In today's news roundup, Ethiopia declares a ceasefire in its war in Tigray, Sweden is looking for a new leader after a no-confidence vote removes the prime minister, and a Flintstone house is allowed to keep its dinosaurs.
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Last Thursday, a large part of a building near Miami, Florida collapsed. The building was home to hundreds of people. At least nine people have died and roughly 150 are still missing. Rescue workers are trying to find and help survivors.
In late February, the UK's Parliament announced that a secret door had been found under the House of Commons. The door led to a secret passage that was used by important people hundreds of years ago.
A group called New Story is working with a company called Icon to quickly build lots of houses for poor people who need them. The way they are building the houses is unusual - they are 3D-printing them.
I. M. Pei, one of the world's most famous building designers, died last Thursday at age 102. Mr. Pei created buildings which are known and recognized around the world.
Egypt's president has ordered that buildings in each area of the country must be painted in certain colors. The move is meant to improve Egypt's image, but it will be a difficult goal to meet.
Ryugyong Hotel was meant to be the world's largest hotel. But after more than 30 years, it's still unfinished. Now the building is being used as a huge screen to show positive messages about North Korea.
Barcelona's most famous landmark is the 136-year-old church, the Sagrada Familia. Even though the church has been under construction since 1882, it just got a building license last Thursday.