London ended the day with a small gain, however, and in midday New York trading, the Dow Jones index had also moved back into positive territory after a weak start.
The power utility said the planned power cuts were used to target areas with rampant illegal connections that could overload the grid.
The Ankara chief public prosecutor's office said 20 people had already been detained in connection with the unrest, which spread to Turkey after Islamic State jihadists fought to capture the mainly Kurdish northern Syrian border town of Kobane.
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The MV Wakashio, a Japanese-owned but Panamanian-flagged bulk carrier, was sailing from Singapore to Brazil with 3,800 tonnes of fuel oil and 200 tonnes of diesel onboard when it struck a reef off the southeast coast of Mauritius.
The trio were detained after police raided their home following a tip-off that they had used a snare to catch the creature in the central highlands.
Zane Killian, a former Falcons rugby player, has been arrested and made a brief appearance in the Bishop Lavis Magistrates Court on Friday.
A group of seven activists called #WeSeeYou staged a protest at the luxury house after they formally booked it for last weekend only.