The huge blast rocked Beirut, flattening the city’s port area, with buildings destroyed and people trapped under the rubble.
In a country convulsed by crises and outrage, Lebanon's women are often leading civil action fighting for systemic change, as Sina Schweikle reports from Beirut.
A team of rescue workers in search for Beirut blast survivors has found no sign of life beneath the building that collapsed in last month's explosion. Rescuers would now focus on clearing the rubble and finding remains.
The blaze at a tire warehouse has sparked alarm among residents just over a month after a deadly blast hit the same port. The fire destroyed thousands of food parcels and 500,000 liters of cooking oil.
Rescuers in Beirut have detected signals which could indicate a survivor under the rubble, a month after the massive blast ripped through the city. Even if their hopes are confirmed, the search is expected to take hours.
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