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.
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.
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.
European airlines say hundreds of flights were delayed or cancelled on Thursday due to a strike by air traffic controllers in France.
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.
Millions of workers and government employees went on a day-long strike across India on Friday, protesting against the government's reform policies and demanding better pay.
More than 300 Palestinian prisoners on Saturday halted a hunger strike after Israel prison authorities agreed to end ‘humiliating’ body searches and return recently transferred prisoners ...
A regime air strike killed at least 13 members of the same family, including eight children, in central Syria on Wednesday, a monitor said.