Deadly explosions rock Maiduguri, NE Nigeria

The "huge explosions" happened yesterday in the Ajilari Cross area of the city, which has been targeted by similar attacks twice in the last month, including on September 20 when at least 117 were killed.

197 'punished' for spreading rumours in China

A total of 197 people have been 'punished' in a special campaign by police targeting online rumours about China's stock market, the recent fatal explosions in Tianjin or other key events.

Blasts at Afghan gas storage facility kill 11: Officials

At least 11 people including several children were killed in a series of explosions at a gas storage facility on the edge of the western Afghan city of Herat, officials said Tuesday.

6 injured in huge explosion in Egypt

 At least six people were injured in a huge explosion near a national security building in Egypt's Shubra el-Kheima city on early Thursday , officials said.

Chinese media lambast Tianjin officials over blast response

Chinese state-run media on Monday lambasted officials in the port city of Tianjin for a lack of transparency over the massive explosions at an industrial site that killed 112 and devastated a vast area.

Death toll in China's Tianjin port blasts rises to 104

The death toll in twin blasts in this Chinese port city on Saturday shot up to 104 even as experts confirmed the presence of deadly sodium cyanide and minor explosions and fires continued to hamper rescue work.

Two big explosions shake China

Blasts rock Tianjin port city of China; 520 people injured and 44 people killed.

Explosions at Kanpur court, no one injured

Two days ahead of the Lawyers' Association election, two explosions rocked the district court within span of minutes here on Tuesday, but no one was injured in the incident, police said.

Fire after explosions at southern French petrochemical plant

A fire was burning at a petrochemical plant near Marseille in southern France on Tuesday after two explosions earlier in the morning, a source in the investigation said.

India stands with Afghanistan at this time of trial: Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday condemned the Taliban militant attack on the Afghanistan Parliament and said that India stands by the Islamic Republic.

Blasts shake Yemeni capital as warplanes hit missile base

 A series of explosions shook the Yemeni capital Sanaa Monday after air strikes by Saudi-led coalition warplanes hit a missile depot belonging to troops allied with Shiite rebels, witnesses said.

Explosions, gunfire hit opposition rally in southern Nigeria

Five explosions and a burst of gunfire hit an opposition rally in the town of Okrika in southern Nigeria`s oil producing Rivers state on Tuesday, wounding several people, witness and the governor of the state said.

Explosions, gunfire in Nigeria`s Damaturu city: Residents

 Explosions and gunfire rocked the north Nigerian city of Damaturu on Monday, in a suspected Boko Haram attack that targeted police, residents told AFP.

Two arrested for making hoax bomb threat calls

Two persons were arrested today for making hoax bomb threat calls, warning of `explosions` at a local festival and at the Meenakshi temple in the city, police said.

Large explosion rocks northern Iranian city

A heavy explosion rocked an industrial city in northern Iran on Tuesday, state television said, saying that no one has been reported killed so far.

Two explosions rock southern Thai tourist town, five wounded

Two bombs exploded minutes apart in the southern Thai city of Hat Yai on Tuesday, wounding five people, and police said they suspected Muslim rebels were responsible.

Syrian army advances in Aleppo

Syrian activists say that government forces have killed at least six people with barrel bombs dropped by helicopter onto rebel-held areas of the northern city of Aleppo.

Explosions, firing in Bangkok on eve of polls, seven injured

Explosions and several shots were heard in the Thai capital on Saturday as opposition activists bent on disrupting Sunday`s controversial snap polls clashed with government supporters, leaving seven persons injured.

Three killed in blasts in northwest Pakistan

At least three persons, including two school students, were killed in two back-to-back explosions in northwest Pakistan on Sunday.

7 killed in twin blasts in Karachi

At least seven people, including a journalist, were killed and 20 others injured today in two successive explosions in Pakistan`s financial capital Karachi.