India fireworks factory blast kills 7

India fireworks factory blast kills 7

An explosion at a firecracker factory in northern India Friday killed seven people just days before the big Hindu festival of Diwali, police said.

Airbus shakes up management as corruption clouds gather

Airbus shakes up management as corruption clouds gather

European aircraft manufacturer Airbus announced a major shakeup of top management yesterday as it seeks to move on from a corruption probe.

US to boost S Korea military safeguards

US to boost S Korea military safeguards

South Korea will allow the installation of four anti-ballistic missile launchers today at a US base operating in the country, as military safeguards are boosted in the wake of North Korea’s most powerful nuclear test to date.