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New US-led Syria strike kills 80 relatives of IS fighters: monitor

Birut - A US-led coalition air strike on the eastern Syrian town of Mayadeen early Friday killed at least 80 relatives of Islamic State group fighters, a monitoring group told AFP."The toll includes 33 children.

New US-led Syria strike kills 80 relatives of IS fighters: monitor

Birut - A US-led coalition air strike on the eastern Syrian town of Mayadeen early Friday killed at least 80 relatives of Islamic State group fighters, a monitoring group told AFP."The toll includes 33 children.

New US-led Syria strike kills 80 relatives of IS fighters: monitor

Birut - A US-led coalition air strike on the eastern Syrian town of Mayadeen early Friday killed at least 80 relatives of Islamic State group fighters, a monitoring group told AFP."The toll includes 33 children.

Moscow says US coalition strikes on Syrian forces 'unacceptable'

Moscow - Russia on Friday condemned strikes by the US-led coalition against Syrian forces as "unacceptable", state media reported, after the bombing of pro-government troops.

Greeks mark May Day with strike, demos against fresh cuts

Atenas - Greek trade unions marked May Day on Monday with a 24-hour nationwide strike and protests against looming new cuts demanded by the country's creditors in return for bailout cash.

After turbulent protests, Brazil cleans up littered streets

Rio De Janeiro - Brazilian authorities were working Saturday to clear away the remains of barricades, burned-out buses and trash strewn about the streets during a general strike the previous day that saw violent clashes between protesters and police.

Violence mars Brazil's anti-austerity general strike

Rio De Janeiro - Police in Brazil tear-gassed demonstrators and rioters burned buses in the violent conclusion of a general strike that shut down transport, schools and banks in protest against austerity reforms.

Clashes at protest to support Palestinian hunger strikers

Palestinian - Several dozen Palestinian protesters clashed with Israeli forces Thursday outside a prison where detainees are on a hunger strike, while a group of Israeli hardliners nearby taunted prisoners by barbecuing.

Hundreds of Palestinians in Israeli jails launch mass hunger strike

Ramallah - Hundreds of Palestinians in Israeli jails launched a hunger strike on Monday following a call from leader and prominent prisoner Marwan Barghouti, a Palestinian Authority official said.

Sao Paulo train strike strands hundreds of thousands

S - Hundreds of thousands of commuters in Sao Paulo were stranded Tuesday as a train strike hit the suburbs of Brazil's biggest city.

Jets launch raids from Syria base hit by US: monitor

Birut - Two warplanes took off from a central Syrian airbase Friday hours after it was struck by US missiles and carried out bombing raids nearby, a monitoring group said.

Syria rebels welcome US strike, urge more

Birut - Syrian rebels on Friday welcomed a US strike on a government airbase, but urged additional action, with one powerful faction saying a single strike was "not enough.

Syria army says six dead in US missile strike

Damascus - Six people were killed and serious damage caused by a US missile strike on a Syrian air base in the centre of the country early Friday, Syria's army said.

US strikes on Syrian base: what we know

Birut - The missile strike against a Syrian airbase marks the first time the United States has directly attacked the regime of President Bashar al-Assad.Here is what we know so far about the target and the outcome of the strike.

Scuffles, planes grounded in Argentina strike

Buenos Aires - Airlines in Argentina grounded international flights and riot police scuffled with protesters Thursday as workers staged a general strike to protest job and pay cuts.

Russian truck drivers strike against road tax

Moscow - Hundreds of truck drivers across Russia have stopped working, demanding that the government repeals a controversial transport levy, a coordinator told AFP Wednesday.

Coalition says it hit Mosul site where civilians reportedly killed

Baghdad - The US-led coalition against the Islamic State group said Saturday that it struck a location in west Mosul where civilians were reportedly killed by aerial bombing."An initial review of strike data...

Argentine teachers stage mass protest

Buenos Aires - Tens of thousands of Argentine public school teachers protested Wednesday for higher salaries, the latest salvo in an increasingly nasty dispute with President Mauricio Macri's government.

World's top copper mine suspends projects over strike

Santiago - A lengthy strike at the world's largest copper mine, BHP Billiton's Escondida in Chile, forced the Anglo-Australian mining giant to suspend plans Wednesday for two major investments there.BHP Billiton, which owns a 57.

Peru copper miners strike, adding to Chile stoppage

- Workers at a US-owned copper mine in Peru launched a wage strike Friday, heightening pressure on the market for the key commodity already hit by a similar stoppage in Chile.

More than 650 flights grounded as Berlin ground crew strike

Frankfurt Am Main - More than 650 flights at the German capital Berlin's airports were cancelled Friday as ground crews launched a fresh round of strikes, airport operator FBB said.

Teacher strike closes schools in Argentina

Buenos Aires - A teachers' strike for higher pay in Argentina forced the suspension of classes Monday at the start of the new school term, in a challenge to President Mauricio Macri.

Italy taxis stop strike over 'Uber' benefits

Rome - Taxi drivers in Italy striking over delays to legislation regulating Uber and car-hire services stopped their protests late Tuesday after reaching a deal with the government.

DC restaurants to close in immigrant solidarity show

Washington - Some of the US capital's finest restaurants are putting their money where their mouths are: shutting down for a day to protest President Donald Trump's anti-immigrant policies.

Talks to end Chile copper mine strike postponed

Antofagasta - Negotiations aimed at ending a strike that has halted production at the world's biggest copper mine were postponed indefinitely Wednesday, the government and a union said.

Striking Chile copper miners accept govt mediation

Santiago - Chilean miners who have rattled commodity markets by halting production at the world's biggest copper pit agreed Tuesday to restart government-mediated negotiations to end their strike.

Kenya jails doctors' officials as strike drama deepens

Nairobi - A Kenyan court on Monday jailed seven union officials for a month over a doctors strike that has crippled public hospitals for 10 weeks.The sentencing prompted the union to say it was calling off talks with the government.

Strike at world's top copper mine could last 2 months

Santiago - Striking workers at the world's top copper mine, BHP Billiton's Escondida in Chile, said Friday they were prepared to hold out for two months in their bid for higher salaries.

Workers strike at world's top copper mine

Santiago - Workers at the world's top copper mine, BHP Billiton's Escondida in Chile, launched what they vowed would be a "long and hard" strike Thursday, causing jitters on world commodity markets.

World's biggest copper mine faces 'long, hard' strike

Santiago - Workers at the world's largest copper mine, BHP Billiton's Escondida in Chile, are vowing to launch a "long and hard" strike Thursday for pay increases, causing jitters on world markets.
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Ontario Federation of Labour President Sid Ryan addressed the crowd of library workers, union members and supporters outside of Toronto city hall.
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Verizon workers on strike.
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Elementary Teachers  Federation of Ontario held a one-day strike across the Toronto Area on what is ...
Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario held a one-day strike across the Toronto Area on what is called "Super Tuesday." It also included a protest in front of Kathleen Wynne's constituency office in Leaside.
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Trade unions in Belgium believe the Eurobonds can bring relief to the troubled Euro.
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Detroit Tigers player strikes out
File photo: Nationwide protests in Greece.
File photo: Nationwide protests in Greece.
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Scenes of protest in Lisbon - European general strike on November 14.
Scenes of protest in Lisbon - European general strike on November 14.
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Scenes of protest in Lisbon - visit by German Chancellor Angela Merkel on November 12.
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Mary Bistol, Toronto Public Library librarian, speaks to the crowd talking about how important libraries are to the community.
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Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario held a one-day strike across the Toronto Area on what is called "Super Tuesday." It also included a protest in front of Kathleen Wynne's constituency office in Leaside.