Sunday, 15 September 2019

Tag Archives: strikes

Gayle strikes as Windies see off Afghanistan in World Cup

BIRMINGHAM: Chris Gayle removed Afghanistan top-scorer Ikram Alikhil with his tame off-breaks as the West Indies secured just their second win of a chastening World Cup campaign. The Caribbean side scored 311 for six in their 50 overs in Leeds and although the Afghans put up a brave fight, they ...

Read More »

US approves, then cancels, Iran strikes after drone shot down

WASHINGTON: Donald Trump approved but then scrapped strikes against Iranian targets on Thursday, The New York Times reported, after Iran shot down a US drone in what the president termed a “big mistake.” The US was planning to hit “a handful of Iranian targets, like radar and missile batteries” Thursday ...

Read More »

Air France KLM shares slump on risk of further strikes

PARIS: Air France KLM shares slumped on Monday after the airline’s biggest pilots union said over the weekend that there were risks of further strikes if pay talks with management did not resume. Air France KLM shares were down 5.8 percent in early trading, the worst performers on Paris’ SBF-120 ...

Read More »

Manchester United hold on to beat Real Madrid 2-1

MIAMI: Jose Mourinho was finally given something to smile about as a tempestuous trip to the United States ended with Man United’s 2-1 win over former club Real Madrid thanks to first-half strikes from Alexis Sanchez and Ander Herrera. Mourinho has cut a miserable figure during their two week trip ...

Read More »

Thousands of German industrial workers to stage strikes next week

BERLIN: Tens of thousands of workers in the German metals and engineering industries will stage walkouts at companies across the country from next week as part of a campaign for higher pay, powerful union IG Metall said. “We will build pressure with our first wave of warning strikes so the ...

Read More »

Ryanair Recognizes Unions To Stop Strikes

LONDON: Ryanair has made a dramatic U-turn and agreed to recognise pilots’ unions for the first time in its history, after it was threatened with a potentially-crippling strike just days before Christmas. The low-cost carrier sent the offer to representative bodies in the UK, Ireland, Germany, Spain, Italy and Portugal ...

Read More »

Thomas Cook pilots call off pay row strikes

LONDON: Pilots working for the travel group Thomas Cook have called off eight days of strikes that had been planned this month, the Balpa union has said. The strikes were cancelled after the two sides agreed to enter binding arbitration to resolve a pay dispute. It means that a strike ...

Read More »

Israeli prime minister accidentally admits Syria strikes

BUDAPEST: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was caught on Wednesday by a live microphone railing against the European Union’s “crazy” insistence on resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict as a precondition for closer ties. Netanyahu was meeting with leaders of Poland, Hungary, the Czech Republic and Slovakia at a regional summit. Netanyahu ...

Read More »

Pakistan strikes ‘terror camps’ in Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD: A senior Pakistan Army officer confirmed that at least six different “terrorist camps” on the Afghan side of the Pak-Afghan border were destroyed yesterday by Pakistani artillery. According to the source, who asked not to be named, all the camps were located within 100 to 200 meters across the ...

Read More »

Tube strike is completely unnecessary: Sadiq Khan

LONDON: Mayor of London Sadiq Khan said he wanted to continue talking to the unions, but he made no new offers on staffing. He said: “I accept the argument that we need more staff on the London Underground. Already we have created 200 new posts and want to carry on ...

Read More »