Tim Hume

Coronavirus

Putin's Daughter 'Immunised' as Russia Claims to Have Developed the World’s First Coronavirus Vaccine

Experts are skeptical of Russia's claims, warning that a widespread release of the vaccination could be dangerous.
Tim Hume
8.12.20
Beirut

Lebanon’s Entire Government Just Resigned Over Beirut Explosion

Prime Minister Hassan Diab just announced his government's resignation, amid fury over Beirut explosion.
Tim Hume
8.11.20
Lebanon

‘It’s Mind-Boggling’: Lebanese Security Forces Condemned for Firing Tear Gas

Human rights organisations have called the actions against protestors in Beirut another damning indictment of the priorities of the country’s leaders.
Tim Hume
8.10.20
Hong Kong

The US Just Sanctioned Hong Kong’s Leader Carrie Lam Over China’s Crackdown in the City

The sanctions will freeze any property and assets Lam and other designated officials hold in the United States.
Tim Hume
8.10.20
Lebanon

'Hang Up the Nooses': Anger Grows in Lebanon Over Revelations Officials Ignored Chemical Stockpile Warnings

The Lebanese government is accused of failing to heed six warnings to act on the 2,750-ton stash of ammonium nitrate.
Tim Hume
8.7.20
Lebanon

Beirut Blast Will Send Lebanon ‘Rushing Towards Collapse,’ Say Experts

“Without help, Lebanon is going to become a failed state."
Tim Hume
8.6.20
Beirut explosions

Beirut Wakes Up Searching for Answers After Deadly Explosion

At least 100 people have been confirmed dead, and nearly 4,000 injured by blasts in the Lebanese capital yesterday.
Tim Hume
8.6.20
italy

Mass Breakouts from Quarantine Centers Are Reigniting Immigration Tensions in Italy

Right-wing political figures are accusing migrants of "violating quarantine, wandering around infected".
Tim Hume
8.5.20
Lebanon

Massive Explosion Rocks Beirut: ‘I Haven't Seen Destruction On This Scale’

The explosion was reportedly felt as far away as Cyprus, some 150 miles away.
Tim Hume
8.5.20
Afghanistan

Hundreds of Prisoners Are Missing After ISIS Stormed an Afghan Prison

Despite losing territory and leadership, ISIS are "clearly still a threat to consider".
Tim Hume
8.4.20
Iran

Leaked Documents Show Iran Has ‘Deliberately Downplayed’ Its COVID-19 Death Toll

The BBC has obtained documents showing that coronavirus has killed almost three times as many people as authorities have admitted.
Tim Hume
8.4.20
Syria

Report Uncovers Sexual Violence Toward Men and Trans Women in Syrian Conflict

While Syrian women and girls were disproportionately subjected to sexual violence, men and boys have also been widely targeted during the civil war, according to a new report from Human Rights Watch.
Tim Hume
7.30.20
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