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Three killed, six injured in two explosions in Nepali capital: police

Three killed, six injured in two explosions in Nepali capital: police

Three people were killed and six others injured on Sunday in two separate explosions in the Nepali capital, Kathmandu, and police said they suspected a Maoist splinter group may have been responsible.

Bombs kill more than 200 in Sri Lankan churches, hotels on Easter Sunday

Bombs kill more than 200 in Sri Lankan churches, hotels on Easter Sunday

More than 200 people were killed and at least 450 injured in bomb blasts that ripped through churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, the first major attack on the Indian Ocean island since the end of a civil war 10 years ago.

Twin blasts in rebel-held Syrian city Idlib kill at least 15

Twin blasts in rebel-held Syrian city Idlib kill at least 15

Twin explosions in the bustling centre of the rebel-held northwestern Syrian city of Idlib on Monday killed at least 15 people and injured scores, medics and witnesses said.

Afghan cricket stadium attack leaves 8 dead, 45 wounded

Afghan cricket stadium attack leaves 8 dead, 45 wounded

The blasts exploded among spectators crowded into the stadium at around 11pm on Friday evening as they watched the local "Ramadan Cup".

Ash cloud from Hawaii volcano sparks red alert for aviation

Ash cloud from Hawaii volcano sparks red alert for aviation

An aviation red alert means a volcanic eruption is under way that could spew ash along aircraft routes, the US Geological Survey (USGS) says on its website.

13 killed as suicide bombers attack churches in Indonesia

13 killed as suicide bombers attack churches in Indonesia

Indonesia, the world's largest Muslim-majority country, has seen a recent resurgence in homegrown militancy inspired in part by Islamic State.

Explosions in Afghan capital wound three: officials

Explosions in Afghan capital wound three: officials

Twin explosions in the centre of the Afghan capital of Kabul wounded at least three people on Wednesday, officials said, amid there were conflicting reports about the cause of the blast.

Explosions leave at least two dead, 10 injured in Afghanistan

Explosions leave at least two dead, 10 injured in Afghanistan

At least two people were killed and ten others were injured in separate incidents in Afghanistan's capital Kabul and the eastern province of Nangarhar ...

Thousands evacuated after blasts in Ukraine arms depot

Thousands evacuated after blasts in Ukraine arms depot

Ukrainian authorities evacuated more than 30,000 people on Wednesday from the central Vinnytsya region after a huge arms depot caught fire and set off explosions in what prosecutors said was a possible act of "sabotage".

Texas chemical plant owners 'fully expect' more fires

Texas chemical plant owners 'fully expect' more fires

The chemical plant makes compounds with many commercial uses, including plastics, pharmaceuticals and construction materials -- compounds that can combust if not cooled to the proper temperatures.

Iraq faces pockets of resistance in Mosul's Old City

Iraq faces pockets of resistance in Mosul's Old City

Iraqi forces still faced pockets of resistance from Islamic State in Mosul's Old City on Friday, four days after the prime minister declared victory.

Two devices explode in Rome, no injuries reported

Two devices explode in Rome, no injuries reported

Explosions damaged a car near a post office in central Rome on Friday, Italian media reported, although nobody appeared to have been injured in the blast.