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St. Petersburg metro bombing death toll rises to 16

St. Petersburg metro bombing death toll rises to 16

A woman who was injured in the April 3 bombing on a St. Petersburg metro train has died, bringing the toll to 16, St. Petersburg Deputy Governor Anna Mityanina said She posted on her Twitter page that a woman injured in …

Two killed in train-car collision in Azerbaijan

Two killed in train-car collision in Azerbaijan

Two people were killed and another one injured last night as train and car collided in Sabirabad region of Azerbaijan. According to the report, the freight train collided with the passenger car "GAZ-31" with the state …

Letter bomb at IMF#039s Paris office injures female employee

Letter bomb at IMF's Paris office injures female employee

A female employee of the International Monetary Fund was injured today when a letter bomb posted to the world lender's Paris office blew up as she opened it, Reuters reports. The explosion was caused by a homemade device, the head …

Bus explosion in Syria#039s Homs

Bus explosion in Syria's Homs

A blast on a bus in Syria's Homs on Tuesday killed one person and injured two others, a witness told Reuters. Syrian state news agency SANA reported that there was a blast in the Wadi al-Dhahb district in the southeast of the …

Tunnel under construction collapses in New Moscow (VIDEO)

Tunnel under construction collapses in New Moscow (VIDEO)

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Today the tunnel under construction collapsed in New Moscow's Kaluzhskoye Shosse, a source in the emergency services of the Russian capital said. "The collapse occurred in an area of ​​about 40 square meters in a …

Suicide blast strikes near Kabul#039s Supreme Court

Suicide blast strikes near Kabul's Supreme Court

A suicide bomber blew himself up today in the Supreme Court's car park in the Afghan capital, Kabul, when employees were leaving the building.  At least 20 people are dead after an explosion, sources told CNN. At …

 Serial explosions kill six in Baghdad

Serial explosions kill six in Baghdad

Chain explosions have killed at least six civilians in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, leaving dozens of others injured. The casualties occurred on Tuesday in three explosions across the city, Iraq’s al-Sumariah news network …

Two men arrested after explosion rocks London apartment block

Two men arrested after explosion rocks London apartment block

An explosion has ripped through a block of flats in east London causing the building to partially collapse. Two men have been arrested over the blast which happened at Bridge Point on Ardleigh Green Road in Hornchurch shortly after …

Dozens of firefighters killed after collapse of high rise building in Tehran

Dozens of firefighters killed after collapse of high rise building in Tehran

Rescue teams were searching for at least 25 trapped firefighters after a blazing high-rise building collapsed in Tehran, the city's mayor said. State TV reported that at least 75 people, including 45 firefighters, had been hurt when …

Eight soldiers killed in tunnel blast outside Damascus - media

Eight soldiers killed in tunnel blast outside Damascus - media

A tunnel bomb blast outside Damascus claimed nine lives, including a Syrian general and eight soldiers, a monitoring group said. According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, rebel fighters planted explosives yesterday in a …

Building collapses in Istanbul - media

Building collapses in Istanbul - media

An empty building collapsed in Istanbul's Zeytinburnu district on Friday, killing at least one pedestrian while injuring five others. Zeytinburnu District Governor Ali Taşkın Balaban said that one person was killed in the …

Suspected suicide bomber killed before carrying out attack in Gaziantep - media

Suspected suicide bomber killed before carrying out attack in Gaziantep - media

One suspected "terrorist" was shot dead by Turkish police during the gun battle, CNN Turk reported, while at least one accomplice was feared to be on the run. Gunfire has been reported outside a police station in the Turkish …

Over 150 different types of things from collapsed pier found in Caspian Sea

Over 150 different types of things from collapsed pier found in Caspian Sea

During the search and rescue operation, over 150 different types of things supposed to belong to collapsed on December 15 pier have been found and handed over, the State Maritime Administration of Azerbaijan Republic said. …

New York Governor: train crashes in Brooklyn

New York Governor: train crashes in Brooklyn

A Long Island Rail Road commuter train crashed at the Atlantic Terminal in Brooklyn, New York, this morning, injuring 103 passengers, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said, adding that the worst injury is believed to be a broken …

Roadside blast in Pakistan injures 19 people - media

Roadside blast in Pakistan injures 19 people - media

An explosive device was detonated near a driveway in the Pakistani city of Dera Ismail Khan, injuring 19 people, including four policemen. The Wednesday morning attack was targeted at the police’s van, which was on a routine …

 Armenian army general#039s car crashes into column

Armenian army general's car crashes into column

Deputy Chief of General Staff of the Armenian Armed Forces, Lieutenant General Enrico Apriamov's vehicle crashed into a column near the bridge being constructed at the North-South Highway, on the Yerevan-Yeraskhavan …

Kabul explosion wounds member of parliament

Kabul explosion wounds member of parliament

A bomb attack targeted a member of Afghanistan's parliament in the capital, Kabul, on Wednesday, wounding him and killing his bodyguard, an official with the parliament's security department said. Fakori …

Putin condemns Berlin market attack

Putin condemns Berlin market attack

Russian President Vladimir Putin has expressed condolences to German Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Joachim Gauk over the tragedy at a Christmas market in Berlin, the Kremlin press …

Truck crashes into Christmas market in Berlin: 12 dead, 48 injured

Truck crashes into Christmas market in Berlin: 12 dead, 48 injured

The truck crashed into people gathered around wooden huts serving mulled wine and sausages at the foot of the Kaiser Wilhelm memorial church in the heart of former West Berlin on Monday evening. Berlin police said that investigators …

Putin expresses condolences over road accident in Khanty-Mansyisk autonomous area

Putin expresses condolences over road accident in Khanty-Mansyisk autonomous area

Russian President Vladimir Putin has offered his condolences to the families of those killed in a deadly road accident in the Khanty-Mansyisk autonomous area and ordered to extend all necessary assistance to the families of the …

Plane carrying Brazilian soccer team crashes in Columbia, survivors reported

Plane carrying Brazilian soccer team crashes in Columbia, survivors reported

A charter plane carrying 72 passengers and 9 crew, including players from a Brazilian soccer team headed for a championship match, has crashed en route to Medillin’s airport in Colombia. The aircraft was carrying members of the …

Blast kills two people in Turkish Adana

Blast kills two people in Turkish Adana

An explosion killed two people and wounded more than a dozen outside the governor's office in the southern Turkish city of Adana on Thursday. The provincial governor Mahmut Demirtas said that two people were killed …

Blast heard near government building in Turkey#039s Derik

Blast heard near government building in Turkey's Derik

An explosion has been heard near a government in building in a Kurdish-dominated town Derik in southern Turkey, local media reported. The Dogan news agency said several ambulances had rushed to the scene but it is currently unknown …

Bomb blast kills children in Turkey#039s Sirnak

Bomb blast kills children in Turkey's Sirnak

A bomb blast in the southeastern Turkish province of Sirnak killed at least two children, local officials said on Saturday. Four more children were also wounded in the attack, the governor's …

 17 people killed in marketplace explosion in Baghdad

17 people killed in marketplace explosion in Baghdad

At least seventeen people were killed and more than 60 injured in a blast at a marketplace in the Iraqi capital city of Baghdad, Sky News Arabia said. The bombing, which hit a popular fruit and vegetable market in a commercial …

New explosion hits Antalya

New explosion hits Antalya

An explosion outside a chamber of commerce building in Turkey's southern resort city of Antalya wounded several people on Tuesday but the mayor said there were no life-threatening injuries and the blast may have been an accident. …

Explosion injures several in France#039s Dijon

Explosion injures several in France's Dijon

An explosion in the center of Dijon in eastern France at 09:15 local time has left several people seriously injured, Agence France-Presse reports with reference to the police. The explosion may have been caused by gas, according to …

Fire breaks out at petrochemical plant in Iran

Fire breaks out at petrochemical plant in Iran

A fire broke out at Iran's Mobin Petrochemical refinery complex in southern port of Assaluyeh, leaving four people injured, state media reported, the latest in a string of blazes in the region. "The fire is now under …

Storm in northern Iran kills four people

Storm in northern Iran kills four people

At least four people have been killed in thunderstorms and flash flooding in northern Iran, state media reported on Friday. A woman died after being struck by lightning while working outside in Golestan province, three others drowned in …

12 years pass since terrorist attack in Beslan

12 years pass since terrorist attack in Beslan

Today more than two thousand people are attending the mourning events devoted to the tragedy which happened in the 1st Beslan school in 2004 (North Ossetia), the administration of the local government said. At 08.00 Moscow time …