The cause of the blast was not known.
A huge explosion at an industrial gas plant in southeastern Nigeria razed nearby buildings and killed several people on Christmas Eve.
Seven miners were killed and two others are missing after a gas explosion ripped through an underground coal mine in eastern Ukraine, authorities said.
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.
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.
A small explosive device went off outside a French church in central Rome could be linked to President Francois Hollande's visit.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A bomb blast in Pakistan's port city of Karachi early Wednesday killed seven people and wounded 26 others.
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.
Two Kazakhstan citizens were injured in the gas blast in Prague.
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.
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.
Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev has sent his condolences to U.S. President Barack Obama over the terrorist attack in Boston.
Kazakhstan citizen living in Boston told Tengrinews.kz about the blasts. The student from Almaty was 3 minutes walk away from the accident site.
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.
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