Israeli police were deployed to protect protesters after a right-wing extremist called current protestors "germs", hinting they could meet violent opposition.
Lebanese protesters have stormed government ministries in Beirut and trashed the offices of the Association of Lebanese Banks, TV footage showed, as shots were fired in growing protests over this week's devastating explosion.
Washington has imposed sanctions on Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam and other top officials, prompting a sharp rebuke from Beijing.
Lebanon's President Michel Aoun 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.
Turkey’s top officials have visited Lebanon’s capital following a massive deadly explosion shaking Beirut this week.
At least 18, including two pilots, were killed and more than 120 hospitalised after an Air India Express plane crashlanded in India's Kerala state, but rescuers say the death toll would have been much higher if the aircraft had caught fire.
US says "standard visual inspection” of the Iranian passenger plane by two fighter jets in the skies over Syria was meant to ensure the safety of coalition troops in al Tanf as the plane was flying over that area.
Mix of renewables to include mainly wind and solar power, but also geothermal, tidal, wave and biomass energy, according to Syed Aqeel Hussain Jafry, policy director for the government's Alternative Energy Development Board.
As well as Carrie Lam, the sanctions target Hong Kong Police commissioner Chris Tang and his predecessor Stephen Lo; John Lee Ka-chiu, Hong Kong's secretary of security, and Teresa Cheng, the justice secretary.
The heavy monsoon resulted in low visibility and a wet landing conditions, which now complicate rescue efforts.
In a televised speech, Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah has called Tuesday's explosion "an exceptional event" that required unity and calm.
Turkey’s president has called a maritime deal between Greece and Egypt “worthless”, saying Turkey will resume oil and gas exploration in the Eastern Mediterranean.
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