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"Entrepreneur Merhi Abou Merhi, the owner of the Orient Queen cruise ship, has filed a lawsuit against all those responsible for this catastrophic blast," the National News Agency said.
Italy recorded 552 confirmed cases on Friday, a 38% increase on the previous day and the highest daily tally since late May.
A Russian search and rescue team in Beirut has unearthed three bodies under the rubble near the city's port, three days after the deadly explosion that killed more than 150 people.
Dozens of residents and holidaymakers were told to evacuate an area on the Italian side of Mont Blanc as a glacier threatened to collapse.
A photographer has been snapping one of London's most famous felines ahead of International Cat Day on Saturday (August 8).
The European Union is urging member countries to ease COVID-19 travel restrictions to allow unmarried couples to reunite after nearly half a year of separation.
Moscow says Lukashenko and Putin expressed confidence that the situation will be settled as the arrest of 33 Russians in Belarus threatens to sour ties between the historic allies.
Rescue teams continue to search for survivors in the rubble of Beirut's port, nearly three days after a massive explosion sent a wave of destruction through Lebanon's capital, killing more than 150 people and wounding thousands.
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More than a dozen people have died after a plane carrying up to 200 people skidded off a runway and broke in two pieces while landing at an airport in southern India amid heavy rain, according to authorities.
A postcard from Vitosha Mountain: Bulgaria's year-round nature escape
A staggering €5 million has just been invested into sustainable food of the future.
Once a sign of progress and a success story for President Alexander Lukashenko, the Hi-Tech Park in Minsk has become a symbol of inequality amid a tanking economy.
China was among the first countries to successfully contain and control the Covid-19, and consequently Chinese businesses had a headstart in finding ways to adapt to the new reality.
The pictures posted on social media on Friday show a middle-aged man running after the boar and her two piglets at Berlin's Teufelssee, or Devil's Lake.
Discontent is growing in Beirut after the deadly explosion in the Lebanese capital on Tuesday.
India hits 2 million coronavirus cases as deaths pass 40,000