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World leaders react to deadly Sri Lanka blasts

World leaders react to deadly Sri Lanka blasts

Religious and world leaders have condemned a series of blasts in Sri Lanka that killed more than 150 people on Sunday, including dozens of foreigners -- with British, Dutch and American citizens believed to be among them.

17 killed in Mali by booby-trapped corpse: security sources

17 killed in Mali by booby-trapped corpse: security sources

Seventeen civilians were killed and 15 were wounded in a blast caused by a booby-trapped corpse in central Mali, security sources and a local official said on Wednesday.

Missteps in Mexican pipeline blast trigger new scrutiny of fuel plan

Missteps in Mexican pipeline blast trigger new scrutiny of fuel plan

Mexico's new government knew a pipeline was leaking but did not act for hours before a blast killed at least 85 people, a minister said on Sunday, increasing scrutiny of a push to stop fuel theft ...

Paris blast death toll hits four as new body found

Paris blast death toll hits four as new body found

The discovery of the body of another victim after a weekend explosion in central Paris brought the death count to four, according to the state attorney's office on Sunday.

Car bomb blast kills two people in Iraq's Tikrit

Car bomb blast kills two people in Iraq's Tikrit

A car bomb killed two people and injured six in the Iraqi city of Tikrit on Tuesday, the military said.

Blast kills 22 near China factory in Olympic city

Blast kills 22 near China factory in Olympic city

An explosion and fire near a chemical factory left at least 22 people dead and 22 others injured on Wednesday in a northern China city that will host the 2022 Winter Olympics, authorities said.

China factory blast kills 2, injures 24

China factory blast kills 2, injures 24

Two people were killed and 24 others injured in an explosion at a machinery plant in the northern Chinese province of Jilin, the local government said on Saturday.

40 killed in blast at Afghan religious gathering: health ministry

40 killed in blast at Afghan religious gathering: health ministry

At least 40 people were killed in a suicide bomb attack on a meeting of top clerics in Kabul on Tuesday, officials said, in one of the deadliest attacks to strike the Afghan capital in months.

Car bomb blast kills five in Iraq's Tikrit: police, medics

Car bomb blast kills five in Iraq's Tikrit: police, medics

A car bomb blast killed at least five people and wounded 16 others in the Iraqi city of Tikrit on Sunday, police and medical sources said.

At least 14 killed in bomb attack on Afghan election rally

At least 14 killed in bomb attack on Afghan election rally

A motorcycle carrying explosives blew up among supporters of an Afghan election candidate on Saturday, killing at least 14 people, officials said, in the latest attack on a political rally.

Blast kills one policeman, wounds 13 in northwest Pakistan

Blast kills one policeman, wounds 13 in northwest Pakistan

A bomb blast ripped through a bus terminal in a Pakistani region bordering Afghanistan on Friday, killing one policeman and wounding 13, officials said, but there was no immediate claim of responsibility.

Car bomb attack in Afghan city kills at least 10

Car bomb attack in Afghan city kills at least 10

A car bomb exploded outside a sports stadium in southern Afghanistan on Friday, killing at least 10 people and wounding dozens more, officials said, capping a bloody week in the war-torn country.