Documents show warnings were raised at least 10 times over the past six years about the massive stockpile of explosive chemicals stored at Beirut's port.
A German nudist had the last laugh after giving chase to a wild boar that had run off with a bag containing his laptop.
Canada's 4,000-year-old Milne Ice Shelf on the northwestern edge of Ellesmere Island had been the country's last intact ice shelf until the end of July when ice analyst Adrienne White of the Canadian Ice Service noticed that satellite photos showed that about 43% of it had broken off.
There will also be no 'touching you'.
An Austrian tourist was leaning on the 200-year-old statue for a picture when it appeared that the toes broke off.
A special Indian government evacuation flight carrying people home who were stranded because of the coronavirus skidded off a runway and split in two while landing Friday in heavy rain in southern India.
The chemicals exploded Tuesday after apparently being set off by a fire, in a massive blast that killed nearly 150 people, wounded thousands and caused billions of dollars of damage across the city. Bodies were still being recovered from the rubble on Friday.
Russia is boasting that it’s about to be the first country to approve a COVID-19 vaccine, with mass vaccinations planned as early as October using shots that are yet to complete clinical trials.
A mother played a solemn but uplifting tune on a piano amongst the wreckage of her home in Beirut, Lebanon, after a massive explosion destroyed buildings in the city and killed at least 135 people.
A Lebanon news agency reported that 16 employees of Beirut's port have been arrested in connection to an explosion that devastated the capital city.
The advisory, which warns against international travel due to the pandemic, was initially put into effect on March 19.
The massive Aug. 4 explosion left over 130 dead and thousands injured.
Aug. 6, 2020 marks 75 years since the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, Japan. In 1945, the U.S. attack on Hiroshima killed 140,000 people. Three days later, a second atomic bomb was dropped on the Japanese city of Nagasaki, killing 70,000 and prompting Japan to surrender in World War II.
A man in England made his fiery love for his girlfriend official by popping the question with dozens of candles, in a heartfelt display that accidentally burned down their apartment.
Public anger mounted against the ruling elite that is being blamed for the chronic mismanagement and carelessness that led to the disaster.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a warning for parents and medical officials to be on the lookout for a possible peak in acute flaccid myelitis, a polio-like paralytic illness most often seen in children.
One Milwaukee woman who works remotely for a Beirut television network spoke to FOX6 News about the devastation in the city following an explosion on Aug. 4.
The video shows the moment the blast ripped through the city, sending everyone in the shot scrambling.
The blast was the force equivalent of detonating 2.2 kilotons of TNT, officials said.
U.S. officials say there is no indication that a massive explosion in Lebanon that killed at least 100 people was an attack.