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At least 30 killed in Nigeria pipeline fire

At least 30 killed in Nigeria pipeline fire

At least 30 people were killed when a petrol pipeline caught fire and exploded in southeast Nigeria after a raid by suspected oil thieves, a survivor and officials said on Saturday.

Under fire from smugglers, Libya's navy rescues 57 migrants at sea

Under fire from smugglers, Libya's navy rescues 57 migrants at sea

Libya's navy has rescued 57 people on a migrant boat off the coast of the North African country, in an operation that involved a clash with armed smugglers.

Massachusetts residents cleared to return to homes

Massachusetts residents cleared to return to homes

Natural gas leaks on Thursday triggered a series of explosions and fires in Andover, North Andover and Lawrence.

18 injured after Russian passenger jet goes off runway

18 injured after Russian passenger jet goes off runway

State news agency RIA said one Sochi airport staff member died during the clean-up operations.

Eight injured in blast, blaze at German refinery

Eight injured in blast, blaze at German refinery

A fire erupted on Saturday at a refinery in southern Germany following an explosion, injuring at least eight people, police said.

Greek passenger ferry docks at Piraeus port after fire

Greek passenger ferry docks at Piraeus port after fire

A passenger ferry with 1,016 people onboard returned safely to the port of Piraeus in the early hours on Wednesday after it reported a fire while en route to Crete.

Nine killed in hospital blaze in Taiwan, 15 injured

Nine killed in hospital blaze in Taiwan, 15 injured

The fire broke out on the 7th floor of the building, which was used for hospice care.

Criminal case filed against BMW over South Korea car fires

Criminal case filed against BMW over South Korea car fires

A group of BMW owners in South Korea filed a criminal complaint against the German automaker Thursday over alleged delays in recalling more than 100,000 cars after a spate of engine fires, their lawyer said.

Fireball near Bologna airport after road crash explosion

Fireball near Bologna airport after road crash explosion

Police said they had closed off the road where the crash took place as well as the surrounding area in Borgo Panigale, on the outskirts of Bologna.

Texas pipeline blaze put out after seven hospitalised

Texas pipeline blaze put out after seven hospitalised

Workers and firefighters were responding to a leak when the blast occurred, Midland County Fire Marshal Dale Little said on Thursday.

Thousands flee new California blaze, governor asks aid

Thousands flee new California blaze, governor asks aid

Thousands of people in Southern California had fled a deliberately set blaze southeast of Los Angeles by Saturday morning, after the state's governor requested federal aid to help battle a deadly fire elsewhere.

Fifteen dead in Nairobi market fire, 70 injured

Fifteen dead in Nairobi market fire, 70 injured

The blaze started at around 2:30 am and spread through Gikomba market and nearby apartments and shanties before being contained around 90 minutes later.