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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Arabtech Holding PJSC (ARTC) has won the tender for construction of the 88-storey complex Abu Dhabi Plaza in Astana.
Militants blew up a historic building in violence-plagued southwest Pakistan after shooting dead a guard in a predawn attack on Saturday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Prosecutors of North-Kazakhstan oblast have declared 126-apartment building in Petropavlovsk unfit for exploitation.
The number of people killed when a partly built apartment block collapsed on the outskirts of Mumbai has risen to 72.
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