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The week in news #183 – 2020AUG03 … 2020AUG09

For this 183rd week, another selection of the most relevant world news and articles: major explosion in Beirut’s port, Trump issues orders banning TikTok and WeChat, two shooting stars showers in August, etc.

As mentioned before, most contents are curated (in either English or Portuguese) via Feedly, LinkedIn Daily Rundown or Wikipedia’s Current Events.

  • Monday, 2020.Aug.03:
    • North Korea has ‘probably’ developed nuclear devices to fit ballistic missiles [Reuters]
  • Tuesday, 2020.Aug.04:
    • Beirut blast: Dozens dead and thousands injured, health minister says [BBC]
    • Colombia Supreme Court places former President Uribe under house arrest [Reuters]
Beirut (Lebanon) rocked by explosion, 2020.Aug.04

Beirut (Lebanon) rocked by explosion, 2020.Aug.04

  • Wednesday, 2020.Aug.05:
    • What happened in the Beirut port explosion [Sky News- YouTube]
    • A380: Maior avião do mundo surpreende turistas ao “rasar” praias no Algarve [Diário de Notícias]
  • Thursday, 2020.Aug.06:
    • Beirut explosion: Angry residents rage at leaders after blast [BBC] [New York Times]
    • In pictures: Huge explosion rocks Beirut [CNN] [National]
Shooting starts will light up the sky in August

Shooting starts will light up the sky in August

  • Friday, 2020.Aug.07:
    • Bill Gates on Covid: Most US tests are ‘completely garbage’ [Wired]
    • Trump issues orders banning TikTok and WeChat if they are not sold by Chinese parent companies [CNN]
    • O que acontece quando a Terra passa por poeira na sua órbita? Chuva de estrelas. [Visão]
    • Motorway bridge built around house in China, as owner refuses to move [Design Taxi]
    • The tragic physics of the deadly explosion in Beirut [Wired]
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