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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Turkey’s unemployment rate held steady at 10.2 percent in June, which covered the May-July period, unchanged from the levels of one month and one year earlier, data from the Turkish Statistics Institute (TÜİK) showed on Sept. 15
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).
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.
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 - 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...
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...
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.
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.
NEW YORK - The Associated Press
Moody’s Investors Service on Tuesday became the latest ratings agency to downgrade Spain’s government bond ratings.
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.