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Turkey: Explosion in coal mine kills 25, several still trapped
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Turkey: Explosion in coal mine kills 25, several still trapped

The explosion occurred at the state-owned TTK Amasra Muessese Mudurlugu mine in the town of Amasra, in the Black Sea coastal province of Bartin

Ukraine War: Multiple explosions rock eastern city of Kharkiv
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Ukraine War: Multiple explosions rock eastern city of Kharkiv

The blasts came hours after Russia concentrated attacks in its increasingly troubled invasion of Ukraine on areas it illegally annexed, while the death toll from earlier missile strikes in Zaporizhzhia rose to 14

Lebanon: Large section of smouldering Beirut Port silos collapses in a cloud of dust, no injuries reported
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Lebanon: Large section of smouldering Beirut Port silos collapses in a cloud of dust, no injuries reported

The collapse left the silos' southern part standing next to a pile of charred ruins. The northern block had already been slowly tipping over since the initial explosion two years ago but rapidly deteriorated after it caught fire over a month ago due to fermenting grains

Explosions rock Russian military air base in annexed Crimea, one person killed
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Explosions rock Russian military air base in annexed Crimea, one person killed

Russian Defense Ministry denied that the Saki base on the Black Sea had been shelled, instead claiming that bombs had exploded there. However, reports on Ukrainian social networks suggested that it was hit by long-range missiles fired from Ukraine

Cuba seeks help to contain fuel depot fire that has killed at least one, injured over a hundred
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Cuba seeks help to contain fuel depot fire that has killed at least one, injured over a hundred

Some 1,900 people have been evacuated from the affected area, according to officials from the western Matanzas province, where lightning struck a fuel tank late Friday, triggering an explosion

Afghanistan: Death toll from four bombs that ripped through minibuses and a mosque rises to 16
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Afghanistan: Death toll from four bombs that ripped through minibuses and a mosque rises to 16

On 25 May, at least 10 people were killed when three bombs placed on separate minibuses exploded in the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif

RPG attack in Punjab puts the spotlight on the one-shot disposable anti-tank rocket launcher
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RPG attack in Punjab puts the spotlight on the one-shot disposable anti-tank rocket launcher

A rocket-propelled grenade was fired at the Intelligence Wing HQ of Punjab Police in Mohali on Monday. This type of weapon has been used in the past during the 2000 attack on the headquarters of the British Secret Intelligence Service

Attackers fired RPG-22 at Punjab Police's Intel HQ in Mohali, police refuse to rule out terror angle
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Attackers fired RPG-22 at Punjab Police's Intel HQ in Mohali, police refuse to rule out terror angle

On Monday evening, a rocket-propelled grenade hit the Intelligence Department headquarters of Punjab Police in sector 77, SAS Nagar in Mohali. Windowpanes on one of the floors of the building were shattered

Havana: Explosion at luxury hotel due to gas leak kills 22, dozens injured
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Havana: Explosion at luxury hotel due to gas leak kills 22, dozens injured

Cuban state TV reported the explosion was caused by a truck that had been supplying natural gas to the hotel, but did not provide details on how the gas ignited

Explosion in an illegal oil refinery in Nigeria kills at least 80
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Explosion in an illegal oil refinery in Nigeria kills at least 80

The explosion occurred late Friday at the illegal site between southern oil states of Rivers and Imo

Rohini court blast case: Delhi Police arrests DRDO scientist, says he wanted to kill lawyer over legal issues
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Rohini court blast case: Delhi Police arrests DRDO scientist, says he wanted to kill lawyer over legal issues

Sources said three points of evidence — CCTV footage, the target’s presence and the logo on a bag — pointed to the DRDO scientist, who has allegedly confessed to plotting the Rohini court blast

Delhi: 17 hurt, five houses damaged after LPG cylinder explodes in Azadpur
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Delhi: 17 hurt, five houses damaged after LPG cylinder explodes in Azadpur

The explosion took place on the third floor of a building while a cylinder was being changed. It not only led to the collapse of the roof and walls but also impacted four other houses on the second floor

Afghanistan's Shia population continue life undeterred after Gozar-e-Sayed Abad Mosque blast
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Afghanistan's Shia population continue life undeterred after Gozar-e-Sayed Abad Mosque blast

The Islamic State-Khorasan (IS-K) group claimed responsibility for the deadly suicide bomb attack at the Shia mosque on 8 October that left nearly 100 people dead

Bomb targets Taliban truck in Jalalabad a day after deadly explosions rocked city
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Bomb targets Taliban truck in Jalalabad a day after deadly explosions rocked city

Although no group has claimed responsibility for either attack, Jalalabad city is the capital of Nangarhar province, the base of Taliban rival IS-K's operations

Explosions target Taliban in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province; 3 dead
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Explosions target Taliban in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province; 3 dead

It wasn't immediately clear whether Taliban officials were among the dead and wounded. At least 20 people have been wounded

SpaceX's Starship SN10 lifts off, flips mid-air, sticks landing before exploding during flight test
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SpaceX's Starship SN10 lifts off, flips mid-air, sticks landing before exploding during flight test

The two earlier prototypes reached a similar altitude in December and February, before slammed into the ground.

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.

Violent crash of two galaxies, the Milky way and Sagittarius, might have helped in the creation of our solar system
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Violent crash of two galaxies, the Milky way and Sagittarius, might have helped in the creation of our solar system

The twi galaxies first crashed more than six billion years ago and two other times which created a burst of Milky Way star formation.

Russia defence ministry says two dead, six injured in blast during equipment test at military base in Arkhangelsk region
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Russia defence ministry says two dead, six injured in blast during equipment test at military base in Arkhangelsk region

The explosion took place during an equipment test at a military base in the far north of Russia, ministry officials said