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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.

Kenyan doctors given another five days to end strike

Nairobi - A Kenyan court on Thursday gave doctors and nurses five days to end a crippling nationwide strike, reneging on an earlier threat to jail union officials.

Rail, airline strikes bring fresh transport chaos to Britain

London - Industrial action brought fresh disruption for travellers in Britain on Tuesday as rail workers and airline cabin crew walked off the job, the day after a major strike on the London Underground.

Kenya doctors reject offer as strike hits second month

Nairobi - Kenyan doctors on Friday rejected the government's offer of a 40 percent pay rise in the latest bid to end a month-long strike that has crippled public hospitals across the country.

Rail strike, fog hit UK transport

London - Rail services in southern England were hit by a fresh strike on Saturday and fog caused the cancellation of dozens of flights at London's main airport.

Eiffel Tower reopens after five-day strike

Paris - The Eiffel Tower reopened to the public on Sunday after a labour strike closed the Paris landmark for five days.

Eiffel Tower strike extends into holiday season

Paris - The festive season in Paris kicked off Saturday without any tourist trips to the iconic Eiffel Tower, where a labour strike ground on for a fifth day.

'Full French experience' at strike-hit Eiffel Tower

Paris - Tourists discovering Paris for the first time this week have had an unwelcome introduction to France's strike culture: a four-day stoppage at the Eiffel Tower has left thousands disappointed.

Eiffel Tower shut by third strike of 2016

Paris - Workers at the Eiffel Tower concerned over an upcoming paint job at the famous landmark went on strike Tuesday, the third stoppage at the monument in six months.

Thousands demonstrate in Greece over new budget cuts

Atenas - Thousands of Greek trade unionists demonstrated on Thursday against planned new cuts demanded by international creditors in a general strike that shut down several key sectors.

Lufthansa pilots' strike forces airline to axe 1,700 flights

Frankfurt Am Main - A renewed pilots' strike will ground around 1,700 flights at European aviation giant Lufthansa on Tuesday and Wednesday, the group said, as a long-running and costly battle over pay drags on.

Lufthansa pilots plan new strikes Tuesday and Wednesday

Berlin - Pilots at German flag carrier Lufthansa will resume their strike on Tuesday and Wednesday, their union said, as talks over a dispute concerning wages ended without a resolution.

100,000 passengers hit on third day of Lufthansa strike

Berlin - Germany's flagship airline Lufthansa said 830 domestic and European flights were being scrapped on Friday, affecting more than 100,000 passengers, on the third day of a strike by pilots demanding higher pay.

Strikes in Greece against new cuts

Atenas - Strikes hit Greece on Thursday against a new round of tax hikes and labour changes considered by the government under the country's EU rescue deal.

115,000 passengers hit as Lufthansa strike heads into second day

Berlin - Pilots at German flagship carrier Lufthansa stayed away from work for a second straight day Thursday, forcing the airline to scrap 912 flights and grounding 115,000 more passengers.

Venezuelan president threatens to jail opponents

Caracas - Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro threatened on Friday to jail his political opponents if they follow through on their vow of launching a legislative trial to remove him from power.

Venezuela opposition challenges president with strike

Caracas - Venezuela's opposition sought to pressure President Nicolas Maduro on Friday with a strike, which he threatened to break with army takeovers of paralyzed firms.
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Local 4948 President Maureen O'Reilly talks to reporters during a scrum about Monday's strike and the current negotiations with the City.
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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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People deposited their garbage at the doors of the banks during the recent strike by garbage workers in Spain.
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Smithsonian Workers Strike
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Protesters in Madrid, Spain - 29 March 2012
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People deposited their garbage at the doors of the banks during the recent strike by garbage workers...
People deposited their garbage at the doors of the banks during the recent strike by garbage workers in Spain.
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Huge crowd walks the picket line outside of Toronto City Hall in support of libraries and its worker...
Huge crowd walks the picket line outside of Toronto City Hall in support of libraries and its workers.
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Protesters in Madrid, Spain on 29 March 2012
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Walmart workers on strike walk a picket line during a protest over unsafe working conditions and poor wages outside a Walmart store in Pico Rivera, California, October 4
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Smithsonian Workers Strike
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Canadian New Democratic Party Member of Parliament and NDP leadership candidate Peggy Nash speaks with Local 4948 President Maureen O'Reilly outside of Toronto city hall.
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Cibeles, Madrid, 29 March 2012
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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.
Many library and union members walking the picket line outside of Toronto City Hall.
Many library and union members walking the picket line outside of Toronto City Hall.
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Transit employees on strike Day 4, Dartmouth NS
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Workers across Europe protest against government austerity policies
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