Macron visits Beirut blast site Photograph:( AFP )
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"We must all work together to ensure that neither violence nor chaos prevails," he added. "It is the future of Lebanon that is at stake."
The pope urged all the church leaders in Lebanon to lead by example.
The country saw nearly half of the deaths in the past three days, according to the Ministry of the Interior and Safety. The rain has wreaked havoc since the beginning of the month.
"After the enormous Beirut catastrophe, I announce my resignation from government," she said in a statement carried by local media, apologising to the Lebanese public for failing them.
"The explosion in the port left a crater 43 meters deep," the Lebanese security official told AFP, citing assessments by French experts working in the disaster area.
Abe’s last visit to the shrine, shortly after he took office in December 2013, caused outrage in China and South Korea
During the three-day visit Health Secretary Alex Azar will meet President Tsai Ing-wen
The MV Wakashio, operated by Mitsui OSK Lines, struck the reef on Mauritius’ southeast coast on July 25. Fuel started leaking from the cracked vessel on Thursday
American University Professor Allan Lichtman is famous for accurately predicting the winner of every US presidential election since 1984.
Like high-profile trials in the United States where the now global women’s rights hashtag took off, prosecutors launched charges in Egypt’s best-known recent case.