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‘Let people enjoy’: IHC bins plea to ban fireworks on New Year Eve

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Friday threw out a writ petition seeking a ban on fireworks in the federal capital on New...

17 injured as ‘controlled’ detonation of illegal fireworks by police goes wrong in US

LOS ANGELES: At least 17 people, including nine police officers, sustained injuries when a "controlled" detonation of illegal fireworks by the authorities went horrifically...

WATCH: Harry Porter fans celebrate new year with a duel using fireworks

To celebrate their New Year's Eve, two fans of globally acclaimed fiction took to streets for an imitated Harry Potter vs Voldemort duel

Hundreds of birds found dead in Rome after New Year fireworks

Hundreds of little feathered birds found dead in several locations around Italy's Rome that are said to have suffered heart attacks due to fireworks on New Year's Eve.

Police arrest 19 including groom for fireworks during wedding

 Following arrest of the groom, Umar Shareef, and other people, the wedding procession could not set out for bride’s house.

Fireworks banned to protect wildlife

QUITO: Fireworks have been banned on the Galapagos Islands to protect the archipelago's unique fauna, the local government said on Friday. The local council said...

Pakistan, rest of the world welcome 2018 with new hopes and ambitions!

KARACHI: Tonnes of fireworks were set off in different cities of Pakistan as the clock struck midnight to welcome new year of 2018. People in...

Indonesia fireworks factory blaze kills 46, injures dozens

JAKARTA: At least 46 people have been killed and dozens more injured in a blaze that tore through a fireworks factory outside Jakarta, police...

Delhi chokes on toxic haze despite Diwali fireworks ban

NEW DELHI: New Delhi was shrouded in a thick toxic haze Friday after a night of frenzied Diwali fireworks sent the air quality plummeting...

Sky roars with fireworks as 70th Independence Day celebrations begin

KARACHI: Sky roared with fireworks as clock ticked 12:00 am to begin celebrations of 70th Independence Day of Pakistan on 14th August. The highest flag...

Pakistan, rest of the world welcome 2017 with fireworks

PAKISTAN/WORLD: Welcoming the year 2017, youths took to the streets in all major cities of Pakistan and resorted to aerial firing and fireworks with...

Mexico fireworks market blasts kill at least 31, injure scores

TULTEPAC: A series of massive explosions destroyed a fireworks market outside the Mexican capital on Tuesday, killing at least 31 people, injuring dozens and leaving...

Fireworks hurt three at Shanghai airport: operator

SHANGHAI: An explosion injured three people and sparked a major security alert at the main international airport in China's commercial hub of Shanghai on Sunday, according to the operator.

Brussels New Year fireworks cancelled over attack fears

BRUSSELS: Authorities in the Belgian capital Brussels on Wednesday called off the city's traditional New Year's Eve fireworks display, citing fears of a militant attack.

Explosion in Spain’s fireworks factory kills five

ZARAGOZA: Five people died and six were injured in an explosion at a fireworks factory on Monday near Zaragoza in northeastern Spain, officials said.

Grooms face terror charges over wedding fireworks

KARACHI: Two newly-wed brothers in Karachi could be facing long prison sentences after police arrested them on terrorism charges for letting off firecrackers during their joint wedding ceremony.