Max the sniffer dog helps Cape Town cops find and detonate grenade, arrest owner

2020-03-07 11:24

Max, a sniffer dog attached to the City of Cape Town Metro Police K9 unit, helped police discover and detonate a grenade during an operating at a property in Macassar Village near Somerset West.

Thousands of people were evacuated after fiery explosions near a US chemical plant

2019-11-28 12:48

"Right now our focus is on protecting the safety of responders and the public, and minimizing any impact to the environment," the company said.

Russian village evacuation as rocket blast sparks radiation fears

2019-08-14 05:15

Nyonoksa residents asked to leave within a day after last week's explosion that spiked radiation levels up to 16 times.

Explosion rocks Kabul, at least six wounded

2019-07-28 19:34

A large blast has rocked Afghanistan's capital city , injuring at least six people, just hours after the official start of campaign season for upcoming presidential elections.

Worcester blast: 'They were thrown into the air' - fire chief

2019-07-11 19:48

Injury toll in Worcester blast rises to seven as town restores water and lights to devastated area.

Mother and child die in French fire following bakery blast

2019-02-10 15:22

A woman and a child were killed in a fire in the eastern city of Lyon believed to have been sparked by a gas blast in a bakery, authorities have said.

WATCH: Drone explosion rocks speech by Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro

2018-08-05 10:50

Crowds scattered as explosions were heard at a military event in Venezuela. It is thought to have been an attempted attack on President Nicolas Maduro.

American man tragically killed by exploding vape pen

2018-05-17 15:45

A man has died tragically after his vape pen exploded and set him alight.

Takata expected to take ownership of faulty airbags, pay huge fine

2017-02-28 07:33

Japanese auto parts maker Takata Corp. is expected to plead guilty to wire fraud and agree to a $1 billion penalty.

Cheaper, entry-level Samsung smartphone explodes

2016-11-07 16:52

A Samsung phone user in France says her Galaxy J5 smartphone caught fire


PICS: Explosion at Joburg's Brynorth substation

2019-12-07 12:40

Bryanston and the surrounding areas in Johannesburg are experiencing power outages following an explosion at Brynorth substation, City Power said on Saturday.

WATCH: Joburg's fire-trap Bank of Lisbon building comes down

2019-11-24 09:48

The Bank of Lisbon building in Johannesburg, in which three firefighters lost their lives last year while battling a blaze, is no more.

The blast that killed 5 Russian engineers was apparently caused by another failed test of Putin's doomsday missile

2019-08-13 09:50

Russia's account of a deadly explosion that rocked a missile test site last week has been changing. It looks to be part of testing a new missile.

'This is an act of terrorism,' says KZN Cogta MEC after explosion at city hall

2019-07-22 20:52

KwaZulu-Natal Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs MEC Sipho Hlomuka has ordered an investigation into an explosion that took place at Msunduzi City Hall.

A volcanic eruption in Bali along the 'Ring of Fire' spewed lava and smoke

2019-05-26 15:01

Mount Agung's eruption caused some flight cancellations but no reported casualties as it spread lava and rocks over about two miles nearby.

27 dead as bombs target Sunday Mass in Philippine cathedral

2019-01-27 15:08

Two bombs minutes apart have torn through a Roman Catholic cathedral on a southern Philippine island where Muslim militants are active, killing at least 27 people and wounding 77 others during a Sunday Mass.


2018-07-31 13:15

Popular Mzansi actress Thembsie Matu has been making people laugh ever since she joined the cast of The Queen Mzansi.

WATCH: Scenes from London 'terror incident’ at Parsons Green

Passengers were seen badly burned and covered in blood, after what Met police are treating as a "terrorist incident" on a London Underground train on Friday. Watch.

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Samsung Note 7 fires show weak safeguards - US regulator

2017-01-25 13:43

Defects that caused the phones to burst into flames revealed that the industry’s standards for the design and manufacture of batteries aren’t adequate, says a regulator.

Note 7 crisis: Samsung faces revolt in home market

2016-10-24 13:39

Samsung Group, for decades the corporate champion of South Korea, is now facing a revolt at home.

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