The huge chemical explosion that hit Beirut's port, devastating large parts of the Lebanese capital and claiming over 150 lives, left a 43-metre (141 foot) deep crater, a security official said Sunday.
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 combed the rubble for survivors.
Two regional politicians, three of their bodyguards and one local aid worker were killed by a roadside bomb in Somalia, an official said Saturday.
The cause of an explosion on a Norwegian-owned oil tanker in the Gulf of Oman earlier this week remains ‘unknown,’ but the company said it has ruled out ‘mechanical or human error.’
At least seven people were killed in an attack on the Afghan communications ministry in central Kabul on Saturday
An explosion near two schools in the rebel-held Yemeni capital killed 14 children and wounded 16, the UN said Tuesday, but the cause of the weekend blast remains unclear.
An explosion at a electronics component manufacturer in east China on Sunday killed seven and injured five others, local authorities said.