Pakistanis Protest Against Increasing Power Cuts During Ramadan

By Syed Raza Hassan and Jibran Ahmad KARACHI/PESHAWAR, Pakistan, May 30 – Protesters in Pakistan’s largest city set tyres ablaze on Tuesday after power cuts disrupted a traditional pre-dawn meal during the holy month of Ramadan, police said, a day after two protesters in another city were shot dead. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif came to

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What The Middle East Must Do to Achieve Its Solar Ambitions

BY Vicente Lopez-Ibor Mayor With the region now increasingly open to the prospect of solar energy, Arab Gulf nations must overcome a number of practical challenges before realizing such a transition. Kuwait and Oman aim to produce 10 percent of their energy from renewables by 2020. Saudi Arabia plans to invest $109 billion on solar

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