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A life’s work shattered: stained glass artist counts cost of Beirut blast

A life’s work shattered: stained glass artist counts cost of Beirut blast

Published 16/08/2020

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Two decades of Maya Husseini’s work to restore stained glass windows destroyed in the Lebanese civil war was lost in an instant [more…]

WHO seeking $76 million for Lebanon after Beirut blast, concerned about coronavirus

WHO seeking $76 million for Lebanon after Beirut blast, concerned about coronavirus

Published 12/08/2020

CAIRO (Reuters) - The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday it had appealed for $76 million in aid for Lebanon after last week’s massive [more…]

‘They are not just numbers’: Missing Beirut silo worker’s family clings to hope

‘They are not just numbers’: Missing Beirut silo worker’s family clings to hope

Published 10/08/2020

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Before he went missing on Aug. 4, Ghassan Hasrouty, an employee of Beirut’s giant grain silos for 38 years, thought he was [more…]

Beirut residents mourn destruction amid transformed cityscape

Beirut residents mourn destruction amid transformed cityscape

Published 10/08/2020

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Curtains flutter through broken windows, piles of debris block the streets and top-floor apartments with their roofs blown off are exposed to [more…]

Beirut police fire tear gas as protesters regroup and two ministers quit

Beirut police fire tear gas as protesters regroup and two ministers quit

Published 10/08/2020

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanese police fired tear gas to try to disperse rock-throwing protesters blocking a road near parliament in Beirut on Sunday in a [more…]

Head of Somalia’s military unhurt, civilian killed in suicide car bomb on convoy

Head of Somalia’s military unhurt, civilian killed in suicide car bomb on convoy

Published 13/07/2020

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - The head of Somalia’s military escaped unhurt and one civilian was killed on Monday when a suicide attacker drove a bomb-laden car [more…]

One dead, 14 injured in grenade attack in Kashmir’s Srinagar: sources

One dead, 14 injured in grenade attack in Kashmir’s Srinagar: sources

Published 04/11/2019

SRINAGAR (Reuters) - One person died and at least 14 were injured on Monday in a grenade attack in Indian-administered Kashmir’s main city of Srinagar, [more…]

Russia says radiation levels rose by 4-16 times in city after…

Russia says radiation levels rose by 4-16 times in city after…

Published 13/08/2019

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Radiation levels in the Russian city of Severodvinsk rose by up to 16 times on Aug. 8 after an accident that authorities [more…]

Blast at Russia’s Azot chemical plant kills three: Interfax

Blast at Russia’s Azot chemical plant kills three: Interfax

Published 06/05/2019

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A blast at the Azot chemical plant in Russia’s region of Perm killed three people on Monday, the Interfax news agency cited [more…]

Sri Lanka attacks death toll rises to 290, about 500 wounded: police

Sri Lanka attacks death toll rises to 290, about 500 wounded: police

Published 22/04/2019

COLOMBO (Reuters) - The death toll from attacks on churches and luxury hotels across Sri Lanka rose significantly to 290, and about 500 people were [more…]