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World - Region
2/7/2023 4:45:00 PM
Countries around the world have mobilised rapidly to send aid and rescue workers after a massive earthquake killed more than 5,000 people in Turkey and Syria. Offers of assistance came from countries across the world. Here are some of the chief pledges of support.

World - Region
2/6/2023 10:06:34 PM
Rescue workers and civilians passed chunks of concrete and household goods across mountains of wreckage early Monday, moving tons of wreckage by hand in a desperate search for survivors trapped by a devastating earthquake.

World - Region
2/1/2023 4:25:47 PM
A powerful Tunisian trade union Wednesday condemned the arrest of one of its top officials, saying it was linked to President Kais Saied warning workers against striking for "political ends".

World - International
2/1/2023 2:36:14 PM
Half a million workers went on strike in Britain on Wednesday, calling for higher wages in the largest such walkout in over a decade, closing schools and severely disrupting transport.

World - International
1/30/2023 3:56:19 PM
Some 200 people were evacuated Monday from a camp housing hundreds of migrant workers in Spain after a fire engulfed the site.

World - International
1/26/2023 2:53:26 PM
Thousands of workers in Cyprus, including government employees, teachers, and builders walked off the job Thursday for an island-wide, three-hour work stoppage to protest what they claim is employers' backpedaling on a deal for inflation-linked pay increases.

Business - Economy
1/24/2023 1:14:13 PM
Thousands of ambulance workers held another strike across England and Wales on Monday, in escalating industrial action as unions called the government to hold talks on improving pay and conditions.

Business - Tech
1/18/2023 6:30:32 PM
Microsoft is cutting 10,000 workers, almost 5 percent of its workforce, joining other tech companies that have scaled back their pandemic-era expansions.

World - International
1/16/2023 10:06:13 AM
Nepal began a national day of mourning Monday, a day after a plane crashed while attempting to land at a newly opened airport, killing at least 68 of the 72 people aboard.

World - War in Ukraine
1/15/2023 6:48:18 PM
The death toll from a Russian missile strike on an apartment building in the southeastern Ukrainian city of Dnipro rose to 29 Sunday, the regional governor reported as rescue workers scrambled to pull survivors from the rubble.

World - War in Ukraine
1/12/2023 10:19:42 AM
Around some of their precious transformers - the ones that still work, buzzing with electricity - the power plant workers have built protective shields using giant concrete blocks, so they have a better chance of surviving the next Russian missile bombardment.

World - International
1/9/2023 6:31:40 PM
UK trade unions branded talks Monday with the government to discuss pay rise demands across the public and private sector "disappointing", as workers prepare to stage the latest in months of damaging strikes.

Life & Style - Region
1/3/2023 3:27:53 PM
Morocco's argan oil is highly prized by the cosmetics industry, yet it is now mostly produced by elderly workers, raising questions about how long the artisanal practice can continue.

Egypt - Society
1/2/2023 8:26:15 PM
Sunday 8 January will be a paid day off for public sector workers on the occasion of Coptic Orthodox Christmas, which falls on 7 January, according to a decree issued by Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly.

World - Region
1/2/2023 5:28:36 PM
Tram and bus workers in the Tunisian capital staged a strike over delays in salaries and the lack of an end-of-year bonus Monday, creating traffic jams across Tunis.

Business - Economy
12/29/2022 4:43:00 PM
Egypt’s National Wages Council (NWC) has set the minimum wage for private sector workers at EGP 2,700 ($109) per month, up from the previous EGP 2,400, starting January 2023.

World - International
12/29/2022 1:50:41 PM
G7 foreign ministers on Thursday called on the Taliban to "urgently reverse" a ban on women working in Afghanistan's aid sector.

World - Region
12/28/2022 12:22:21 PM
With foreign workers making up the vast bulk of private sector jobs in the United Arab Emirates, the Gulf's second-largest economy wants to boost opportunities for its own citizens.

World - International
12/25/2022 7:56:29 PM
King Charles III evoked memories Sunday of his late mother, Queen Elizabeth II, as he broadcast his first Christmas message as monarch in a speech that also paid tribute to the ``selfless dedication'' of Britain's public service workers, many of whom are in a fight with the government over pay.

World - International
12/23/2022 12:57:04 PM
Passengers at UK airports on Friday faced long delays as Border Force officers walked out in the latest of a string of strikes by public sector workers over pay.

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