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#Explosions

From TheJournal.ie Three dead as gunfire and explosions rock Libya's foreign ministry building Tripoli

Three dead as gunfire and explosions rock Libya's foreign ministry building

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack.

From TheJournal.ie 'It rained fire' - At least 24 dead after explosions at Mexican fireworks factory Tultepec

'It rained fire' - At least 24 dead after explosions at Mexican fireworks factory

The victims included four firefighters and five police.

From TheJournal.ie At least 119 people killed as bomb attacks rock Baghdad Explosions

At least 119 people killed as bomb attacks rock Baghdad

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the bombing in a statement posted online.

From TheJournal.ie Flights cancelled as Europe freezes transport links with Brussels Terror Alert

Flights cancelled as Europe freezes transport links with Brussels

Airlines across Europe, including Aer Lingus and Ryanair, have cancelled flights.

From TheJournal.ie Al-Qaeda gunmen kill at least 20 people outside African hotel popular with tourists Burkina Faso

Al-Qaeda gunmen kill at least 20 people outside African hotel popular with tourists

Around 10 vehicles were on fire in the street where the four-star Splendid hotel is located in a busy, central area of Ouagadougou.

From TheJournal.ie Jakarta attack: Police identify extremist who may have plotted attacks Indonesia

Jakarta attack: Police identify extremist who may have plotted attacks

At least two people were killed in the early morning blasts, the first mass attack in the Indonesian capital since the bombings of two hotels in 2009.

From TheJournal.ie Explosions heard as fire engulfs Mayo factory Ballinrobe

Explosions heard as fire engulfs Mayo factory

Fire services are tackling the fire at McHale Engineering.

From TheJournal.ie Islamic State video shows militants destroying ancient city of Nimrud Blown Up

Islamic State video shows militants destroying ancient city of Nimrud

The ruins of the city founded in the 13th century BC were one of the most famous archaeological sites in Iraq.

From TheJournal.ie Explosions at four subway stations in Egypt Cairo

Explosions at four subway stations in Egypt

Two people have been wounded.

From TheJournal.ie Death toll in Nigeria bus station bombs rises to 71 Boko Haram

Death toll in Nigeria bus station bombs rises to 71

President Goodluck Jonathan is on his way to the scene, where a further 124 commuters were injured.

From TheJournal.ie Have you heard about the 'Not a Martyr' campaign? Peace Protest

Have you heard about the 'Not a Martyr' campaign?

The ‘selfie’ protest is ready to move onto its next step in the Lebanon.

From TheJournal.ie Dozens killed, more than 120 injured in Baghdad car bomb attacks Iraq

Dozens killed, more than 120 injured in Baghdad car bomb attacks

850 people have been killed in September alone as a result of Iraq violence.

From TheJournal.ie Military troops among 40 dead in Yemen attack Bombings

Military troops among 40 dead in Yemen attack

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula are targeting oil facilities, foreigners and security forces.

From TheJournal.ie Two dead after explosion at fireworks factory Canada

Two dead after explosion at fireworks factory

Around 150 firefighters battled the flames to bring them under control.

From TheJournal.ie Updated: Explosions leave 40 dead and 100 injured in Turkey Turkey

Updated: Explosions leave 40 dead and 100 injured in Turkey

One of the car bombs exploded outside the city hall while the other went off outside the post office in the town of Reyhanli, a main hub for Syrian refugees and rebel activity in Turkey’s Hatay province, just across the border.

From TheJournal.ie This is how the markets reacted to fake news tweet Trading

This is how the markets reacted to fake news tweet

The tweet erroneously said there had been two explosions at the White House and President Barack Obama was injured.

From TheJournal.ie Column: I’ll never forget the moment I heard the news of the explosions in my hometown Read Me

Column: I’ll never forget the moment I heard the news of the explosions in my hometown

Boston native, Larry Donnelly reflects on the the horrific events that happened at the Boston Marathon this week, saying he’s been heartened by the expressions of solidarity from countless Irish people who have such a special affinity with the most Irish city in the US.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Downtown Boston is a crime scene and I’m sitting in my office a few miles away Read Me

Column: Downtown Boston is a crime scene and I’m sitting in my office a few miles away

Having just moved to the US, Jan Schneider had planned to go watch the Boston Marathon. Luckily, other things came up and he never made it. Here’s his account of living in the aftermath of the Boston bombings.

From TheJournal.ie Boston, from Heartbreak Hill to Heartbreak Marathon Read Me

Boston, from Heartbreak Hill to Heartbreak Marathon

Stephen O’Byrnes, a veteran marathon runner who completed the Boston Marathon ten years ago, explains how bombing the finishing straight is a particularly wicked and cruel act.

From TheJournal.ie PHOTOS: New Yorkers offer solidarity with Boston after marathon terror Solidarity

PHOTOS: New Yorkers offer solidarity with Boston after marathon terror

Informal tributes have mushroomed across the USA’s largest city, which has its own experiences of mass terror.

From TheJournal.ie 'We thought it was sparklers going off': Irish runners speak of Boston trauma Boston Marathon

'We thought it was sparklers going off': Irish runners speak of Boston trauma

Irish participants in the Boston Marathon have spoken of the shock at the events at the finish line on Boylston Street.

From TheJournal.ie UPDATED: Three dead, 140 injured in Boston Marathon blasts Boston Marathon

UPDATED: Three dead, 140 injured in Boston Marathon blasts

US media outlets are reporting that an eight-year-old was killed in the explosions.

From TheJournal.ie Hashtag #BostonHelp offers support to those in need Boston Marathon

Hashtag #BostonHelp offers support to those in need

From a free bed to transport to a shoulder to cry on – the power of social media is put to good use.

From TheJournal.ie President, Taoiseach and Tánaiste extend sympathies to Boston Boston Marathon

President, Taoiseach and Tánaiste extend sympathies to Boston

President Michael D Higgins has issued a brief statement offering thoughts to the people of Boston after today’s explosions at the city’s marathon.

From TheJournal.ie New York City on high alert after Boston explosions Boston Marathon

New York City on high alert after Boston explosions

Barack Obama to address the nation on the situation as NYC goes into security lockdown.

From TheJournal.ie Video captures moment Boston Marathon was rocked by two explosions Boston Marathon This post contains videos

Video captures moment Boston Marathon was rocked by two explosions

Videos show the explosion and its immediate aftermath. Warning: Viewers may find some footage distressing.

From TheJournal.ie Boston police: 'This is an ongoing event' Boston

Boston police: 'This is an ongoing event'

Three explosions have occurred in the city this afternoon. The public has been asked to remain at home and visitors have been asked to return to their place of accommodation.

From TheJournal.ie Police say JFK Library incident was 'fire related' Boston

Police say JFK Library incident was 'fire related'

No injuries were reported at the building. Police said they were treating the event as related to the Boston Marathon blasts.

From TheJournal.ie Gamma-ray burst blasted the Earth in 8th century Black Holes

Gamma-ray burst blasted the Earth in 8th century

Space scientists have built on a study by an astrophysicist of the rings of ancient cedar trees – and concluded that two black holes collided.

From TheJournal.ie NGO: Two blasts kill and injure dozens in Syria Daraa

NGO: Two blasts kill and injure dozens in Syria

Meanwhile, Kurds say they have taken control of towns in the northeast.

VIDEO: All the things Bruce Willis has ever broken Yippee Ki-yay This post contains videos

VIDEO: All the things Bruce Willis has ever broken

He takes no prisoners.

From TheJournal.ie Syria: Explosions rock army HQ in Damascus Syria

Syria: Explosions rock army HQ in Damascus

Witnesses said the blasts set off hours of sporadic gunbattles and a raging fire inside the heavily guarded compound.

From TheJournal.ie Grenade and gun attacks on Kenyan churches kill 10 Kenya

Grenade and gun attacks on Kenyan churches kill 10

Two churches were targeted in what officials believe were attacks mounted by Somali militants.

From TheJournal.ie Boko Haram attacks on two churches in Nigeria kill at least seven Nigeria

Boko Haram attacks on two churches in Nigeria kill at least seven

A suicide bomber and a gunman attacked churches in the cities of Jos and Biu.

From TheJournal.ie Two explosions in Derry Derry

Two explosions in Derry

The PSNI is investigating the possible causes of the two blasts, but say that nobody has been reported injured.

Artist creates incredible display of daytime fireworks Fireworks This post contains videos

Artist creates incredible display of daytime fireworks

Onlookers were amazed by a daytime fireworks display created by Chinese artist Cai Guo-Qiang, who controlled the explosions using a computer.

From TheJournal.ie Bombs explode 30km from Irish Defence Forces camp in Lebanon Lebanon

Bombs explode 30km from Irish Defence Forces camp in Lebanon

The two explosions occurred at a hotel and off-license in the city of Tyre, about 30km from the Irish peacekeeping unit’s headquarters.

From TheJournal.ie Town evacuated as train derails and explodes US

Town evacuated as train derails and explodes

“Quarter-mile” of tanker cars carrying alcohol derailed and some burst into flames after accident just south of Princeton in Illinois, US.

From TheJournal.ie Ten fatalities reported as Mumbai hit by suspected terrorist blasts India

Ten fatalities reported as Mumbai hit by suspected terrorist blasts

The bustling financial city – where 166 people were killed three years ago – is hit by three suspected terrorist bombs.