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North Korea says ready to strike US aircraft carrier

North Korea says ready to strike US aircraft carrier

North Korea said on Sunday it was ready to sink a US aircraft carrier to demonstrate its military might, as two Japanese navy ships joined a US carrier group for exercises in the western Pacific.

Palestinians in Israeli jails launch mass hunger strike

Palestinians in Israeli jails launch mass hunger strike

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.

Berlin airport workers to strike again over pay

Berlin airport workers to strike again over pay

Ground staff at Berlin's two airports will start a 25-hour strike on Monday, the Verdi union said on Sunday, stepping up action in a pay dispute that has already caused the cancellation of around 1,000 flights.

Police fire tear gas as B'desh protest turns violent

Police fire tear gas as B'desh protest turns violent

Bangladesh police fired riot guns and tear gas Wednesday as a protest by bus drivers and truckers turned violent, with several injured in clashes that saw a low-grade bomb hurled at officers.

Kenyan judge orders jail for doctors' union officials

Kenyan judge orders jail for doctors' union officials

A Kenyan judge on Monday ordered that officials from the national doctors' union be jailed for one month amid an ongoing strike over pay and conditions in public hospitals.

Israeli Arabs strike in protest at house demolitions

Israeli Arabs strike in protest at house demolitions

Arabs across Israel closed businesses and schools on Wednesday in a one-day strike to protest against the demolition of Arab homes built without the required, but hard-to-get, permits.

Eiffel Tower shut by third strike of 2016

Eiffel Tower shut by third strike of 2016

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.

Strikes at German budget airlines ground 400 flights

Strikes at German budget airlines ground 400 flights

Strikes at German low-cost airlines Eurowings and Germanwings led to the cancellation of nearly 400 flights Thursday, stranding some 40,000 passengers, a spokesman for the two companies said.

Kenya Airways pilots call for indefinite strike

Kenya Airways pilots call for indefinite strike

Kenya Airways said on Thursday it will be forced to halt ticket sales unless its pilots withdraw a strike threat that has prompted cancellations by worried passengers.

Air France blames attacks, strikes as fall in bookings accelerates

Air France blames attacks, strikes as fall in bookings accelerates

Air France expects a further decline in bookings over the coming months as a result of Islamist militant attacks and a cabin crew strike during the summer, the airline's boss Jean-Marc Janaillac said.

Flights cancelled over French air traffic control strike

Flights cancelled over French air traffic control strike

European airlines say hundreds of flights were delayed or cancelled on Thursday due to a strike by air traffic controllers in France.

Strike over Cauvery water paralyses India's IT hub

Strike over Cauvery water paralyses India's IT hub

Offices, stores and educational establishments were closed in India's southern state of Karnataka and its capital Bengaluru during a day-long strike on Friday.