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Israeli election suspense: Even if Netanyahu beats Gantz, forming coalition would be challenging

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Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu is yet to see if his promises of annexing more land and undermining the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, were enough to attract enough votes to continue a decade in power. Challenging him for the premiership is another Benjamin, retired General ‘Benny’ Gantz who formed a new political bloc called Kahol Lavan (Blue Read More

Referendum on Netanyahu & settlement annexations: Israel goes to polls in historic snap election

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Israelis are hitting the polls for the second time this year. The already unprecedented general election is also the culmination of an existential drama for PM Benjamin Netanyahu and the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. Having already secured Washington’s backing for the Israeli claims to the Golan Heights and Jerusalem, Netanyahu had to up the stakes, vowing Read More

Referendum on Netanyahu & settlement annexations: Israel goes to polls in historic snap elections

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Israelis are hitting the polls for the second time this year. The already unprecedented general election is also the culmination of an existential drama for PM Benjamin Netanyahu and the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. Having already secured Washington’s backing for the Israeli claims to the Golan Heights and Jerusalem, Netanyahu had to up the stakes, vowing Read More

UAW workers head for picket lines in first national strike against GM since 2007

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DETROIT/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United Auto Workers (UAW) went on strike at General Motors just after midnight Sunday and about 48,000 hourly workers at its facilities are headed for the picket lines in the morning, union officials said early Monday. U.S. labor contract talks reached an impasse on Sunday, the and the UAW called for Read More

UAW calls first nationwide strike against GM since 2007

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DETROIT (Reuters) – The United Auto Workers (UAW) said on Sunday that its roughly 48,000 hourly workers at General Motors Co facilities would go on strike as of midnight Sunday after U.S. labor contract talks reached an impasse, the first nationwide strike at GM in 12 years. A member of United Auto Workers, Aramark workers, Read More

After GM talks hit impasse, UAW workers to strike as of Sunday night

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DETROIT (Reuters) – The United Auto Workers (UAW) said on Sunday that its roughly 48,000 hourly workers at General Motors Co facilities would go on strike as of midnight Sunday after labor contract talks reached an impasse over wide-ranging issues from wages to health care benefits and temporary workers. A member of United Auto Workers, Read More

UAW walkout turns up heat on GM as contract expires

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DETROIT (Reuters) – Leaders of the United Auto Workers (UAW) turned up the pressure on General Motors Co (GM.N) on Sunday, ordering 850 maintenance workers at five GM facilities to walk off the job ahead of a meeting in Detroit on whether to call a wider strike. FILE PHOTO – United Auto Workers (UAW) union Read More

UAW says no GM contract extension, union leaders to meet Sunday

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DETROIT (Reuters) – The United Auto Workers (UAW) said late on Saturday it would not extend its contract with General Motors Co (GM.N) and would decide on a course of action at a meeting of union leaders in Detroit Sunday morning that could result in talks resuming or possibly workers going out on strike. FILE Read More

Stadium ‘only a quarter full’ for Mugabe’s state funeral

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African leaders are paying their respects to Zimbabwe’s founder Robert Mugabe at his state funeral, while many ordinary people are opting to stay away. The controversial leader, who ruled the country for 37 years before he was ousted by his own army in 2017, died in Singapore aged 95 last week. A state funeral is Read More

Vast swathes of Mugabe’s funeral stadium empty as coffin on display

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African leaders are paying their respects to Zimbabwe’s founder Robert Mugabe at his funeral, while many ordinary people are opting to stay away. The controversial leader, who ruled the country for 37 years before he was ousted by his own army in 2017, died in Singapore aged 95 last week. A state funeral is being Read More