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4 hrs ago | The Independent
Five explosions ripped through four streets starting at around midnight on Thursday, catapulting cars into the air and blasting cement rubble at passers-by Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.
8 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes
People inspect vehicles tipped over after multiple explosions from an underground gas leak in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, early Friday, Aug. 1, 2014.
12 hrs ago | The Island Packet
A destroyed fire truck is seen overturned in the rubble after massive gas explosions in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014.
16 hrs ago | KWWL-TV Waterloo
U.S. Rep. Eric Cantor tells a Virginia newspaper he will resign his seat in the House of Representatives months earlier than expected.
At least 24 people were killed and 271 injured when several underground gas explosions ripped through Taiwan's second-largest city, hurling concrete and cars through the air and blasting trenches in the streets, authorities said Friday, as a search for the cause began.
A white hearse pulled up to the entrance of a downtown Honolulu cathedral Thursday, carrying the remains of a saint known for caring for exiled leprosy patients in the 1880s.
Gas leaks triggered a series of powerful explosions in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung, killing at least 20 people and injuring up to 270, officials said Friday, warning that the toll is expected to rise.
A series of gas explosions on the streets of a southern Taiwanese city killed 15 people and injured 228 others late Thursday night, authorities said.
Multiple gas explosions in Taipei are thought to have killed at least 15 people and injured 212, according to reports.
Kruewan Wongrakmit, managing director of Nakhonchai Air Co, said he hoped to launch new services on routes between Bangkok and Siem Reap and Bangkok and Phnom Penh, and another from Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City, early next year.
A crash that killed 48 has left Taiwan's TransAsia Airways with uncertain prospects for following through on plans to explore new routes and tap into the budget carrier market.
The value hotel chain of property developer Robinsons Land Corp. has ventured into Ortigas Center, taking advantage of business travellers in the key central business district .
A soldier looks at bodies of victims killed in the brazen attack by about 40 to 50 Abu Sayyaf militants at a makeshift morgue in Talipao township in Jolo in southern Philippines Tuesday, July 29, 2014.
In eastern Myanmar, just a stone's throw from the Chinese border, lies a den of drug smuggling, gambling, and vice.
Australia has secured a super-injunction order barring its media from reporting on a multi-million-ringgit corruption case implicating top leaders from Malaysia, Indonesia and Vietnam in deals with the Reserve Bank of Australia , whistleblower site WikiLeaks revealed yesterday.
A United Nations-assisted tribunal on Wednesday cleared the way to begin the genocide trial of two elderly former top leaders of Cambodia's 1970s Khmer Rouge regime.
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 08:05 pm
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