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By admin On Monday, January 27th, 2020
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University of Liverpool staff consider strike over lower redundancy pay

University and College Union (UCU) staff at the University of Liverpool in central London has begun balloting members today, 27 January, on strike action in a row over redundancy pay-outs. The campus is set to close More...

By admin On Monday, January 27th, 2020
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Posties to ballot for new strike action

In a new letter sent to union reps from the head office of the Communication Workers Union (CWU) which organises workers at Royal Mail (RM), the union has made it clear that they intend to ballot its members again More...

By admin On Monday, January 27th, 2020
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Three rockets strike US embassy in protest-hit Iraqi capital Baghdad

Three rockets strike US embassy in protest-hit Iraqi capital Baghdad It is first time direct hits on diplomatic mission have been reported; one person is said to have been wounded MEE and agencies More...

By admin On Saturday, January 25th, 2020
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Veterans group demands Trump apologise over injuries from Iran missile strike: Reports

Veterans group demands Trump apologise over injuries from Iran missile strike: Reports ‘The VFW expects an apology from the president to our service men and women for his misguided remarks,’ More...

By admin On Friday, January 24th, 2020
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34 US troops suffered brain injury in Iran’s revenge strike for Soleimani’s killing – Pentagon

Some 34 US troops were diagnosed with traumatic brain injury following the Iranian strikes on two US bases earlier this month, the Pentagon has said, despite the administration’s prior claims the injuries were More...

By admin On Friday, January 24th, 2020
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‘I‘m closed’: Eiffel Tower shuts down amid sweeping strike by unions in France

Delivering a heavy blow to holidaymakers, Paris’ most iconic landmark has closed, due to massive protests against a divisive retirement reforms bill. Other sites like Versailles and the Louvre also warned More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 21st, 2020
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Paris transport workers vote to end unlimited strike against Macron

President Emmanuel Macron has been able to rely on his close collaboration with the trade unions, which helped him formulate and negotiate his pension cuts. World Socialist Web Site (en)  More...

By admin On Monday, January 20th, 2020
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Unions promote nationalism as US copper miners strike approaches 100 days

The United Steelworkers and Teamsters officials pushed a diet of chauvinism, nationalism and reliance on Democratic politicians at several events held in the past two weeks for the striking copper miners in Arizona More...

By admin On Sunday, January 19th, 2020
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Trump privately details Soleimani air strike to donors at Mar-a-Lago fundraiser

Trump privately details Soleimani air strike to donors at Mar-a-Lago fundraiser Trump did not repeat that Soleimani was imminent threat; he said Soleimani was ‘saying bad things about our country’ More...

By admin On Friday, January 17th, 2020
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US military says 11 troops injured & flown out of Iraq for medical checks after Iranian strike on base with US troops

US Central Command has revealed that eleven personnel stationed at an Iraqi air base which came under a retaliatory attack by Tehran earlier in January had to be sent out of the country after displaying concussion More...