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Nearly a year after the deadly #explosion  at #Beirut 's port, Human Rights Watch has released a report saying authorities knew about, and accepted the risk of storing #chemicals  there. @FRANCE24 's correspondent @sallyfarhatt  has more

#Greece is suffering its worst #heatwave  in decades with temperatures set to reach 45°C. Scorching temperatures have sparked #fires  across the #Mediterranean  region, with scientists saying that #climatechange  will only worsen the extreme weather patterns in the years to come ⤵️

A year after the #BeirutExplosion  , residents of the working-class #Karantina  district expect no assistance from #Lebanon  's government, but they are demanding an investigation into the disaster. @leelajacinto  reports:

A #heat  wave baking southeast #Europe  has fueled deadly wildfires in Turkey and threatened the national power grid in #Greece  as governments scrambled Monday to secure the #resources  needed to cope with the #emergency  . @FRANCE24  's Nathalie@savaricas  reports from Greece

#Afghanistan  : #Afghan  army urges civilians to evacuate the besieged city of #LashkarGah  . The city is "in danger of falling ". @FRANCE24  's correspondent in #Kabul  @franzjmarty  reports

With France’s ‘health pass’ measure set to expand, bugs and questions remain

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🇱 #Lebanon  on Wednesday marks 1 year since a deadly #explosion  ravaged #Beirut , with a mix of grief over lost lives and rage at the #impunity  for its worst peacetime disaster. Life is far from back to normal as the economy has gone from bad to worse. F24's @NadiaMassih  reports⤵️

AF A car #bomb  blast followed by sporadic #gunfire  hit #Afghanistan 's capital #Kabul  near the heavily fortified 'Green Zone', leaving three civilians and three attackers dead. According to the US, these attacks bear the hallmark of the #Taliban . Olivia Salazar-Winspear reports⤵️

@NadiaMassih  LB One year after the #BeirutExplosion , where does #reconstruction  stand? There has been some recovery efforts, but the explosion left 15 billion dollars worth of damages, an expense that crisis-laden Lebanon cannot currently foot. F24's @sallyfarhatt  reports from Beirut⤵️

GR In #Athens , a raging #wildfire  continues to tear through forests in the outskirts of the city. Three villages nearby Mount#Parnassus  have been evacuated but dozens remain trapped in their homes. @VDekimpe  reports⤵️

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For the past eight months in ET#Ethiopia 's northern Tigray region, the country's federal army has been battling the Tigray People's Liberation Front

Missiles strike residential areas in Azerbaijan after shelling of Armenia separatist capital

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On Tuesday, the Aerocene Pacha, the world’s first piloted fully ☀️ solar balloon, made its maiden flight in #Argentina  ??. The project is the brainchild of @tomassaraceno  @aerocene , with backing from an unusual source: K-pop band @bts_bighit  ? #BTS  #solarpower  #hotairballoon 

🔴🇫 #Macron 🇷 announces #mandatory  #vaccination  for "care staff in hospitals, those working in clinics, retirement homes, with the disabled, and all professionals/volunteers who work in contact with vulnerable people ". Those concerned will have until Sept 15 to get the jab⤵️

WHO warns relaxing lockdowns could spur ‘deadly resurgence’ of coronavirus

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?? #HongKong  hospital workers are on strike... not for higher salaries, or better working conditions, but to push the territory's leader #CarrieLam  to shut the border with mainland #China  to stop the #coronavirus  from spreading further ⤵

?? "The worst president ever" and someone who has divided the country "like never before".... With Donald#Trump 's time in office set to come to an end this week, @samwball  & @gu__gu  spoke with residents of strongly Democratic#DC  about how they viewed the president's legacy ⤵️

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