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France's Macron heads to Lebanon after deadly mega-blast

WorldNews Thursday, 6 August 2020
France's Macron heads to Lebanon after deadly mega-blastBEIRUT: French President Emmanuel Macron was expected in Lebanon Thursday, two days after a monster blast sowed unfathomable destruction in Beirut and brought Paris's Middle East protege to its knees. The highest-ranking foreign official to visit the country since Tuesday's tragedy, Macron will visit the site of the blast that obliterated part of Beirut port and ripped through entire neighbourhoods of the city. Two days on, Lebanon was still reeling from a blast so huge it was felt in neighbouring countries, its mushroom-shaped cloud drawing comparisons with Hiroshima and the devastation caused by its shockwave with the scene of an earthquake. The provisional death toll stood at...
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News video: Protesters call for 'fall of the regime' as France's Macron visits Beirut in wake of deadly explosion

Protesters call for 'fall of the regime' as France's Macron visits Beirut in wake of deadly explosion 02:20

French President Emmanuel Macron arrived in Beirut to a mob calling for "the fall of the regime," in the aftermath of the explosion that destroyed Lebanon's main port on Tuesday (August 4). Footage from Thursday (August 6) shows protesters chanting: “The people demand the fall of the regime," as...

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