Hundreds of thousands of travelers were stranded across the world on Monday after the British tour company, Thomas Cook collapsed, immediately halting almost all of its flights and hotel services and laying off all its employees.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government on Thursday challenged opponents of Brexit in parliament to collapse the government or change the law if they wanted to thwart Britain’s exit from the European Union.
A senior Russian diplomat has urged the US to stop using “methods of blatant blackmail and intimidation” aimed at forcing Iran out of a 2015 multilateral nuclear deal, saying Washington will be responsible if the accord collapses.
Brazilian iron ore miner Vale SA told prosecutors in the state of Minas Gerais that a dam is at risk of rupturing at its Gongo Soco mine, about 40 miles from where its Brumadinho dam collapsed, killing more than 230 people.
A giant construction crane operating at the site of a future Google campus collapsed from the roof of a building and toppled across a Seattle intersection in the US on Saturday, killing four people and injuring three others, authorities and local media said.
Firefighters on Sunday called for the evacuation of some 24,000 people from the Brazilian town hit by a deadly mudslide from a ruptured mining dam as rains added to concerns a second dam could collapse.