus: Dr Fauci says daughters have been harassed

The top US virus researcher said he had hired security for his family after receiving death threats.

Published on 6 August 2020 | 3:17 pm


Beirut explosion: How ship's deadly cargo ended up at port

More than 2,000 tons of ammonium nitrate arrived in 2013 on the Moldovan-flagged MV Rhosus.

Published on 6 August 2020 | 3:13 pm


Beirut explosion: Angry residents rage at leaders after blast

People in Lebanon call for justice after a blast that left at least 137 dead and about 5,000 injured.

Published on 6 August 2020 | 3:10 pm


Teens arrested with AK47 at Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida

The boys were fleeing police and "had no idea" they had entered the US president's property.

Published on 6 August 2020 | 2:06 pm


Coronavirus: Los Angeles to shut off water and power to party houses

Houses have become nightclubs despite coronavirus-linked restrictions, Los Angeles mayor says.

Published on 6 August 2020 | 1:25 pm


Mexico obesity: Oaxaca bans sale of junk food to children

Children will no longer be able to buy sugary drinks and calorie-laden snacks in Oaxaca.

Published on 6 August 2020 | 11:20 am


China sentences Canadian to death on drugs charge

The man has been accused of producing ketamine as relations between the countries remain fraught.

Published on 6 August 2020 | 10:55 am


Beirut explosion: Exploring the damage after the blast

A Beirut resident show how neighbours are trying to help clean up and recover after the blast.

Published on 6 August 2020 | 10:24 am


Zoe Saldana apologises for playing Nina Simone: 'She deserved better'

The actress says she "should never have played Nina" in the heavily criticised 2016 biopic.

Published on 6 August 2020 | 9:28 am


Coronavirus: How does a Covid-19 pandemic come to an end?

The pandemic officially started when the WHO declared it in March 2020 but how will it end?

Published on 6 August 2020 | 7:59 am


Ahmedabad: Fire in India Covid hospital kills eight in critical care

The blaze had spread after a staff member's PPE kit caught fire due to a short circuit.

Published on 6 August 2020 | 6:14 am


Facebook and Twitter restrict Trump accounts over 'harmful' virus claim

The social networks say a post of a TV interview Mr Trump gave contained Covid-19 "misinformation".

Published on 6 August 2020 | 5:39 am


Hiroshima bomb: Japan marks 75 years since nuclear attack

The first nuclear weapon used in war killed 140,000 people - Japan surrendered days later, ending WW2.

Published on 6 August 2020 | 4:27 am


Michelle Obama: Former US first lady says she has 'low-grade depression'

The former US first lady blames it on the pandemic, racial tensions and the Trump administration.

Published on 6 August 2020 | 2:28 am


Rappers and actors push Zimbabwe hashtag viral

The social media campaign tapping into the anger of the global #BlackLivesMatter phenomenon.

Published on 6 August 2020 | 12:17 am


Kashmir: 'I could land up in jail if I express myself freely'

Artists, poets and journalists feel that freedom of expression is under attack in Kashmir.

Published on 6 August 2020 | 12:07 am


Zarka's husband sliced off her nose. A surgeon offered to restore it for free

A young Afghan woman suffered a brutal domestic assault, but surgery gave her a ray of hope.

Published on 6 August 2020 | 12:02 am


Hiroshima bomb: The day Michiko nearly missed her train

The horrors of the Hiroshima atomic bomb are laid bare through the story of one woman's life.

Published on 5 August 2020 | 11:09 pm


Beirut blast: The mother in labour during explosion

Emmanuelle was getting ready to give birth at St George's hospital in Beirut when an explosion rocked Lebanon's capital.

Published on 5 August 2020 | 5:54 pm


In pictures: Chaos and destruction in Beirut after blast

Photos show the destruction in the Lebanese capital after a huge explosion.

Published on 5 August 2020 | 4:36 pm


Beirut explosion: What is ammonium nitrate and how dangerous is it?

Ammonium nitrate has been blamed for a deadly explosion in Beirut, but what exactly is the chemical?

Published on 5 August 2020 | 1:11 pm


Beirut explosion: Moment blast hit BBC bureau

BBC Arabic reporter Maryem Taoumi was interviewing a member of the Moroccan Agency for Sustainable Energy from the Beirut Bureau.

Published on 5 August 2020 | 11:45 am


Beirut blast: Eyewitnesses describe the power of the explosion

Eyewitnesses describe the power of the deadly explosion that rocked Beirut.

Published on 4 August 2020 | 9:42 pm


Beirut blast: City explosion causes widespread damage

Video is emerging online of the huge blast that has devastated a large part of the Lebanese capital.

Published on 4 August 2020 | 5:39 pm






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