The first battery-powered passenger train to run on Britain's tracks in over 50 years completes a five-week trial in a bid to prove the viability of more eco-friendly alternatives to diesel-powered locomotives.
German firm Siemens has confirmed it is to cut 7,800 jobs worldwide. The statement from Europe's biggest engineering company, announcing the losses said the move was to streamline administrative functions and overhead costs.
Saudi Arabia’s The Empty Quarter (Rub Al Khali) is the most barren desert in the world. Watch how an army of close to a 100 Volvo Construction Equipment helped build one of the longest road in the Middle East, through one of the harshest, extreme climate in the world, overcoming extreme logistical challenges and achieving demanding service requirements to reach Saudi Arabia’s ambitious infrastructure development program.
Indonesian President Joko Widodo has raised fuel prices by about a third, hoping that the decision will save the government $10 billion in subsidies. Businesses have complained that the fuel-price rise could increase other expenses while their profits will remain the same.
At least five people have been killed and many more wounded after masked gunmen opened fire on a Shi'ite mosque in Saudi Arabia. The shooting took place as worshippers were marking one of their most important religious anniversaries, Ashoura, to commemorate the death of the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad.