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27 dead in India building collapse: police
27 dead in India building collapse: police

At least 27 people were crushed to death on the outskirts of Mumbai after a building collapsed while under construction, with many victims believed to be labourers living at the site.

27 dead in India building collapse: police
Anne Lauvergeon (L), CEO of French nuclear power engineering group Areva and Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries President Kazuo Tsukuda. ©REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
Japan, France firms to build Turkey nuclear plant: report

Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and France's Areva are expected to win a $22 billion contract to build a nuclear power plant in Turkey.

Japan, France firms to build Turkey nuclear plant: report
Abu Dhabi Plaza in Astana, project renders
Abu Dhabi Plaza to be completed in Astana before EXPO-2017

Construction of Abu Dhabi Plaza complex in Astana will be completed by November 2016.

Abu Dhabi Plaza to be completed in Astana before EXPO-2017
Dar es Salaam building collapse toll hits 25
Dar es Salaam building collapse toll hits 25

The death toll from a building which collapsed in Tanzania's economic capital Dar es Salaam reached 25 Sunday, officials said as hope faded of finding those missing two days after the accident.

Dar es Salaam building collapse toll hits 25
Sony sells Tokyo office building for $1.2 bn
Sony sells Tokyo office building for $1.2 bn

Sony said Thursday it has sold one of its main buildings in Tokyo for $1.2 billion as the embattled Japanese electronics giant offloads assets to help repair its tattered balance sheet.

Sony sells Tokyo office building for $1.2 bn
Smoke but no fire in smoggy Shanghai
Smoke but no fire in smoggy Shanghai

Shanghai was forced to deny that China's future tallest building, now under construction, was on fire Thursday after what looked like smog surrounded the towering structure.

Smoke but no fire in smoggy Shanghai
Dutch architect to build house with 3D printer
Dutch architect to build house with 3D printer

A Dutch architect has designed a house "with no beginning or end" to be built using the world's largest 3D printer, harnessing technology that may one day be used to print houses on the moon.

Dutch architect to build house with 3D printer
Photo courtesy of sobitie.com.ua
A crack caused evacuation of citizens from 9-storey building in Priozersk

Around 100 residents were evacuated from the emergency-state 9-storey residential building in Priozersk town of Kazakhstan’s Karaganda oblast.

A crack caused evacuation of citizens from 9-storey building in Priozersk
Demolishing old housing. ©RIA Novosti
Cracked 9-storey building to be demolished in Priozersk

A cracked 9-storey residential building in Priozersk of Karaganda oblast has been declared an emergency and will be demolished.

Cracked 9-storey building to be demolished in Priozersk
Photo courtesy of peoplenews.kz
State-built apartment houses falling apart in Talgar near Almaty

5-storey apartment buildings constructed as part a state program a couple of years ago in Talgar town (Almaty oblast) are falling apart virtually in front of the residents' own eyes.

State-built apartment houses falling apart in Talgar near Almaty
UK, France 'may recall envoys' over Israel settler plan
UK, France 'may recall envoys' over Israel settler plan

Britain and France are considering recalling their ambassadors to Israel over its plans to build new settler homes in a highly controversial area of the West Bank.

UK, France 'may recall envoys' over Israel settler plan
Ghana mall collapse raises fears of future tragedy
Ghana mall collapse raises fears of future tragedy

The deadly collapse of a six-storey shopping centre in Ghana's capital Accra due to construction flaws, has raised fears of more such tragedies in the West African boom town.

Ghana mall collapse raises fears of future tragedy
Kadhafi hometown bristles over price it has paid
Kadhafi hometown bristles over price it has paid

Thousands of buildings with collapsed walls and missing storeys still beg for reconstruction in the Libyan city of Sirte, where Moamer Kadhafi made his last stand a year ago.

Kadhafi hometown bristles over price it has paid
Samsung starts to build $7bn chip plant in China
Samsung starts to build $7bn chip plant in China

South Korea's Samsung Electronics said Wednesday it had started building a new $7 billion chip plant in the Chinese city of Xian -- its biggest-ever investment in the country.

Samsung starts to build $7bn chip plant in China
Bessoba residential comples. Photo by Sergey Perkhalskiy©
Bessoba residential complex will be demolished: Karaganda Mayor

In the nearest time we will start demolishing the unfinished buildings No.3 and 4. Buildings No.5, 6 and 7 will be demolished as well: Baurzhan Abdishev.

Bessoba residential complex will be demolished: Karaganda Mayor
Photo by Renat Tashkinbayev©
Cracks in Bessoba buildings are not widening: Karaganda administration

Karaganda experts have found no deviations in the framework of the buildings in Bessoba residential complex.

Cracks in Bessoba buildings are not widening: Karaganda administration
At the accident site in Bessoba complex. Photo courtesy of Sergey Perkhalskiy©
Another 5-storey Bessoba building collapsing in Karaganda

An unfinished multi-storey building in Bessoba residential complex in Karaganda has lurched to one side. It is likely to follow the 5-storey building that collapsed on April 6.

Another 5-storey Bessoba building collapsing in Karaganda
Photo courtesy of canada.com
10 dead in Egypt building collapse: health ministry

Egypt's health ministry said Sunday that rescue services had retrieved 10 bodies from under the rubble of an 11-storey building that collapsed a day earlier in the coastal city of Alexandria.

10 dead in Egypt building collapse: health ministry
Assembling an assembly: democracy is built in Libya
Assembling an assembly: democracy is built in Libya

Out of sight, in a large hall lit by welding sparks, workers in Libya are rushing to build an assembly fit for the country's first elected authorities since the ouster of Moamer Kadhafi's regime.

Assembling an assembly: democracy is built in Libya
Snapshot of KTK video
Multi-story building for state workers falling apart in Almaty

Residents of the multi-story building are afraid to live in their apartments. The building was constructed under the state program for state employees.

Multi-story building for state workers falling apart in Almaty