Trump plans to appeal $350 million civil fraud verdict
Donald Trump says he plans to appeal the ruling in his New York civil fraud trial, which fined the Former President over $350 million and temporarily barred both him and his adult children from running businesses in New York.
Mysterious groundwater surge floods Libyan towns
A city in northern Libya is being plagued by rising groundwater. The flooding is threatening the foundations of houses and many people have been forced out of their homes by a rising tide of sewage. Experts are puzzled by the potential e...
N.Y. judge fines Trump over $350 million in fraud case
Donald Trump must pay $354.9 million in penalties for fraudulently overstating his net worth to dupe lenders, a New York judge ruled, handing the former U.S. president another legal setback in a civil case that imperils his real estate e...
Notre Dame spire unveiled as scaffolding removed
The removal of scaffolding that has shrouded the top of Notre Dame cathedral in Paris following the 2019 fire has begun, revealing the cathedral’s new spire for the first time, adorned with a golden rooster and cross, and offering a glim...
More arrests over graffiti covered high-rise in L.A.
The building, located at 12th and South Flower streets, made headlines in recent weeks due to the extensive tagging that occurred on its exterior, on roughly 25 floors.
Zimbabweans use property to protect against inflation
Zimbabwe has one of the highest inflation rates in the world. With the local currency constantly losing value, people are looking for safe and reliable ways to protect their earnings and many in the middle-class are turning to property.
Chinese buyers lose faith after Evergrande collapse
Following the collapse of China’s once-largest developer, Evergrande, around 20 million unfinished housing units have been left in China. In the north city of Shijiazhuang, one buyer told Reuters he'd "lost confidence" and didn't want to...
Hong Kong court orders liquidation of China Evergrande
A Hong Kong court has ordered the liquidation of the world’s most indebted property developer – China Evergrande – after it failed to strike a deal with its creditors to restructure. It’s a ruling with significant legal ramifications and...
Embattled China Evergrande faces liquidation hearing
Debt-laden property developer China Evergrande Group will once again try to fend off liquidation at court hearings in Hong Kong.
Ever more concrete in Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires has just 5 square meters of public green space per resident. In comparison, New York has 13 square meters. Although the authorities have promised to create new green spaces, in a country mired by economic crisis, the constru...
Egypt set to unveil overhaul of downtown Cairo
Egypt's sovereign wealth fund is finalizing a masterplan to revamp Cairo's historic center now that government ministries have largely moved to a new capital to the east. The fund's chief executive says he hopes to break ground on the pr...
Muslim leader cautiously welcomes disputed Indian temple
India is preparing to unveil a new grand Hindu temple in the northern city of Ayodhya, which has been at the core of a longstanding religious dispute between its Hindu and Muslim populations. But one local Muslim leader is cautiously opt...
Milei's reforms sparks housing crisis in Argentina
Argentina’s President Javier Milei has repealed laws which put a ceiling on rent that a landlord could charge. As a result, rents have now soared, leaving many poor people to live in makeshift homes.
Sydney Opera House marks 50th birthday
One of the world’s most famous and distinctive buildings is marking its 50th birthday. The Sydney Opera House celebrates its status as Australia’s unrivalled cultural institution. But it has played host to as many dramas off stage, as it...
Record number of Palestinian homes destroyed
The United Nations says Israeli forces have demolished more Palestinian homes and buildings this year than ever before.
Pending home sales drop to a record low
A gauge of pending US existing-home purchases was unchanged at 71.6 in November, the lowest in data back to 2001, while pending home sales decreased 5.1% from a year earlier on an unadjusted basis.
Malaysia’s Forest city impacted by China’s real estate troubles
China's real estate troubles are being felt in Malaysia, at a development once described as a 'paradise'. Seven years after its launch, the 100-billion dollar project known as 'Forest City' is only 10-percent complete.
Building cities from scratch to avoid urban heat
One solution being touted for extreme urban heat is building new cities from scratch. One project, Masdar City in the UAE began construction almost two decades ago.
Donald Trump Jr. to testify in New York fraud case
Donald Trumps children are taking to the stand in a trial against their family's business, which has been accused of fraud in the State of New York. Donald Trump Jr. is expected to testify Wednesday and Eric Trump on Thursday.
Evergrande files for U.S. bankruptcy protection
Embattled developer China Evergrande Group has filed for bankruptcy protection in a U.S. court as part of one of the world's biggest debt restructuring exercises, as anxiety grows over China's worsening property crisis and a weakening ec...
Somalian floods leave over 200,000 homeless
At least 200-thousand people in central Somalia have been displaced by heavy rains and flooding. The wet weather comes after a prolonged drought that has left millions of people on the brink of famine. The United Nations says it needs 2....
Creating tree-top homes to combat climate change
The trees in this Australian development have been preserved to keep the homes cool and help local wildlife.
Blackstone secures $30 billion for real estate buys
Blackstone secured $30.4 billion of total capital commitments for its largest global property drawdown fund, called Blackstone Real Estate Partners X, according to a statement. Sonali Basak has more on "Bloomberg Markets."
Heavy rains increase landslides in Brazil
A fear of landslides caused by heavy rains is keeping people in northern Brazil awake at night. Craters – 70m deep and 500m wide - have developed close to people's homes. Al Jazeera’s Victoria Gatenby reports.
Aftershocks rattle Turkey reconstruction effort
Nearly two months after powerful earthquakes struck Turkey and Syria, millions of displaced people are still in dire need of proper housing. The Turkish government has already started some major reconstruction projects. But safety concer...
Devastating landslides sweep through Peru
In Peru, thousands of people have been forced to flee after landslides dumped tonnes of mud and debris on a poor community in the district of Cieneguilla in the country’s west. At least one person has died while many saw their homes dest...
Snowpack melting could cause major floods
Much of Minnesota is coming off the wettest winter in modern history, and that could lead to some major flooding this spring.
Extreme flooding hits Malaysia
Days of torrential rain have caused flooding and forced nearly fifty thousand people to be evacuated from low-lying areas. The state of Johor, that neighbours Singapore was the worst affected, with four deaths reported. Now authorities a...
Russia vows to rebuild Mariupol after long battle
The Kremlin says it will rehabilitate 1 million square metres of Mariupol after besieging the city for more than 80 days and destroying many of the vibrant cultural landmarks of the once vibrant city.