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US jobless claims tick up to 373,000 from a pandemic low
World

US jobless claims tick up to 373,000 from a pandemic low

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose slightly last week even while the economy and…
Jordan tribes, bedrock of monarchy, on edge as economy tanks
Middle East

Jordan tribes, bedrock of monarchy, on edge as economy tanks

KARAK, Jordan (AP) — Jordan has drawn a curtain of secrecy on the unprecedented public rift within its royal family,…
Oman, S.Arabia discuss investment, days after Omanis protest over unemployment
Middle East

Oman, S.Arabia discuss investment, days after Omanis protest over unemployment

Senior Saudi and Omani officials on Tuesday discussed investment opportunities in both countries, state media reported, a few days after…
UK unemployment falls again under government’s jobs shield
World

UK unemployment falls again under government’s jobs shield

Britain’s unemployment rate unexpectedly fell for a second month in a row to 4.9 percent in the December-to-February period, most…
Photos: EU, EIB and MSMEDA visit community development projects in Port Said
Egypt

Photos: EU, EIB and MSMEDA visit community development projects in Port Said

The European Union (EU), the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises Development Agency (MSMEDA) visited on…
American Airlines sending 13,000 furlough warnings as pandemic pain persists
World

American Airlines sending 13,000 furlough warnings as pandemic pain persists

(Reuters) – American Airlines said on Wednesday that some 13,000 employees are at risk of furlough when a US aid…
Nigeria repatriates hundreds of migrants from Saudi Arabia
Middle East

Nigeria repatriates hundreds of migrants from Saudi Arabia

ABUJA (Reuters) – Nigeria evacuated hundreds of its citizens from Saudi Arabia on Thursday after they overstayed their visas and…
Boredom opens the door to isolation, depression, and terrorism
Opinion

Boredom opens the door to isolation, depression, and terrorism

When governments talk about how to reduce the risk of terrorism, the most oft-voiced policies are security-based: detecting and cracking…
Job losses from virus 4 times as bad as ’09 financial crisis
World

Job losses from virus 4 times as bad as ’09 financial crisis

GENEVA (AP) — Four times as many jobs were lost last year due to the coronavirus pandemic as during the…
AP Explainer: Why are youth protests sweeping Tunisia?
Middle East

AP Explainer: Why are youth protests sweeping Tunisia?

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — A growing groundswell of youth unrest, tapping into a well of economic frustration, is sweeping Tunisia…
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