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Trump says readying executive orders on virus relief package

Trump says readying executive orders on virus relief package

President Donald Trump said Friday he was poised to sign executive orders to extend aid to Americans facing hardship due to the coronavirus pandemic ...

Eight dead in renewed Iraq protests as thousands hit the streets

Eight dead in renewed Iraq protests as thousands hit the streets

Eight demonstrators died in renewed rallies across Iraq's capital and the south on Friday, with the first reported use of live rounds in this wave of protests.

Protesters hold rallies for jobless Sudanese: witnesses

Protesters hold rallies for jobless Sudanese: witnesses

Crowds of protesters rallied Sunday in Sudan to show solidarity with the unemployed, witnesses said, amid an economic crisis that has fuelled months of demonstrations against President Omar al-Bashir's rule.

Indian jobless rate at multi-decade high, report says, in blow to Modi

Indian jobless rate at multi-decade high, report says, in blow to Modi

An official survey that has been withheld by the government shows India's unemployment rate rose to its highest level in at least 45 years in 2017/18, the Business Standard newspaper reported on Thursday ...

Indian statisticians quit over jobs report delay

Indian statisticians quit over jobs report delay

A top Indian statistics official has quit in protest at a government delay in the publication of a report many expect will show rising unemployment under Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Khamenei tells Rouhani govt to solve economic problems

Khamenei tells Rouhani govt to solve economic problems

Iranian lawmakers launched impeachment proceedings against the education minister on Wednesday, stepping up pressure on President Hassan Rouhani

US jobless rate hits 17-year low amid scarce labour

US jobless rate hits 17-year low amid scarce labour

Unemployment in the United States fell to a fresh 17-year low in April amid steady hiring, welcome news for the White House that also could increase the chance of faster interest rate hikes.

Tunisia says more than 900 arrests in anti-austerity violence

Tunisia says more than 900 arrests in anti-austerity violence

Interior ministry spokesman Khlifa Chibani said 41 people aged between 13 and 19 were detained on Sunday amid fresh protests.

200,000 Maratha protesters bring Mumbai to a halt

200,000 Maratha protesters bring Mumbai to a halt

An estimated 200,000 protesters brought India's financial capital Mumbai to a halt on Wednesday as they demanded set quotas for government jobs and colleges amid unemployment and reduced farm incomes.

Melania factor boosts tourism in Slovenia

Melania factor boosts tourism in Slovenia

The number of tourists in Slovenia rose by 8% year-on-year in March, boosted by the fact that new US First Lady Melania Trump was born in the country.

Turkey's tourism numbers continue to drop in February

Turkey's tourism numbers continue to drop in February

Turkey's tourism sector continued to welcome fewer visitors, with February numbers showing a 6.5% decline compared to the same month last year, data from the Tourism Ministry showed on Thursday.

UK economy plunges into unknown on Brexit

UK economy plunges into unknown on Brexit

Britain's economy was plunged into a dizzying unknown on Friday as the country lurched towards the EU exit, with the world economy bracing for a hit on growth and unemployment.