Super typhoon hits Taiwan, cutting power and transport

Television broadcast images of strong wind and torrential rains brought by the year's first typhoon, whose approach had prompted Taiwan and neighboring China to batten down the hatches. Taiwan's emergency management service reported that almost 400... More..

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Hiring powers increase in US jobs

Wage growth, another indicator of the strength of the employment market and the economy generally, slowed, bringing the annual pace for the last three months to 2.5 per cent, compared with the 12-month rate o...More..

Australia extends military mission in Afghanistan into 2017
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Australia extends military mission in Afghanistan into 2017

The decision came despite public fatigue in Western countries about their involvement in the long-running conflict. The argument being advanced in the hallways of the Warsaw summit is that it's cheaper to f...More..

Panasonic expects to double sales of electric car batteries in three years
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Panasonic expects to double sales of electric car batteries in three years

Panasonic is the exclusive supplier of the lithium-ion batteries that power Tesla's Model S sedan, Model X sport- utility vehicle and the coming mass-market Model 3, which Tesla says will be available late next...More..

Gaddafi Son Saif al-Islam 'Released' From Libya Jail
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Gaddafi Son Saif al-Islam 'Released' From Libya Jail

Islamic State has also gained ground in the chaos. According to Mr Khan, this case should be dropped, as Mr al-Islam has already been tried and sentenced in Libya. Gaddafi was never handed over by the Zintan ...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Scores of bodies from South Sudan gunfire, Juba doctor says

An Al Jazeera correspondent later saw bodies of soldiers on the lawn in the compound. It won independence on July 9 2011 from Sudan after more than two decades of war that ended in a bitter divorce. Nobody has ...More..