A joint working programme on bomb accident prevention and control from 2016 to 2020 was enacted on January 15 in Hanoi.
A Russian plane which crashed in Egypt last week was flying on auto-pilot and appeared to break up in mid-air after a sudden noise but it is too soon to conclude exactly what brought it down, the lead investigator said on November 8.
Moscow suspended passenger flights to Egypt, and the United States imposed new air travel security requirements in the wake of the crash of a Russian jet in Egypt, as Western officials pointed on November 6 to the conclusion it was brought down by a bomb.
A working team led by Michael Rothstein, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Plans, Programs, and Operations in the US Department of State’s Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, visited the central province of Quang Tri from October 10-13.
At least 95 people were killed when two suspected suicide bombers struck a rally of pro-Kurdish and labor activists outside Ankara's main train station just weeks before elections, in the worst attack of its kind on Turkish soil.
(VOV) - Nguyen Huu Tuan, captain of the fishing vessel coded NA 90610-TS, from Dien Chau district, Nghe An central province found a 400kg bomb on October 6 while fishing in the sea, 12 nautical miles from Lach Bang port in Tinh Gia district, Thanh Hoa province.
A series of package bombs exploded on September 30 in the southwest China city of Liuzhou, killing at least seven people and injuring 51, state media said.
Thailand’s deputy national police chief Chakthip Chaijinda and his entourage have arrived in Malaysia to verify and directly interrogate a detained man who is suspected a yellow-shirted bomber in the Erawan shrine blast that killed 20 and injured 130 in August.
(VOV) - The Legacies of War Coordination Center established in January in Quang Tri province has developed a coordinated response mechanism for removing unexploded ordinance that still remain 40 years after the war.
A Bangkok court issued an arrest warrant on August 19 for a foreigner suspected of carrying out the Erawan shrine bombing in the Thai capital that killed at least 20 people.
A Vietnamese man was badly injured in his face and feet in the powerful bomb blast at a Bangkok Hindu shrine, and is being treated at a hospital in the Thai capital.
(VOV) - In 1967, American journalist Lee Lockwood captured these hard to forget moving images of Northern Vietnam during his historical 28-day stay.
Vice President Nguyen Thi Doan hosted a reception for the spouse of the US Vice President, Jill Biden in Hanoi on July 19.
(VOV) - Detecting and clearing explosive remnants of war is often thought of as men’s work but many women in Quang Tri province have gotten involved in such activities.
Two bombings by suspected Boko Haram militants killed an estimated 50 people at a market in the northeastern Nigerian city of Gombe on July 16, officials from two disaster agencies said.
A roadside bomb killed at least 19 Afghan civilians including nine children in a southern province, while Taliban fighters in the north captured a key district on the frontline of the battle for Kunduz city, officials said on June 21.
Sappers in the southern province of Binh Phuoc on June 6 deactivated a 300kg bomb in Tan Binh ward, Dong Xoai town, Binh Phuoc province.
(VOV) - The Vietnam National Mine Action Centre (VNMAC) on April 27 broke ground on a major VND415 billion centre at the Thach Hoa commune in the Thach That district of Hanoi.
A car bomb killed three people on April 17 outside the US consulate in Erbil, the capital of Iraq's Kurdistan region, a ally of Washington in the war against Islamic State, which claimed the attack.