Rescue teams are searching the rubble of Beirut’s port for bodies nearly three days after a massive explosion sent a wave of destruction through Lebanon’s capital, killing nearly 150 people and wounding thousands.
Russia is boasting that it’s about to be the first country to approve a COVID-19 vaccine, with mass vaccinations planned as early as October using shots that are yet to complete clinical trials.
A mother played a solemn but uplifting tune on a piano amongst the wreckage of her home in Beirut, Lebanon, after a massive explosion destroyed buildings in the city and killed at least 135 people.
Lebanon’s state-run news agency says 16 employees at Beirut’s port have been detained over this weeks explosion that killed more than 100 people and wounded thousands.
The massive Aug. 4 explosion left over 130 dead and thousands injured.
Aug. 6, 2020 marks 75 years since the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, Japan. In 1945, the U.S. attack on Hiroshima killed 140,000 people. Three days later, a second atomic bomb was dropped on the Japanese city of Nagasaki, killing 70,000 and prompting Japan to surrender in World War II.
A man in England made his fiery love for his girlfriend official by popping the question with dozens of candles, in a heartfelt display that accidentally burned down their apartment.
Public anger mounted against the ruling elite that is being blamed for the chronic mismanagement and carelessness that led to the disaster.
The video shows the moment the blast ripped through the city, sending everyone in the shot scrambling.
The blast was the force equivalent of detonating 2.2 kilotons of TNT, officials said.
U.S. officials say there is no indication that a massive explosion in Lebanon that killed at least 100 people was an attack.
A robotics start-up in Japan has created a “smart mask” that is designed to facilitate international communication in a socially distanced society.
The blast shattered windows and sent thick smoke billowing from the city center.
Houston has one of the largest Lebanese communities in the U.S. Many are trying to grapple with the deadly explosion that happened in Beirut.
The U.N. says North Korea is flouting U.N. sanctions by expanding its nuclear arsenal and ballistic missile program, and several nations reportedly believe the rogue country has developed miniaturized nuclear bombs that can fit its long-range intercontinental ballistic missiles.
Three men have been rescued from a tiny Pacific island after writing a giant SOS in the sand that was spotted from above.
Egypt’s minister of international cooperation invited Elon Musk to visit the site of the ancient pyramids to see for himself that aliens did not, in fact, build them.
A small plane bound for Australia crashed shortly after takeoff in Papua New Guinea last week – partially because it was weighed down by $80 million worth of cocaine stowed as cargo.
South Africa on Saturday surpassed 500,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases, representing more than 50% of all reported coronavirus infections in Africa’s 54 countries.
On July 16, the European Union updated its list of countries for which Member States should start lifting travel restrictions, but the United States was not included — extending an ongoing ban for Americans amid a surge in cases of the novel coronavirus in the U.S.