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Blast hits Egypt tourist bus, 17 injured

South Africans and Egyptians were among those injured when an explosive device went off, hitting the bus in Giza.

Bomb blast and gunfire kills 7 in central Kabul

Calmness in war-raged Afghanistan for a few months was disrupted after an explosion hit Kabul central today killing 7 people.

China’s Xi orders rescue effort after factory blast kills 47

The blast was the latest reminder of continued industrial risks in China.

10 die in blast at illegal firework factory in India

Media reports say a huge quantity of illegal explosives was stored at the factory.

Philippines says Indonesian suicide bombers behind blasts

Interior Secretary Eduardo Ano says the couple were aided by local terrorist group Abu Sayyaf, which acted as a guide in the bombings that also injured about 100 people.

Two dead in Paris gas blast amid lockdown for yellow-vest protests

Two firefighters had died and 10 people, including one firefighter, had serious injuries.

Vietnamese relatives of bus blast victims arrive in Egypt

A group of five have arrived in the capital two days after a blast hit a tour bus killing three Vietnamese holidaymakers and an Egyptian guide.

Japan police investigate cause of blast that hurt 42

Numerous customers at the restaurant on the building's first floor said they smelled gas at the time of the explosion.

Death toll in Afghanistan election rally blast climbs to at least...

It is the third attack against the election campaign process this month.

Blasts, tremors in Perak not connected to quarry activities

Source of blasts and tremors still a mystery but unconnected to any earthquakes.

Blasts at Syrian airbase near Damascus kill two

Syrian state media also reported the blasts at the Mazzeh airbase, on the western outskirts of Damascus, but did not mention any casualties.

Islamic State claims Quetta polling station blast

IS said the attack was carried out by a suicide bomber.

After undersea tunnel, Penang to blast through hills now

Activists raise concerns over a proposed tunnel to connect to a six-lane highway which could require close to a tonne of explosives during construction.

China chemical plant blast kills 19, injures 12

It comes amid a drive to strengthen industrial safety, with China ramping up checks over the last year, in the wake of some high-profile incidents at coal mines and chemical plants.

Fireworks blasts kill at least 24 near Mexico City

Two explosions at fireworks workshops outside Mexico City on Thursday killed at least 24 people, including rescue workers, and injured dozens more.

Deadly blast hits eastern Afghan city, targeting Sikh minority

Islamic State claimed the attack in a statement via its online Amaq news agency, but provided no evidence for the claim.

Blast rocks Zimbabwe president’s rally, injuries reported

Images broadcast on Zimbabwean TV showed scenes of chaos and medics fighting to save those wounded by the blast at the White City stadium in the country's second city Bulawayo.

Five injured in ‘minor’ explosion at London underground station

Emergency services rushed to the area and the station closed down.

Five killed, 33 wounded by blast in southern Afghan city

Security forces found a large container of explosives, rocket-propelled grenades, suicide vests, and ammunition near the site.

Al-Shabaab blast kills at least 5 in Somali khat market

Ten others were injured in the Wanlaweyn market blast.

Trump warns Russia may pay for alleged Syria gas attack

Trump had met with his cabinet and vowed to make "major decisions" within the next 24 to 48 hours, amid mounting speculation about a US military response.

6th apparent explosion in Texas

Local media has reported that the explosion was at a Goodwill thrift store.

Chlorine gas symptoms seen after blast near Damascus

Video circulated on social media showing several bare-chested men and young boys appearing to struggle for breath, with some holding nebulisers to their mouths and noses.

Two killed in Bolivia carnival blast

For the second time in three days, the city carnival in Oruro was disrupted by a fatal natural gas tank explosion.