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More survivors found in India disaster rubble
More survivors found in India disaster rubble

Emergency workers pulled out three more survivors from the rubble of a collapsed building in southern India Tuesday as authorities said they expected to wrap up rescue efforts by the end of the day.

More survivors found in India disaster rubble
©Reuters/Babu
Builders blamed as India collapse toll rises to 17

The confirmed death toll from India's latest building collapse rose to 17 as authorities blamed shoddy construction for the tragedy near the southern city of Chennai.

Builders blamed as India collapse toll rises to 17
Nursultan Nazarbayev and Matteo Renzi. Photo courtesy of akorda.kz
Eni and KazMunaiGas to build shipyard at Caspian Sea

Italian Eni and Kazakhstan's KazMunaiGas will build a shipyard at the Caspian Sea.

Eni and KazMunaiGas to build shipyard at Caspian Sea
Photo © 31.kz
300 workers strike out at Western Europe - Western China highway

300 construction workers of the Western Europe-Western China highway project have gone on strike.

300 workers strike out at Western Europe - Western China highway
Famed Sarajevo library reopens 22 years after destruction
Famed Sarajevo library reopens 22 years after destruction

Sarajevo's famed architectural jewel, "City Hall", or the National Library, reopened on Friday, 22 years after it was destroyed by Bosnian Serb forces' shelling during the 1992-1995 war.

Famed Sarajevo library reopens 22 years after destruction
Photo courtesy of Altynai Zhumzhumina
Safety violations at construction site in Astana

Labor Inspection has named safety violations as the cause of the accident at Korkem construction site.

Safety violations at construction site in Astana
Photo courtesy of the Emergency Situations Department
Construction site accident in Astana, 18 injured

18 people have been injured in an accident at the Korkem construction site in Astana, Kazakhstan.

Construction site accident in Astana, 18 injured
Photo courtesy of wikipedia.org
Italian firm wins $1.2 bn Lima metro contract

Italian industrial giant Finmeccanica on Friday said it had won a $1.2 billion (873 million euro) contract for building and operating unmanned metro lines in Lima.

Italian firm wins $1.2 bn Lima metro contract
Photo courtesy of astana.gov.kz
Hot water turns green in Astana

Green hot water runs from taps in Astana apartments.

Hot water turns green in Astana
Photo a courtesy of bigpicture.ru
Solar energy based building to be constructed for EXPO 2017

President Nazarbayev attended the presentation of Astana EXPO-2017 architectural project.

Solar energy based building to be constructed for EXPO 2017
Illustration of tengrinews.kz
Kazakhstan Foreign Ministry explains purchase of building in Paris for $55 million

First Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan has commented on the Ministry's plans to purchase a building in Paris for $55 million.

Kazakhstan Foreign Ministry explains purchase of building in Paris for $55 million
Three dead, 63 hurt as NY buildings collapse
Three dead, 63 hurt as NY buildings collapse

A major explosion caused by a gas leak flattened two Manhattan apartment buildings in a fireball Wednesday, killing three people and injuring 63 others.

Three dead, 63 hurt as NY buildings collapse
A South Korean resident lies beneath debris at the scene of a collapsed building at the Mauna Resort in Gyeongju.
Student tragedy in S. Korea as building collapse kills 10

At least 10 people were killed and more than 100 injured when an auditorium packed with students collapsed at a resort near the southern South Korean city of Gyeongju.

Student tragedy in S. Korea as building collapse kills 10
Photo courtesy of gbtimes.com
China plans to build world's longest underwater tunnel

China plans to build the world's longest underwater tunnel, an expert involved in the project told AFP Friday, a $36 billion shortcut between two northern port cities in an earthquake-prone region.

China plans to build world's longest underwater tunnel
©Reuters/Kim Hong-Ji
Hyundai starts work on world's biggest container ships

South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries has started construction on a Chinese order for the world's largest container ships.

Hyundai starts work on world's biggest container ships
EXPO-2017. ©Tengrinews.kz
38 hotels to be built in Astana for EXPO 2017

38 hotels will be built in Astana by 2017.

38 hotels to be built in Astana for EXPO 2017
A newly-built government building housing several departments including the Mentougou Weather Bureau is seen in Mentougou district of Beijing. ©Reuters/Stringer
Officials in Beijing suburb build Kremlin copy

Local officials in a Beijing suburb have built themselves a white-walled, gold-domed office complex resembling Moscow's Kremlin, state media reported, prompting anger among Chinese who condemned the lavish buildings.

Officials in Beijing suburb build Kremlin copy
Photo a courtesy of the Foundation of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Astana adds Foster's eye to pyramid

British architect Norman Foster has presented his new project in Astana.

Astana adds Foster's eye to pyramid
©Tengrinews.kz
Kazakhstan Embassy in Britain on the move to new building

The Embassy of Kazakhstan in Great Britain will be move to a new building soon.

Kazakhstan Embassy in Britain on the move to new building
China cake millionaire at home in his six castles
China cake millionaire at home in his six castles

As the greatest urbanisation drive in history swells China's cities with ranks of identikit apartment blocks, one culinary businessman is indulging his architectural appetite with a visual feast of extravagant, outlandish castles.

China cake millionaire at home in his six castles