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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.

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.