Dozens hurt, town evacuated after Kazakh munitions depot blasts

ALMATY (Reuters) – The Kazakh government ordered the evacuation of a town of 44,000 on Monday after a series of blasts at a nearby munitions depot killed one person and injured dozens, the Central Asian nation’s authorities said. The blasts occurred at a military base near Arys in the former Soviet republic’s southern Turkestan province, which houses a large Soviet-era […]

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Car bomb explodes near police academy in Somali capital: police

MOGADISHU (Reuters) – Seven people were injured when a car bomb exploded near the police academy in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Thursday, police said, the latest in a string of attacks in the city by Islamist insurgent group al Shabaab. Abdikadir Abdirahman, the director of AAMIN ambulance service, told Reuters six men and a woman had been injured. Al […]

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Bomb attacks kill four policemen in northern Iraq: police

TIKRIT, Iraq (Reuters) – At least four policemen were killed and 11 wounded by two roadside bombs that targeted police convoys in separate attacks in northern Iraq on Sunday, the service and medical sources said. Two died and eight were wounded when a bomb hit a bus carrying police on their way to work near the town of Shirqat, its […]

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Death toll from Mexico pipeline blast rises to 85: health minister

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – The number of people who died from a gasoline pipeline explosion in central Mexico has risen to 85, Mexico’s health minister said on Sunday. An additional 58 people were hospitalized, Health Minister Jorge Alcocer told a news conference. The explosion took place on Friday, when about 800 people in Hidalgo state’s Tlahuelilpan district were collecting fuel […]

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Chelsea blast 'brainless' fans for vile 'anti-Semitic' chants at Europa League clash just five days after Raheem Sterling was allegedly racially abused at Stamford Bridge

Sections of the away support in Hungary for the dead rubber against Vidi were alleged to have chanted: "Barcelona, Real Madrid, Tottenham are a load of y***." Chelsea said in a statement: "Antisemitism and any other kind of race-related or religious hatred is abhorrent to this club and the overwhelming majority of our fans. "It has no place at Chelsea […]

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