German Chancellor Angela Merkel hosts European leaders in a bid to tackle sky-high youth unemployment.
Chancellor Angela Merkel hosts EU talks on felling sky-high youth unemployment less than three months before German elections.
Spaniards are buying fewer cars, fewer clothes and even cutting back on smoking as a grinding recession and rising unemployment force them to slash spending, dealing a severe blow to manufacturers and shops.
Several thousand workers protested in Sarajevo against the government's economic policies, demanding their back pay.
Global commodity markets were hit this week by weaker-than-expected manufacturing data in key consumers China and the United States.
Unemployment in Germany rose in April as companies become more cautious about hiring in face of the slowing economy, but the labour market nevertheless remains robust.
Kazakhstan Ministry of Labor and Social Protection plans to retain unemployment at 5-percent level annually by 2020.
Raising the retirement age for women will cause a dramatic jobs deficit and unemployment in Kazakhstan: experts.
Spanish youths demonstrated Sunday in cities across Spain and near the country's embassies abroad against sky-high unemployment and poor working conditions.
The number of citizens in Kazakhstan's largest city Almaty will reach 1.6 million people by 2015.
In Romania, one of the EU's poorest countries, hope to many has come in the form of a computer recycling program that is helping jobless adults and disadvantaged Roma youth beat the odds.
Australia Friday rejected a bid for blanket heritage listing of Tasmania's Tarkine rainforest, angering environmentalists who said it would allow mining and could threaten the Tasmanian devil.
The number of Spaniards officially registered as unemployed rose to 4.98 million in January, according to Labour Ministry data released Monday, as the country's recession deepened.
Five years after the global financial crisis hit, unemployment numbers continue to soar, with a record 202 million people worldwide expected to be officially jobless this year.
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.
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.
The US economy created a solid 163,000 jobs in July, helping President Barack Obama dull Republican attacks despite a slight uptick in the jobless rate.
Women are looking for a job more frequently than men in Astana.
Weak jobs data threw President Barack Obama on the defensive Friday, as Republican White House hopeful Mitt Romney told America's middle class it did not have to put up with such misery.
Hired personnel made up 5 600 000 (67.2% of all the employed), 172 000 up against 2010, with the self-employed making up 2 700 000 (over 32%).
- Angela Merkel
- European Union
- United States
- Asia Pacific
- United Nations
- Barack Obama
- Mitt Romney