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    Furious Lebanese vow new protests over blast

    Agence France-Presse . Beyrouth, Lebanon | Updated at 12:17am on August 10, 2020

    Lebanese protesters enraged by official negligence blamed for Beirut’s enormous and deadly explosion vowed Sunday to rally again after a night of street clashes in...

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    Missing Bangladeshi found dead in Beirut hospital 

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 09:59am on August 09, 2020

    A Bangladeshi worker, who remained missing since the explosions in Lebanon, was found dead in a hospital in Beirut on Saturday, according to the Bangladesh...

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    Lebanon president rejects global probe into port blast

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 10:34am on August 08, 2020

    Lebanon’s president has rejected any international probe into the catastrophic Beirut port blast, saying a missile or negligence could have been responsible as rescuers desperately...

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    Bangladesh to send relief to Lebanon

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:06pm on August 06, 2020

    Bangladesh has decided to send food, medical team and aid to Lebanon to assist them in the explosion that took place on Tuesday. Bangladesh foreign...

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    Beirut reels from huge blasts, deaths hit 113

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 12:06am on August 06, 2020

    Rescuers searched for survivors Wednesday after a cataclysmic explosion at Beirut port sowed devastation across entire city neighbourhoods, killing at least 113 people, wounding thousands...

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    Ammonium nitrate behind many industrial accidents

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 10:27am on August 05, 2020

    Ammonium nitrate, which Lebanese authorities have said was the cause of the Beirut blast, is an odorless crystalline substance commonly used as a fertilizer that...

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    4 Bangladeshis killed, 100 hurt in Beirut blasts

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 02:34am on August 05, 2020

    At least four Bangladeshis were killed and about 100, including 21 soldiers of Bangladesh Navy, were injured in the two back-to-back explosions at the port...

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    Toll from Beirut monster blast tops 100

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut, Lebanon | Updated at 12:05am on August 05, 2020

    Two enormous explosions devastated Beirut's port on Tuesday, leaving at least 73 people dead and thousands injured, shaking distant buildings and spreading panic and chaos...

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    Rights groups denounce Lebanon ‘repression’

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 10:39pm on July 13, 2020

    A coalition of rights groups said Monday that ‘repression’ and ‘intimidation’ are threatening free speech in Lebanon, hit by an economic meltdown and months of...

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    Dozens wounded in Beirut clashes

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 10:27pm on June 07, 2020

    Protesters poured into the streets of the Lebanese capital Saturday to decry the collapse of the economy, as clashes erupted between supporters and opponents of...

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