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Norwegian tanker explosion not due to 'mechanical or human error'

Norwegian tanker explosion not due to 'mechanical or human error'

The cause of an explosion on a Norwegian-owned oil tanker in the Gulf of Oman earlier this week remains ‘unknown,’ but the company said it has ruled out ‘mechanical or human error.’

Blast at Russian explosives plant injures 42

Blast at Russian explosives plant injures 42

A blast at a major explosives plant in central Russia Saturday injured 42 people and damaged nearly 200 buildings nearby, said local officials, Russian news agencies reported.

Afghan communications ministry attacked, seven killed

Afghan communications ministry attacked, seven killed

At least seven people were killed in an attack on the Afghan communications ministry in central Kabul on Saturday

Blast in rebel-held Yemen capital killed 14 schoolchildren: UN

Blast in rebel-held Yemen capital killed 14 schoolchildren: UN

An explosion near two schools in the rebel-held Yemeni capital killed 14 children and wounded 16, the UN said Tuesday, but the cause of the weekend blast remains unclear.

Seven killed in blast at electronics factory in east China

Seven killed in blast at electronics factory in east China

An explosion at a electronics component manufacturer in east China on Sunday killed seven and injured five others, local authorities said.

Five killed in factory explosion in eastern China

Five killed in factory explosion in eastern China

Five workers were killed and three injured in a factory explosion caused by a gas leak in eastern China, local authorities said Saturday.

Six dead, dozens injured as blast rocks China chemical plant

Six dead, dozens injured as blast rocks China chemical plant

A huge explosion rocked a chemical plant in eastern China on Thursday, killing at least six people and injuring dozens as it knocked down factory buildings, damaged homes and sent a huge plume of smoke skyward.

11 dead in Mogadishu mall explosion, police say

11 dead in Mogadishu mall explosion, police say

At least eleven people were killed in a large explosion near a mall in Mogadishu on Monday, a police officer told dpa, as militant group al-Shabaab claimed responsibility for the attack.

Explosion reported in the Hague: local media

Explosion reported in the Hague: local media

An explosion in the Hague caused the front of a building to collapse, local media reported on Sunday.

'Bomb blast' rocks Syrian capital Damascus

'Bomb blast' rocks Syrian capital Damascus

A bomb blast hit the capital of war-torn Syria on Sunday and a "terrorist" was arrested, state media said, in a rare attack in the city that has been largely insulated from violence..

Gunshots, explosion send office workers fleeing in Kenyan capital

Gunshots, explosion send office workers fleeing in Kenyan capital

At least one explosion and sustained gunfire at an upscale hotel and office complex in the Kenyan capital sent workers fleeing for their lives on Tuesday, an attack claimed by Somali militant group al Shabaab ...

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.