Friday 9 October 2015
power outage

Damascus in darkness as war nears city centre

Residents of central Damascus said they spent Sunday night without power as rebels fought Syrian troops half a mile from the Old City in the heart of the capital. Long a stronghold of President Bashar al-Assad, central Damascus is


Big city slowly returns to bright lights after Sandy

Few thought it would take quite so long to fully restore the dimmed lights of the famed skyline of New York City's Financial District. At last, however, firms displaced by the flooding and power outages brought on by Superstor

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