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“…French transport strike enters fourth week”

“Christmas Day brought no respite for travellers in France as a transport strike entered its fourth week, ruining the plans of thousands wanting to celebrate with loved ones. Many people scrambled at the last minute to make alternative arrangements as … Continue reading

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France “Strikes” again! “…12th day of transport strike over pensions”

“French commuters endured a twelfth day of misery on Monday as the government and unions traded blame for a crippling transport strike over a pensions overhaul that has put holiday travel plans at risk for thousands. Some 630 kilometres (390 … Continue reading

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France: “Transport workers erect flaming barricades as France brought to standstill in massive strike…”

“French transport infrastructure ground to a halt on Monday as drivers and conductors at state-run companies continued to strike against proposed pension reform, while truckers protested for better wages and working conditions. As many as 200 people from a local … Continue reading

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“French strike… in crucial week for Macron”

“France’s transport chaos deepened Monday on the fifth day of a nationwide strike over pension reforms, ramping up tensions at the start of a crucial week in President Emmanuel Macron’s battle with trade unions. With only two of the Paris … Continue reading

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Master Article: Calamity In Chile

“‘We are at war’: 8 dead in Chile’s violent protests over social inequality” “That was one of the loudest rallying cries coming from protesters in Chile over the weekend, as demonstrations against a transit fare hike erupted into violent clashes … Continue reading

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Chile… president vows to reverse transport fare hike after mayhem: 3 dead

“The general in charge of security in Santiago has declared a curfew in the capital and its suburbs, after President Sebastian Pinera tried to de-escalate flaming tensions, promising to scrap a controversial metro ride price hike. “We invite all people … Continue reading

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“Venezuela enters fourth day of blackout as Maduro blames U.S. cyberattack”

“Venezuelans woke up to a fourth day of an unprecedented nationwide blackout on Sunday, leaving residents concerned about the impacts of the lack of electricity on the South American country’s health, communications and transport systems. Socialist President Nicolas Maduro – … Continue reading

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