International help began to arrive as Lebanon's leaders struggled with the widespread damage and shocking aftermath of Tuesday's blast.
By Bassem Mroue, Zeina Karam, Sarah El Deeb, Associated Press
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…
By Jane Ferguson, Layla Quran
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By Lolita C. Baldor, Deb Reichmann, Associated Press
U.S. officials say there is no indication that a massive explosion in Lebanon that killed at least 100 people was an attack. That contradicts President Donald Trump who said American generals told him it was likely caused by a bomb.
By Isabella Isaacs-Thomas
Here are some ways you can help support the victims of Tuesday's massive explosions in Beirut, Lebanon.
By Sarah El Deeb, Bassem Mroue, Associated Press
Residents of Beirut — stunned, sleepless and stoic — emerged from the aftermath of a catastrophic explosion searching for missing relatives, bandaging their wounds and retrieving what’s left of their homes.
By Associated Press
Ukraine’s president has asked the leader of Belarus to hand over some Russian security contractors detained on terrorism charges who also are accused of fighting alongside Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine.
By Associated Press
French President Emmanuel Macron announced he would fly to the shattered Lebanese capital, and two planeloads of French rescue workers and aid were expected to touch down on Wednesday afternoon.
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