World News | Reuters | Saturday August 29, 2015
Police hunting for the perpetrators of Thailand's deadliest bombing arrested a suspect on Saturday they said fit the description of a man identified on security cameras as leaving a rucksack at the site of the August 17 blast in Bangkok.
World News | Reuters | Friday August 28, 2015
China's Environment Ministry has put in place a 24-hour monitoring system for pollutants from explosions this month at a port and will report accurate and timely data to the public, it said on Friday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday August 20, 2015
Cyanide levels more than 350 times standard limits have been detected in water close to the site of deadly explosions in the Chinese port city of Tianjin, officials said Thursday.
World News | Reuters | Thursday August 20, 2015
Chinese authorities warned that cyanide levels in the waters around the Tianjin Port explosion site had risen to as much as 277 times acceptable levels although they declared that the city's drinking water was safe.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday August 17, 2015
Chinese state-run media on Monday lambasted officials in the port city of Tianjin for a lack of transparency over the massive explosions at an industrial site that killed 112 and devastated a vast area.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday August 16, 2015
Hundreds of tonnes of highly poisonous cyanide were being stored at the warehouse devastated by two giant explosions in the Chinese port of Tianjin which killed 112, a senior military officer said today.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday August 15, 2015
Residents around the site of giant explosions in the Chinese port of Tianjin were evacuated over fears of toxic contamination, the official Xinhua news agency said today, as the death toll rose to 85.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday August 14, 2015
Residents living near the site of giant explosions in a Chinese port expressed fears for their safety Friday, after reports there could be hundreds of tonnes of dangerous chemicals at the site.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday August 13, 2015
A series of massive explosions at a warehouse in the northern Chinese port city of Tianjin killed 17 people, state media reported Thursday, as witnesses described a fireball from the blasts ripping through the night sky.
World News | Reuters | Friday June 26, 2015
A decapitated body daubed with Arabic writing was found at a US gas company in southeast France today after an assailant rammed a car into the premises, triggering an explosion, in a suspected Islamist militant attack.
Offbeat | Adrija Bose | Friday May 1, 2015
Mr Wasfi, former Director of the Iraqi National Symphony Orchestra, played as a crowd started gathering around him.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday April 7, 2015
More than 800 firefighters battled for almost 24 hours to put out a vast fire at a controversial chemical plant in the Chinese city of Zhangzhou, state media said today, the second accident at the site in two years.
South | Written by Maya Sharma | Wednesday December 31, 2014
Church Street at the heart of Bengaluru, where a blast on Sunday claimed a life, has finally been opened by the police. The areas adjoining the blast site had been sealed off since Sunday night.
India News | Reported by Nitin Gokhale, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday October 27, 2014
National Security Adviser Ajit Doval today met West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee whose government has been accused of mishandling the investigation into the blast in Burdwan on October 2.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday October 27, 2014
Two days after National Investigation Agency or NIA's Director General Sharad Kumar visited the Burdwan blast site, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval is scheduled to visit the village in West Bengal where the blast took place on October 2.
India News | Reported by Monideepa Banerjie, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Thursday October 16, 2014
The Central investigators probing the October 2 blast in West Bengal's Burdwan, found at least 30 hand grenades in the toilet of a house near the site - one that was searched and sealed by the state police eight days ago.
India News | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Sunday October 12, 2014
A six-member team of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) today visited the site of an explosion in West Bengal's Burdwan on October 2 in which two suspected militants were killed and another was injured.
World News | Reuters | Friday October 10, 2014
A U.S. security institute said it has located via satellite imagery a section of a sprawling Iranian military complex where it said an explosion or fire might have taken place earlier this week.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday August 8, 2014
Authorities in Taiwan's second largest city on Friday sealed off two streets and evacuated residents over a fresh gas leak at the same site of last week's fatal gas explosions.
World News | Reuters | Friday June 27, 2014
President Goodluck Jonathan said on Friday Nigeria had entered one of the darkest phases of its history, visiting the scene of a bomb blast that had killed 21 people in an upmarket district of the capital Abuja two days earlier.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday May 17, 2014
Turkey's prime minister shouted an anti-Israel slur as he was mobbed by angry protesters at the site of a deadly mine blast this week, local media reported Friday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday May 14, 2014
More than 200 people have been killed and hopes are fading for hundreds more still trapped underground after an explosion at a coal mine in western Turkey, one of the worst industrial disasters ever to hit the country.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday April 2, 2014
At least six people died and 18 others were injured on Wednesday, when a suspected World-War II bomb exploded at a scrap metal warehouse in Bangkok as workers tried to cut it open,officials said.
India News | Edited by Mala Das (with inputs from PTI) | Sunday March 9, 2014
One worker was killed and two others injured in an accident at a shipbuilding centre in Visakhapatnam where India is building its first class of three nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarines. The incident took place when the pressure of the hydraulic tank of the Arihant class submarine was being tested and the tank's lid fell on the workers a...