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Mine blasts kill farmer, 3 security personnel in Jordan

Apo - A Jordanian farmer and three members of the security forces were killed Thursday when two old mines exploded, a security source said.

Nine injured in Dutch gas blast building collapse

Den Haag - A suspected gas explosion in The Hague has caused a home to partially collapse, injuring at least nine people including four who were plucked from the rubble, Dutch emergency services said Sunday.

Two injured in Nairobi explosion: police

Nairobi - Two people suffered light injuries in an explosion in central Nairobi on Saturday, police said, with the Kenyan capital on edge nearly two weeks after a jihadist attack claimed 21 lives.

Suspected car bomb explodes in N. Ireland

London - A suspected car bomb exploded in the Northern Irish city of Londonderry on Saturday, police said, with leading politicians alleging the blast was terror-related.

Explosion from illegal pipeline tap kills 66 people in Mexico

A massive fireball that engulfed people scooping up fuel spilling from a pipeline ruptured by thieves in Tlahuelilpan, Mexico, on Friday. The body count has reached 66 people with at least 78 left badly burned.

21 dead in car bomb attack on Colombian police academy

Apo - Colombia' s government declared three days of mourning after at least 21 people died in a car bomb at a Bogota police cadet training academy, and 68 were wounded -- the worst such incident in the city in 16 years.

Eight dead in car bomb attack on Colombian police school

Apo - A car bomb attack on a police cadet training school in the Colombian capital Bogota left at least eight people dead and 10 injured on Thursday, the defense ministry said.

One dead, two missing after oil tanker blaze off Hong Kong

Fpo - One man was killed and two others declared missing after an oil tanker caught fire while it was being refuelled off Hong Kong on Tuesday, sending a huge cloud of dark smoke billowing into the air.

One dead in oil tanker blaze off Hong Kong

Fpo - At least one person has died after an oil tanker caught fire off Hong Kong on Tuesday, police said, sending a huge cloud of dark smoke billowing into the air.

Bomb kills two Vietnamese tourists, guide near Egypt pyramids

G - Two Vietnamese holidaymakers and an Egyptian tour guide were killed Friday when a roadside bomb blast hit their bus as it travelled close to the Giza pyramids outside Cairo, officials said.

Thirteen dead after fire in Czech mine

Prague - Thirteen miners died and 10 were injured after a methane gas fire erupted in a coal mine in the east of the Czech Republic, the worst accident of its kind there in nearly three decades.

Japan police investigate cause of blast that hurt 42

Apo - Japanese police were investigating Monday the cause of a powerful blast that ripped through a restaurant in the country's north overnight, injuring 42 people and damaging surrounding buildings.

Eight dead in fireworks blast at Mexico church

Mexico - A massive fireworks explosion during a procession at a Mexican church killed eight people Tuesday and left some 50 wounded, authorities said.

Argentine submarine wreck found one year after disappearance

Mar Del Plata - The crushed wreck of an Argentine submarine has been located one year after it vanished into the depths of the Atlantic Ocean with 44 crew members, in the country's worst naval disaster in decades.

Wreck of Argentine submarine found year after going missing: navy

Buenos Aires - The wreckage of an Argentine navy submarine that exploded and disappeared one year ago with 44 crew on board was located in the Atlantic Ocean on Friday, the navy said.

Russia probes terror after teen suicide attack on security service

Moscow - Russia launched a terrorism probe Wednesday after a 17-year-old student blew himself up at the regional headquarters of the FSB security agency, wounding three employees.

Pipeline explosion leaves parts of B.C. with natural gas shortage

Vancouver - British Columbia may experience natural gas shortages for months and well into the winter, and such shortages could grow if colder weather takes hold before repairs are complete on the pipeline that exploded on October 5.

Two killed by explosion at Russian fireworks factory

Sanktpeterburg - Two people died and several more were injured on Friday in an explosion at a fireworks factory outside Russia's second largest city of Saint Petersburg, regional authorities said.

Crimea mourns school massacre victims at tearful funeral

Kerch - Students wept over the coffins of their classmates Friday at the funeral for 20 people killed in a school shooting in Crimea dubbed the "Russian Columbine", the worst massacre of its kind in the region's history.

18 dead in Crimea college rampage

Simferopol - Eighteen people died and dozens more were wounded, mostly teenagers, Wednesday when a student opened fire at a college in Russian-annexed Crimea.

Ukraine sends aircraft as fire rages at arms depot

Kiev - Kiev said on Wednesday it had sent in aircraft to fight a massive fire as explosions continued at an arms depot in northern Ukraine.

Explosion and fire at Canada's largest oil refinery

Montr - An explosion and fire ripped through Canada's largest refinery Monday in what the company that owns it called a "major incident."Local media said there were only minor injuries reported from the blast and fire at the Irving Oil refinery in St.

3 members of Jordan's security forces killed in raid on 'terror' cell

Apo - Gunmen killed three members of Jordan's security forces in a shootout Saturday during a raid on a "terrorist" cell a day after an officer died in a rare bomb blast, the government spokeswoman said.

Tanker truck driver dies in Bologna motorway inferno

Rome - The driver of a tanker truck that exploded sending a fireball across a busy motorway in Bologna was killed in the crash and 145 others injured, the Italian government said Tuesday.

Venezuela vows to eradicate plots after Maduro 'assassination' bid

Caracas - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Monday renewed his accusation against his Colombian counterpart, blaming him for what Caracas has called a drone "assassination" attempt on the Socialist leader over the weekend.

Tanker truck explodes sending deadly fireball across Italy motorway

Rome - At least one person was killed and more than 60 others injured Monday when a tanker truck crashed into a lorry and exploded, sending a fireball across a busy motorway in the northern Italian city of Bologna.

One dead after tanker truck explodes in Bologna

Rome - At least one person died and more than 60 others were injured Monday when a fireball engulfed a motorway in the northern Italian city of Bologna after a tanker truck carrying flammable materials exploded upon crashing into a lorry.

Venezuela vows to 'root out' plots after Maduro drone 'assassination' bid

Caracas - Venezuelan authorities vowed Monday to "root out" plots against President Nicolas Maduro after what they said was a weekend drone "assassination" bid backed by Colombia.

One dead after tanker truck explodes near Bologna

Rome - At least one person died and more than 40 others were injured Monday after a tanker truck exploded creating a fireball on a motorway just outside the northern Italian city of Bologna, the fire service said.

Timeline of Venezuelan president 'drone attack'

Caracas - Six people have been arrested, accused of "terrorism" and attempting to assassinate Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro with explosive-laden drones. Here is a look at how the alleged attack unfolded.
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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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Victims of the bombing are expected to pass 100 injured or dead from terrorist related bombings during the World Cup final being viewed by fans in Kampala, Uganda.
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A gas tanker exploded in Almaty  Kazakhstan causing huge damage.
A gas tanker exploded in Almaty, Kazakhstan causing huge damage.
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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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Mean surface temperature profiles of three regions on a battery are shown, as temperature is applied.
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A massive truck explosion destroyed a farm nearby in Norway.
A massive truck explosion destroyed a farm nearby in Norway.
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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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Mushroom cloud created by a MOAB
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The double-decker Airbus A380 landed safely with 459 people aboard after one of the Rolls-Royce's engine blew out.
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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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Aftermath of the West, Texas explosion
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Explosion at the Con Ed power plant
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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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At least 200 people have been injured in a fire at an amusement park outside Taiwan's capital, Taipei. A spokesman for the fire service said it was believed colored powder being sprayed on to a crowd had ignited.
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New York: Explosion at the Con Ed power plant
New York: Explosion at the Con Ed power plant
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An explosion destroyed a strip club in Springfield  Massachusetts.
An explosion destroyed a strip club in Springfield, Massachusetts.
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The car of NHRA racer Jack Beckman explodes.
The car of NHRA racer Jack Beckman explodes.
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A huge explosion caused much damage in Indianapolis on Saturday.
A huge explosion caused much damage in Indianapolis on Saturday.
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