Somewhat miraculously, the couple in the video suffered injuries but survived the explosion.

Video circulating on social media shows a massive explosion rocking central Beirut – shattering windows, knocking down doors and shaking buildings several hundred feet away. Lebanon’s health minister told journalists a ship carrying fireworks had blown up in the port, though the size of the blast heard across the country raised suspicions it might have resulted from a rocket strike or detonation of explosives – deliberate or otherwise. The source of the blast has not been confirmed.

Just who is hoodwinking who? There’s no doubt COVID-19 has caused great uncertainty in the world, but does that mean we should now ignore the scientists, doctors and even politicians who are fighting to figure out ways to beat the virus?

Tragic news yesterday, at South Kingscliff Beach in New South Wales, 60-year-old Rob Pedretti, from Queensland, was attacked by a large great white shark while surfing. Despite the best efforts from two fellow surfers who helped fight the shark off and get him to shore, Pedretti succumbed to his injuries and passed away on the beach. This marks the first fatal shark attack in NSW since 2016. Rest In Peace Mate, hope you score some epic waves where ever you go .

A New York City woman’s impassioned plea to a group of looters to stop what they were doing is resonating with people across the country. Desiree Barnes said she approached the group Saturday night in the East Village after they began looting the stores below her apartment.That is when a man on the street noticed her message and started filming.

Protests erupted across the U.S. on Thursday night, as the police killing of George Floyd, a black man, sparked national outrage following two other high-profile killings of black Americans in recent months. Floyd died Monday evening after a white Minneapolis police officer kneeled on his neck for about eight minutes as he screamed that he couldn’t breathe, and several other officers stood by and crowds gathered.

In 2003, the construction of the multi-billion dollar investment project “The World” was announced. The man-made archipelago shaped like a map of the earth was planned to feature luxurious houses and tourist-resorts located all within just a short boat ride from Dubai. But today, more than 10 years after the completion of these islands, there is hardly anything built on them. What happened here?

Chilling footage shows the final moments of a kayaker stranded in large swells before his body was found floating in the water hours later. Jeremy Worthy, 43, was found dead off Long Beach, near Batemans Bay on the New South Wales south coast on Sunday. Before his empty kayak was found washed up on the beach, Mr Worthy posted a final plea for help on Facebook. He uploaded a live video at 12.21pm as he paddled through the swell, telling the camera he was exhausted from pushing against the strong tide. To his friends and family we are sorry for your loss ♥️ RIP mate.

The Pentagon on Monday formally released three unclassified videos taken by Navy pilots that have circulated for years showing interactions with ‘unidentified aerial phenomena’. One of the videos shows an incident from 2004, and the other two were recorded in January 2015. The videos became public after unauthorised leaks in 2007 and 2017, and the Navy previously verified their authenticity.

The Tribal Gathering Festival in Panama was placed under quarantine due to the COVID-19 pandemic on March 15th. There are still 40 people trapped on site, in a jungle by a beach that’s no longer paradise.

Sky News host Paul Murray says there has been “tremendous” news from South Australia concerning a man who is attempting to return thousands of rolls of toilet paper in exchange for a refund.

Authorities across Australia have urged all of us to remain vigilant in the fight against COVID-19, after positive signs emerged of the virus’s spread slowing over the Easter weekend.

After being exposed to the virus that causes COVID-19, it can take as few as two and as many as 14 days for symptoms to develop. Cases range from mild to critical. The average timeline from the first symptom to recovery is about 17 days, but some cases are fatal. Here’s what it looks like to develop COVID-19, day by day.

Antibiotics: behind the scenes, they enable much of modern medicine. We use them to cure infectious diseases, and to safely facilitate everything from surgery to chemotherapy to organ transplants. But we’ve stopped discovering new ones and we’re at risk of losing them forever. How did we get into this situation? Gerry Wright shares what we can do about antibiotic resistance.

For decades, the Mexican government has struggled to figure out what to do about warring cartels. And that’s led to a massive and mostly ignored crisis: Entire towns are being displaced by violence, leaving ghost towns behind.

Join Fred Mills inside London’s new Tottenham Court Road (TCR) station – part of the £18BN Elizabeth Line that is being constructed by Crossrail beneath the UK’s capital.

A Sydney shopper has filmed a brawl between women in a Woolworths supermarket over toilet paper as coronavirus hysteria continues.

How the coronavirus outbreak is impacting Australia and Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced emergency response plan for coronavirus reaching pandemic phase in Australia.