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Several wounded in explosion at cemetery in Saudi Arabia's Jeddah, say French officials
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Several wounded in explosion at cemetery in Saudi Arabia's Jeddah, say French officials

Several countries had representatives at the ceremony commemorating the end of World War I, officials from the French foreign ministry said. The identities of the victims remain unclear

New beast: Astronomers detect another rare blue optical transient in the universe, 500 million-light-years-away
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New beast: Astronomers detect another rare blue optical transient in the universe, 500 million-light-years-away

This explosion has taken scientists by surprise because of its speed and heaviness of the material outflows.

Minibus bombing outside holy city of Karbala kills 12 and injures five, say Iraqi security officials
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Minibus bombing outside holy city of Karbala kills 12 and injures five, say Iraqi security officials

A bomb exploded on a minibus packed with passengers outside the Shiite holy city of Karbala, killing 12 people and wounding five others, Iraqi security officials and the state news agency said

Blast at illegal firecracker factory in Punjab's Batala points to need for stricter implementation of SC-imposed ban, safety regulations
India

Blast at illegal firecracker factory in Punjab's Batala points to need for stricter implementation of SC-imposed ban, safety regulations

India has seen a steady rise in accidents and fires taking place in the illegal firecracker industry in the country. Just yesterday, 23 people were killed in a firecracker factory blast in Punjab's Batala.

Narendra Modi condoles loss of lives in Punjab firecracker factory explosion, calls incident ‘heart-wrenching’
India

Narendra Modi condoles loss of lives in Punjab firecracker factory explosion, calls incident ‘heart-wrenching’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday expressed grief over the demise of 23 people in a blast that occurred at a firecracker factory in Punjab's Batala city

Toll rises to 23 after blast at firecracker factory in Punjab's Batala, with several injured; many still feared to be trapped under debris
India

Toll rises to 23 after blast at firecracker factory in Punjab's Batala, with several injured; many still feared to be trapped under debris

Twenty-three people were killed and 27 injured in a blast at a firecracker factory located in a residential area in Punjab's Batala on Wednesday, officials said.

18 killed in blast at firecracker factory in Punjab's Batala; rescue operation underway, many feared trapped under debris
India

18 killed in blast at firecracker factory in Punjab's Batala; rescue operation underway, many feared trapped under debris

The blast took place around 4 pm at the factory located in a residential area, Inspector General (Border Range) SPS Parmar said. Batala senior medical officer Sanjiv Bhalla said a total 18 people have died in the blast.

Donald Trump blames Russia for 'Skyfall' explosion and radiation spike, says US is learning ‘much’ from deadly blast
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Donald Trump blames Russia for 'Skyfall' explosion and radiation spike, says US is learning ‘much’ from deadly blast

President Donald Trump said on Monday that the United States is learning 'much' from a deadly blast during a Russian missile test that caused elevated radiation levels.

Five Pakistani soldiers killed, one injured in blast near LoC; country's army terms incident 'State-sponsored terrorism'
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Five Pakistani soldiers killed, one injured in blast near LoC; country's army terms incident 'State-sponsored terrorism'

At least five Pakistan soldiers were killed on Wednesday in an explosion near the Line of Control (LoC), the Pakistan Army said

Double suicide attacks rock Tunisian capital even as president's hospitalisation plunges country into uncertainty
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Double suicide attacks rock Tunisian capital even as president's hospitalisation plunges country into uncertainty

Thursday's blasts — one on a central avenue and another against a security base — killed a police officer and wounded at least eight people including several civilians, the interior ministry said.

10 injured in blast at military hospital in Rawalpindi; human rights worker claims JeM chief Masood Azhar was admitted at facility
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10 injured in blast at military hospital in Rawalpindi; human rights worker claims JeM chief Masood Azhar was admitted at facility

At least 10 people were allegedly injured after a 'huge' blast rocked a military hospital here on Sunday, according to Pakistani Twitter users. A human rights worker from Quetta, Ahsan Ullah MiaKhail, has alleged that the army has barred the media from covering the incident. He also claimed that UN-blacklisted terrorist and JeM chief Masood Azhar was admitted at the hospital where the blast occurred.

Man killed in explosion near Congress MLA's Munirathna Bengaluru home; legislator says he knew victim's family
India

Man killed in explosion near Congress MLA's Munirathna Bengaluru home; legislator says he knew victim's family

A man was killed in an explosion at the posh Vyalikaval area near the residence of Congress MLA Munirathna on Sunday morning, police said.

Samjhauta Express blast case: NIA court posts matter for 14 March after Pakistani woman claims she has relevant evidence
India

Samjhauta Express blast case: NIA court posts matter for 14 March after Pakistani woman claims she has relevant evidence

A special NIA court put off the 2007 Samjhauta Express blast case verdict after a Pakistani woman filed a petition claiming she had some evidence relevant to the case

Grenade blast in Jammu: Satya Pal Malik announces Rs 5 lakh ex-gratia to kin of deceased, Rs 20,000 each to those injured
India

Grenade blast in Jammu: Satya Pal Malik announces Rs 5 lakh ex-gratia to kin of deceased, Rs 20,000 each to those injured

Malik condemned the attack at the Jammu bus stand .He conveyed his heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family and also wished for the speedy recovery to those injured.

Toll in Jammu grenade blast rises to two; investigation underway as prime suspect reveals Hizbul Mujahideen behind attack
India

Toll in Jammu grenade blast rises to two; investigation underway as prime suspect reveals Hizbul Mujahideen behind attack

In a grenade blast at a bus stand in Jammu around noon on Thursday, one person died and 27 were injured

One dead, two injured in blast on outskirts of Nepal's Kathmandu; no group claims responsibility, police detain six
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One dead, two injured in blast on outskirts of Nepal's Kathmandu; no group claims responsibility, police detain six

The incident occurred outside the headquarters of Ncell, a telecommunications company mostly owned by Malaysia-based Axiata Group Berhad.

Four dead, 36 injured after blast in Paris bakery; explosion due to gas leak, says prosecutor
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Four dead, 36 injured after blast in Paris bakery; explosion due to gas leak, says prosecutor

The police added that the blast took place around 9 am in the Rue de Trevise bakery

14 confirmed dead in explosion at high-rise in Russia on New Year's Eve; five rescued, including 10-month-old
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14 confirmed dead in explosion at high-rise in Russia on New Year's Eve; five rescued, including 10-month-old

The local governor's office said 14 bodies had been found and that 27 people were unaccounted for following the gas explosion in the city of Magnitogorsk, nearly 1,700 kilometres (1,050 miles) east of Moscow in Russia

Over 40 injured in explosion at restaurant in Japan's Sapporo; cause of blast is under investigation, say police
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Over 40 injured in explosion at restaurant in Japan's Sapporo; cause of blast is under investigation, say police

More than 40 people were injured in an explosion Sunday night at a Japanese restaurant in northern Japan, police said.

Karnataka: Six people dead, three injured in boiler blast in Bagalkot sugar factory; state govt to provide compensation to deceased's kin
India

Karnataka: Six people dead, three injured in boiler blast in Bagalkot sugar factory; state govt to provide compensation to deceased's kin

The sugar factory in Bagalkot is a unit belonging to the Nirani Sugars Limited, owned by the Nirani brothers - BJP MLA Murugesh Nirani and his brothers.