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October 31, 2017 2:22 PM At least 200 feared dead after North Korean nuclear test site tunnel collapses: report

More than 200 people were believed to have died in North Korea when an underground tunnel at the country’s main nuclear test site collapsed last month after its sixth and most powerful atomic test, a report said Tuesday. The tunnel at the Punggye-ri test site was undergoing construction sometime around Sept. 10, days after the North set off the Sept. 3 nuclear 5

October 29, 2017 5:57 AM 12-hour terror attack at Somalia hotel over, 25 dead

MOGADISHU (REUTERS) - An Islamist attack on a hotel in the Somali capital ended on Sunday (Oct 29) after 25 people had been killed in a near 12-hour siege, police said, underlining the insurgents’ ability to carry out deadly attacks in the heart of the city. “The death toll rises to 25 people including police, hotel guards and residents. The death toll may rise. We suspect 13

October 29, 2017 2:05 AM Mogadishu Hotel Blast Kills at Least 23, Latest in Wave of Violence

MOGADISHU, Somalia — A suicide truck bomb exploded outside a popular hotel in Somalia's capital on Saturday, killing at least 23 people and wounding more than 30, and gunfire continued as security forces pursued other attackers inside the building, police said. Two more blasts were heard, one when an attacker detonated a suicide vest. Speaking to The Associated 5

October 29, 2017 1:17 AM Mogadishu hotel attack leaves 23 dead, al-Shabab takes responsibility

A suicide truck bomb exploded outside a popular hotel in Somalia’s capital on Saturday, killing at least 23 people and wounding more than 30, and gunfire continued as security forces pursued other attackers inside the building, police said. Two more blasts were heard, one when an attacker detonated a suicide vest. Speaking by telephone from the scene 4

October 27, 2017 6:00 AM Indonesian police question factory owner, staff after blaze that killed 47 people

JAKARTA (AFP, REUTERS) - The owner of an Indonesian fireworks factory where 47 people died after a blaze tore through the building is being questioned, police said on Friday (Oct 27), as labour organisations said the incident has exposed inadequate workplace safety standards. ’s worst industrial accidents in recent memory – triggering explosions and sending 3

October 26, 2017 12:11 PM Explosion at Indonesia firecracker factory kills at least 47

JAKARTA, INDONESIA—An explosion and inferno at a fireworks factory near the Indonesian capital on Thursday killed at least 47 people, most of them female workers, and injured dozens, police said. Witnesses said a huge explosion was heard from the factory at about 10 a.m. local time and then smaller blasts echoed across the neighbourhood as orange flames 9

October 26, 2017 9:21 AM 'Like a roar': Dozens killed in blasts at Indonesia fireworks plant

KOSAMBI, Indonesia (Reuters) - Two explosions tore through a fireworks factory on the outskirts of Indonesia’s capital on Thursday, killing at least 47 people and injuring dozens. It was one of Indonesia’s worst industrial disasters and is likely to cast a new spotlight on lax afety standards in the Southeast Asian country, where rules are often ignored 1

October 21, 2017 5:57 PM Militants Kill Egyptian Security Forces in Devastating Ambush

Officials said that Friday’s attack occurred in the late evening when the police convoy, led by senior counterterrorism officers and including armored vehicles, turned off a main highway south of Cairo and drove 11 miles into the desert. After the ambush, the militants went through the disabled vehicles, seizing weapons and executing survivors, said an Egyptian 8

October 18, 2017 10:44 PM Kin of soldier killed in Niger say Trump treated them with ‘disrespect’ in condolence call, forgot victim’s name

WASHINGTON – The mother of an Army sergeant killed in Niger said Wednesday that President Donald Trump, in a call offering condolences, showed “disrespect” to the soldier’s loved ones as they drove to the airport to meet his body. Trump, engulfed in controversy over the appropriate way for presidents to show compassion for slain soldiers, strongly disputed

October 18, 2017 11:35 AM SpaceX, Spacecom to launch new satellites after explosion last year

JERUSALEM: Israel's Space Communications has signed a deal with Elon Musk's SpaceX to launch two communication satellites into orbit, after a prior attempt ended in disaster. The explosion of a Falcon 9 rocket last year at Cape Canaveral in Florida dealt a major blow to the Israeli satellite operator. But Space Communications said on Wednesday the first 8