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Maduro announces 30 days of electricity rationing in Venezuela
World

Maduro announces 30 days of electricity rationing in Venezuela

Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro announced 30 days of electricity rationing Sunday, after his government said it was shortening the working…
Despair, anger as Venezuelans endure paralyzing blackout
World

Despair, anger as Venezuelans endure paralyzing blackout

Venezuelans wavered between despair and rage Wednesday as they endured a third day of a near-nationwide blackout that has paralyzed…
Maduro blames ‘terrorists’ as new blackout grips Venezuela
World

Maduro blames ‘terrorists’ as new blackout grips Venezuela

President Nicolas Maduro blamed “terrorists” for a new, near-nationwide blackout that gripped Venezuela Tuesday, two weeks after a similar outage…
Egypt prosecution detains 11 employees over Cairo airport blackout
Egypt

Egypt prosecution detains 11 employees over Cairo airport blackout

Egypt’s Prosecutor General Nabil Sadek on Sunday ordered that 11 Cairo International Airport employees be detained pending investigation into a…
South Africans learn to laugh at lighter side of blackouts
Society

South Africans learn to laugh at lighter side of blackouts

Facing a long, cold southern hemisphere winter of power cuts, many South Africans are choosing to cope with their frustrations…
Failures at 2 power plants caused blackout, official says
Egypt

Failures at 2 power plants caused blackout, official says

Officials are working to restore electricity after two large power plants in 10th Ramadan City that supply vast swathes of…
Adly’s lawyer claims communication blackout was response to Israeli hacking
Egypt

Adly’s lawyer claims communication blackout was response to Israeli hacking

The suspension of communication services during the January 2011 uprising was a response to an Israeli hacking of a local…
Judicial body calls for nullifying Mubarak’s communications blackout conviction
Egypt

Judicial body calls for nullifying Mubarak’s communications blackout conviction

An Egyptian judicial body that consults the government recommended nullifying a court ruling that convicted Hosni Mubarak and others of…
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