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Russian forces invade Ukraine, explosions heard in Mariupol

KYIV: Explosions were heard before dawn Thursday in Ukraine’s capital Kyiv and the eastern port city of Mariupol, shortly after Russia’s President Vladimir Putin...

Dozens of civilians, 10 US troops killed in bloodbath at Kabul airport

Suicide bombers struck the crowded gates of Kabul airport with at least two explosions on Thursday, causing a bloodbath among civilians and U.S. troops...

Explosion hits Iran power plant

An explosion hit a power plant in the central Iranian province of Isfahan on Sunday, state news agency IRNA reported.

Four killed, seven injured in three explosions in Nepali capital: police

Four people were killed and seven others injured on Sunday in three separate explosions in the Nepali capital, Kathmandu, and police said they suspected a Maoist splinter group may have been responsible.

Explosions rock Yemen’s main port for second day after truce

ADEN:  Explosions rocked Yemen’s Red Sea city of Hodeidah for a second day on Wednesday despite a U.N.-mediated ceasefire meant to pave the way...

When batteries explode: Here are five points you need to know

Samsung has told customers worldwide to stop using their Galaxy Note 7 smartphones after a spate of battery explosions threatens to derail the powerhouse...

Samsung to suspend Galaxy Note 7 sales after battery explosions

SEOUL: Samsung said Friday it would suspend sales of its latest flagship smartphone Galaxy Note 7 as reports of exploding batteries threatened to damage the reputation of the South Korean electronics giant.

Seven killed in two explosions in southeast Turkey

DIYARBAKIR: At least seven civilians were killed on Wednesday in two separate bomb attacks blamed on Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants in Turkey's southeast, a regional security source said.

Massive bomb attack kills 44 in Syria

QAMISHLI: At least 44 people were killed and dozens injured on Wednesday in the deadliest bomb blast to hit the Kurdish-majority Syrian city of Qamishli since the country's war began.

Policeman dead, 15 wounded in Peshawar twin explosions

PESHAWAR: A policeman lost his life and at least 15 people sustained injuries in twin blasts in Peshawar on this morning.

At least 23 dead as blasts rock Brussels airport, metro

BRUSSELS: A string of explosions rocked Brussels airport and a city metro station on Tuesday, killing at least 23 people, of them 13 lost their lives at the airport while 10 others died in metro blast, reports BBC.

Militants attack Indian consulate in Jalalabad

JALALABAD: Explosions and gunfire rocked the area near the Indian consulate in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad on Wednesday, shattering doors and windows and destroying at least eight cars, witnesses said.

Blasts in Syria’s Homs kill 32, wound 90 – monitoring group

HOMS: At least 32 people were killed and 90 wounded in two bomb explosions in the Syrian city of Homs on Monday, monitoring group the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

37 killed in Taliban siege at Afghan airport: defence ministry

KANDAHAR: At least 37 people were killed and 35 others wounded when Taliban militants stormed Kandahar airport in southern Afghanistan, with one gunman still resisting security forces, the defence ministry said Wednesday.

‘Hundreds of tonnes’ of cyanide at China blasts site: military

TIANJIN: Hundreds of tonnes of highly-poisonous cyanide were being stored at the warehouse devastated by two giant explosions in the Chinese port of Tianjin which killed 112, a senior military officer said Sunday.

Afghan Taliban gunmen killed after attack on Kabul guesthouse

KABUL: Four Taliban insurgents armed with assault rifles and a grenade launcher stormed a guesthouse in the diplomatic quarter of the Afghan capital overnight and held out for hours until they were killed by government forces early on Wednesday, officials said.

No injuries as terrorists target Karachi schools

KARACHI: No casualties were reported in cracker attacks at two private schools in Gulshan-e-Iqbal area of Karachi on Tuesday morning, ARY News reports.

Fatah holds Hamas responsible for Gaza bomb attacks

RAMALLAH: Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas's Fatah movement said it held Islamist group Hamas responsible for a wave of bomb attacks against the homes of Fatah leaders in Gaza on Friday.

Air strikes hit Islamic State in eastern Syria: monitor

BEIRUT: Air strikes, believed to have been carried out by U.S.-led forces, hit Islamic State and other Islamist groups in eastern Syria early on Saturday, a monitoring group said.

Blast in Chaman injures three

CHAMAN: Three persons were injured in a bomb blast at Mall Road area of Chaman, ARY News reports.