Cairo building collapsed as 1st floor resident removed load-bearing wall: Governor

Mon, 17 Jul 2023 - 01:47 GMT

The resident was arrested due to removing the wall without a permit, affecting the structural integrity of the five-story building and causing it to collapse, the governor said.

Brazil rescuers search for hundreds missing after mining dam burst

Sat, 26 Jan 2019 - 09:47 GMT

Brazilian rescuers continued searching on Saturday for some 200 missing people after a tailing dam burst at an iron ore mine.

Italian media: death toll rises to 41 in bridge collapse

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 - 09:58 GMT

Italian media say three more bodies have been found in rubble of the Genoa bridge collapse, raising the death toll to 41, ABC News reported.

Romania mine collapse kills one, injures two

Fri, 06 Oct 2017 - 08:42 GMT

One man has died and two others have been severely injured after parts of a coal mine collapsed in southern Romania, emergency services said Friday.

Failing dam poses new crisis on Puerto Rico

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 - 07:46 GMT

Tens of thousands of people were evacuated from a river valley below a dam in the island's northwest on the verge of collapse.

One killed, another trapped in building collapse in Alexandria

Wed, 06 Sep 2017 - 01:00 GMT

A dead body was pulled out of the rubble after a five-story building collapsed on Wednesday in Muharrem Bek district of Alexandria.

Death toll of India building collapse rises to 33

Fri, 01 Sep 2017 - 12:12 GMT

Mumbai building collapse death toll has risen to 33 amid an ongoing search and rescue operation, Sky News channel reported.

Soccer-Ajax midfielder Nouri out of danger after collapsing on pitch

Sun, 09 Jul 2017 - 10:21 GMT

Ajax Amsterdam midfielder Abdelhak Nouri is out of danger but "kept asleep" in hospital after collapsing during a pre-season friendly against Werder Bremen in Austria.