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ATM rains money down on the streets of Kuwait

Tuesday, 24 February 2015 10:59 AM

Sandstorm blew money out of an ATM as it was being filled by bank employees

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Transport»

Battery-powered train brings low-carbon commuting to UK

Wednesday, 11 February 2015 12:04 PM

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.

Energy»

Siemens cuts thousands of jobs

Sunday, 8 February 2015 12:42 PM

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.

Energy»

Falling oil prices: not all bad news

Monday, 26 January 2015 12:46 PM

With dropping oil prices, some countries can heave a sigh of relief after years of surging costs.

Politics & Economics»

New Saudi King greeted by well-wishers in Riyadh

Sunday, 25 January 2015 12:41 PM

Saudi King Salman greets hundreds of well-wishers after the burial of his brother, King Abdullah.

Energy»

Mixed effects of oil price plunge in Asia

Monday, 19 January 2015 12:40 PM

As Thailand benefits from less costs, fuel exporter and neighbour Malaysia faces decreased profit from price plunge.

Energy»

Crude harvest: selling Mexico's oil

Monday, 29 December 2014 2:11 PM

Mexico may be hitting the perfect storm when it opens its energy resources to foreign investors.

Energy»

Giant kites tapping into high wind power

Monday, 29 December 2014 8:22 AM

A team of researchers in The Netherlands is developing a new and cheaper way of harnessing energy from the wind. By flying one kite, they are able to produce enough electricity to power 10 homes.

Energy»

Gulf OPEC members refuse to cut oil output

Monday, 22 December 2014 12:27 PM

Arab Gulf countries have vowed they will not cut oil production or hold an emergency meeting, despite a glut in global supplies and plummeting oil prices.

Construction»

The Empty Quarter

Monday, 24 November 2014 2:58 PM

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.

Culture & Society»

How one resident in Saudi decided to beat the floods

Thursday, 20 November 2014 9:25 AM

The video of the car on stilts was uploaded this week and has already attracted over 100,000 views

Politics & Economics»

Indonesia fuel prices rise with subsidy cut

Wednesday, 19 November 2014 12:39 PM

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.

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Culture & Society»

Five killed in Saudi Arabia mosque shooting

Wednesday, 5 November 2014 12:19 PM

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.

Culture & Society»

One charged with murder of Saudi student

Tuesday, 21 October 2014 1:26 PM

A 28-year-old man was charged with murdering a college student from Saudi Arabia whose remains were found alongside a freeway in California

Healthcare»

Pilgrims return from Hajj to heightened Ebola screenings

Tuesday, 14 October 2014 12:59 PM

Egypt steps up its airport security measures against Ebola with a dedicated medical team waiting to examine pilgrims returning from the Hajj.


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