Lebanese government quits amid fury over Beirut blast

World / Politics Aug 11, 2020

Lebanese government quits amid fury over Beirut blast

Lebanon's prime minister announced his government's resignation on Monday, saying a huge explosion that devastated Beirut and triggered public outrage was the result of endemic corruption. The Aug. 4 detonation at a port warehouse of what authorities said was more than 2,000 tonnes of ammonium ...

Carlos Ghosn's house damaged in Beirut blast, report says

World Aug 5, 2020

Carlos Ghosn's house damaged in Beirut blast, report says

Former Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn's house in Lebanon was damaged by a massive explosion in downtown Beirut on Tuesday, a Brazilian newspaper reported, citing his wife Carole. Carole Nahas told O Estado de S. Paulo that her family is safe but the house, ...