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A western Indian state has agreed to write off loans to farmers estimated to be worth nearly $5 billion after 11 days of protests that have strangled supplies to the country’s financial capital, Mumbai.
ISTANBUL - Hürriyet Daily News
The Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK) announced the unemployment rate was down 2.5 points to 8.8 percent year-on-year in September 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.
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‘A country cannot progress without women,’ according to Family Minister Fatma Şahin, who says the government tries to encourage women’s employment.
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...
ISTANBUL - Agence France-Presse
Turkey's unemployment rate dropped to 8.8 percent in the three months to October from 11.3 percent in the same period last year, official data showed on Thursday.
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
ISTANBUL - Hürriyet
Istanbul taxi fares saw a hike of 8 percent, but the rise failed to meet the expectations of the drivers, according to a business organization.
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...
ATHENS - Agence France-Presse
Crisis-hit Greece is still losing billions of euros to corruption in spite of efforts to stamp out graft and maximize the state’s tax revenue...
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.
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
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