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World - International
8/13/2022 1:06:41 PM
Thousands of U.K. train drivers walked off the job Saturday in a strike over jobs, pay and conditions, scuppering services across much of the country. The action was the latest in a spreading series of strikes by British workers seeking substantial raises to offset soaring prices for food and fuel.

World - International
8/11/2022 12:56:18 PM
Global oil demand will rise more than previously forecast this year as heatwaves and soaring gas prices are prompting countries to switch fuels for power generation, the International Energy Agency said Thursday.

War in Ukraine - Economy
8/4/2022 1:17:14 PM
Mining and commodities trading group Glencore posted on Thursday a ninefold increase in profit in a first half of the year, fuelled by soaring prices of oil, gas and coal.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
7/29/2022 6:48:00 PM
Soaring prices are pushing many countries to the precipice.

World - International
6/27/2022 3:50:29 PM
The increase of prices for fuel and other basic commodities has sparked protests around the world as global inflation begins to bite, with protesters crying that pay is not enough to keep up with soaring prices.

War in Ukraine - Economy
6/26/2022 1:04:56 PM
Leaders of three French energy companies on Sunday called on the French public to immediately reduce consumption of fuel, oil, electricity and gas amid shortages and soaring prices due to Russia's supply cuts and the war in Ukraine.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
6/21/2022 10:02:06 PM
The world is suffering from soaring prices across the board in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic and the ongoing Ukraine war.

War in Ukraine - Economy
5/14/2022 6:26:54 PM
India banned wheat exports without government approval Saturday after its hottest March on record hit production, in a blow to countries reeling from supply shortages and soaring prices since Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

World - International
5/11/2022 1:03:37 PM
After a year of soaring prices for gas, food and other necessities, inflation may have eased slightly in April from a 40-year high, the first slowdown after seven consecutive months of worsening price increases.

World - Region
4/2/2022 1:37:31 PM
The Muslim holy month of Ramadan, when the faithful fast from dawn to dusk, began at sunrise Saturday in much of the Middle East, where Russia's invasion of Ukraine has sent energy and food prices soaring.

World - International
3/23/2022 2:53:59 PM
A lorry drivers' strike, mass protests by farmers and fishermen, industrial production stoppages: record inflation levels have fuelled growing anger with Spain's left-wing government as energy prices go through the roof.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
2/18/2021 7:50:00 PM
Sudan faces towering economic challenges, including a huge budget deficit and widespread shortages of essential goods and soaring prices of bread and other staples

Business - Economy
5/31/2013 10:14:25 AM
Tax hikes and soaring prices force cash-strapped Egyptians to resort to toxic contraband for their nicotine fix as smuggled cigarettes flood market through unsecured borders and weak internal law enforcement

Business - Economy
7/10/2012 4:34:52 PM
Inflation jumps by over a third year-on-year, reflecting soaring prices for basic foods and transport

Business - Economy
12/27/2011 4:45:30 PM
In the wake of soaring prices on the black market and mounting criticism from the Egypt Free Shops Company and the tourism ministry, the decision to restrict alcohol and cigarette purchases is withdrawn

Business - Economy
12/7/2011 2:38:31 PM
Drought, rebel fighting and trade blockades have sent living costs rocketing this year in the new country's volatile northern region

Arts & Culture - Film
10/5/2011 3:40:51 PM
With the soaring prices of energy subsidies, cinemas in Iran are facing tough financial problems and threaten to close down

Business - Economy
8/2/2011 11:43:14 AM
Egypt's first post-Mubarak holiday has begun, but in the wake of a revolution partly spurred by frustration over soaring prices of food and consumer goods it looks like citizens will be paying more than ever

Business - Economy
4/30/2011 2:52:51 PM
High first-quarter earnings for oil companies come as consumers struggle with soaring prices at the pumps, prompting a presidential attack on 'unwarranted subsidies'

Business - Economy
3/26/2011 10:47:45 AM
Rising costs of living may yet push war-weary Sudanese onto the streets

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