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Business - Economy
7/1/2022 3:41:23 PM
Flights from Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris and other French airports faced disruptions Friday as airport workers held a strike to demand salary hikes to keep up with inflation and an urgent hiring push to deal with resurgent travel demand.

World - International
6/25/2022 12:21:54 PM
Rising food costs. Soaring fuel bills. Wages that are not keeping pace. Inflation is plundering people's wallets, sparking a wave of protests and workers' strikes around the world.

Sports - World
6/25/2022 10:22:12 AM
With this year's World Cup in Qatar clouded by labor and human rights issues, there's a push for the North American cities awarded games for the 2026 tournament to commit to livable wages, equitable hiring and worker protection.

Business - International
6/22/2022 6:38:30 PM
British annual inflation has hit a fresh 40-year high, official data showed Wednesday, further eroding workers' wages in a cost-of-living crisis, and heaping more pressuring the Bank of England to keep raising interest rates.

World - International
6/21/2022 2:22:51 PM
Tens of thousands of railway workers walked off the job in Britain on Tuesday, bringing the train network to a crawl in the country's biggest transit strike for three decades.

World - International
6/18/2022 2:26:29 PM
Britain's biggest strike action on the railway network in over 30 years will go ahead, after talks over pay broke down, the Rail Maritime and Transport Workers union said Saturday.

World - Region
6/17/2022 5:03:51 PM
Four fighters affiliated with Turkey's banned Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) were killed Friday in a Turkish drone strike in Iraq's autonomous northern region, Kurdish officials said.

World - Region
6/16/2022 7:01:41 PM
Yemen's Houthi rebels are still recruiting children into their military ranks to fight in the country's grinding civil war, despite an agreement with the United Nations in April to halt the practice, Houthi officials, aid workers and residents told The Associated Press.

Egypt - Politics
6/14/2022 8:10:13 PM
Egypt’s Justice Party (‘El-Adl’) announced on Tuesday that it will sponsor the ‘Second Workers’ Conference’ in Alexandria on Friday in preparation for the national dialogue that is scheduled for July.

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
6/14/2022 12:27:28 PM
The lush green beauty of a pine forest with singing birds contrasted with the violent deaths of newly discovered victims of Russia's war in Ukraine, as workers exhumed bodies from another mass grave near the town of Bucha on Kyiv's outskirts.

World - International
6/13/2022 2:53:05 PM
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and his top deputies have pushed for a crackdown on officials who abuse their power and commit other ``unsound and non-revolutionary acts,`` state media reported Monday, as Kim seeks greater internal unity to overcome a COVID-19 outbreak and economic difficulties.

World - International
6/5/2022 2:29:09 PM
A massive fire at a container depot near a port city in southeastern Bangladesh killed at least 49 people, including nine firefighters, and injured more than 100 others, officials and local media reported Sunday, as efforts to extinguish the blaze continued into a second night.

World - International
6/5/2022 9:00:00 AM
Top US General Mark Milley said Saturday that the United States is determined to support Sweden and Finland as the countries pursue NATO membership, a statement underscored by his visit to the USS Kearsarge after it became the largest US warship ever to dock in Stockholm.

War in Ukraine - Military
6/4/2022 12:02:24 PM
As soon as they had finished burying a veteran colonel killed by Russian shelling, the cemetery workers readied the next hole. Inevitably, given how quickly death is felling Ukrainian troops on the front lines, the empty grave won't stay that way for long.

World - Region
6/1/2022 2:37:34 PM
Turkey will no longer hold high-level talks with neighboring Greece, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Wednesday amid rising tensions between the traditional rivals.

World - Region
6/1/2022 1:56:54 PM
A pipeline rupture in Libya is spewing thousands of barrels of oil into the desert, as workers scramble to seal off the leak, authorities said Wednesday.

World - International
5/31/2022 8:18:15 PM
Flooding and landslides triggered by torrential rain have now killed at least 100 people in northeastern Brazil, officials said Tuesday as emergency workers searched for bodies and survivors.

Arts & Culture - Film
5/30/2022 5:36:04 PM
Iran on Monday rejected as "biased and political" last weekend's award at Cannes for a film about a serial killer who targeted sex workers in an Iranian Shiite shrine city.

World - Africa
5/23/2022 4:09:29 PM
At least nine media workers in Ethiopia's northern Amhara region have been arrested by local authorities, their employers said Monday, as rights activists warned of a sweep of unlawful detentions.

World - Region
5/15/2022 12:19:29 PM
Israel reopened on Sunday its only crossing with the besieged Gaza Strip to Palestinian workers nearly two weeks after closing it over the unrest, the defence ministry said.

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