MOSCOW : More than 6,000 people were evacuated in central Russia overnight after a series of massive explosions at an arms depot blew out windows and sparked a fire, the emergency situations ministry said Wednesday.
Raed Mokaled is pictured in Geneva in April, 2013 at a major international meeting on the Convention on Cluster Munitions.
It may sound like a joke, but for Indran Sivarajah, who experienced a near miss three years ago, it was no laughing matter.
This photo released by the National Transportation Safety Board in this March 12, 1997 file photo, taken March 6, 1997, shows reconstruction work continuing in Calverton, N.Y., on TWA Flight 800 which crashed into the Atlantic Ocean off New York's Long Island.
Al-Qaida-linked militants detonated multiple bomb blasts and breached the main U.N. compound in Mogadishu on Wednesday, sparking gun battles with security forces that killed at least 12 people.
Syrian troops backed by Lebanese Hezbollah fighters clashed Wednesday with rebel forces south of a Damascus suburb that is home to a major Shiite Muslim shrine, in an attempt to secure the area surrounding the revered site, activists said.
Syrian state television says an accidental explosion at a military depot outside the northwestern coastal city of Latakia has left six people lightly injured.
Authorities say they still don't know what caused a small explosion at a northeast Iowa factory that injured three workers.
TV reports there has been a possible explosion in Washington Parish early Tuesday morning.
The FBI released new surveillance video that tracks the bike-riding suspect in the 2008 Times Square military recruiting station bombing from 37th Street to the device drop-off point.
A suicide bomber blew himself up in a crowd of hundreds of mourners attending a funeral in northwestern Pakistan on Tuesday, killing 29 people.
A 30-inch natural gas line ruptured Tuesday morning in eastern Louisiana, sparking an explosion and a fire, authorities said.
In this photograph taken on March 9, 2004, then Afghan Planning Minister Haji Mohammad Mohaqiq, talks to the press in Kabul.
A panel of House lawmakers on Monday agreed to join Gov. Rick Perry and Attorney General Greg Abbott in calling on President Obama to reconsider the denial of federal emergency aid to West, the small community still reeling from a fertilizer plant explosion in April that killed 15 people and destroyed several buildings.
A massive explosion at 3 a.m. EDT on one of the two barges still ablaze in the Mobile River in Mobile, Ala., on Thursday, April 25, 2013.
Authorities say the 911 center that scrambled emergency response to the fatal fertilizer plant explosion in the town of West received more than 1,000 calls the evening of the blast.