A recent string of building collapses serve as a deadly reminder of the costs of not maintaining and inspecting aging infrastructure.
As Canada looks to develop markets for its oil after the defeat of the Keystone XL pipeline in the United States, Primer Minister Stephen Harper says the country needs to develop tighter ties with China — one of the world's fastest growing economies.
A group of American football stars and investors are joining with Indian businessman to put together and NFL-style professional football league in India.
A Drexel University professor is trying to reduce the environmental impact of cement — one of the most ubiquitous materials on earth. So far, he's had success in all of the areas that matter.
As the rain and water in Mozambique becomes less predictable and less suited to subsistence farming, aid groups and the local government are trying to help some change the way they farm so they're not so paralyzed by a flood or a drought. But there's a lot of work to do.
In Imbaba, an area of Cairo where more than a million people live in denser conditions than Manhattan, N.Y., poverty takes on new meaning. The buildings are on top of each other and services are non-existant. But after the Arab Spring protests, that's all changing.
The tanker Renda has anchored off the coast of Nome, Alaska. All that's left now is for the 1.3 million gallons of gasoline and diesel fuel to be off-loaded into town, using a pipe stretched a half a mile over ice-covered ocean.
Nigeria's government is trying once more to eliminate its fuel subsidy, sending gasoline, heating and cooking oil prices skyrocketing. In response, workers have called an indefinite, general strike and demanded the government back down.
Rather than ship business to China, more U.S. high tech companies are choosing to setup up factories just across the U.S. border in Mexico. Low-tech businesses have been doing it for decades, but the new arrivals are decidedly different.
Lake Kivu has long sustained Rwanda with its fish. The new hope is that the lake, which is heavily saturated with methane and carbon dioxide, will produce the sorts of energy supplies that could make it easier to get power in the country.