2 hrs ago | AlertNet
Drug traffickers in Rio de Janeiro ordered shops closed in one of its biggest slums early Thursday, defying efforts to restore order to the city's vast shantytowns and renewing safety concerns in Brazil as it prepares to host the World Cup and Olympics.
6 hrs ago | The Daily Star
This picture taken on February 11, 2010 shows an employee of Australian mining giant Rio Tinto walks past a sign at the Shanghai offices of the firm.
7 hrs ago | The Washington Post
Television images show bright orange flames leaping scores of feet into the air and thick black smoke rolling off six large fuel storage tanks.
7 hrs ago | Times-Standard
A massive fire broke out Thursday at a fuel depot on the northern outskirts of Rio de Janeiro, sending bright orange flames leaping high into the air and thick black smoking rolling upward and enveloping the area.
8 hrs ago | Switched
Whether in Oklahoma or Dhaka, emergencies test the fabric of the community and attest to the importance of citizen engagement.
9 hrs ago | Reuters
Brazil plans to hold an auction for rights to explore some of its most promising offshore oil and natural gas areas in October, one month earlier than expected.
House of the Day : At first glance, this home looks like another stately 19th-century Brooklyn home, but it was completed less than a decade ago as a modern mansion with a historic feel.
The United States is third largest nation sending young pilgrims to World Youth Day.
Dignitaries from Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. Ltd, BMC, the state of Rio de Janeiro and the city of Itatiaia attend a completion ceremony for HHI's first construction equipment factory in Brazil.
Rio de Janeiro, May 22 : Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer said Tuesday it reached a deal to sell 40 E175 passenger jets to US airline SkyWest for nearly $1.7 billion.
The Cidade Maravilhosa is a place known for the cultural and ethnic diversity of its people, and the music varies and blends as much as the inhabitants themselves.
Bangkok was yesterday chosen to host a race in the inaugural season of the FIA Formula E Championship for electric cars next year.
Harper International, a provider of thermal processing solutions for advanced materials, will host a Carbon Fiber R&D workshop in Buffalo, N.Y., July 25-26. The goal of the event is to connect peers in the carbon fiber research space from around the world for an opportunity to network and share insights on material and process technology ... (more)
If you're traveling in Brazil, pop in a DVD and find yourself crazing pizza, then Domino's has you right where they want you.