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Gas explosion at Mexico City children’s hospital kills 2, injures 53
A gas truck explosion outside a Mexico City maternity hospital has left at least two people dead and 53 others injured, including more than 20 children, according to city authorities.

29.01.2015 14:41

Pakistan plunges into darkness as attack leaves 140mn without power
Over 140 million Pakistanis were left without power after militants attacked the national grid with blasts specifically targeting power pylons. Some are still waiting for power to return.

25.01.2015 22:36

Smoke on the water: Stunning demolition of Illinois bridge (VIDEOS)
Demolition crews blasted part of the old Chain of Rocks Canal Bridge to the ground on Tuesday in Illinois. The structure was a pile of rubble in a matter of seconds following the controlled explosion. It was used to cross the Mississippi River.

22.01.2015 16:45

Gas pipeline explodes at Ross Barnett Reservoir in Mississippi
A natural gas pipeline exploded at the Ross Barnett Reservoir in Mississippi on Wednesday morning, causing a massive fire, local US media reported. There have been no immediate reports of injuries.

14.01.2015 13:40

Shelling lights up night sky over Donetsk airport as fighting intensifies (VIDEO)
Blasts in the area of Donetsk airport illuminated the sky on Tuesday as heavy fighting between Ukraine’s army and local militia continued throughout the day. The situation has significantly deteriorated in the last 24 hours, according to the OSCE mission.

13.01.2015 18:17

12 killed, 13 injured as shell hits bus near Donetsk, E. Ukraine
Twelve people died and 13 more were injured as a bus was shelled in the eastern Donetsk region, Ukraine’s Interior Ministry said. Denis Pushilin, Donetsk People’s Republic representative at Minsk talks, said the attack may have been staged by Kiev.

13.01.2015 13:44

London explosion: ‘Man on fire’ in critical condition
Nightmare on Mare Street, as East London residents witnessed a “man on fire.” He is currently fighting for his life after a “huge” explosion.

12.01.2015 13:27

London gardener unearths unexploded bomb (VIDEO)
An unexploded World War II bomb was discovered and detonated after a father-of-two made the unexpected find in the back garden of his £1.2 million home in North London.

08.01.2015 15:56

Terror threat ‘severe,’ security tightened at UK ports – COBRA meeting ends
The UK will increase boarder control at ports in light of the recent attack in Paris and the terror level will remain at “severe” it has emerged, following an emergency Cabinet Office Briefing Room (COBRA) meeting this morning.

08.01.2015 12:05

Grenades thrown at a mosque in Le Mans, west of Paris - reports
Several training grenades were thrown into the courtyard of a mosque in the French city of Le Mans. One of the grenades exploded, but no injuries were reported.

08.01.2015 09:29

Blast hits restaurant near mosque in France's east
An explosion has been reported in a kebab shop near a mosque in Villefranche-sur-Saone, eastern France. There are no reports of any injuries and the cause of the blast remains unknown.

08.01.2015 08:44

30 killed, 50 injured in car bomb blast at Yemen police academy
About 30 people were killed and more than 50 injured in a car blast outside a police college in Yemen's capital Sanaa, police say.

07.01.2015 04:58