France tapping fuel stocks as strikes cause gas shortages
Europe

France tapping fuel stocks as strikes cause gas shortages

LE HAVRE, France (AP) — French drivers are fuming, oil industry workers are divided, and the government is reaching into its fuel reserves to end gasoline shortages that have heightened the stakes of nationwide protests to defend labor protections. Unions are targeting the nation’s gas tanks, railroads and electricity network this week, protesting a bill … Continue reading

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Nigeria apologizes for fuel woes as frustration mounts
Africa / International News / Uncategorized

Nigeria apologizes for fuel woes as frustration mounts

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Fuel lines stretched for more than a kilometer (half-mile) on Friday in Nigeria’s capital because of a fuel shortage in sub-Saharan Africa’s top oil-producing country. Drivers in Abuja groaned and shouted in frustration when one station closed because it was apparently out of fuel. Smaller lines formed outside private gas stations … Continue reading