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Beirut: Anatomy of a lethal explosion
Starting with the epicentre, we follow how the blast ripped through the city, bringing life to a halt.
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09-Aug-2020 - Source: BBC News

Gandhi's glasses found in auctioneer's letterbox after two days
A pair of Mahatma Gandhi's glasses are going under the hammer after they were discovered in an envelope hanging halfway out of an auction house's letterbox for two days.

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09-Aug-2020 - Source: Sky News

US reaches 5 million confirmed cases of COVID-19
The US has surpassed 5 million confirmed cases of coronavirus, by far the highest in the world.

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09-Aug-2020 - Source: Sky News

'They killed her dreams': Beirut family grieves for paramedic killed in blast
Lebanon is a country still numb with grief.

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09-Aug-2020 - Source: Sky News

Belarus leader set for landslide win – but he is glaringly out of touch with his people
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko was on course for another landslide election victory on Sunday amid protests over his leadership.

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09-Aug-2020 - Source: Sky News

Niger attack: French aid workers among eight killed by gunmen
The attack happened in a region which draws visitors to the last giraffe herds in West Africa.
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09-Aug-2020 - Source: BBC News

Ministers quit as violent protests grip Beirut after blast
Two Lebanese government ministers have quit following the devastating explosion in Beirut that killed more than 150 people, as violent protests gripped the city for a second straight day.

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09-Aug-2020 - Source: Sky News

French wildlife tourists among eight killed in Niger by gunmen
They were in a region which draws visitors to the last giraffe herds in West Africa.
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09-Aug-2020 - Source: BBC News

Niger: French tourists among eight killed by gunmen
They were in a region which attracts visitors who want to see the last herds of giraffe in West Africa.
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09-Aug-2020 - Source: BBC News

Minister quits after violent protests over Beirut blast as UK pledges £20m more aid
A Lebanese government minister has quit following the devastating explosion in Beirut that killed more than 150 people, as protesters called for a sustained uprising to topple the country's leaders.

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09-Aug-2020 - Source: Sky News

Mauritius oil spill: Locals scramble to contain environmental damage
The MV Wakashio, which ran aground on a coral reef on 25 July, is now leaking oil off the island.
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09-Aug-2020 - Source: BBC News

MV Wakashio: Emergency declared as Mauritius tackles oil leak
Volunteers are scrambling to create cordons to keep oil leaking from a vessel away from the island.
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09-Aug-2020 - Source: BBC News

Ship operator apologises for mass oil spill after Mauritius declares environmental emergency
The operator of a ship that spilled tonnes of fuel into the ocean off Mauritius, sparking an "environmental emergency", has apologised.

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09-Aug-2020 - Source: Sky News

Greece floods: At least five killed after Evia island storms
Officials say an eight-month-old baby was among those killed in flooding on the island of Evia.
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09-Aug-2020 - Source: BBC News

Chad inquiry finds 44 prisoners died in hot, overcrowded cell
Prosecutors in Chad had suggested 44 prisoners killed themselves, but a new report says otherwise.
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09-Aug-2020 - Source: BBC News

Scientists try to create first rhino test tube baby to save near-extinct species
The long days of summer offer little escape for the scientists of Berlin's Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research.

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09-Aug-2020 - Source: Sky News

MV Wakashio: Locals in Mauritius try to stop oil spill
MV Wakashio ran aground on coral reef on 25 July and is now leaking oil.
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09-Aug-2020 - Source: BBC News

ICYMI: Dog pool party, and whales v surfers
Video stories, which might have passed you by, in our weekly feature: In Case You Missed It.
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09-Aug-2020 - Source: BBC News

Chad prison deaths: Report disputed claim of mass poisoning
Prosecutors in Chad had suggested 44 prisoners killed themselves, but a new report says otherwise.
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09-Aug-2020 - Source: BBC News

Fire kills 11 COVID-19 patients as India posts record rise in infections
Eleven patients have died after a fire at a coronavirus treatment facility in India, as the country posted a record daily rise in confirmed cases of COVID-19.

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09-Aug-2020 - Source: Sky News

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