More than 100 people have been killed in Yemen’s prison due to an airstrike. In the latest, the Saudi-led coalition has denied targeting the prison.
Among those detained by the army include the PM and members of his cabinet Sudan’s military staged an attempted coup on Monday, with soldiers arresting the prime minister and cabinet members and taking them to undisclosed locations, while declaring a state of emergency. On a day of high tension, thousands took to the streets of the capital Khartoum and its twinContinue reading “Sudan’s military carries out coup as world leaders urge army to pull back”
China is rationing electricity as it struggles to contain its worst power blackouts in a decade. Long hours of outages are affecting residential areas and shutting factories. The government has introduced coal rationing and is trying to increase coal imports. But as Al Jazeera’s Rob McBride reports from Hong Kong, the crisis is a resultContinue reading “China rations electricity amid worst blackouts in decade – Al Jazeera”
A large fire at an electrical substation for Puerto Rico’s new electricity provider, Luma Energy, knocked out power for hundreds of thousands of the island’s residents Thursday. At the height of the blackout, nearly 800,000 customers were without power, according to Luma. By midnight, roughly 60,000 customers were still in the dark. “The fire causedContinue reading “A Fire And Cyberattack Cause Major Blackouts Across Puerto Rico”
India has ended an 18-month-long ban on high speed internet services on mobile devices in disputed Kashmir, where opposition to New Delhi has surged after it revoked the region’s autonomy India ended an 18-month-long ban on high speed internet services on mobile devices in disputed Kashmir, where opposition to New Delhi has deepened after itContinue reading “India restores 4G mobile internet in Kashmir after 550 days”
Responding to credible reports of a widespread mobile internet blackout underway in Myanmar, Amnesty International’s Deputy Regional Director for Campaigns, Ming Yu Hah, said: “To shut down the internet amid a volatile coup, a humanitarian crisis and a health pandemic is a heinous and reckless decision. To shut down the internet amid a volatile coup, a humanitarian crisis and a health pandemic is a heinous and reckless decision.” Ming Yu Hah, DeputyContinue reading “Myanmar: New internet blackout “heinous and reckless””