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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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Blast at govt office in Pakistan kills 21

A suicide bomber attacked a government office in Pakistan on Tuesday, killing at least 21 people and wounding more than 70, officials said. A Pakistani Taliban faction claimed responsibility for the attack on a branch of the Natio

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One killed in blast at Istanbul airport

An explosion at Istanbul's second-largest airport on Wednesday killed one cleaner on an airplane and injured another, Dogan news agency said, adding authorities were investigating whether the blast was caused by a bomb. Budget

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