Dozens killed in Mexico fireworks blast. An explosion at a fireworks market outside Mexico City has killed at least 29 people, officials say.
Dozens of other people were injured as the blast hit the San Pablito fireworks market, about 20 miles (32km) outside the city. Video from the scene showed a large number of fireworks rocketing into the air as they caught fire. Dozens of paramedics and police attended the scene. The cause of the explosions is not yet known. Locals have been told to avoid the area and keep roads clear. Officials said a number of children were among those who were badly burned, on up to 90% of their bodies. Syria suspends Aleppo evacuations, blaming rebels. Image copyright GEORGE OURFALIAN The Syrian government has suspended the evacuation of civilians and fighters from eastern Aleppo, accusing rebels of breaking terms of the ceasefire.
Government sources said rebels had blocked the evacuation of civilians from two pro-government towns elsewhere in Syria, agreed under the deal. Meanwhile buses carrying people from eastern Aleppo were fired upon. At least 6,000 people have left the city since Thursday, but the UN says at least 50,000 are still trapped. Syria's army, backed by Russia, has taken nearly all rebel-held districts in eastern Aleppo. Global solidarity over Aleppo. Cameron warns leaving EU is a 'step into the dark' - BBC News. Bulgarian freight train derails and explodes, killing four. Image copyright AP A train carrying liquid petroleum gas has derailed and exploded in Bulgaria, killing at least four people.
More than 20 people are being treated in hospital with burns and other injuries after the incident in the village of Hitrino, local media say. The authorities ordered an evacuation as firefighters battled the blaze. At least 20 buildings were damaged in the derailment and explosion, spokesperson Nikolay Nikolov told Bulgaria's Nova television. Two tanks hit an electricity line and exploded when the train derailed near the village station at about 05:30 local time (03:30 GMT), according to several reports. "Two blasts have caused a serious fire and ruined at least 20 buildings," Interior Ministry Chief Secretary Georgi Kostov told Reuters news agency.
"There are many people injured... many with burns. " Image copyright Reuters Hitrino, a town of around 800 people, is located in Bulgaria's north-eastern Shumen province, about 60 miles (100km) from the Black Sea. Then the jets came: Behind the air strikes. 'Pearl Harbor forever changed the world' Aleppo battle: Syria rebels 'withdraw from old city'
Image copyright AFP Syrian rebels have left the last areas they held in Aleppo's old city, an activist monitoring group has said.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the pull-back came after days of heavy fighting, as government forces moved to split the remains of the rebel enclave in Syria's second city. The rebels have held the area around the ancient citadel for four years. The Syrian military now holds about 75% of eastern Aleppo and is seeking to control the whole city. The rebels, who had been left with just a spit of land north-east of the citadel after recent government advances, abandoned it by Wednesday morning, retreating to territory they still hold further south. Italy referendum: PM Matteo Renzi resigns after clear referendum defeat. Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's heavy referendum defeat on Sunday has left the country facing political and economic uncertainty.
Mr Renzi announced his resignation after his plan to reform the constitution was rejected by voters. Italy's president, who he will see later on Monday, will decide whether to appoint a new PM or hold elections. There are concerns the instability may trigger a deeper crisis for Italy's already vulnerable banking sector. A consortium organising a possible bailout for one leading bank, Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena, is meeting on Monday to consider whether to pursue the rescue bid.
Why did he lose? With most ballots counted, the No vote leads with 60% against 40% for Yes, with a 70% turnout. Mr Renzi staked his political future on his attempt to change Italy's cumbersome political system. Starbucks boss Howard Schultz to step down. Image copyright Getty Images The chief executive of the Starbucks coffee chain, Howard Schultz, will step down from his post next year.
Mr Schultz will become executive chairman and will change his focus to growing new Starbucks luxury brands. He will be replaced by the current number two, Kevin Johnson, who has been on the board for seven years. Mr Schultz, who has been at the company for 30 years, drove much of its expansion, with the firm reporting record profits last month. He joined in 1982, but stepped down as chief executive in 2000 before returning in 2008. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in Aap Ki Adalat - 2016. Jack Ma‘s mind-blowing speech in CeBIT with Angela Merkel in Hannover, Germany 2015. Food News: Caffeine America's latest addiction: CAFFEINE: Talk: Health News.
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