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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Some 7.2 million children in Turkey lived in households suffering from severe material deprivation in 2015, a fresh report has revealed.
ANKARA - Hürriyet Daily News
Turkey’s largest labor organization chairman Mustafa Kumlu was re-elected for a second four-year term.
LONDON - Reuters
Up to 2 million state workers in UK walk out over cuts on pensions during the biggest labor action in the country since the era of Margaret Thatcher, the Iron Lady. Schools close as nurses and border guards halt work
2 Comment(s) 11/30/2011
MOSCOW - Anatolia News Agency
Approximately 400 Turkish construction workers have been left stranded in Grozny after an Azeri contractor in charge of their site fled from Chechnya, the autonomous Russian region.
2 Comment(s) 12/6/2011
ATHENS - Anatolia News Agency
An order to “standby” has been given to 20,000 Greek civil servants Nov. 28 within the scope of the country’s austerity plan backed by the European Union and International Monetary Fund (IMF).
More than 200 workers at a Singapore-owned electronics plant in Shanghai remained on strike for a third day on Friday to denounce what they said was a management plan for mass layoffs, the latest outbreak of labor unrest...
NEW YORK - Agence France-Presse
The “Occupy Wall Street” movement marched into its third month Friday after protests in several U.S. cities and parts of Europe, with 250 arrests and clashes with police in New York.
BERLIN - Agence France-Presse
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday that European nations were on the verge of creating a "fiscal union" with rigorous budgetary oversight to battle the eurozone debt crisis.
3 Comment(s) 12/2/2011
SAN FRANCISCO - The Associated Press
Protesters sitting on the ground supporting the Occupy Wall Street movement on the campus of the University of California, Davis took a face...
ISTANBUL - Hürriyet Daily News
Turkey’s banking regulator is “extremely sensitive” about maintaining staff levels and will not welcome layoffs if any banks are sold by their foreign owners, according to the Banking Regulation and Supervision Agency’s (BDDK) top...
WASHINGTON - Agence France-Presse
Dozens of protesters marched on the White House on Nov. 15 to invite an absent President Barack Obama to side with the “Occupy” movement, after police raids on camps in New York and other cities.
NICOSIA - Anatolia News Agency
Greek Cypriot agricultural associations are up in arms at the influx of Turkish tomatoes into certain markets and grocery stores in Nicosia.
ATHENS - The Associated Press
Thousands of protesters demonstrated in Athens yesterday against austerity measures demanded by the new unity government to persuade its creditors to release bankruptcy-saving loans.