Day: August 6, 2020

Politics this week

Politics this week

Aug 8th 2020A state of emergency was declared in Lebanon, after a huge explosion at Beirut’s port. The blast was felt in Cyprus, 240km away. It killed at least 135 people, injured 5,000 and left 300,000 homeless. The cause was a fire in a warehouse holding 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate, a chemical used in…

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‘Sheep with out a shepherd’: Hong Kong church buildings torn by politics – Reuters

HONG KONG (Reuters) – When Hong Kong’s largely peaceful pro-democracy protests turned violent last summer, it drove a wedge through every section of society, dividing friends, families and also worshippers at its more than 1,500 churches. Ricky Wong Wai-hung, 54, Pastor-in-charge of Trinity Theological Baptist Church, poses after an interview with Reuters in Hong Kong,…

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