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Posted in 2018-08-08 02:07
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by Salah Takieddine
BEIRUT， Nov. 13 (Xinhua) -- Almost 50，000 people came together in the Lebanese capital city Sunday morning to participate in the annual "Beirut Marathon"， a charitable and sporting event， which draws people from across the country and around the world.
Lebanon's Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri took part in the seven kilometer fun race and was seen wearing black attire and sunglasses and taking selfies with participants.
The marathon started at around 7 a.m. and included 11 different races for adults， women， special needs individuals， students and children accompanied by their parents.
Hariri said a marathon was also taking place in the formation of the government， whereby parties are competing for ministries.
"Lebanon is doing very well， especially following the election of President Michel Aoun， who has reflected a sense of comfort for everyone，" Hariri said.
Asked if the marathon is faster than the government， Hariri pointed that "there is also a marathon in forming the government， they are competing for ministries."
He added that "we are looking towards the future and Lebanon is doing well."
For her part， "Beirut Marathon Association" President May Khalil told reporters that "we salute Prime Minister Hariri and we emphasize that we have full confidence that the government will be formed because Lebanon needs a period of security. We are very happy that Premier Hariri is leading this stage."
One of the most challenging races is the internationally measured and certified 42 kilometer race， which begins from the Beirut New Waterfront and ends at Martyrs' Square in Downtown Beirut and spans various neighborhoods in and around the Lebanese capital.
Kenyan Edwin Kibet Kiptoo won the 42 kilometer race， while Jordanian Ahmed Soumar came in first place in the 21 kilometer half race.
Shereen Njeim was the first Lebanese woman in the 42 kilometer race， coming in fourth place in the total ranking.
Refreshment stands， paramedics and police were on standby along the whole route. Different companies， organizations， universities and other institutions were represented with runners at the long race， setting up their own stands and cheering on the participants.
"Despite all the economic and social challenges we are facing in Lebanon， these sorts of activities give us hope that Lebanon is doing well，" one Lebanese racer told reporters.
Road closures and diversions have caused heavy traffic in some areas of the city. Enditem
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, Nov. 30 (Xinhua) -- More than 200 expressway toll gates in east China's Shandong Province were closed on Monday due to a persistent smog since Saturday.
The province issued a yellow alert on Monday morning as visibility in parts of the region dropped below 200 meters. The heavy smog is likely to continue in the morning, according to the provincial meteorological center.
The public has been warned to take protective measures when engaging in outdoor activities, and those who suffer from respiratory diseases are advised to stay indoors.
Smog has shrouded much of northern China including Beijing
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, Shandong, Shanxi and Shaanxi.
China has a four-tier color-coded weather warning system, with red representing the most severe weather
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, followed by orange, yellow and blue.
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