Hundreds have been evacuated in southern Chile following a massive double eruption of the Calbuco volcano – its first in over 42 years. The government has declared a red alert, as thick clouds of ash and smoke shot up several kilometers into the sky.
Dozens of people have been killed in the Yemeni capital Sanaa, after an airstrike on an army Scud missile depot. The blast caused a huge explosion, with the majority of the dead believed to be women and children, while 398 people were reportedly injured.
A huge gas pipeline line explosion at the Fresno County Sheriff's gun range, where a construction crew that included jail inmates was using heavy machinery, has injured 15 people, sending a 60 meter tall fireball in the air.
A video allegedly showing Islamic State militants using bulldozers and explosives to destroy the ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud has been posted online. The UNESCO cultural site near Mosul is one of Iraqi’s greatest archaeological treasures.
Governments across the world should establish much more aggressive and precocious regulations to reduce the number of accidents on oil rigs in the future, social and environmental justice campaigner George Barda told RT.
Strange, loud noises have been scaring pets, waking up children and triggering car alarms for more than a month in Berkeley, California, but local residents and police are still at a loss when it comes to identifying what’s now called the “Berkeley Boom.”
New York City officials have indicated that the cause of last week’s blast in the East Village neighborhood of Manhattan was caused by an improperly accessed natural gas line, calling into question the frequency of such configurations.
Pillars of fire are rising over the Yemeni capital of Sanaa, according to dramatic images flooding social media, amid reports that a Scud missile facility on Faj Attan Hill, just outside the city, has fallen under a new attack.