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

London’s Battersea Power Station reborn as office and shopping hub

London’s Battersea Power Station reborn as office and shopping hub

LONDON, Oct 4 (Reuters) – London’s Battersea Power Station reopens next week as a glitzy hub of offices, flats, restaurants and shops after decades of failed attempts to reinvigorate one of the capital’s most iconic buildings, often described as the “Everest of real estate”. The 1930s power station once supplied a fifth of London’s electricity, … Read more

Grim winter looms as wartime Ukraine braces for infrastructure attacks

Grim winter looms as wartime Ukraine braces for infrastructure attacks

Elderly bracing for worst winter in decades Fears that attacks could target infrastructure Families buy wood, mend windows, light stoves KHARKIV, Ukraine, Oct 4 (Reuters) – In an abandoned tower block damaged by Russian shelling in Ukraine’s second city, Olga Kobzar plans to tough out winter for as long as she can without electricity, water … Read more

Russian patrol detains head of Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant

Russian patrol detains head of Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant

KYIV, Oct 1 (Reuters) – A Russian patrol has detained the director general of Ukraine’s Russian-occupied Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, the state-owned company in charge of the plant said on Saturday, and the U.N. nuclear watchdog said Russia had confirmed the move. Ihor Murashov was detained on his way from the nuclear plant, Europe’s largest, … Read more

Ukraine: urgently needed spare parts delivered to Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant

Ukraine: urgently needed spare parts delivered to Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant

A satellite imagery shows closer view of reactors at Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, Ukraine, August 29, 2022. Maxar Technologies/Handout via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 16 (Reuters) – Ukraine’s state nuclear company Energoatom said urgently needed spare parts and diesel fuel had on Friday been delivered to the Zaporizhzhia … Read more

Ukraine and Russia interested in Zaporizhzhia protection zone, IAEA chief says

Ukraine and Russia interested in Zaporizhzhia protection zone, IAEA chief says

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register VIENNA, Sept 12 (Reuters) – Ukraine and Russia are interested in the U.N. atomic watchdog’s proposal that a protection zone be created around the Russian-held Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, the watchdog’s chief Rafael Grossi said on Monday, describing it as a ceasefire. Russia and Ukraine have … Read more

Ukraine accuses Russia of attacking power grid in revenge for offensive

Ukraine accuses Russia of attacking power grid in revenge for offensive

Russian missile strikes target power, water – Ukraine Ukrainian forces say they have reclaimed 3,000 sq km Final reactor shut down at Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant KYIV/KHARKIV, Ukraine, Sept 12 (Reuters) – Ukraine accused the Russian military of attacking civilian infrastructure in response to a rapid weekend offensive by Ukrainian troops that forced Russia to abandon … Read more

Ukraine troops raise flag over railway hub as advance threatens to turn into rout

Ukraine troops raise flag over railway hub as advance threatens to turn into rout

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Ukrainian breakthrough is fastest advance in months Thousands of Russian troops face potential encirclement KYIV/HRAKOVE, Ukraine, Sept 10 (Reuters) – Ukrainian officials shared photos on Saturday showing troops raising the nation’s flag over the main railway city that has supplied Russian forces in northeastern Ukraine, as … Read more

Ukrainian forces threaten Russian supply lines after breakthrough

Ukrainian forces threaten Russian supply lines after breakthrough

Zelenskiy says forces have recaptured towns and villages Blinken visits Kyiv with new U.S. aid package KYIV, Sept 9 (Reuters) – Swiftly advancing Ukrainian troops were approaching the main railway supplying Russian forces in the east on Friday, after the collapse of a section of Russia’s front line caused the most dramatic shift in the … Read more

Ukraine’s top general warns of Russian nuclear strike risk

Ukraine’s top general warns of Russian nuclear strike risk

Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Valeriy Zaluzhnyi waits before a meeting with U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and other officials in Kyiv, Ukraine October 19, 2021. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Military chief breaks silence in article on Ukraine war Claims rocket strikes on Russian bases … Read more