Fire engulfs 2 buildings in Spanish city of Valencia, injuring at least 13 people

VALENCIA, Spain — A fire engulfed two residential buildings in the eastern Spanish city of Valencia on Thursday, injuring at least 13 people and sending fleeing residents onto balconies where they were rescued by firefighters, officials said. Firefighters rushed to the scene in the city center where flames could be seen bursting from windows of … Read more

Letitia James says she’s prepared to seize Trump’s buildings if he can’t pay his $354M civil fraud fine

Four days after a judge ordered former President Donald Trump to pay $354 million in his civil fraud case, New York Attorney General Letitia James told ABC News that she is prepared to seize the former president’s assets if he is unable to find the cash to cover the fine. “If he does not have … Read more

Powerful earthquakes leave at least four dead, destroy buildings along Japan’s western coast

NANAO, Japan — A series of powerful earthquakes hit western Japan, leaving at least four people dead and damaging buildings, vehicles and boats, with officials warning people in some areas on Tuesday to stay away from their homes because of a risk of more strong quakes. Aftershocks continued to shake Ishikawa prefecture and nearby areas … Read more

3D printed buildings we loved in 2023

The 3D printing industry has come a long way since its dawn in the 1980s. Though the technology’s evolution began somewhat slowly, things changed in the early 2000s when many 3D printing patents expired, leading to the so-called democratisation of the industry. This allowed virtually everyone to use the technology and experiment with it, providing … Read more

Russian missile strikes in eastern Ukraine tear through buildings and bury families

KYIV, Ukraine — Russian missiles tore through apartment buildings in eastern Ukraine’s Donetsk region, local officials said Thursday, killing at least two people and burying families under rubble as the Kremlin’s forces continued to pound the fiercely contested area with long-range weapons. Russian military units simultaneously launched six S-300 missiles toward the Donetsk region during … Read more

Gaza’s hospitals, humanitarian buildings are focus of Israeli assault

Comment on this storyCommentAdd to your saved storiesSave TEL AVIV — The standoff between Israeli troops and the Hamas militants who Israel maintains are taking cover in buildings designated for humanitarian purposes deepened Monday, as the death toll soared and the most vulnerable Gazans continued to get caught in the crossfire. These kinds of buildings, … Read more

Israeli military tour of northern Gaza reveals ravaged buildings, toppled trees, former weapons lab

INSIDE THE GAZA STRIP — An Israeli tank rolls across a sandy moonscape, surrounded by rubble. Damaged buildings are visible in every direction. Toppled trees lie along the Mediterranean shoreline. The Israeli military escorted international journalists into the northern Gaza Strip on Wednesday, giving them a glimpse of the aftermath of 12 days of heavy … Read more

Israeli soldiers battle Hamas on second day of surprise attack; strikes level buildings in Gaza

TEL AVIV — Israeli soldiers fought to repel Hamas militants Sunday, a day after they broke out of the blockaded Gaza Strip and rampaged through nearby Israeli communities in an unprecedented surprise attack, while Israel’s retaliation strikes leveled buildings in Gaza and its prime minister said the country was at war. Also Sunday, Hezbollah struck … Read more

Russia-Ukraine conflict information: Odessa grain buildings hit; Poland holds navy parade

Up to date August 16, 2023 at 5:20 a.m. EDT|Printed August 16, 2023 at 2:11 a.m. EDT Polish troopers participate in a navy parade Tuesday in Warsaw, Poland. (Wojtek Radwanski/AFP/Getty Photographs) Russian forces carried out a number of “waves” of drone assaults in southern Ukraine in a single day, destroying warehouses and granaries at a … Read more

5.3 magnitude earthquake hits southern Turkey wounding no less than 23 individuals and damaging buildings

A magnitude 5.3 earthquake shakes Turkey, six months after a catastrophic temblor that devastated the area, inflicting injury to buildings and wounding 23 individuals, in keeping with Turkish officers ISTANBUL — A magnitude 5.3 earthquake shook southern Turkey on Thursday, inflicting injury to buildings and wounding 23 individuals, Turkish officers mentioned. No less than 23 … Read more