Bangladesh plunged into darkness by national grid failure

Bangladesh plunged into darkness by national grid failure

Power grid collapse leads to blackouts in 75-80% Bangladesh Authorities working to restore power, investigating cause Government had rationed some gas due to high global prices DHAKA, Oct 4 (Reuters) – Large swathes of Bangladesh were left without electricity on Tuesday after a grid failure, a government official said, adding that authorities were working to … Read more

World Court says it has jurisdiction, Myanmar genocide case to proceed

World Court says it has jurisdiction, Myanmar genocide case to proceed

Court rules case brought by Gambia can proceed Any full hearing could take years Myanmar denies genocide THE HAGUE, July 22 (Reuters) – The World Court on Friday rejected Myanmar’s objections to a genocide case over its treatment of the Muslim Rohingya minority, paving the way for the case to be heard in full. Myanmar, … Read more

Indonesia bans palm oil exports as global food inflation spikes

Indonesia bans palm oil exports as global food inflation spikes

People shop for cooking oil made from oil palms at a supermarket in Jakarta, Indonesia, March 27, 2022. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Ban ‘totally unexpected’ – India trade group U.S. urges cooperation rather than export bans Indonesian govt under pressure to control cooking oil prices Global prices at … Read more