France fans go wild after World Cup win

France fans go wild after World Cup win

In Paris, where 90,000 people gathered next to the Eiffel Tower to watch the match on vast TV screens, there were choruses of the Marseillaise.

Sydney Harbour Bridge climb set to get a makeover

Sydney Harbour Bridge climb set to get a makeover

It has been run by the same operators BridgeClimb, which pioneered the activity, for two decades.

Cities across the world welcome 2018 with fireworks, celebrations

Cities across the world welcome 2018 with fireworks, celebrations

Revellers in Europe's capitals welcomed 2018 with fireworks, celebrations and street parties, while, across the Atlantic a few hours later, party-goers in New York braved frigid temperatures...

Fireworks light up Doha skyline

Fireworks light up Doha skyline

Doha on Mnoday witnessed a spectacular display of fireworks between 8pm and 8.10pm, which left onlookers mesmerised.

North Korea holds mass celebrations for latest missile test

North Korea holds mass celebrations for latest missile test

North Korea held mass celebrations for its latest successful long-range missile test, Pyongyang's state media said Saturday, with a propaganda-filled display of fireworks and dancing in public squares.

Indonesia fireworks factory fire leaves 23 dead, dozens injured

Indonesia fireworks factory fire leaves 23 dead, dozens injured

Nearly two dozen people have been killed and dozens injured in a blaze that tore through a fireworks factory outside the Indonesian capital, police said Thursday, triggering explosions ...

Toxic firecracker haze darkens Delhi after festival of lights

Toxic firecracker haze darkens Delhi after festival of lights

Residents of the sprawling Indian capital, which already ranks among the world's most polluted cities, complained of eyes watering and aggravated coughs.

Pakistan marks 70 years of independence with fireworks

Pakistan marks 70 years of independence with fireworks

Pakistan on Monday celebrated 70 years of independence from British India with fireworks and plans for the country's largest air display, as the military's top brass vowed to wipe out terrorists days after a deadly blast.

Katara’s Eid al-Fitr festivities draw to a close

Katara’s Eid al-Fitr festivities draw to a close

Katara - the Cultural Village Foundation's Eid al-Fitr festivities came to an end with a spectacular fireworks display.

Blast at Mexico fireworks warehouse kills at least 14

Blast at Mexico fireworks warehouse kills at least 14

An explosion at a fireworks warehouse in Mexico has killed at least 14 people and wounded 22 in the second such tragedy in a matter of months.

Seven dead as Iran teen botches homemade fireworks

Seven dead as Iran teen botches homemade fireworks

An Iranian teenager making homemade fireworks for a festival ahead of the Persian New Year blew up his home, killing himself and six other family members, a prosecutor said on Saturday.

Indian MP proposes cap on expenses at weddings

Indian MP proposes cap on expenses at weddings

Extravagant Indian weddings in palaces featuring elephants, foreign dance troupes and seven-course meals could become a thing of the past if one politician fed up with the excess gets her way.