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On August 4, the explosion of hundreds of tonnes of ammonium nitrate killed more than 200 people, wounded thousands, and ravaged large parts of the capital.

Historic structures damaged in the colossal August 4 blast at Beirut port have collapsed this week with the start of heavy rains and winds.

Azerbaijani shelling kills 3 in Karabakh city, Armenia says

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Azerbaijani shelling kills 3 in Karabakh city, Armenia says

Three civilians were killed as Azerbaijani forces shelled Stepanakert, the main city of the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region

'Miracle' girl rescued 91 hours after Turkey quake

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'Miracle' girl rescued 91 hours after Turkey quake

Some 91 hours after the deadly earthquake struck Turkey's Izmir, a three-year-old girl was pulled from rubble.

Turkey quake death toll rises to 100

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Turkey quake death toll rises to 100

Rescue workers in Izmir province are continuing to search tirelessly for survivors, while 147 are still in hospital.

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Two children pulled out alive days after Turkey quake

Ambulances carrying the girls rushed to hospital immediately, as onlookers applauded.

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Turkey quake death toll rises to 57

The death toll from an earthquake that hit western Turkey on Friday rose to 57 as rescuers pulled out a 70-year-man from underneath the ...

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Turkish rescuers find woman, three children under earthquake rubble

At least 30 people are dead after a 6.6 magnitude quake shook western Turkey and the Greek island of Samos on Friday.

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Rescuers race to find Turkey quake survivors, 30 dead

For many Turkish families, the wait has been agonising as rescuers raced against the clock to save people trapped under rubble.

26 dead as major quake hits Turkey, Greece

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26 dead as major quake hits Turkey, Greece

Much of the damage from the earthquake has hit Turkey's Aegean resort city of Izmir.

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Death toll from Aegean Sea quake rises in Turkey

At least 14 people are dead and more than 400 injured after a major earthquake hit between Turkey and Greece on Friday.

Six dead, buildings collapse as major earthquake hits Turkey

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Six dead, buildings collapse as major earthquake hits Turkey

More than 200 people have been injured in Turkey's southern Izmir province after a major earthquake which measured between 6.6 and 7.0 in ...

Buildings toppled in western Turkey after major earthquake

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Buildings toppled in western Turkey after major earthquake

The earthquake's magnitude was registered between 6.6 and 7.0.

Lebanese artist creates powerful sculpture from Beirut explosion <em>rubble</em>

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Lebanese artist creates powerful sculpture from Beirut explosion rubble

A Lebanese artist built a sculpture of a woman by collecting pieces of rubble from the Beirut explosion.

Red Cross Karabakh head urges rivals to spare civilians

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Red Cross Karabakh head urges rivals to spare civilians

Gerardo Moloeznik has called for all parties to stop shelling civilians and respect international law.

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Assad's assault on Idlib's schools

Destruction, displacement, a financial crisis and the Covid-19 pandemic have posed intractable challenges to Idlib's education system. But its children still dream of a bright future.

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Armenia, Azerbaijan trade accusations of breaking new truce

The ex-Soviet neighbours agreed to a new truce from midnight on Sunday, as international mediators push for a stop to three weeks of heavy ...

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Missile kills 12 in Azerbaijan city, escalating Karabakh conflict

Search and rescue teams look through the rubble for survivors in the latest round of rocket fire.

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Mud-brick palace is Yemen's latest heritage site facing disaster

Authorities have struggled to secure funds to maintain Yemen's Seiyun Palace.

Letting go of Lebanon's revolutionary nostalgia

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Letting go of Lebanon's revolutionary nostalgia

Comment: Lebanon must let go of the symbolism of last year's revolution and accept its current uncertainty in order to create new hope in this ...

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Gas blast kills five in Algeria

The gas explosion in El Bayadh killed five people and injured 16 others.

Lebanese artists in overdrive to restore Beirut's beauty

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Lebanese artists in overdrive to restore Beirut's beauty

Maya Husseini is one of several artists slowly starting to restore artworks devastated in the disaster.

Heavy rains trigger collapse at Yemen's newly restored museum

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Heavy rains trigger collapse at Yemen's newly restored museum

Established as an Ottoman palace, then a residence for one of Yemen's last kings, the building became a museum in 1967 but has since been bombed ...

Lebanese security forces kill nine suspected IS members

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Lebanese security forces kill nine suspected IS members

Lebanese security forces have killed nine presumed members of IS following a hunt for suspects in the August 21 killing of two policemen and the ...

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