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Large explosion rocks Texas chemical plant

Large explosion rocks Texas chemical plant

An explosion at a chemical plant in Texas early Wednesday sent a large fireball into the sky, reports and witnesses said, triggering a mandatory evacuation.

German tourist killed in Myanmar landmine blast

German tourist killed in Myanmar landmine blast

A German tourist was killed and an Argentine woman injured in a landmine explosion in Myanmar's eastern Shan state, local police said Wednesday ...

Al-Shabaab roadside bomb kills six people in Somalia

Al-Shabaab roadside bomb kills six people in Somalia

Two regional politicians, three of their bodyguards and one local aid worker were killed by a roadside bomb in Somalia, an official said Saturday.

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.