Portuguese police escorted fuel trucks on Monday to supply petrol stations at the start of a tanker drivers' strike, an AFP reporter said.
Britain's Court of Appeal has rejected an attempt by British Airways to stop proposed strike action by its pilots, the pilots' union said on Wednesday, calling on the company to hold more talks to prevent industrial action.
Tens of thousands of Indian doctors went on strike Monday calling for more protection against violence by patients and their families, as parliament met for the first time since national elections.
Scandinavian airline SAS and unions are close to reaching a deal to end a pilot strike that has grounded 380,000 passengers over the past week, Norwegian media reported on Thursday.
Forces loyal to Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar said Saturday they had been targeted by an air strike, as fresh fighting flared south of Tripoli.
Thousands of students took to the streets of Algeria on Sunday against President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's bid for a fifth term, as schools shut and transport in the capital halted as part of a protest strike.
Thousands of air passengers were stranded in Kenya on Wednesday after a strike by aviation workers at the main Nairobi airport led to the cancellation and delay of scores of flights and the use of riot police to break up the industrial action.
More than 50 flights were cancelled at Hamburg Airport on Monday after ground staff launched a last-minute, full-day strike.
Hundreds of flights were cancelled at eight German airports Tuesday, including at the nation's busiest travel hub Frankfurt, as security staff walked off the job in a deepening row over pay.
Several thousand people took the streets of Burkina Faso's capital Ouagadougou on Thursday as workers downed tools in a nationwide strike over higher fuel prices.