LAHORE: Gas balloons released during Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif's inauguration of an overhead bridge near Walton Road exploded after landing in the area near Kamaha road on Sunday, resulting in burn injuries to at least 42 people
The California firm's Falcon-9 rocket successfully executed its ascent from Cape Canaveral, Florida, deploying the Dragon freighter on a path to the orbiting platform. The capsule is carrying just over two tonnes of food, equipment and science experiments. read more
Five young people who were killed at a Calgary student house party overnight were allegedly stabbed by a guest who is the son of a senior police officer. read more
Teams searching for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane have reacquired signals that could be consistent with "black box" flight recorders.
An Australian vessel heard the signals again on Tuesday afternoon and evening, the search chief said. read more
A Soyuz rocket has launched from French Guiana with the first satellite in the European Union's new multi-billion-euro Earth-observation programme. The Sentinel-1a spacecraft has been put in orbit on a mission to map the planet's surface using radar.