China, Asia’s second-largest fuel oil importer, cut shipments last month by 60 percent to the lowest level in at least 11 years, data from the General Administration of Customs in Beijing show.
The al-Qaeda breakaway group that has captured Iraq’s biggest northern city is on a recruitment drive in Saudi Arabia.
China’s Communist Party is investigating a vice chairman of the political advisory body to the nation’s legislature as authorities widen a crackdown on corruption.
China Ming Yang Wind Power Group Ltd. plans to install a 6-megawatt wind turbine off the coast of Karmoy Island in Norway.
Iraqi military helicopters attacked positions held by Sunni Muslim militants north of Baghdad as the U.S. moved an aircraft carrier into the Persian Gulf for possible air strikes to support the Shiite-led government.
China’s corporate borrowing costs are falling the most since the global financial crisis as the central bank eases monetary policy to revive bond issuance and spur a flagging economy.