World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday March 24, 2015
Builders uncovered a huge unexploded German World War II bomb in London on Monday, prompting the evacuation of two schools and hundreds of homes.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Friday February 27, 2015
A 250kg bomb (551 lbs) from World War II was found during morning work on Borussia Dortmund's Westfalenstadion stadium's VIP area and the surrounding area was quickly evacuated with a scheduled press conference moved to the club's training ground.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday November 23, 2014
250 kg British bomb from World War-II found near town hall of French town of Rennes, surrounding areas evacuated as bomb was diffused
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday February 7, 2014
More than 2,000 people were evacuated and roads closed in central Hong Kong today after a World War II bomb weighing almost a tonne was discovered on a construction site, police said.
World News | Associated Press | Friday January 3, 2014
Police say a World War II bomb has exploded during construction work in a western German town, killing one person and wounding at least eight others.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday December 25, 2013
The discovery of an unexploded World War II bomb on Tuesday in the Belgian city of Ghent spoiled Christmas Eve celebrations as dozens were evacuated, police said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday December 8, 2013
An unexploded bomb of "great destruction power" dating back to Wold War II was found in downtown Belgrade and removed on Sunday for controlled detonation, the government said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday July 18, 2013
Hungarian police began evacuating around 10,000 people in the central city of Szekesfehervar on Thursday after a World War II bomb was discovered next to a kindergarten.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday July 17, 2013
Hungarian police evacuated around 1,500 people in Budapest today after a World War II bomb was discovered during construction work at an apartment block near Buda Castle.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday June 4, 2013
An unexploded World War II shell that was discovered just metres (yards) from a busy rail track halted high speed trains in Japan today, as bomb disposal experts moved in to detonate it.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday April 3, 2013
An unexploded World War II bomb has been unearthed near Berlin's main train station, risking possible disruptions to rail and road traffic, authorities said on Wednesday.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday January 2, 2013
As many as 32 bombs dropped by the Germans during World War II into the Thames river, that were carried by tides until they reached the shore in Essex, have now been detonated by a bomb disposal squad.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday December 28, 2012
A seven-year-old boy in Britain left his parents dumbfounded when he discovered a buried torpedo-shaped World War II bomb, with the help of a metal detector he got as a Christmas present.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday November 27, 2012
An object believed to be an unexploded WWII aerial bomb has been found at a construction site in Moscow, a police spokesperson said on Monday.
World News | Associated Press | Wednesday November 14, 2012
A military squad has safely removed a 250-kilogram (550 pound) World War II bomb found two weeks ago near the runway of a major airport in northern Japan.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday October 31, 2012
A huge World War II bomb uncovered near a busy runway was underneath a shield of concrete and sandbags on Wednesday as flights resumed at an airport in northern Japan, a government official said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday October 30, 2012
A huge unexploded World War II bomb has been found buried near the runway of one of Japan's busiest regional airports, forcing all flights to be cancelled on Tuesday, officials said.
World News | Associated Press | Friday October 12, 2012
More than 10,000 people were evacuated from a residential neighbourhood in the German city of Potsdam after the discovery of an unexploded 250 kilogram (550-pound) bomb from World War II in the yard of a house.
World News | Associated Press | Wednesday August 29, 2012
Explosives experts in Germany detonated the remains of a 550-pound (250 kilogrammes) World War II bomb in central Munich on Tuesday evening. The DAPD news agency cited a police spokesman as saying the bomb was successfully destroyed on Tuesday evenin...
World News | Associated Press | Monday December 5, 2011
A massive British World War II-era bomb that triggered the evacuation of about half of the 107,000 residents of Germany's western city of Koblenz was successfully defused on Sunday, authorities said.
Mumbai News | NDTV Correspondent | Tuesday October 25, 2011
Officials from the Navy Armament Depot will visit Mumbai harbour today to chalk out a plan to defuse a World War II bomb found there during dredging operations on Thursday.
India News | Tejas Mehta | Monday October 24, 2011
A World War II shell, packed with 45 kg of explosive, has been found at the Mumbai harbour during dredging operations, police said today.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday November 18, 2010
As Hitler's armies began to suffer a series of crushing reverses in Stalingrad and North Africa, he turned to his scientists to create a super-weapon -- flying saucers to bomb London and New York.Weapons like the V2 rockets and the first jet fighters saw action but came too late to halt defeat. Othe...
World News | Associated Press | Tuesday September 7, 2010
Rare colour film footage of the bomb damage inflicted on London during World War II has surfaced on the eve of the 70th anniversary of the Blitz.The dramatic pictures show the destruction of several London landmarks, including the flagship John Lewis store on Oxford Street.The film was released on M...