Widespread power cut leaves White House in dark

 Widespread power outages on Tuesday swept Washington D.C. area, causing blackouts at White House, State Department, Capitol and other government buildings.

Madagascar government resigns as blackouts roil country

The government of the Indian Ocean island nation of Madagascar has resigned, the presidency announced, amid growing criticism and violent protests over the cabinet`s handling of recurring power blackouts.

AAP asks Govt to make public steps taken to solve power crisis

The Aam Aadmi Party today demanded that steps taken by Delhi administration and Union Power Ministry for the emergency electricity restoration to ensure lesser power outages in the national capital be made public.

Brazil blames vast blackouts on short circuits

Blackouts that darkened much of Brazil last week were caused by short circuits in a power substation that prompted the shutdown of three key transmission lines from the planet`s second-largest hydroelectric dam.

Lights back in Brazil after outage hits up to 60M

Brazil emerged early Wednesday from a widespread power outage that plunged as many as 60 million people in at least nine states into darkness for hours, prompting security fears and concern from residents about another black eye for a country hosting the 2016 Olympic Games.