More

    Beirut

    Blame for Beirut Explosion Begins With a Leaky, Troubled Ship

    The bleak tale of an indebted cargo vessel and its disgruntled crew is where a story of chronic negligence starts. It ended Tuesday in a giant explosion.

    Blasts Rock Beirut, Killing Dozens and Wounding Thousands

    The cause remained unclear hours later. But officials in the Lebanese capital said 2,750 tons of highly explosive ammonium nitrate had been stored in a depot at the center of the explosion.
    All countries
    117,232,735
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on March 7, 2021 4:43 pm
    Italy
    3,046,762
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on March 7, 2021 4:43 pm
    Spain
    3,149,012
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on March 7, 2021 4:43 pm
    Iran
    1,689,692
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on March 7, 2021 4:43 pm
    Germany
    2,502,872
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on March 7, 2021 4:43 pm

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Oil Pipeline Bursts Under Ob River in Siberia

    A pipeline carrying partially refined oil under the Ob River in Siberia burst on Saturday and the spill caught fire on the river’s surface.

    Prosecutor Seeks Life Sentence for Americans in Killing of Italian Officer

    Two San Francisco men, she said, instigated a “violent, deadly, disproportionate attack” in a confrontation with plainclothes military police officers.

    The Dalai Lama receives his first dose of a Covid-19 vaccine.

    “This injection is very, very helpful,” said the 85-year-old Tibetan spiritual leader.

    Why the Canadian Housing Market Is Soaring in the Pandemic

    The head of the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation apologized for forecasting a big drop in housing prices last year.