Beirut explosion: What we know so far
On Tuesday, the city of Beirut was rocked by a lethal blast. Here are some of the things we know so far about the blast that rocked the Lebanese capital.
Chinese Loans: Amaechi maintains clauses are international standard, Global deaths now over 700,000 and more
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Powerful explosion rocks Lebanon's capital Beirut, thousands injured
At least 25 people were killed and around 2,500 others injured when a powerful explosion rocked Beirut's port. Buildings were destroyed and windows shattered, with dozens of Red Cross teams racing to the scene.
Buhari gives NDDC Friday deadline to pay stranded scholarship students, Police arrest nurses for allegedly stealing newborn
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Lebanese hold feminist march in Beirut
Lebanese take to the streets during a feminist march in Beirut, to show their support of the anti-government protests and to defend the women that were assaulted during clashes between protestors and counter-demonstrators.
Lebanon scoops new deposits in $1.4 billion boost to reserves
One week after Lebanon’s credit rating was cut deeper into junk territory by Fitch, the country’s central bank governor told Bloomberg they have secured new deposits from private investors overseas, boosting dollar reserves by up to $1.4 billion. Riad Salameh’s comments are likely to go some way toward reassuring investors increasingly worried that dwindling inflows of cash from abroad could undermine Lebanon’s ability to repay its debts and defend its currency. He spoke to Bloomberg’s Lin Noueihed in an exclusive interview in Beirut, Lebanon.
Old clothes, new look at Beirut "upcycling" store
A Beirut atelier re-designs old clothes to transform it into new vintage items, combining styles and using the process known as "upcycling" to save on environment and clients' pockets.