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Qatar-based Al-Jazeera English's acting managing director, Giles Trendle, executive director of global communication, Abdulla al-Najjar, journalist Baher Mohamed and Al-Jazeera Media Network's acting
Al-Jazeera says to cut around 500 jobs

Qatar's state-funded broadcaster Al-Jazeera announced a fresh round of job cuts with around 500 positions being lost.

Al-Jazeera says to cut around 500 jobs
'Brexit' would 'threaten jobs', warn UK business leaders
'Brexit' would 'threaten jobs', warn UK business leaders

The bosses of more than a third of Britain's top companies urged voters to keep the country in the European Union.

'Brexit' would 'threaten jobs', warn UK business leaders
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Kazakh government confirms wages raise for teachers

Kazakhstan is increasing the salary of teachers from January 1, 2016.

Kazakh government confirms wages raise for teachers
Askhat Murzabayev. Photo © hipo.kz
25 y.o. Kazakhstani programmer donates $2 million for cancer research

Having worked at Barclays for half a year, a programmer from Kazakhstan Askhat Murzabayev earned a little over $2 million and donated the money to the International Cancer Research Center.

25 y.o. Kazakhstani programmer donates $2 million for cancer research
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China leads by number of foreign workers in Kazakhstan

China is the source of the largest portion of migrant workers in Kazakhstan.

China leads by number of foreign workers in Kazakhstan
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Kazakh President calls to look for new markets for domestic products

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has declared it is time for domestic enterprises to search for new markets to sell their products instead of Russia.

Kazakh President calls to look for new markets for domestic products
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Mass layoffs expected at ArcelorMittal Temirtau

ArcelorMittal Temirtau plans to dismiss almost one thousand Kazakhstan workers in 2014.

Mass layoffs expected at ArcelorMittal Temirtau
Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne. ©Reuters/Suzanne Plunkett
Britain demands jobless work for state hand-outs

Britons who are out of work for several years will be required to work full-time on community projects to receive state unemployment payments.

Britain demands jobless work for state hand-outs
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International Paper to close plant, cutting 1,100 jobs

International Paper said Wednesday it would close an Alabama plant amid falling paper demand as US consumers switch to online alternatives.

International Paper to close plant, cutting 1,100 jobs
Australia at crossroads as China boom ends: PM
Australia at crossroads as China boom ends: PM

Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd Thursday said the China resources boom was over, leaving the economy at a crossroads, as he called for a new productivity pact to boost competitiveness.

Australia at crossroads as China boom ends: PM
EU leaders pledge job funds, back new budget
EU leaders pledge job funds, back new budget

European leaders on Friday agreed to deploy 8.0 billion euros ($10.4 billion) to help create jobs for young people at a summit that also backed a tentative deal on the EU's next trillion-euro budget, despite simmering doubts.

EU leaders pledge job funds, back new budget
G20 pledge 'ambitious' steps to spur growth, jobs
G20 pledge 'ambitious' steps to spur growth, jobs

The Group of 20 economic powers pledged "ambitious" steps Friday to spur growth and job creation to get the crisis-scarred global economy back on track.

G20 pledge 'ambitious' steps to spur growth, jobs
GM Holden chairman and managing director Mark Reuss. ©REUTERS/Mick Tsikas
GM Holden cuts 500 jobs in Australia

Car manufacturer GM Holden announced Monday 500 jobs will be axed from plants in Australia, blaming the strength of the local dollar for squeezing sales.

GM Holden cuts 500 jobs in Australia
Shell puts last Australian refinery on market
Shell puts last Australian refinery on market

Global energy giant Shell announced Thursday it was selling its last remaining Australian refinery to focus on more sizeable assets abroad, a move that threatens 470 jobs.

Shell puts last Australian refinery on market
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TNT Express to shed 4,000 jobs after UPS takeover fails

Dutch post and courier company TNT Express said Monday it would shed around 4,000 jobs over the next three years as it restructures after US rival UPS' takeover bid failed in January.

TNT Express to shed 4,000 jobs after UPS takeover fails
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Brazil auto workers, GM fail to agree on job cuts

Brazilian auto workers on Friday failed to talk General Motors out of cutting 1,598 jobs as the two sides agreed to meet again next week.

Brazil auto workers, GM fail to agree on job cuts
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Dollar, euro gain in Asian trade after China data

The dollar and euro climbed against the yen in Asia on Thursday as positive Chinese manufacturing data boosted risk sentiment, while traders were also looking ahead to a crucial US jobs report.

Dollar, euro gain in Asian trade after China data
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Unemployment 30 mn higher than before crisis: ILO

There are now 30 million more people without jobs around the world than before the global financial crisis began, the head of the International Labour Organization said.

Unemployment 30 mn higher than before crisis: ILO
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Good jobs number electrifies Obama campaign

A relieved Barack Obama basked Saturday in shock good news as unemployment dipped below eight percent to the lowest point of his presidency, stealing headlines from Mitt Romney's thumping debate win.

Good jobs number electrifies Obama campaign
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Job strain boosts risk of heart disease by 23 percent: study

Workers who suffer job strain are 23-percent more likely to have a heart attack than stress-free counterparts, but the risk is far smaller than smoking or a sedentary lifestyle.

Job strain boosts risk of heart disease by 23 percent: study