Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Blackout

Sri Lanka runs out of diesel, faces longest-ever blackout

The South Asian nation is in the grips of its worst economic downturn since independence, sparked by an acute lack of foreign currency to pay for even the most essential imports.

Kazakhstan’s internet shutdown leaves millions in the dark during unrest

The streets of Kazakhstan's biggest city Almaty returned to near-normal after the worst violence in three decades of post-Soviet independence, with thousands of people detained and some public buildings torched.

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