Mysterious fires and explosions at sensitive Russian sites are hints of a hallmark mission for special-operations units

A damaged structure in the Ukrainian city of Izium after the withdrawal of Russian forces on September 16. Metin Aktas/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images For months, important facilities across Russia have been hit by mysterious fires and explosions. The incidents have little obvious explanation but seem to have affected a narrow set of targets. Some […]

‘Rockets falling, explosions over sea’: Witnesses recall moment of Israeli raid in Latakia (VIDEO)

Witnesses have described the Israeli raid in Syria’s Latakia that saw the Russian Il-20 plane tragically downed by an anti-aircraft rocket. Speaking to RT’s agency Ruptly, residents recalled rockets raining down and huge blasts. Local man Ammar Altounji said the incident unfolded when he was walking with his friends on Monday. “Suddenly we heard a […]

‘You can’t even see the sky’: Suspected gas explosions in Boston damage dozens of homes

WHDH 7 News A series of suspected gas explosions damaged over a dozen homes in Boston on Thursday. Methuen Police chief Joseph Solomon says there are so many fires “you can’t even see the sky.” It was not immediately clear if there were any injuries. LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — Emergency crews are responding to what […]

Officials say reported mortar explosions in Baghdad happened near a US Embassy

REUTERS/Lucas Jackson The US State Department confirmed there was a mortar attack near the US embassy in Iraq. Officials say the embassy was not impacted and that staffers are taking appropriate safety precautions. Sources say the attack came from Baghdad Area Zayoona, which is associated with Asae’b Ahlil Al Haq, an Iraqi Shi’a paramilitary group backed […]

Wattam hands-on — explosions and dancing poop bring the world together

No one but Keita Takahashi could make a game like Wattam. He’s known for Katamari Damacy and Noby Noby Boy, and his newest project sports his signature cheery colors, goofy sense of humor, and playful mechanics. Even though it might appear as friendly chaos, it’s not all random — Takahashi created it with a reason in mind. […]

US denies Syria strikes after state media reports explosions at military airfields

Syrian state media reports that a government airfield in Syria has been hit by military airstrikes.  A Syrian state news agency said the US may have been behind the attack. The Pentagon has denied US involvement in the attack. Syrian state media reports that a government airfield in Syria has come under fire by military airstrikes.  […]

Military university in Kabul rocked by explosions & gunfire – reports

The Marshal Fahim Military Academy in the Afghan capital of Kabul has come under attack with a series of explosions and heavy gunfire heard at the compound, according to local media. Armed militants launched the assault on the entrance to the academy around 5am local time, TOLO News reports citing eyewitnesses and a source inside […]

‘Maze Runner: The Death Cure’ Clips: Zombies, and Missiles, and Explosions, Oh My!

This YA dystopian movie has everything: zombies, explosions, deadly missiles, and Giancarlo Esposito in a fabulous coat. Aiden Gillen’s also rocking a sweet turtleneck, but the fashion choices of the prestigious character actors is besides the point: the Maze Runner trilogy is officially reaching the end of the labyrinth. Maze Runner: The Death Cure is closing out […]

Ukrainian military warehouse blaze & explosions force evacuations (VIDEOS)

Published time: 27 Sep, 2017 00:45 A large military warehouse is burning in Ukraine’s Vinnytsia region. Authorities are moving residents as amid exploding munitions, sending rounds of ammunition into the air and threatening the lives of locals. The fire at a military depot in the town of Kalinovka started shortly before 10:00pm local time, resulting […]

More fires, explosions expected at flooded chemical plant near Houston

Eight more containers at a chemical plant northeast of Houston, Texas are expected to explode after one of them caught fire last night due to refrigeration failure. At least 15 sheriff’s deputies working on site were taken to the hospital. Refrigeration in almost all containers at the Arkema chemical plant in Crosby, Texas has failed […]