Current Affairs Global - 4 October 2014

1. The US unemployment rate dropped to six year low of 5.9% in September compared to 6.1% in the previous month of August. This is the lowest unemployment rate since July 2008.


US job market has added 248,000 jobs in last month which confirms improve job market condition of the world-s largest economy.


2. China has test fired an upgraded version of its nuclear capable Dongfeng missile with a strike range of 10,000-km in September. The People-s Liberation Army (PLA) launched a Dongfeng-31B from the Wuzhai Missile and Space Test Centre, as per the US media reports.