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Palestine shuts up shop to support hunger-striking prisoners

Protests across the West Bank and Gaza are designed to show solidarity with Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike in Israeli jails.

Protests across the West Bank and Gaza are designed to show solidarity with Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike in Israeli jails.

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Alitalia strike grounds 60 percent of flights

Unions are protesting against a drastic savings plan that would slash 2,000 jobs and cut salaries by a third.

Unions are protesting against a drastic savings plan that would slash 2,000 jobs and cut salaries by a third.

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French Guiana: ministers attempt to resolve unrest

High-ranking French ministers hold talks with protest leaders in French Guiana in an effort to resolve rising tensions across the department.

High-ranking French ministers hold talks with protest leaders in French Guiana in an effort to resolve rising tensions across the department.

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General strike begins in French Guiana

A general strike in protest over high rates of crime and unemployment begins in French Guiana

A general strike in protest over high rates of crime and unemployment begins in French Guiana

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Hundreds of flights cancelled in Berlin Airports strike

Hundreds of flights have been cancelled at Berlins’s two airports, causing further misery for passengers already hit by industrial action last week.

Hundreds of flights have been cancelled at Berlins’s two airports, causing further misery for passengers already hit by industrial action last week.

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Ground staff strike grounds nearly all Berlin airport flights

Thousands of air passengers were stranded on Friday as hundreds of flights were cancelled at Berlin’s two airports due to a strike by ground staff.

Thousands of air passengers were stranded on Friday as hundreds of flights were cancelled at Berlin’s two airports due to a strike by ground staff.

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Doctors walk out in Greece

Doctors in Greek state hospitals walk out in protest in central Athens over social security changes

Doctors in Greek state hospitals walk out in protest in central Athens over social security changes

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Metro and trams grind to a halt in Athens

Metro, urban rail and tram workers in Athens have walked off the job for 24 hours. They are angry about legislation that would allow the Athens transport organisation to use stations for commercial pu

Metro, urban rail and tram workers in Athens have walked off the job for 24 hours. They are angry about legislation that would allow the Athens transport organisation to use stations for commercial pu

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Transport strike causes traffic chaos in Athens

Transport workers in Athens have taken part in the first of three 24-hour strikes to object to legislation that would allow the transport organisation to make commercial use of…

Transport workers in Athens have taken part in the first of three 24-hour strikes to object to legislation that would allow the transport organisation to make commercial use of…

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Alitalia workers stage one-day strike

The stoppage comes after a meeting between the troubled airline's management and unions was cancelled on Wednesday.

The stoppage comes after a meeting between the troubled airline's management and unions was cancelled on Wednesday.

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Italy's angry taxi protests called off

Taxi drivers in Italy have called off their protests over delays to legislation regulating the ride-hire app Uber and other services. A deal has been reached with the government.

Taxi drivers in Italy have called off their protests over delays to legislation regulating the ride-hire app Uber and other services. A deal has been reached with the government.

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USA : "Day Without Immigrants" a country-wide strike

Businesses close their doors in solidarity as thousands strike across US cities protesting President Donald Trump's hard stance on immigration

Businesses close their doors in solidarity as thousands strike across US cities protesting President Donald Trump's hard stance on immigration

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Chaos in London as millions stranded by Tube strike

Why it is happening, what to do and where to look for information about your journey in the UK capital on Monday.

Why it is happening, what to do and where to look for information about your journey in the UK capital on Monday.

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General strike as Greece braces for more austerity

Greece ground to a halt on Thursday amid a general strike in protest at planned labour reforms and painful austerity cuts demanded by its EU and IMF lenders.

Greece ground to a halt on Thursday amid a general strike in protest at planned labour reforms and painful austerity cuts demanded by its EU and IMF lenders.

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More turbulence for Lufthansa

The German flag carrier says an estimated 1,706 flights will be cancelled on Tuesday and Wednesday due to a long-running pay dispute between management and pilots.

The German flag carrier says an estimated 1,706 flights will be cancelled on Tuesday and Wednesday due to a long-running pay dispute between management and pilots.

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Lufthansa cancels 1,700 flights as two day pilots' strike looms

Making the most of Monday’s flights from Frankfurt, passengers with Lufthansa are facing fresh misery on Tuesday and Wednesday with more strikes announced by the airline’s…

Making the most of Monday’s flights from Frankfurt, passengers with Lufthansa are facing fresh misery on Tuesday and Wednesday with more strikes announced by the airline’s…

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Travel misery as Lufthansa strike enters third day

A strike by Lufthansa pilots has entered its third day, and is affecting around 100,000 passengers after 850 more flights were cancelled.

A strike by Lufthansa pilots has entered its third day, and is affecting around 100,000 passengers after 850 more flights were cancelled.

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Lufthansa pilots extend latest pay strike until Saturday

Lufthansa pilots in Germany have said they will extend strike action again until Saturday, this time targeting long-haul flights in a long-running pay dispute.

Lufthansa pilots in Germany have said they will extend strike action again until Saturday, this time targeting long-haul flights in a long-running pay dispute.

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Lufthansa pilots' strike extended

Germany's flagship carrier Lufthansa has now been forced to cancel almost 1,800 flights at airports across the country after a strike by pilots was extended until Friday.

Germany's flagship carrier Lufthansa has now been forced to cancel almost 1,800 flights at airports across the country after a strike by pilots was extended until Friday.

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Lufthansa strike forces carrier to cancel 900 flights

Germany’s flagship carrier Lufthansa has been forced to ground almost 900 flights at airports across the country after pilots began a two-day strike.

Germany’s flagship carrier Lufthansa has been forced to ground almost 900 flights at airports across the country after pilots began a two-day strike.

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Lufthansa group hit by wave of industrial action

In Germany, cabin crew at Lufthansa’s low-cost carrier Eurowings have gone on strike forcing dozens of flight cancellations.

In Germany, cabin crew at Lufthansa’s low-cost carrier Eurowings have gone on strike forcing dozens of flight cancellations.