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Politics & Economics»

Saudi warnings over violence in Yemen

Tuesday, 24 March 2015 12:51 PM

Fears of an all-out civil war in Yemen have heightened.

Arts»

Saudi street art celebrations take over Jeddah - le mag

Thursday, 19 March 2015 12:38 PM

The historical city of Jeddah on the Red Sea coast is fast becoming the place to be for the country's urban art scene.

Politics & Economics»

Two nuclear reactors retired in Japan as it hosts UN disaster conference

Wednesday, 18 March 2015 12:22 PM

Two Japanese power companies have announced they will scrap three ageing nuclear reactors.

Politics & Economics»

Saudi Arabia recalls ambassador from Sweden amid diplomatic row

Thursday, 12 March 2015 12:06 PM

Saudi Arabia has recalled its ambassador from Stockholm amid a diplomatic row over Sweden's criticism of Riyadh's human rights record.

Transport»

Cambodia's solar-powered tuk-tuk deployed to fight air-pollution

Wednesday, 11 March 2015 12:40 PM

A non-profit group in Cambodia has come up with a novel first – a solar-powered tuk-tuk.

Culture & Society»

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.


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