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At least 10 hurt in southern Turkey blast

The cause of the blast was not known.

At least 10 hurt in southern Turkey blast
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Several killed in huge blast at Nigeria gas plant

A huge explosion at an industrial gas plant in southeastern Nigeria razed nearby buildings and killed several people on Christmas Eve.

Several killed in huge blast at Nigeria gas plant
Seven killed in Ukraine mine blast
Seven killed in Ukraine mine blast

Seven miners were killed and two others are missing after a gas explosion ripped through an underground coal mine in eastern Ukraine, authorities said.

Seven killed in Ukraine mine blast
Attack on Thai protest camp leaves 2 dead, 24 wounded
Attack on Thai protest camp leaves 2 dead, 24 wounded

Grenade blasts and gunfire rocked an anti-government protest site in Thailand's capital Thursday, leaving two dead and 24 wounded as fears of wider political violence mounted in the crisis-hit kingdom.

Attack on Thai protest camp leaves 2 dead, 24 wounded
Bomb attack kills 71 at bus station near Nigeria capital
Bomb attack kills 71 at bus station near Nigeria capital

Seventy-one people died in a bomb blast in a packed bus station in Nigeria's capital Abuja on Monday -- the deadliest attack yet to strike the city -- with the president blaming the explosion on Boko Haram Islamists.

Bomb attack kills 71 at bus station near Nigeria capital
Blast outside French church in Rome as Hollande visits
Blast outside French church in Rome as Hollande visits

A small explosive device went off outside a French church in central Rome could be linked to President Francois Hollande's visit.

Blast outside French church in Rome as Hollande visits
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Dozens hurt by bomb at Thai protest march

A bomb blast hit an opposition protest march in the Thai capital on Friday, police said, the latest in a series of attacks by unknown assailants against demonstrators seeking to oust the government.

Dozens hurt by bomb at Thai protest march
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Sinopec to pay compensation over pipeline blast

Chinese state-owned oil giant Sinopec will pay compensation over a November pipeline explosion at its facility in the city of Qingdao that killed dozens of people and caused losses of more than $100 million.

Sinopec to pay compensation over pipeline blast
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Probe 'blames Sinopec, city for deadly China pipeline blast'

An official inquiry blames China's state-owned oil giant Sinopec and local authorities in the city of Qingdao for a November pipeline explosion that killed 62 people, state media reported Thursday.

Probe 'blames Sinopec, city for deadly China pipeline blast'
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Suicide attack near Libya's Benghazi kills at least seven: officials

A suicide bomber rammed an explosives-packed vehicle into a security checkpoint outside the restive city of Benghazi in eastern Libya on Sunday, killing at least seven people, witnesses and security sources said.

Suicide attack near Libya's Benghazi kills at least seven: officials
US envoy Kennedy visits Nagasaki atomic bomb site
US envoy Kennedy visits Nagasaki atomic bomb site

Washington's new ambassador to Tokyo, Caroline Kennedy, visited Nagasaki on Tuesday and paid tribute at a memorial to those killed when the United States dropped its second atomic bomb on Japan.

US envoy Kennedy visits Nagasaki atomic bomb site
Mexico candy factory blast kills one, injures 40
Mexico candy factory blast kills one, injures 40

A powerful blast rocked a US-owned candy factory in northern Mexico on Thursday, killing one person and injuring more than 40 as rescuers searched for any other victims.

Mexico candy factory blast kills one, injures 40
Seven killed in bomb blast in Pakistan's Karachi: police
Seven killed in bomb blast in Pakistan's Karachi: police

A bomb blast in Pakistan's port city of Karachi early Wednesday killed seven people and wounded 26 others.

Seven killed in bomb blast in Pakistan's Karachi: police
Building explosion in Argentina leaves at least 8 dead
Building explosion in Argentina leaves at least 8 dead

A powerful blast from a gas leak ripped through a ten-story apartment building in Argentina's third largest city Tuesday, leaving at least eight dead and 61 injured.

Building explosion in Argentina leaves at least 8 dead
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Two Kazakhstan citizens injured in Prague explosion

Two Kazakhstan citizens were injured in the gas blast in Prague.

Two Kazakhstan citizens injured in Prague explosion
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Dozens hurt in powerful Prague gas blast

A powerful gas blast ripped through a four-storey building in Prague's historic centre on Monday, injuring 43 people including foreigners, and causing panic in the Czech capital.

Dozens hurt in powerful Prague gas blast
Obama eulogizes victims of tragic Texas blast
Obama eulogizes victims of tragic Texas blast

President Barack Obama on Thursday eulogized 12 firefighters who were among 14 people killed in a massive blast at a fertilizer plant in a small Texas town, during a week of tragedy in America.

Obama eulogizes victims of tragic Texas blast
Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev. Photo by Tengrinews.kz
Nazarbayev sends condolences to Obama over Boston blasts

Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev has sent his condolences to U.S. President Barack Obama over the terrorist attack in Boston.

Nazarbayev sends condolences to Obama over Boston blasts
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Boston blasts sounded like car engine pop: Kazakhstan citizens in U.S.

Kazakhstan citizen living in Boston told Tengrinews.kz about the blasts. The student from Almaty was 3 minutes walk away from the accident site.

Boston blasts sounded like car engine pop: Kazakhstan citizens in U.S.
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China mine blast kills 28: state media

A gas blast in a northeast China coal mine killed 28 people, authorities said Saturday, according to state media, the latest incident to damage the industry's notoriously poor safety record.

China mine blast kills 28: state media