With the disaster on track to claim hundreds of lives, Brazilians want swift justice for the victims of what is becoming the country's largest environmental disaster.
With Donald Trump pulling the US out of a key nuclear treaty with Russia, and China on the rise, is it time for Australia to start thinking about nuclear weapons? And what would be the cost?
When you picture an architect, you probably don't think of hard hats and flak jackets. But a new breed of "humanitarian" architects are working in disaster zones, designing buildings to help people in need.
Homeowners in two Brisbane suburbs will be able to apply for a slice of $12 million to raise homes or make modifications to improve their flood immunity, using ratepayer funds.
Poor mobile phone coverage in rural areas potentially put people's lives at risk during the devastating bushfires in NSW and Victoria, the Country Fire Authority says.