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A wave of destructive energy shot across Lebanon’s capital.
More than 130 people died in an explosion in the Lebanese port city.
The Beirut explosions ripped through a fragile society already struggling with a financial crisis and the coronavirus pandemic.
The explosion at Beirut's port killed at least 100 people and wounded thousands.
The Duchess of Sussex can keep anonymous the identities of five friends who spoke out on her behalf, a judge ruled Wednesday.
Autocratic leaders have obscured coronavirus data, cracked down on doctors and reporters, and used the health crisis to further erode democracies worldwide.
Highly explosive material caused at least one of the blasts in the port of Lebanon's capital city, an official said. Many people were still missing early Wednesday.
The director of the World Health Organization urged people to practice “the basics of public health" to stop outbreaks of COVID-19.
The country's prime minister recently said he found the developments about King Juan Carlos I ― including investigations in Spain and Switzerland ― “disturbing.”
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