President Emmanuel Macron faced booing from hostile railway workers Wednesday while touring a town in eastern France, as spreading student protests and a fourth round of crippling train strikes in a month piled on the pressure.
Air France said Tuesday that seven day-long strikes since February by workers demanding higher pay are set to cost it 170 million euros ($209 million).
Syrian state TV said there were casualties in what it said was a suspected US missile attack on a major air base in central Syria but the United States denied it had launched any air strikes against the country.
Renewed labour strikes disrupted some rail service in France on Sunday, though authorities said the disruptions were not as severe as those experienced earlier in the week.
Four civilians were killed when police opened fire on stone-throwing mobs protesting anti-militancy operations in the southern Kashmir region on Sunday. Three soldiers and 13 militants died in three gun battles.
Doctors at public hospitals across Zimbabwe have gone on strike and will not return to work until the government meets their demands for better pay and working conditions ...
Half of Air France's long-haul flights out of Paris on Thursday will be cancelled due to a strike by pilots, cabin crew and ground staff, the carrier said.
Air strikes on one of the last villages still held by the Islamic State group in eastern Syria killed 12 civilians, including four children, a monitor said Monday.
Railway trade unions said they would return to work after receiving assurances from the government that their concerns over pay would be addressed within two months.