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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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    Government appoints ambassadors to Egypt, Lebanon

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:43am on May 04, 2020

    The government has appointed Md Monirul Islam as the Ambassador of Bangladesh to the Arab Republic of Egypt, according to foreign ministry. He is currently...

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    Millions in Lebanon risk food insecurity: HRW

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 12:02am on April 09, 2020

    Millions in Lebanon risk food insecurity due to a coronavirus lockdown unless the government provides urgent assistance, Human Rights Watch warned Wednesday. Lebanon in mid-March...

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    Submerged by debt: emerging economies at risk from virus

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 10:01pm on April 07, 2020

    The COVID-19 pandemic has piled pressure on the finances of many emerging countries, leading to calls for some debt payments to be postponed or cancelled...

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    Lebanon protesters try to block confidence vote

    Agence-France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 09:38pm on February 11, 2020

    Protesters in Beirut tried to stop a confidence vote in parliament Tuesday on a new government they say fails to address their demands and cannot...

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    Lebanon’s new finance minister to meet IMF official

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 11:37pm on January 25, 2020

    The new finance minister of debt-saddled Lebanon said that he would meet with a senior official from the International Monetary Fund on Saturday for a...

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    Lebanon protests turn violent

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 12:29am on January 20, 2020

    Almost 400 people were wounded during running battles between Lebanese anti-government protesters and security forces in Beirut Saturday, rescuers said, the heaviest toll since the...

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    Lebanese block roads as protests enter 4rth month

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 10:28pm on January 18, 2020

    Protesters blocked several main roads across Lebanon on Friday as unprecedented demonstrations against a political elite accused of corruption and incompetence entered their fourth...

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