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Asia steps up virus efforts as second wave of infections strikes

Asia steps up virus efforts as second wave of infections strikes

From Australia's Bondi Beach to the streets of New Delhi, authorities across Asia ramped up efforts this weekend to stem the coronavirus amid fears of a second wave of infections ...

Quake strikes north of Zagreb, damages buildings

Quake strikes north of Zagreb, damages buildings

A large earthquake struck north of the Croatian capital Zagreb on Sunday, GFZ German Research Center for Geosciences said ...

Strikes, protests as French unions seek momentum to halt pension reform

Strikes, protests as French unions seek momentum to halt pension reform

French trade unions crippled transport, shut schools and brought hundreds of thousands of demonstrators into the streets on Tuesday in a redoubled effort to force President Emmanuel Macron ...

Zimbabwe doctors' labour leader 'kidnapped' during strikes: union

Zimbabwe doctors' labour leader 'kidnapped' during strikes: union

Union activists and rights campaigners on Sunday accused Zimbabwe's security forces of kidnapping the leader of a doctors' union, who disappeared during a strike he had helped organise.

Thousands rally in Hong Kong in fresh protests against extradition bill

Thousands rally in Hong Kong in fresh protests against extradition bill

Thousands braved thunderstorms in Hong Kong on Tuesday for a fresh wave of protests against a proposed extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial, but the Chinese-ruled city's leader said she would not back down.

Suspected bomb blast strikes south-Sweden town, about 20 injured

Suspected bomb blast strikes south-Sweden town, about 20 injured

An explosion thought to have been a bomb rocked a residential street in the town of Linkoping in southern Sweden on Friday, damaging several buildings and slightly injuring about 20 people, police officials said.

Teachers' strikes shut schools across Nepal

Teachers' strikes shut schools across Nepal

Temporary teachers in Nepal shut down schools across the country Tuesday, demanding that their contracts be made permanent, with protests affecting around six million students.

Saudi Arabia must halt Yemen strikes: UN child rights panel

Saudi Arabia must halt Yemen strikes: UN child rights panel

A UN human rights watchdog called on Saudi Arabia on Thursday to immediately halt its deadly air strikes against civilian targets in Yemen and to prosecute officials responsible for child casualties ...

Indian opposition calls protests over high fuel prices

Indian opposition calls protests over high fuel prices

The government has largely refused to cut taxes, drawing criticism from the main opposition Congress party for the "fuel loot".

Ryanair's Irish pilots to join widening strike on August 10

Ryanair's Irish pilots to join widening strike on August 10

Ryanair has suffered strikes in some of its other main markets such as Spain and Portugal as it struggles to reach collective labour agreements across Europe.

Faced with more strikes, Ryanair says prepared to move jobs

Faced with more strikes, Ryanair says prepared to move jobs

Faced with the prospect of widening strikes by crews in Europe, Ryanair Chief Executive Michael O'Leary on Tuesday threatened to move more jobs to Poland if walk-outs hurt its business.

Rebel-held south Syria hit by heaviest strikes yet

Rebel-held south Syria hit by heaviest strikes yet

The Syrian government and its Russian ally pounded rebel-held areas of the southern province of Daraa on Thursday with the heaviest air strikes of a two-week-old offensive, an AFP correspondent and a monitor reported.