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Gas pipeline blast kills 16 in southern India, says minister

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A massive explosion Friday on a state-owned gas pipeline running through the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh killed at least 16 people and gutted scores of homes, a state minister said.

Posted: June 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

21 killed as explosion rocks mall in Nigerian capital

People watch as smoke fills the sky, after an explosion, at a shopping mall, Wednesday, June 25, 2014, in Abuja, Nigeria.  AP PHOTO

An explosion blamed on Islamic extremists rocked a shopping mall in Nigeria’s capital, Abuja, on Wednesday and police said at least 21 people have been killed.

Posted: June 26th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Road bomb kills 1 soldier, wounds 3 others in Maguindanao


A splinter group of Moro rebels killed a soldier and injured three others by setting off an improvised explosive device in Datu Unsay, Maguindanao, the military said Friday.

Posted: June 6th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Survivors tell of terror after China market attack

In this May 22, 2014 photo, armed policemen patrol past buildings whose windows were damaged by an explosion in Urumqi, northwest China's Xinjiang region. Attackers hurled bombs from two SUVs that plowed through shoppers at a busy street market in the region on Thursday, killing dozens and wounding more than 90.  AP

Mrs. Zhang had just bought her morning fruit and vegetables when an explosive tossed from one of two speeding SUVs slammed her to the ground.

Posted: May 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

46 killed in central Nigeria twin bombings—state government

Smoke rises after a bomb blast at a bus terminal in Jos, Nigeria, Tuesday, May 20, 2014. Two explosions ripped through a bustling bus terminal and market frequented by thousands of people in Nigeria's central city of Jos on Tuesday afternoon, killing 46 people. The blasts could be heard miles away and rescue workers struggled to reach the area as thousands of people fled.  AP PHOTO/STEFANOS FOUNDATION

Twin car bombings killed 46 people on Tuesday at a crowded market in the central Nigerian city of Jos, as emergency workers struggled to contain a raging fire, officials said.

Posted: May 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »