Lebanon government resigns after deadly Beirut blast

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon's Prime Minister Hassan Diab announced on Monday the resignation of his government after a powerful Beirut port explosion sparked public uproar against the country's leaders. (Reporting by Ellen Francis and Beirut team; Editing by Samia Nakhoul)

Reuters August 11, 2020 00:11:52 IST
Lebanon government resigns after deadly Beirut blast

Lebanon government resigns after deadly Beirut blast

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon's Prime Minister Hassan Diab announced on Monday the resignation of his government after a powerful Beirut port explosion sparked public uproar against the country's leaders.

(Reporting by Ellen Francis and Beirut team; Editing by Samia Nakhoul)

This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed.

Updated Date:

TAGS:

also read

Alphabet's Waymo partners with Google Maps to offer autonomous rides
Business

Alphabet's Waymo partners with Google Maps to offer autonomous rides

(Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's self-driving unit Waymo said on Thursday it had partnered with Google's Maps to let users book fully autonomous ride-hailing services through the app.

Tesla revises plans for German gigafactory with more details on product lines
Business

Tesla revises plans for German gigafactory with more details on product lines

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Tesla on Thursday revised its application for a planned gigafactory in Europe to include details for plans to produce battery cells on site and an expansion of other production lines, German officials said. It also includes plans to reduce water consumption so that usage remains constant compared to earlier proposals despite the expansion. Tesla has sharply criticised the lengthy regulatory processes in Germany and has pushed back the factory's opening date.

Facebook ready to commit to clear ad data access for partners, French watchdog says
Business

Facebook ready to commit to clear ad data access for partners, French watchdog says

By Mathieu Rosemain PARIS (Reuters) - U.S. social media giant Facebook has offered to commit to providing its partners with clear and objective conditions of access to advertising inventories and ad campaign data, France's antitrust authority said on Thursday following an investigation.