Beirut Explosion: Over Half of Health Care Facilities Left Non-functional

Over half of the health care facilities in Lebanon’s capital Beirut have been left non-functional following the deadly blasts last week, said an official with the World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday. The explosions hit the Port of Beirut on Aug 4, killing 171 people and injuring over 6,000 others. While some local hospitals were … Read more Beirut Explosion: Over Half of Health Care Facilities Left Non-functional

Passenger train derails in E Scotland, three dead

A train derailed in eastern Scotland on August 12, killing three people, including the driver. It is thought to have hit a landslide caused by heavy rain and thunderstorms. Scottish leader Nicola Sturgeon described it as an “extremely serious” incident. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download … Read more Passenger train derails in E Scotland, three dead

Lebanese artwork up for auction for Beirut blast victims

Artist Fatima Dia was surprised when her video painting “Rising Angels” went viral over social media after she published it. The painting is a memorial art piece for the victims for the massive blast that rocked the Lebanese capital, killing at least 150 and thousands injured and many more homeless. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you … Read more Lebanese artwork up for auction for Beirut blast victims

Landslide due to flooding may have derailed train in Scotland killing 3 people – BBC News

Three people have died after a passenger train derailed near Stonehaven in Aberdeenshire and caught fire. Six others were taken to hospital. The train’s driver and the conductor along with a passenger were killed in the accident. The train was on its way from Aberdeen to Glasgow when it left the line. One carriage slid … Read more Landslide due to flooding may have derailed train in Scotland killing 3 people – BBC News

Xinjiang: From the eyes of an Australian British who cycled across China

As home to 47 ethnic minority groups, Xinjiang is a colorful land boasting diverse cultures and landscapes. It was once plagued by terrorist attacks, killing innocent people. But what is it like now? What’s the life of local people like? British-Australian Jerry Grey, who has traveled to Xinjiang five times and bicycled across several provinces … Read more Xinjiang: From the eyes of an Australian British who cycled across China

Beirut Blast | The moment of the explosion captured by Lebanese fisherman

Russia Today shared this video footage shot by Lebanese fishermen of last week’s deadly explosion in Lebanon. The shocking footage shows the immense blast. It’s been eight days since a deadly blast rocked the port of Beirut, killing at least 200 and leaving hundreds of thousands homeless. New footage captured by a fisherman a few … Read more Beirut Blast | The moment of the explosion captured by Lebanese fisherman

Protestors take to the street in Mali to demand President Keita step down

Tonight, protests continue in Bamako as thousands demands Malian President Keita to resign. A state of emergency has been broadened to cover the region around Niger’s capital Niamey in the wake of the killing of 8 people in a giraffe reserve. And our team in South Africa meets the vineyard owners pushing back against the … Read more Protestors take to the street in Mali to demand President Keita step down

Liverpool artists share experiences of racism – BBC News

A group of artists and musicians in Liverpool tell us about their experiences of racism in the city today. Nearly 40 years after the Toxteth riots, many in the black community say it is still suffering racial injustice in areas such as education and employment. Now a Race Equality Taskforce has been set up in … Read more Liverpool artists share experiences of racism – BBC News

One dead in Baltimore gas explosion

A natural gas explosion destroyed three row houses in Baltimore on Monday, killing a woman and trapping some others in the wreckage. At least six people were hospitalized as firefighters searched for more survivors. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on Google Play (Android): … Read more One dead in Baltimore gas explosion

Baltimore blast levels homes, kills at least one

A gas explosion ripped through a Baltimore neighborhood on Monday, killing at least one person, injuring four and trapping children as the blast destroyed at least three homes. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the … Read more Baltimore blast levels homes, kills at least one

Baltimore blast kills at least one; children trapped

A major explosion leveled several houses as it tore through a Baltimore neighborhood on Monday, killing at least one person and critically injuring three while at least five others including children were trapped, firefighters said. The Baltimore Sun reported it was a natural gas explosion, citing fire officials, but said the exact cause remained unknown. … Read more Baltimore blast kills at least one; children trapped

New round of protests hit Beirut following deadly blasts

Live from #Beirut on Monday, August 10, as anti-government protests continue in the Lebanese capital. Renewed demonstrations turned violent in Beirut since Saturday, in the aftermath of the deadly explosions which rocked the city’s port area on Tuesday, killing at least 200 people and injuring thousands. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out … Read more New round of protests hit Beirut following deadly blasts

US police’s facial recognition systems misidentify Black people

It has been more than two months since the killing of George Floyd at the hands of police in the United States. And as protests continue – the message is no longer just about specific incidents of violence, but about what demonstrators say is systemic racism in policing. One of the most obvious examples is … Read more US police’s facial recognition systems misidentify Black people

Afghan soldier who murdered Australian diggers likely to be released in prisoner swap | ABC News

Australia is mounting a full diplomatic press on the Trump Administration to try to thwart the release of the Afghan fighter who murdered three diggers eight years ago. The man was supposed to serve a death sentence for killing the soldiers he served alongside, but he could now walk free under a prisoner swap deal … Read more Afghan soldier who murdered Australian diggers likely to be released in prisoner swap | ABC News

Beirut: protesters clash with police outside Lebanon’s parliamentary precinct

Thousands of protesters have taken to the parliamentary precinct in the capital demanding the fall of the government days after a major explosion rocked Beirut, killing 159 people injuring more than 6,000. The protests began at sunset and continued into the night, with demonstrators clashing with police and soldiers. The demonstrations  come as two government … Read more Beirut: protesters clash with police outside Lebanon’s parliamentary precinct