Emergency crews early on Monday prepared loads of rock to be dropped by helicopters to seal a crumbling spillway that threatens to inundate communities along the Feather River in Northern California, local media reported.
A heavy winter snowstorm lashed the northeastern United States on Thursday, subjecting New York to near blizzard-like conditions and forcing flight cancellations as schools and the United Nations closed.
With its iconic mountain, beaches and vineyards, it’s easy to attract global mining bosses and fund managers to Cape Town.
The toll from a deadly mine collapse in eastern India's Jharkhand state rose to 11 on Saturday with rescue workers searching for more bodies under the rubble.
Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland says Canada will seek to build on its EU trade deal within the UK once Brexit occurs, rather than striking a separate bilateral pact.
The world’s highest bridge has opened to traffic in China, connecting two provinces in the mountainous southwest and reducing travel times by as much as three-quarters, local authorities said.
Iraqi forces battled Sunday through booby-traps, sniper fire and suicide car bombs to tighten the noose around Mosul, while also hunting Islamic State group jihadists behind attacks elsewhere in the country.
Madame Tussauds waxworks museum in London moved its models of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie a "respectful distance" apart on Wednesday following Jolie's lawyer's announcement that she had filed for a divorce from Pitt.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un supervised the test-firing of a submarine-launched ballistic missile and declared it “the greatest success”, which puts the country in the “front rank” of nuclear military powers, official media reported yesterday.
If history is any guide, a win for China in getting its yuan shares into MSCI indexes this month would be bad news for South Korea.