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Beirut explosion: Protesters angered over blast demand justice

Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Beirut on Saturday, angered over the deadly explosions that left at least 158 people dead and thousands injured in what they’ve called negligence on the part of the Lebanon government. More than 6,000 people were also injured, and dozens are still missing. …

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Shots fired in Beirut as citizens vent fury at politicians | ABC News

Protesters in the Lebanese capital Beirut have stormed a number of government ministries as thousands of people rage at politicians they blame for Tuesday’s devastating explosion. Lebanon’s Prime Minister Hassan Diab has acknowleged the anger, but has taken little responsibility. Meanwhile, Lebanon’s President has shut down calls for an investigation …

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Beirut: shots, teargas and flames as anti-government protests grow

Lebanese riot police fired teargas at demonstrators in Beirut on Saturday and shots were heard in growing protests over this week’s devastating explosion. Scores of protesters have taken to the streets calling for the government to be punished for their negligence that protesters say led to Tuesday’s gigantic explosion that …

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80s kids on life in the city | RetroFocus

The ABC’s Behind the News interviewed these inner-city kids in 1980 about whether they enjoyed the hustle and bustle of the big smoke. School-aged Paul and Ryan liked the wide social circle that city life offered and didn’t tend to notice pollution or crowding. Young twins Flame and Lake, on …

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