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From TheJournal.ie Lebanese diplomat appointed to form new government in crisis-hit country Beirut

Lebanese diplomat appointed to form new government in crisis-hit country

His appointment comes weeks after a devastating explosion in Beirut.

From TheJournal.ie Lebanon's parliament approves two-week state of emergency in Beirut Emergency

Lebanon's parliament approves two-week state of emergency in Beirut

Dozens of demonstrators shouted as lawmakers arrived at parliament to ratify the emergency measure.

From TheJournal.ie 'People want revenge': Heated protests in Beirut call for accountability after port blast kills 158 Lebanon

'People want revenge': Heated protests in Beirut call for accountability after port blast kills 158

At least 158 people were killed in the blast, and 6,000 have been injured.

From TheJournal.ie I knew of chemicals weeks before Beirut blast, says Lebanon’s president Lebanon

I knew of chemicals weeks before Beirut blast, says Lebanon’s president

Michel Aoun said he ordered action to be taken at the time but he has no authority over the port.

From TheJournal.ie Lebanon's president rejects global probe into port blast Beirut

Lebanon's president rejects global probe into port blast

Michel Aoun today said a missile or negligence could have been responsible for the explosion.

From TheJournal.ie Macron urges reform as Lebanese officials seek to shift blame over blast Beirut

Macron urges reform as Lebanese officials seek to shift blame over blast

It is unclear how much support the international community will offer the notoriously dysfunctional government.

From TheJournal.ie Emergency aid arrives in Beirut as city reels from massive explosion Support

Emergency aid arrives in Beirut as city reels from massive explosion

Lebanon’s prime minister has called on “friendly countries” to lend their support.

From TheJournal.ie Port officials under house arrest after explosion in Lebanon’s capital Beirut

Port officials under house arrest after explosion in Lebanon’s capital

At least 100 people died and thousands were injured in the blast which caused damage over a large area of Beirut.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: How Beirut explosions came at 'worst time possible' for a country in a 'dire situation' Lebanon

Explainer: How Beirut explosions came at 'worst time possible' for a country in a 'dire situation'

Prior to the devastating blasts, Lebanon was already dealing with its worst economic recession in decades.

From TheJournal.ie 'People just want to burst into tears': Beirut blast sends shockwaves through Lebanon Explosion

'People just want to burst into tears': Beirut blast sends shockwaves through Lebanon

A large area of the Lebanese capital sits under rubble today following the blast less than 48 hours ago.

From TheJournal.ie Ammonium nitrate: What is the chemical that has been blamed for the Beirut blast? Lebanon

Ammonium nitrate: What is the chemical that has been blamed for the Beirut blast?

Prime Minister Hassan Diab has said 2,750 tonnes of the agricultural fertiliser had blown up.

From TheJournal.ie At least 73 dead and 3,700 wounded in Beirut blasts Lebanon

At least 73 dead and 3,700 wounded in Beirut blasts

“It is a disaster in every sense of the word,” Health Minister Hamad Hassan said.

From TheJournal.ie Ten killed and 117 injured after oil truck explodes in China Wenling

Ten killed and 117 injured after oil truck explodes in China

The force of the blast caused nearby homes and factories to collapse.

From TheJournal.ie One person killed and six injured after explosion at chemical plant in north-east Spain Tarragona

One person killed and six injured after explosion at chemical plant in north-east Spain

The incident happened in Tarragona in Catalonia.

From TheJournal.ie 'A splinter of a splinter of a splinter group': Officers suspect a handful of dissidents behind border bomb Explosion

'A splinter of a splinter of a splinter group': Officers suspect a handful of dissidents behind border bomb

This has been the fifth dissident attack so far this year.

From TheJournal.ie Explosion near border was deliberate attempt to kill police officers, PSNI says Co Fermanagh

Explosion near border was deliberate attempt to kill police officers, PSNI says

The explosion has been condemned by politicians on both sides of the border.

From TheJournal.ie Islamic State claims suicide-bomber attack that killed 63 people at Afghan wedding Kabul

Islamic State claims suicide-bomber attack that killed 63 people at Afghan wedding

“I will never see happiness in my life again,” the groom told a local TV station.

From TheJournal.ie Two killed and radiation levels rise in second incident at a Russian military base this week Explosion

Two killed and radiation levels rise in second incident at a Russian military base this week

The far-north town of Nyonoska was affected by the blast during the testing of a jet engine.

From TheJournal.ie Multiple injuries after parcel bomb explodes near bakery in Lyon France

Multiple injuries after parcel bomb explodes near bakery in Lyon

French President Emmanuel Macron said it appeared that there were no fatalities.

From TheJournal.ie 17 people injured after explosion hits tourist bus near Egyptian pyramids Cairo

17 people injured after explosion hits tourist bus near Egyptian pyramids

It comes months after a similar explosion killed three tourists in the region.

From TheJournal.ie At least 18 people killed in two bomb blasts on Catholic church in Philippines Philippines

At least 18 people killed in two bomb blasts on Catholic church in Philippines

President Rodrigo Duterte’s spokesman condemned the incident as an “act of terrorism and murder”.

From TheJournal.ie Three people injured in large explosion and fire at University of Lyon France

Three people injured in large explosion and fire at University of Lyon

The explosion hit days after a blast apparently caused by a gas leak hit a Paris bakery.

From TheJournal.ie At least six dead as Islamist suicide bomber and gunmen attack Nairobi complex Kenya This post contains videos

At least six dead as Islamist suicide bomber and gunmen attack Nairobi complex

Al-Qaeda-linked Somali group Al-Shabaab has claimed responsibility for the attack.

From TheJournal.ie Third person confirmed dead following powerful explosion at Paris bakery Gas Leak This post contains videos

Third person confirmed dead following powerful explosion at Paris bakery

Around 200 firefighters were mobilised to battle a fire at the bakery before the explosion happened.

From TheJournal.ie 'Not aliens': New York sky lights up blue after blown transformer at power plant We Are Not Alone

'Not aliens': New York sky lights up blue after blown transformer at power plant

New York Police Department said there was “no evidence of extraterrestrial activity”.

From TheJournal.ie Weapons believed to belong to the New IRA explode in back garden boiler fire West Belfast

Weapons believed to belong to the New IRA explode in back garden boiler fire

“This is simply reckless and shows a total disregard for the safety of the local residents.”

From TheJournal.ie Death toll from attack at Crimean college rises to 17 Explosion

Death toll from attack at Crimean college rises to 17

“There’s a lot of them, the ambulances did not have enough stretchers,” one student said.

From TheJournal.ie Explosive detonated outside US embassy in Beijing China This post contains videos

Explosive detonated outside US embassy in Beijing

A man has been arrested after the incident and is belived to have injuries to his hand.

Japanese rocket crashes and explodes shortly after take off

No injuries were reported in the spectacular explosion.

From TheJournal.ie 25 people injured in explosion at German apartment building Wuppertal

25 people injured in explosion at German apartment building

The cause of the explosion is not known.

From TheJournal.ie 'Battery short circuit' caused blast in London Underground which injured a number of people London Underground

'Battery short circuit' caused blast in London Underground which injured a number of people

The incident happened in Southgate station in northwest London.

From TheJournal.ie A massive explosion at a grain silo in Strasbourg has injured four people Comptoir Agricole

A massive explosion at a grain silo in Strasbourg has injured four people

A large fire broke out in the aftermath of the explosion and dozens of firefighters rushed to the scene.

From TheJournal.ie 15 people injured in Ontario restaurant explosion Canada

15 people injured in Ontario restaurant explosion

Police are looking for two males who were caught on CCTV moments before the blast.

From TheJournal.ie At least six dead and several seriously injured following explosion at Czech chemical plant Fatal

At least six dead and several seriously injured following explosion at Czech chemical plant

The incident happened in the northern town of Kralupy-nad-Vltavou.

From TheJournal.ie Boy whose laptop exploded has €20,000 settlement approved Explosion

Boy whose laptop exploded has €20,000 settlement approved

A judge said the incident was “scary”.

From TheJournal.ie Five people dead after explosion in Leicester Fire

Five people dead after explosion in Leicester

The cause of the explosion is not yet known, but police have said there is no evidence it’s linked to terrorism.

From TheJournal.ie Birmingham Repertory Theatre evacuated following explosion in basement England

Birmingham Repertory Theatre evacuated following explosion in basement

Police say initial indications are that the explosion was caused by a technical fault in a staff-only area of the theatre.

From TheJournal.ie Pakistan accused of supporting militants who killed nearly 100 in suicide bombing yesterday Kabul

Pakistan accused of supporting militants who killed nearly 100 in suicide bombing yesterday

The Afghan government the attack was carried out by the Taliban-linked Haqqani network with Pakistani backing.

From TheJournal.ie At least two dead and over a dozen injured in Belgium 'gas explosion' Antwerp

At least two dead and over a dozen injured in Belgium 'gas explosion'

The incident happened last night.

From TheJournal.ie Explosion at Stockholm metro station leaves one dead and one injured Sweden

Explosion at Stockholm metro station leaves one dead and one injured

Local police say there is nothing to suggest the explosion was terror-related.

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