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Desperate for workers, US restaurants and stores raise pay
World

Desperate for workers, US restaurants and stores raise pay

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. restaurants and stores are rapidly raising pay in an urgent effort to attract more applicants and…
Public service in the US: Increasingly thankless, exhausting
World

Public service in the US: Increasingly thankless, exhausting

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. (AP) — He scurries through his apartment, downing a quick mug of coffee, brushing his teeth, feeding…
Egyptian Iron and Steel Company’s employees protest against company’s liquidation
Egypt

Egyptian Iron and Steel Company’s employees protest against company’s liquidation

The Iron and Steel Company’s employees on Sunday organized a protest in front of the company’s headquarters against its decision…
Hundreds of workers go on strike in Daqahlia to protest selling of factory
Business

Hundreds of workers go on strike in Daqahlia to protest selling of factory

Hundreds of workers at the Delta Company for Fertilizers and Chemical Industries (Talkha Fertilizer), a state-owned company in Egypt, staged…
Coronavirus measures cause declining incomes for 74% of Egyptians: CAPMAS
Egypt

Coronavirus measures cause declining incomes for 74% of Egyptians: CAPMAS

Egypt’s coronavirus measures have caused declining incomes for approximately 74 percent of the population, said a consultant to the Central…
Egypt’s tourism sector loses a billion dollars a month due to coronavirus
Egypt

Egypt’s tourism sector loses a billion dollars a month due to coronavirus

Several tourism experts have estimated that the monthly losses to Egypt’s tourism sector as a result of the coronavirus pandemic…
Hunt for medical gear to fight virus becomes all-consuming
World

Hunt for medical gear to fight virus becomes all-consuming

PARIS (AP) — The hunt for ventilators and other medical supplies consumed the US and Europe on Monday, as new…
Jordan teachers demanding wage increases clash with police
Middle East

Jordan teachers demanding wage increases clash with police

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Thousands of teachers protested in Jordan on Thursday to demand higher wages, with some scuffling with…
Egypt’s unemployment rate drops to 7.5 percent
Egypt

Egypt’s unemployment rate drops to 7.5 percent

Egypt’s cabinet released an official statement announcing the decline of the unemployment rate in Egypt, which fell from 9.9 percent…
Mired in poverty, Afghans bring their children to work
Middle East

Mired in poverty, Afghans bring their children to work

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Every day before dawn, 10-year-old Kamran goes to work with his father and other relatives at…
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