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Air strikes in east Syria kill 12 civilians: monitor

Air strikes in east Syria kill 12 civilians: monitor

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.

Germany's Ryanair flights take off despite strike

Germany's Ryanair flights take off despite strike

Passengers travelling with Ryanair in Germany on Friday saw little disruption from a four-hour strike called by a pilots' union, with most flights leaving as scheduled, and only some delays.

Nigerian oil union begins nationwide strike

Nigerian oil union begins nationwide strike

One of Nigeria's largest oil unions launched a nationwide strike on Monday over the laying off of its workers, its general secretary said.

Sri Lankan unions call off rail strike after backlash

Sri Lankan unions call off rail strike after backlash

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.

Some Ryanair pilots in Ireland to strike, German union steps up pressure

Some Ryanair pilots in Ireland to strike, German union steps up pressure

Some of Ryanair's Irish-based pilots served notice of a one-day strike on Tuesday and German pilots' union Vereinigung Cockpit said strike action was also possible in Germany ...

Egyptian forces strike militants after deadly mosque attack

Egyptian forces strike militants after deadly mosque attack

Egypt's military said on Saturday it had carried out air strikes and raids overnight against militants held responsible for killing more than 230 worshippers at a mosque in North Sinai.

Strike called in Bangladesh over power price rise

Strike called in Bangladesh over power price rise

The strike will begin on Thursday morning and end in the early afternoon, after the pope is expected to land in Dhaka following a visit to neighbouring Myanmar.

US-led coalition denies deadly Syria strikes

US-led coalition denies deadly Syria strikes

The US-led coalition battling the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq denied on Tuesday that it had carried out deadly air strikes around the Syrian city of Deir Ezzor.

Indian protesters end Darjeeling strike after 104 days

Indian protesters end Darjeeling strike after 104 days

The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM), a movement demanding the formation of a separate Indian state for ethnic Gorkhas in West Bengal, said it would enter into talks with the government.

Travellers face delays as Barcelona airport security staff strike

Travellers face delays as Barcelona airport security staff strike

Holidaymakers faced delays and long queues at Barcelona's El Prat airport on Friday, the first day of strikes by security staff that may be stepped up in coming weeks.

Tens of thousands stranded by Sri Lanka doctors' strike

Tens of thousands stranded by Sri Lanka doctors' strike

Tens of thousands of patients have been left in the lurch by a doctor-led strike at Sri Lanka's state-run hospitals, a consumer rights group said Saturday.

Alitalia strike grounds 200 flights

Alitalia strike grounds 200 flights

A strike at Italian carrier Alitalia, placed in administration earlier this month, grounded 200 flights Sunday, the airline said, adding it managed to reassign some 80 percent of passengers affected.