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Kahramaa aims to lower per capita power, water use by 8% and 15% by 2022: OBG

Kahramaa aims to lower per capita power, water use by 8% and 15% by 2022: OBG

Kahramaa aims to reduce per capita consumption of electricity and water by 8% and 15%, respectively as part of the second phase of ‘Tarsheed’ programme ...

Power, glory and prosperity

Power, glory and prosperity

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and His Highness the Father Amir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani on Tuesday led the Qatar National Day celebrations ...

Thousands without power in US southeast after snow storm

Thousands without power in US southeast after snow storm

At least three people had died and thousands of homes were left without power in the Carolinas and Virginia early on Tuesday after a storm dumped up to two feet of snow in parts of the southeastern United States.

Brazil votes in tense election expected to sweep far right to power

Brazil votes in tense election expected to sweep far right to power

Brazilians were preparing to vote on Sunday in the country's most polarized election in decades, which could give the South American giant a far-right populist president.

Tropical Storm Lane heads away from Hawaii islands

Tropical Storm Lane heads away from Hawaii islands

The National Weather Service dropped all warnings for Lane, but a local flash-flood warning remained in effect.

One killed in California wildfire as residents race to flee

One killed in California wildfire as residents race to flee

One person was killed in a raging, out-of-control wildfire that sent residents racing to flee a northern California city on Friday.

Europe seeks power to seize overseas data in challenge to tech giants

Europe seeks power to seize overseas data in challenge to tech giants

The European Union is preparing legislation to force companies to turn over customers' personal data when requested even if it is stored on servers outside the bloc ...

Strong 7.2 Mexico quake cuts power and damages homes; no deaths reported

Strong 7.2 Mexico quake cuts power and damages homes; no deaths reported

A prolonged 7.2 magnitude quake that rocked Mexico on Friday left nearly a million homes and businesses without power in the capital and four southwest states, the federal electricity commission said ...

US Northeast digs out of blizzard as brutal cold bears down

US Northeast digs out of blizzard as brutal cold bears down

Utility companies across the East worked to repair downed power lines early on Friday as about 21,000 customers remained without electricity.

Wind turbine breaks apart at Australian Antarctic base

Wind turbine breaks apart at Australian Antarctic base

The blades of a wind turbine at an Australian Antarctic base broke off and narrowly missed a storage building as they crashed to the ground, officials said on Wednesday, forcing the icy outpost to switch to backup power.

Czech voters seen handing power to billionaire businessman Babis

Czech voters seen handing power to billionaire businessman Babis

Czechs voted on Saturday in the final day of a parliamentary election likely to bring a billionaire businessman to power on promises to cut taxes, weed out political corruption and stand firm against immigration.

Hurricane Nate moves north from US Gulf Coast

Hurricane Nate moves north from US Gulf Coast

Nate eased quickly overnight from one of the fastest-moving hurricanes ever to hit the US Gulf Coast to a fitful and deteriorating tropical depression, but only after flooding streets and casinos.