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Lufthansa cancels 876 flights over pilot strike
Lufthansa cancels 876 flights over pilot strike

Out of its roughly 3,000 scheduled flights, 876 would be cancelled due to the strike, "affecting some 100,000 passengers".

Lufthansa cancels 876 flights over pilot strike
Hungarian teachers stage nationwide walkout
Hungarian teachers stage nationwide walkout

Hundreds of Hungarian teachers held a nationwide walkout in a growing revolt against the government's tight grip on education

Hungarian teachers stage nationwide walkout
Six children killed, maimed daily in Yemen since Saudi air strikes began: UN
Six children killed, maimed daily in Yemen since Saudi air strikes began: UN

Six children have been killed or maimed daily in Yemen since Saudi-led air strikes began a year ago, the UN said Tuesday, warning the conflict was taking a horrifying toll on the country's youth.

Six children killed, maimed daily in Yemen since Saudi air strikes began: UN
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Kazakhstan's experts comment on Russian air strikes in Syria

Kazakhstan’s experts have commented on the air strikes made by Russian forces on Wednesday targeting the militants of the so-called Islamic State.

Kazakhstan's experts comment on Russian air strikes in Syria
Union announces further London Underground walkouts
Union announces further London Underground walkouts

London's Underground staff are to hold two further 24-hour strikes later this month, threatening more chaos for commuters already hit by strikers protesting plans for night services.

Union announces further London Underground walkouts
London Tube strike causes major disruption
London Tube strike causes major disruption

Millions of Londoners were forced to walk, cycle or take packed buses to and from work as Underground staff staged their second strike in a month over plans to run trains all night.

London Tube strike causes major disruption
Belgium cut off from world by national strike
Belgium cut off from world by national strike

Belgium ground to a halt in its biggest strike in years Monday as trade unions grounded flights, cut international rail links and shut sea ports to protest the new government's austerity plans.

Belgium cut off from world by national strike
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Workers in West Kazakhstan on strike against low wages

Worker of KazStroyService in West Kazakhstan Oblast have gone on strike demanding higher wages.

Workers in West Kazakhstan on strike against low wages
Eight hospitalized after US lightning strike
Eight hospitalized after US lightning strike

Eight people, including a teenager, were taken to hospital Sunday following a freak lightning strike at bustling Venice Beach, the Los Angeles Fire Department said.

Eight hospitalized after US lightning strike
Gaza toll at 118 in day five of Israeli strikes
Gaza toll at 118 in day five of Israeli strikes

Thirteen Palestinians have been killed in Israeli air strikes on the Gaza Strip early Saturday, bringing the toll on the fifth day of violence to 118, medics said.

Gaza toll at 118 in day five of Israeli strikes
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One million strike in Britain over pay and cuts: unions

More than one million public sector workers went on strike in Britain Thursday over pay and spending cuts by the government imposed as part of its austerity programme, trade unions said.

One million strike in Britain over pay and cuts: unions
Street lights are seen in front of the illuminated Parthenon temple. ©Reuters/Alkis Konstantinidis
Power cuts in Greece amid anti-privatisation strike

Greece faced nationwide power cuts on Thursday as a rolling strike began against government plans to break up the country's main electricity provider.

Power cuts in Greece amid anti-privatisation strike
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China workers strike over Japanese boss' war denial

Around 1,000 Chinese workers went on strike after their Japanese boss denied Tokyo had invaded China and said its 1930s actions were to "help" the country escape colonial rule, state-run media reported.

China workers strike over Japanese boss' war denial
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63 Palestinian prisoners suspend hunger strike: lawyer

Sixty-three Palestinian prisoners have suspended the hunger strike which they have observed in Israeli jails since late April, one of their lawyers said.

63 Palestinian prisoners suspend hunger strike: lawyer
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France set for travel chaos as flights cut due to air strike

France braced for travel chaos after the country's civil aviation body urged airlines on Monday to cut flights by up to 20 percent in Paris and some other cities due to an air controllers' strike.

France set for travel chaos as flights cut due to air strike
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Workers producing parts of equipment for Kashagan go on strike

Dozens of workers launched the campaign to demand the salaries owed to them since December 2013.

Workers producing parts of equipment for Kashagan go on strike
At least 10 dead as Islamists strike again on Kenya's coast
At least 10 dead as Islamists strike again on Kenya's coast

At least 10 people were killed in a new overnight attack near Kenya's coast, police said Tuesday, just 24 hours after Somalia's Shebab rebels massacred close to 50 people in the same area.

At least 10 dead as Islamists strike again on Kenya's coast
Test for Hollande as French rail strike drags on
Test for Hollande as French rail strike drags on

France's longest rail strike in years was set to go into a seventh day Tuesday after unions said a first meeting with management failed to address their demands.

Test for Hollande as French rail strike drags on
Rio airport staff call partial strike for World Cup opener
Rio airport staff call partial strike for World Cup opener

Ground staff at Rio de Janeiro's airports have called a 24-hour partial strike Thursday, the day Brazil hosts the opening match of the World Cup.

Rio airport staff call partial strike for World Cup opener
France hit by national train strike
France hit by national train strike

French commuters faced traffic chaos Wednesday amid a national train strike called by trade unions in protest against a proposed railway reform aimed at containing the sector's soaring debt.

France hit by national train strike