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Some 357,000 new jobs were created between Jan. 1 and March 20 in Turkey, said a top official, adding that the rising unemployment rate would decrease by May or June.
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.
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
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BERLIN - Agence France-Presse
German Chancellor Angela Merkel wants a minimum wage in sectors without one in a bid to create a “fair” labor market in the eurozone’s top economy, she told German news agency dpa yesterday.
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).
ATHENS - Reuters
Greek unions begin a 48-hour general strike as parliament prepares to vote on sweeping new austerity measures designed to stave off a default that...
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.
ATHENS - Agence France-Presse
Thousands of Greek protestors poured into the streets hours before a key austerity vote yesterday as more grim news battered the eurozone just days ahead of a crunch summit on Europe’s debt crisis.
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...
NEW YORK - The Associated Press
Moody’s Investors Service on Tuesday became the latest ratings agency to downgrade Spain’s government bond ratings.