Multiple websites operated by news outlets including the Financial Times, The New York Times and Bloomberg News were down across the globe on Tuesday.
CNN and France’s Le Monde also started showing error messages that appeared on the websites at around 10:00 GMT. Al Jazeera Media Network was also affected.
Separately, Amazon.com Inc’s retail website also seemed to face an outage. Amazon was not immediately available to comment.
Britain’s Guardian newspaper said its website and app were being affected. Sites of some other British news media were also not immediately loading. The UK government’s main website was also unavailable.
The issue affecting the websites was not immediately clear.