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Damaged cars are seen near the site of explosions at the Binhai new district in Tianjin

Tianjin blast: Scenes of devastation in Chinese port city after scores killed by explosion

The blast registered as a seismic event

A screen grab from taken from state broadcaster China Central Television (CCTV) footage on August 12, 2015 shows a huge explosion in the northern Chinese port city of Tianjin.

Tianjin explosion video: Watch the moment huge blasts rocked Chinese port city

'I've never even thought I'd see such a thing. It was terrifying, but also beautiful'

Tianjin blast: CNN journalist accosted by angry relatives of injured for filming outside hospital

Locals surrounded the reporter shouting 'stop the foreigners'

Cars burning during the blaze in Tianjin

Tianjin: Death toll rises to 50 and scores still critically injured after huge explosion

'Our building is shaking. Is this an atomic bomb?'

Anish Kapoor: Chinese authorities plagiarised my Cloud Gate sculpture

The artist has vowed legal action against the oil town Karamay, arguing that the new commission is a copy of Cloud Gate

China moves to calm fears over global currency war

Beijing signals yuan will not keep on falling, despite second devaluation

Tianjin explosion: 44 dead and 400 injured as huge blasts rock Chinese port city

The explosion occurred at a warehouse for explosive and dangerous goods - with reports saying the first explosion was equivalent to 3 tons of TNT, and the second, 21 tons

KFC China is selling rose pink and black diamond burgers

KFC selling bright pink and black diamond burgers in a bid to boost sales in China

The fast-food chain is hoping to reverse a three-year decline

File photo taken on 12 July, 2005 shows Choe Yong-Gon, North Korea's deputy minister of construction and building material industries

Kim Jong-un orders 'execution' of North Korean vice premier Choe Yong-gon over 'policy dispute'

South Korean reports say row began over forestation

India is suing Nestle after it deemed its Maggi's noodles product to contain dangerous amounts of lead

India suing Nestle for £64m after 'unsafe levels of lead found in Maggi's noodles'

The Indian government is pursuing the claim against Nestle after it deemed the company's Maggi's noodles product "unsafe and hazardous"

US military helicopter crashes into boat off coast of Japan

Six people were injured when the helicopter hit deck of sailing vessel

China currency devaluation sends global exporters reeling

Beijing slashes value of  yuan by 2 per cent against dollar to prop up stuttering domestic economy

Typhoon Soudelor: Dash cam footage shows mini tornado swallowing a car in Taiwan

Video: Six people killed by the storm in Taiwan, with four people missing and nearly 400 injured

Police officers and security personnel stand guard at an entrance of Kyushu Electric Power's Sendai nuclear power station

Fears as Japan restarts nuclear power plant for first time since 2011 Fukushima disaster

Country faced rising energy costs after turning off all nuclear power plants

Journalist Rasim Aliyev killed in Azerbaijan after criticising a football player on Facebook

Aliyev was beaten by a group of men who lured him to a meeting, claiming to be relatives of the footballer

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