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Speeding car explodes in Somali capital after police shoot at it

Speeding car explodes in Somali capital after police shoot at it

Al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab have used car bombs to target government buildings in the capital.

China chemical plant blast kills 19, injures 12

China chemical plant blast kills 19, injures 12

It comes amid a drive to strengthen industrial safety, with China ramping up checks over the last year.

10 killed in suicide attack on Afghan security forces

10 killed in suicide attack on Afghan security forces

The explosion in the eastern city of Jalalabad also left at least four people wounded and set a nearby petrol station alight.

Eleven dead, 25 trapped in explosion at iron-ore mine in NE China: CCTV

Eleven dead, 25 trapped in explosion at iron-ore mine in NE China: CCTV

Eleven people were killed and nine injured Tuesday in an explosion at an iron-ore mine in northeast China's Liaoning province, state media reported.

Militants kill one, wound five in Kabul attack on ministry

Militants kill one, wound five in Kabul attack on ministry

Both the Taliban and the Islamic State group have stepped up their attacks on Kabul, making the capital the deadliest place in the country for civilians in recent months.

Warnings of more lava and possible explosion at Hawaiian volcano

Warnings of more lava and possible explosion at Hawaiian volcano

Residents near Hawaii's Kilauea volcano faced warnings on Monday that more lava-spewing fissures could open near their homes and that the volcano's summit may be getting ready for an explosion ...

Suicide bombers, gunmen attack Kabul police stations

Suicide bombers, gunmen attack Kabul police stations

Suicide bombers and gunmen launched apparently coordinated attacks on two Kabul police stations Wednesday, killing at least five people, with security forces still searching for several assailants as the city braces for more violence.

Blast at mosque in eastern Afghanistan kills 13

Blast at mosque in eastern Afghanistan kills 13

An explosion at a mosque in the eastern Afghan province of Khost on Sunday killed at least 13 people and wounded 31 and the casualty total may rise, a local police official said.

Indonesia oil well explosion kills 15, dozens injured

Indonesia oil well explosion kills 15, dozens injured

Firefighters on Wednesday afternoon were still battling the blaze sparked by an oil spill at about 1:30 am in a residential area. Several homes were also destroyed.

Blast at election centre in Afghan capital kills 57

Blast at election centre in Afghan capital kills 57

A suicide bomber blew himself up outside a voter registration centre in the Afghan capital Kabul on Sunday, killing at least 57 people and injuring more than 100, in the most serious attack yet on preparations for elections scheduled for October.

Seven dead, 13 injured in Chinese truck explosion

Seven dead, 13 injured in Chinese truck explosion

Seven people died and 13 were injured after a truck transporting industrial explosives detonated in north-west China this week, the local government said Thursday.

Four killed in Mogadishu car bomb attack

Four killed in Mogadishu car bomb attack

At least four people were killed on Sunday in a suicide car bomb attack in central Mogadishu, police and witnesses said.