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Forensics head denies EgyptAir explosion reports

Egypt's head of forensics denied reports that an initial examination of human remains belonging to victims aboard the EgyptAir jet that crashed in the Mediterranean pointed towards an explosion, state news agency Mena said on Tuesday.

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Remains retrieved so far from EgyptAir site suggest blast

The human remains so far retrieved from the wreckage of the crashed EgyptAir plane suggest that there was an explosion aboard, an Egyptian forensics official and investigation sources said on Tuesday. The official based his assess

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Three dead in Mexico chemical plant blast

A massive explosion rocked a major petrochemical facility of Mexican national oil company Pemex in the Gulf state of Veracruz on Wednesday, killing at least three people, injuring dozens more, and pumping a cloud of noxious chemicals into the sk

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Sixth person arrested in Brussels blast probe

The Belgian authorities have arrested a sixth person in connection with the suicide attacks in Brussels which killed 32 people on March 22, Belgium's justice minister said on Saturday. Belgian media said the man arrested late

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Pakistan suicide blast toll hits 65

Pakistani authorities launched a hunt on Monday for militants behind a suicide bomb that killed at least 65 people in an attack that targeted Christians and was claimed by a Taliban faction that once declared ties with Islamic State.

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Oil market rattled by deadly Brussels blasts

Oil prices seesawed on Tuesday, rattled by investor nervousness after deadly blasts in Brussels prompted a flight towards so-called safe-haven assets such as gold. A suicide bomber blew himself up at Brussels airport on Tuesday ki

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Blasts hit Brussels airport, metro station; 13 killed

Two explosions tore through Brussels airport on Tuesday morning killing 13 people in what Belgian public broadcaster VRT called a suicide attack, and a further blast struck a metro station in the capital shortly afterwards. The Be

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Yemen's Aden oil refinery hit by blast, no damage

A blast hit oil pipelines connecting storage tanks at Yemen's southern port and its 150,000 barrel-per-day Aden refinery caused a fire early on Friday, a Yemeni official said.   A roadside bomb near the pipel

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Most of Istanbul blast victims are Germans

A suicide bomber thought to be from Syria killed at least 10 people, many of them German tourists, in Istanbul's historic heart on Tuesday, an attack senior security officials said was probably planned by Islamic State. Presid

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Gunmen enter Baghdad mall after blast kills 7

Four gunmen charged into a shopping mall in eastern Baghdad on Monday after a car bomb exploded outside, killing at least seven people, two police sources said. The sources said it was not clear if the assailants, who may have bee

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