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World - International
4/28/2022 11:36:02 AM
Businesses were closed, teachers absent and public transportation interrupted as Sri Lankans heeded a call for a general strike Thursday to pressure the president to step down over a growing economic and political crisis.

World - International
4/6/2022 12:27:00 PM
Public transport largely ground to a halt in the Greek capital Wednesday and state-run services remained shuttered as workers walked off the job in a 24-hour general strike to protest rising prices.

Multimedia - In Pictures
3/29/2022 4:39:52 PM

World - Region
1/13/2022 3:13:00 PM
Schools, universities and many shops were closed in Lebanon on Thursday as a general strike by public transportation and labour unions paralyzed the crisis-hit Mideast nation.

World - Region
11/10/2021 4:05:15 PM
A Tunisian city held a general strike on Wednesday after a protester died of tear gas inhalation during angry demonstrations over the reopening of a rubbish dump.

World - Region
6/17/2021 5:07:02 PM
Banks and government offices were shut and several shops in central Beirut were also closed

Multimedia -
5/18/2021 5:00:00 PM
It is the first such strike since the six-month long Palestinian general strike against the British mandate in 1936, is also being held in response to settler mob violence against Palestinians

World - Region
5/18/2021 4:00:00 PM
Tuesday's nationwide Palestinian general strike, the first such strike since the six-month long Palestinian general strike against the British mandate in 1936

World - International
3/8/2021 12:20:21 PM
Banks, stores, shopping malls and some clothing factories were closed following an appeal by trade unions for a general strike to bring the economy to a standstill

World - International
2/22/2021 2:07:07 PM
Protesters gathered in Myanmar's biggest city on Monday despite the ruling junta's threat to use lethal force against people who join a general strike against the military's takeover three weeks ago

World - Region
5/30/2019 5:29:45 PM
Civil wars and the failing call for a general strike add to the rifts within the ranks of Sudan’s Alliance of Freedom and Change, threatening the unity of the opposition bloc

World - Region
5/26/2019 2:56:49 PM
The National Umma Party, led by former premier Sadiq Al-Mahdi, said any such decision should be taken by a council of leaders of the protest movement

World - Region
11/6/2018 9:09:20 PM

World - Region
9/27/2018 6:18:41 PM

World - Africa
9/27/2018 3:08:28 PM

Multimedia -
3/31/2018 3:33:17 PM
Palestinians in the occupied West Bank honored a call for a general strike in solidarity with Gaza after Israel killed 16 Palestinians Friday on the anniversary of Land Day

World - Region
3/31/2018 1:27:51 PM
General strike honoured in occupied West Bank; limited protests in Gaza a day after Israel killed 15 unarmed Palestinians; Egypt condemns Israel use of 'excessive force'; EU, UN call for independent probe

World - Region
5/22/2017 5:22:11 PM
Businesses, schools and banks closed their doors in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem in a show of support for prisoners as US President Donald Trump arrived on two-day visit

World - Region
4/11/2017 7:28:00 PM

World - International
4/6/2017 5:54:37 PM

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