Republic Day passes off peacefully barring 2 minor blasts in Assam

 Barring two low-intensity blasts in Assam, Republic Day celebrations today passed off peacefully across the country even as the states showcased the cultural diversity and the might of security forces.

Explosions rock east Ukraine airport as battle intensifies

Clashes between Ukraine's army and pro-Russian rebels for control of a battered airport intensified today, with explosions and heavy gunfire shaking the area throughout much of the day and at least six more people killed.

Lady Gaga blasts Kesha's lawyer for blaming Dr. Luke for her rape
Lady Gaga blasts Kesha's lawyer for blaming Dr. Luke for her rape

Lady Gaga had denied the claim by Kesha's lawyer Mark Geragos that she has accused Dr. Luke of raping her as a teen.

Two blasts at market in Nigeria's Maiduguri: Witnesses

Two explosions ripped through a market in the Nigerian city of Maiduguri on Monday, witnesses said, nearly a week after two female suicide bombers attacked the same area, killing more than 45 people.

GNLA planned to carry out blasts before Christmas

 Seven GNLA militants, who were allegedly planning to carry out blasts in West Garo Hills district before Christmas, have been arrested.

Blasts in China`s Xinjiang kill two, injure `many`: Govt

 Two people were killed and "many" injured by multiple explosions in China`s Xinjiang, the local government said Monday.

Second explosive device detonates in Chilean supermarket

Two explosive devices were detonated within a span of 24 hours in the Chilean coastal city of Vina del Mar, causing at least three minor injuries, in the same week the Andean country suffered its worst bomb attack in at least 20 years.

Eight killed in two successive blasts in Egypt

At least eight people were killed and 28 others injured in two successive blasts in Egypt`s Sinai peninsula, a military statement said Monday.

Chinese General blasts at US-Japan on territorial issues

A top Chinese General today accused Japanese Premier Shinzo Abe and US Secretary of Defence Chuck Hagel of "coordinating" and "supporting" each other in their "provocative" remarks targeted at China at the Shangri-La Dialogue here.

Pak roadside blasts kill one soldier, 3 injured

At least one Pakistan soldier was killed today while another soldier and two civilians injured when two bombs planted on the roadside exploded, military said.

One killed in blasts in Egypt

At least one person was killed and five others were injured Friday in explosions in Egypt, a media report said.

Bomb blast wounds UN peacekeeper in Mali: UN

A roadside bomb struck a UN vehicle in northern Mali today, wounding a peacekeeper from Guinea during a UN visit of foreign dignitaries, an official said.

Bomb attack kills 71 at bus station near Nigeria capital

Twin blasts on Monday at a bus station on the outskirts of Nigeria`s capital crammed with morning commuters killed 71 people and injured 124 others, police said.

United Baloch Army claims responsibility for Pakistan blasts

The outlawed United Baloch Army (UBA) militant group has taken responsibility for two successive blasts in Pakistan which claimed at least 40 lives and left several injured, the interior ministry said Thursday.

Baghdad blasts targeting Shiites kill 12

Nine bombings mainly targeting Shiite-majority areas of Baghdad killed at least 12 people on Wednesday, officials said, as Iraq suffers its worst violence in years.

Blasts, clashes in Bahrain Shiite village

Two homemade bombs exploded overnight in a Shiite village west of Manama as Bahraini police clashed with rioters, police said on Monday while the opposition accused authorities of attacking mourners.

Tributes paid to victims of Dilsukhnagar blasts in Hyderabad

BJP leaders on Friday paid tributes to the victims of the bomb blasts at Dilsukhnagar here on the first anniversary of the tragedy.

Blasts hit police 3 years after uprising in Bahrain

Explosions targeted police in Bahrain Friday as clashes between security forces and anti-government protesters on the third anniversary of the Gulf nation`s uprising left dozens wounded, authorities and activists said.

Two killed, police officer injured in blasts in NW Pakistan

Two persons were killed and a senior officer of a bomb disposal squad was injured in two blasts in Pakistan`s restive northwest on Monday, police said.

44 killed, dozens injured in Syrian bombing

At least 44 people, including six children, were killed and dozens wounded in an aerial bombardment by the Syrian regime in Aleppo city.