By Jane Ferguson, Layla Quran
Lebanon’s capital city is suffering the aftermath of a cataclysmic explosion that killed at least 135 people and injured 5,000. On Tuesday, a fire started at Beirut’s port -- followed by a detonation so powerful it sent a shockwave through…
In Lebanon, a monstrous explosion shook Beirut, shattering much of the city’s port area. Video showed an enormous blast and shockwave that damaged buildings miles away. The health minister reported at least 70 people dead and more than 3,000 injured,…
By Bassem Mroue, Associated Press
Lebanese Red Cross official Georges Kettaneh said there were dead and wounded, but did not have an exact figure, just saying there were hundreds of casualties.
In our news wrap Friday, President Trump became the first sitting president to address the annual March for Life in Washington in person. He spoke to thousands of abortion opponents who flocked to the National Mall. Also, the Pentagon now…
By Qassim Abdul-Zahra, Associated Press
It was not immediately clear who had fired the rockets or who was targeted.
Two oil tankers near the strategically important Strait of Hormuz were damaged Thursday. After the U.S. Navy rushed to assist evacuating sailors, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo blamed Iran, calling the suspected attacks a "clear threat to international peace and…
By Associated Press
Russia's health ministry says 79 people have been injured in an explosion in a plant manufacturing TNT.
Here is a look at a long and troubled history marked by ethnic and religious divides after a series of blasts in and outside Sri Lanka’s capital on Easter Sunday, blamed on religious extremists, recalled the worst days of the…
By Bharatha Mallawarachi, Krishan Francis, Associated Press
More than 200 people were killed and hundreds more wounded in eight bomb blasts that rocked churches and luxury hotels in or near Sri Lanka's capital on Easter Sunday — the deadliest violence the South Asian island country has seen…
The Paris prosecutor’s office says that two firefighters have been killed in the bakery blast and has corrected the overall figure given earlier by France’s interior minister.
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