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Brussels train station attack: what we know

Brussels - Belgian soldiers shot dead a suspected bomber who set off an explosion in one of the busiest train stations in Brussels on Tuesday.Here is what we know so far about the incident, the latest in a wave of attacks to hit European cities:- What happened?

Brussels train station attack: what we know

Brussels - Belgian soldiers shot dead a suspected bomber who set off a small explosion in one of the busiest train stations in Brussels on Tuesday.

Brussels train station 'terrorist' bomber shot dead

Brussels - Belgian soldiers shot and killed a suspected "terrorist" bomber after an explosion rocked a central Brussels train station Tuesday in the latest attack to hit Europe.

Colombia hunts 'terrorists' behind deadly mall bombing

Estanzuela - Colombia's leaders and main rebel groups pledged Sunday that a mall bombing that killed three women would not disrupt the country's peace process, even as authorities scrambled to find out who was behind the carnage.

Colombia hunts 'terrorists' behind deadly mall bombing

Estanzuela - Colombia's leaders and main rebel groups pledged Sunday that a mall bombing that killed three women would not disrupt the country's peace process, even as authorities scrambled to find out who was behind the carnage.

Three killed in blast at upscale Bogota mall

Estanzuela - Three people including a young Frenchwoman were killed and nine wounded Saturday when an explosion rocked an upscale mall in Bogota, as Colombia's only active guerrilla group condemned the blast.

China kindergarten blast kills 7, injures dozens

Bejing - An explosion rocked a kindergarten in eastern China on Thursday, killing at least seven people and injuring dozens, authorities said, as state media published images showing bloodied and unconscious victims.

Trump offers help as London grapples with attacks

Washington - President Donald Trump offered US help Saturday to Britain in response to twin attacks in London that killed six people, after a van plowed into pedestrians and assailants stabbed others.

The remains of hundreds of huge methane domes found on sea floor

Huge craters on the floor of the Arctic Ocean are the remains of collapsed methane domes that exploded at the end of the last Ice Age, some 12,000 years ago as the glaciers retreated. But even now, methane gas is still seeping out of the seafloor.

World leaders condemn Manchester concert attack

Paris - World leaders expressed shock and horror on Tuesday after the suicide bombing in Manchester, noerthwest England which killed at least 22 people, including children.

World leaders condemn Manchester concert attack

Paris - World leaders expressed shock and horror on Tuesday after the suicide bombing in Manchester, noerthwest England which killed at least 22 people, including children.

World leaders condemn Manchester concert attack

Paris - World leaders expressed shock and horror on Tuesday after the suicide bombing in Manchester, noerthwest England which killed at least 22 people, including children.

Colombia shipyard blasts kill six: officials

Estanzuela - Explosions at a shipyard in Colombia killed at least six people, including one on the premises of a US company, and injured 23 others on Wednesday, officials said.

Badly burned New Hampshire man thanks Siri for saving his life

Wilmot - A man who was badly injured in an explosion is crediting the iPhone app Siri for saving his life. His hands were too badly burned to be able to dial 911 for assistance.

Mexico village farewells dead from fireworks blast

San Isidro - Screams and tears burst forth in this Mexican village on Wednesday when small white coffins arrived for the bodies of nearly a dozen children killed in an accidental fireworks warehouse explosion two days before.

Mexico fireworks blast kills 14, 11 of them children

Puebla - An explosion at a fireworks warehouse killed 14 people, all but three of them children, in a poor Mexican village as it celebrated a religious festival.

Mexico fireworks blast kills 14, 11 of them children

Puebla - An explosion at a fireworks warehouse killed 14 people, all but three of them children, in a poor Mexican village as it celebrated a religious festival.

Mexico fireworks blast kills 14, 11 of them children

Puebla - An explosion at a fireworks warehouse killed 14 people, all but three of them children, in a poor Mexican village as it celebrated a religious festival.

Blast at Mexico fireworks warehouse kills at least 14

Puebla - An explosion at a fireworks warehouse in Mexico has killed at least 14 people and wounded 22 in the second such tragedy in a matter of months.

37 injured in blast at chemical recycling plant in Spain

Madrid - Several explosions ripped through a recycling site for hazardous chemical waste near Madrid on Thursday, injuring 37 people, three of them seriously, and forcing the evacuation of nearby schools, officials said.

Blast at Spanish chemical recycling plant injures 30

Madrid - At least 30 people were injured Thursday, three of them seriously, in an explosion at recycling site for hazardous chemical waste near Madrid, forcing the evacuation of nearby schools, authorities said.

Five people killed as building collapses in Poland

Varsovia - At least five people were killed including two children when an apartment building collapsed in Poland on Saturday, possibly due to a gas explosion, according to officials.

Taliban suicide blast targeting census team kills five in Pakistan

Lahore - At least five people were killed and up to 18 wounded in a Taliban suicide blast that targeted a census team in Pakistan's eastern city of Lahore Wednesday, officials said.

Taliban suicide blast targeting census team kills five in Pakistan

Lahore - At least five people were killed and up to 18 wounded in a Taliban suicide blast that targeted a census team in Pakistan's eastern city of Lahore Wednesday, officials said.

Saint Petersburg metro blast 'kills 10'

Sanktpeterburg - Around 10 people were feared dead and dozens injured Monday after an explosion rocked the metro system in Russia's second city Saint Petersburg, according to authorities, who were not ruling out a terror attack.

One dead after blasts at eastern Ukraine arms depot

Kiev - Ukraine on Friday said one person has died as a result of a fire that broke out at an arms depot in the country's east, sparking explosions and forcing a mass evacuation.

Ukraine struggles to contain arms depot fire, blames 'sabotage'

Ukraine - Ukraine said Thursday that a fire raging at a munitions depot in the country's east, which the military blamed on an "act of sabotage", could continue for up to a week.

Ukraine probes arms depot explosion, military blames 'sabotage'

Kiev - Ukraine on Thursday was probing a series of explosions that hit a munitions depot in the country's east overnight as the military blamed the incident on an "act of sabotage"."A fire broke out ...

Mexico firework village parties again after tragedy

Tultepec - A Mexican village specializing in making fireworks that was devastated by a deadly pyrotechnic explosion moved to put the tragedy behind it with a spectacular fiery fiesta.

Deadly blast rips through Ukraine coal mine

Kiev - Eight miners died Thursday when a methane gas explosion tore through a pit in western Ukraine, in the latest mine disaster in the ex-Soviet state.
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A 7 year old girl living in Astana, Kazakhstan, has received serious burns and injuries to her legs after her Samsung Galaxy S2 in her pocket exploded.
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A section of the highway collapsed after a fireworks truck exploded in China.
A section of the highway collapsed after a fireworks truck exploded in China.
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An explosion after an air attack by one of the Gripen warplanes.
An explosion after an air attack by one of the Gripen warplanes.
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People stand in front of a hospital as they wait for news from her relatives after a coal mine explosion in the Turkish province of Manisa, on May 14, 2014
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Six people were injured  four critically  in an explosion in a cannabis grow shop in Madrid  Spain.
Six people were injured, four critically, in an explosion in a cannabis grow shop in Madrid, Spain.
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Explosion at a building in the city of Rosario, Argentina, practically destroyed a building and caused at least 12 people dead. (Screen capture from Clarin.com).
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Fire boat response crews battle the blazing remnants of the off shore oil rig Deepwater Horizon April 21, 2010. A Coast Guard MH-65C dolphin rescue helicopter and crew document the fire aboard the mobile offshore drilling unit Deepwater Horizon, while searching for survivors.
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The car of NHRA racer Jack Beckman explodes.
The car of NHRA racer Jack Beckman explodes.
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Rescuers work at the site of the explosions in Tianjin on August 14  2015 as firefighters struggle t...
Rescuers work at the site of the explosions in Tianjin on August 14, 2015 as firefighters struggle to extinguish the blaze
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Buildings in the new Yujiapu financial district, in Tianjin, in northern China are pictured on May 14, 2015
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A policeman stands guard by damaged firetrucks after gas explosions in southern Kaohsiung on August ...
A policeman stands guard by damaged firetrucks after gas explosions in southern Kaohsiung on August 1, 2014
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Mysterious blast over Russia s Urals raises suspicion of Russian military tests
Mysterious blast over Russia's Urals raises suspicion of Russian military tests
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Around 24 NATO supply trucks were destroyed by the Taliban in Afghanistan.
Around 24 NATO supply trucks were destroyed by the Taliban in Afghanistan.
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ASHES: Photo from 2010 shows the aftermath of an underground pipe explosion that killed eight and destroyed 38 homes in the city of San Bruno, Calif.
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New York Mayor Bill de Blasio (2-R) and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (3-R) stand in front of a mangled dumpster while touring the site of an explosion that occurred in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York
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Smoke rises as the Rooivalk helicopters leave the scene.
Smoke rises as the Rooivalk helicopters leave the scene.
Researchers detonate an explosive device to test a prototype rail car.
Researchers detonate an explosive device to test a prototype rail car.
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An explosion has been reported at a chemical plant in Zibo  China s eastern province of Shandong.
An explosion has been reported at a chemical plant in Zibo, China's eastern province of Shandong.
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