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Japan firms to invest in Brazilian shipbuilder

A Japanese consortium on Tuesday said it would buy a 30 percent stake in a Brazilian shipbuilder as its eyes the lucrative market for resource-exploration vessels.

Japan firms to invest in Brazilian shipbuilder
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Dozens feared trapped in Mumbai building collapse: officials

A five-storey residential building collapsed in Mumbai at daybreak on Friday in the latest accident in India's financial capital, with dozens feared trapped inside.

Dozens feared trapped in Mumbai building collapse: officials
At least five dead in India building collapse: official
At least five dead in India building collapse: official

At least five people died and several others were trapped when a four-storey apartment block collapsed Wednesday in the western Indian city of Vadodara.

At least five dead in India building collapse: official
Building explosion in Argentina leaves at least 8 dead
Building explosion in Argentina leaves at least 8 dead

A powerful blast from a gas leak ripped through a ten-story apartment building in Argentina's third largest city Tuesday, leaving at least eight dead and 61 injured.

Building explosion in Argentina leaves at least 8 dead
World's second tallest building tops out in China
World's second tallest building tops out in China

Work on the main structure of the world's second tallest skyscraper was completed on Saturday, as the final beam was placed on the Shanghai Tower.

World's second tallest building tops out in China
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World's largest building opens in China

Boasting its own artificial sun and a floor area three times that of the Pentagon, the "world's largest building" has opened in southwest China to mixed reviews from its first visitors.

World's largest building opens in China
Abu Dhabi Plaza in Astana, project renders
UAE company to build Abu Dhabi Plaza in Astana

Arabtech Holding PJSC (ARTC) has won the tender for construction of the 88-storey complex Abu Dhabi Plaza in Astana.

UAE company to build Abu Dhabi Plaza in Astana
Militants blow up historic Pakistan building: officials
Militants blow up historic Pakistan building: officials

Militants blew up a historic building in violence-plagued southwest Pakistan after shooting dead a guard in a predawn attack on Saturday.

Militants blow up historic Pakistan building: officials
Mumbai collapse death toll rises to 10, rescue ends
Mumbai collapse death toll rises to 10, rescue ends

The death toll from an apartment block collapse in central Mumbai has risen to 10, police said Wednesday, as they ended nearly two days of search and rescue operations.

Mumbai collapse death toll rises to 10, rescue ends
Boeing starts building longer 787 model
Boeing starts building longer 787 model

Boeing announced Sunday it has started building its 787-9, a longer version of its 787 Dreamliner, looking to leave the jet's problems behind.

Boeing starts building longer 787 model
Bangladesh toll passes 1,000 as stacks of bodies found
Bangladesh toll passes 1,000 as stacks of bodies found

The death toll from last month's collapse of a garment factory complex in Bangladesh rose past 1,000 Friday as piles of bodies were found in the ruins of a stairwell where victims had sought shelter.

Bangladesh toll passes 1,000 as stacks of bodies found
Bangladesh building disaster death toll passes 500
Bangladesh building disaster death toll passes 500

The death toll from last week's collapse of a garment factory complex in Bangladesh passed 500 Friday as the country's prime minister said Western retailers had to share some of the blame for the tragedy.

Bangladesh building disaster death toll passes 500
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Dozens hurt in powerful Prague gas blast

A powerful gas blast ripped through a four-storey building in Prague's historic centre on Monday, injuring 43 people including foreigners, and causing panic in the Czech capital.

Dozens hurt in powerful Prague gas blast
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Cranes clear Bangladesh disaster site as hopes fade

Cranes began clearing the wreckage of a ruined garment factory complex in Bangladesh on Monday after the "last survivor" of the country's deadliest industrial disaster was killed by a fire.

Cranes clear Bangladesh disaster site as hopes fade
Bangladesh arrests owners of collapsed garment factory
Bangladesh arrests owners of collapsed garment factory

Bangladeshi police said Saturday they had arrested two owners of garment factories based at the eight-storey building that collapsed outside the capital as the death toll rose to at least 324.

Bangladesh arrests owners of collapsed garment factory
Bangladesh toll hits 273 as US vows to help crackdown
Bangladesh toll hits 273 as US vows to help crackdown

Bangladeshi rescuers pulled dozens more people alive from a razed garment factory building Friday as the US pressed for a crackdown on deadly negligence of safety norms in the clothing industry.

Bangladesh toll hits 273 as US vows to help crackdown
Bangladesh garment trade under fire as disaster toll rises
Bangladesh garment trade under fire as disaster toll rises

Rescuers in Bangladesh Thursday hunted for survivors in a collapsed building as the death toll rose to 152 and criticism mounted of foreign firms that source cheap clothes from the country.

Bangladesh garment trade under fire as disaster toll rises
Many feared dead as Bangladesh building collapses
Many feared dead as Bangladesh building collapses

At least three people were killed and many more are feared dead after an eight-storey building housing a market collapsed Wednesday on the outskirts of Dhaka.

Many feared dead as Bangladesh building collapses
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New 126-apartment building declared unfit for living in Petropavlovsk

Prosecutors of North-Kazakhstan oblast have declared 126-apartment building in Petropavlovsk unfit for exploitation.

New 126-apartment building declared unfit for living in Petropavlovsk
Death toll hits 72 in Mumbai building collapse
Death toll hits 72 in Mumbai building collapse

The number of people killed when a partly built apartment block collapsed on the outskirts of Mumbai has risen to 72.

Death toll hits 72 in Mumbai building collapse