Sri Lanka PM says economy ‘has collapsed,’ unable to buy oil

  By Krishan Francis in Colombo COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s debt-laden economy has “collapsed” after months of shortages of food, fuel and electricity, its prime minister told lawmakers Wednesday, in comments underscoring the country’s dire...

Biden, Chevron chief trade sharp words over gas prices

By Josh Boak in Washington WASHINGTON (AP) — In a pointed back and forth, the head of Chevron complained Tuesday that President Joe Biden has vilified energy firms at a time when gasoline prices are at near record levels and the president responded that...

How much for gas? Around the world, pain is felt at the pump

By Daniel Niemann, Paola Corona, Jade Le Deley And Hau Dinh in Cologne COLOGNE, Germany (AP) — At a gas station near the Cologne, Germany, airport, Bernd Mueller watches the digits quickly climb on the pump: 22 euros ($23), 23 euros, 24 euros. The numbers showing how...

Germany to limit use of gas for electricity production

FILE – Robert Habeck, Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Climate Protection, takes part in the East German Economic Forum (OWF) in Bad Saarow, Germany, Monday, June 13, 2022. Habeck is stepping up an appeal for the country’s residents to save energy...