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Fireworks, ammonium nitrate likely fueled Beirut explosion
Middle East

Fireworks, ammonium nitrate likely fueled Beirut explosion

Fireworks and ammonium nitrate appear to have been the fuel that ignited a massive explosion that rocked the Lebanese capital…
Sydney fireworks to go ahead despite massive protest petition
World

Sydney fireworks to go ahead despite massive protest petition

A petition to cancel Sydney’s famous New Year’s Eve fireworks and use the money to fight bushfires ringing the city…
Delhi suffers toxic smog hangover after Diwali firework frenzy
World

Delhi suffers toxic smog hangover after Diwali firework frenzy

Air pollution in New Delhi hit hazardous levels Thursday after a night of free-for-all Diwali fireworks, despite Supreme Court efforts…
New Year’s Eve: Are fireworks harming the environment?
World

New Year’s Eve: Are fireworks harming the environment?

Starting a new year can be costly. Germans, for instance, send €100 to 200 million ($240 million) up in smoke…
Minister flies to Jordan after Egyptians die in fireworks explosion
Egypt

Minister flies to Jordan after Egyptians die in fireworks explosion

Egypt’s Immigration and Egyptian Expatriates Affairs Minister Nabila Makram left to Jordan early Tuesday to follow up on the condition…
Chicago’s Fourth of July rituals: fireworks, gun deaths
Life & Style

Chicago’s Fourth of July rituals: fireworks, gun deaths

Late in the evening on July 4 a haze of smoke from backyard fireworks hung over Chicago. Like kids all…
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