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Jan 11, 2019
Hartal's own state: Frequent strikes in Kerala combined with populace's laidback attitude often bring public life to haltKeralites were in a two-day celebrating mode after the nationwide hartal declared by the national co-ordination committee of trade unions.
Mar 22, 2018
Massive public sector strikes to rock France starting today: Transport, school, hospital staff up in arms against economic reformsA wave of industrial action is set to hit France starting Thursday as labour unions lash out at President Emmanuel Macron's string of reforms.
Jan 08, 2016
Opposing Gajendra Chauhan: Do fresh protests at FTII indicate a repeat of 2015 strikes?The protest by students at FTII campus on Thursday, that apparently led to a lathi-charge by the police, indicates another round of strikes.
Apr 30, 2015
Syrian government strikes targeting rebels kill more than 20 civiliansActivists say Syrian government forces have killed at least 20 civilians while targeting rebels in the northwest who have been advancing in recent weeks.
Jan 31, 2015
Ukraine: 12 civilians killed in artillery fire in DonetskArtillery fire killed at least 12 civilians in the main rebel stronghold of Donetsk on Friday amid fierce fighting between pro-Russia separatists and government troops.
Aug 28, 2014
Kolkata taxi drivers go on strike for sixth time in a monthOnce again commuters were at their wits' end in Kolkata as taxis remained off the roads on Thursday with drivers participating in a march to the state transport department headquarters in protest against "police atrocities".
Jun 12, 2014
Brazil grapples with joy, frustration ahead of World CupAfter enduring a year of anti-government protests that tied up roads and strikes that paralyzed public transport, schools, and other services, many exhausted Brazilians finally are preparing to cheer on their beloved team, though in what may be the flattest pre-Cup climate they've yet seen.
Jun 06, 2014
Brazil cannot guarantee readiness for World Cup: Sports MinisterOn a day when a transport workers's strike brought part of Brazil's biggest city to a halt, Brazil's Sports Minister said it was impossible to promise his country would be ready for next week's opening match of the World Cup.
Sep 07, 2013
Syria is 'not another Iraq or Afghanistan': ObamaPresident Barack Obama told his war-weary country on Saturday that America needs to use limited military force in Syria to deter future chemical weapons attacks, but said he did not want to enter into another costly and protracted war.
Sep 06, 2013
Xi urges Obama to seek a political solution with SyriaChinese President Xi Jinping told his US counterpart Barack Obama on Friday that the crisis in Syria should not be resolved through a military strike and urged him to consider a political solution, state news agency Xinhua said.