Hundreds of Tunisians protested on Sunday night in the capital against poverty, high prices and the shortage of some foodstuff, escalating pressure on the government of President Kais Saied, as the country suffers an economic and political crisis. ..
Sri Lanka's government on Friday ordered public sector employees to work from home for two weeks due to severe fuel shortages as the island nation grapples with its worst financial turmoil in seven decades. Sri Lanka is scrambling to find fore..
A growing world food crisis is precipitating protectionist moves by countries which are likely to compound the problem and could lead to a wider trade war, business leaders and policymakers at the World Economic Forum said. In a sign of the escala..
Sri Lankan authorities closed schools and asked public officials not to come to work in a desperate move to prepare for an acute fuel shortage that is expected to last days amid the nation’s worst economic crisis in decades. The Public Admin..
Sri Lanka's prime minister has warned of a food shortage as the island nation battles a devastating economic crisis and vowed the government will buy enough fertiliser for the next planting season to boost productivity. A decisi...
Global supply shortages have hit toy shops in the US and coffee producers in Brazil. In Canada, the country's liquid gold - maple syrup - is running low. The Quebec Maple Syrup Producers (QMSP) - the so-called Opec of maple syrup - has release..
Petrol stations in many parts of China have begun rationing diesel amid rising costs and falling supplies. Some truck drivers are having to wait entire days to refuel, according to posts on social media site Weibo. China is currently in the mid..
Audi is having to slow production because of a computer-chip shortage it is calling a "crisis upon a crisis". Boss Markus Duesmann said it was now aiming to make 10,000 fewer cars in the first quarter of the year and putti...
Lebanon’s fuel crisis worsened on Saturday as petrol stations across the country remained closed and drivers slept in the long queues at the few that opened in the hope of buying some of the scarce fuel available. The shortages persisted a d..