‘Countrywide blackout’ plunges Pakistan into darkness

Pakistan’s national power grid breaks down, leaving tens of millions of people in darkness. A breakdown in Pakistan’s national power grid plunged the country into darkness on Saturday night, according to officials, leaving tens of millions of people without electricity in all

British pound plunges amid COVID mutation, Brexit fears

Concerns about a new strain of coronavirus in the U.K. drove the British pound to its biggest loss since March, though the currency pared much of the loss after Prime Minister Boris Johnson made another offer to salvage Brexit talks. Sterling tumbled 2.5% to