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EGYPT PRESENTS DRAFT OF CONSTITUTION;...
Cairo, Egypt
By Editor's Picks
10 Oct 2012

Egypt’s Constituent Assembly, the panel responsible for writing the country’s post-revolution constitution, released the first draft of the new constitution for debate and feedback by the public on Wednesday, October 10.

Hundreds of Lebanese teachers protested on Wednesday, October 10, outside the cabinet headquarters in Beirut, demanding that the government to implement a long-awaited salary increase.

On the first anniversary of the Maspero massacre, the relatives of the victims who were either shot or crushed to death by Armored Personnel Carriers, are still waiting for justice after a year of legal proceedings stemming from two cases, one of which witnessed the victims’ lawyers withdraw from the case and the other which saw protesters being put on trial.

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October 7th, World Day Demonstration ...
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
07 Oct 2012

Barcelona, Spain. Thousands gathered to rally in the streets of Barcelona Sunday, October 7, 2012, to defend the right of everyone to have decent work. The call, made simultaneously across the state, also serves for unions gain momentum and set the stage for what could be a general strike throughout Europe.

Barcelona, Spain. Hoy domingo se han manifestado miles de personas por las calles de Barcelona para defender el derecho de todos a tener un trabajo digno. La convocatoria, que se ha hecho simultáneamente en las principales del Estado, también ha servido para que los sindicatos calienten motores y preparen el terreno por lo que podría ser una huelga general a nivel europeo.

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October 7th, World Day Demonstration ...
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
07 Oct 2012

Barcelona, Spain. Thousands gathered to rally in the streets of Barcelona Sunday, October 7, 2012, to defend the right of everyone to have decent work. The call, made simultaneously across the state, also serves for unions gain momentum and set the stage for what could be a general strike throughout Europe.

Barcelona, Spain. Hoy domingo se han manifestado miles de personas por las calles de Barcelona para defender el derecho de todos a tener un trabajo digno. La convocatoria, que se ha hecho simultáneamente en las principales del Estado, también ha servido para que los sindicatos calienten motores y preparen el terreno por lo que podría ser una huelga general a nivel europeo.

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October 7th, World Day Demonstration ...
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
07 Oct 2012

Barcelona, Spain. Thousands gathered to rally in the streets of Barcelona Sunday, October 7, 2012, to defend the right of everyone to have decent work. The call, made simultaneously across the state, also serves for unions gain momentum and set the stage for what could be a general strike throughout Europe.

Barcelona, Spain. Hoy domingo se han manifestado miles de personas por las calles de Barcelona para defender el derecho de todos a tener un trabajo digno. La convocatoria, que se ha hecho simultáneamente en las principales del Estado, también ha servido para que los sindicatos calienten motores y preparen el terreno por lo que podría ser una huelga general a nivel europeo.

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October 7th, World Day Demonstration ...
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
07 Oct 2012

A group of young people have taken bags with stickers saying 'I will not go' to protest the difficulties of getting a job in Catalonia and the Spanish state.

Barcelona, Spain. Thousands gathered to rally in the streets of Barcelona Sunday, October 7, 2012, to defend the right of everyone to have decent work. The call, made simultaneously across the state, also serves for unions gain momentum and set the stage for what could be a general strike throughout Europe.

Un grupo de jóvenes han llevado maletas con pegatinas que decían 'No quiero irme' para protestar contra las dificultades para conseguir un trabajo en Cataluña y el estado español.

Barcelona, Spain. Hoy domingo se han manifestado miles de personas por las calles de Barcelona para defender el derecho de todos a tener un trabajo digno. La convocatoria, que se ha hecho simultáneamente en las principales del Estado, también ha servido para que los sindicatos calienten motores y preparen el terreno por lo que podría ser una huelga general a nivel europeo.

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October 7th, World Day Demonstration ...
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
07 Oct 2012

Barcelona, Spain. Thousands gathered to rally in the streets of Barcelona Sunday, October 7, 2012, to defend the right of everyone to have decent work. The call, made simultaneously across the state, also serves for unions gain momentum and set the stage for what could be a general strike throughout Europe.

Barcelona, Spain. Hoy domingo se han manifestado miles de personas por las calles de Barcelona para defender el derecho de todos a tener un trabajo digno. La convocatoria, que se ha hecho simultáneamente en las principales del Estado, también ha servido para que los sindicatos calienten motores y preparen el terreno por lo que podría ser una huelga general a nivel europeo.

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October 7th, World Day Demonstration ...
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
07 Oct 2012

A group of young people have taken bags with stickers saying 'I will not go' to protest the difficulties of getting a job in Catalonia and the Spanish state.

Barcelona, Spain. Thousands gathered to rally in the streets of Barcelona Sunday, October 7, 2012, to defend the right of everyone to have decent work. The call, made simultaneously across the state, also serves for unions gain momentum and set the stage for what could be a general strike throughout Europe.

Un grupo de jóvenes han llevado maletas con pegatinas que decían 'No quiero irme' para protestar contra las dificultades para conseguir un trabajo en Cataluña y el estado español.

Barcelona, Spain. Hoy domingo se han manifestado miles de personas por las calles de Barcelona para defender el derecho de todos a tener un trabajo digno. La convocatoria, que se ha hecho simultáneamente en las principales del Estado, también ha servido para que los sindicatos calienten motores y preparen el terreno por lo que podría ser una huelga general a nivel europeo.

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October 7th, World Day Demonstration ...
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
07 Oct 2012

Josep Maria Alvarez, union leader for General Union of Workers (UGT).

Barcelona, Spain. Thousands gathered to rally in the streets of Barcelona Sunday, October 7, 2012, to defend the right of everyone to have decent work. The call, made simultaneously across the state, also serves for unions gain momentum and set the stage for what could be a general strike throughout Europe.

Josep Maria Alvarez Lider sindicato UGT.
Barcelona, Spain. Hoy domingo se han manifestado miles de personas por las calles de Barcelona para defender el derecho de todos a tener un trabajo digno. La convocatoria, que se ha hecho simultáneamente en las principales del Estado, también ha servido para que los sindicatos calienten motores y preparen el terreno por lo que podría ser una huelga general a nivel europeo.

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October 7th, World Day Demonstration ...
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
07 Oct 2012

Barcelona, Spain. Thousands gathered to rally in the streets of Barcelona Sunday, October 7, 2012, to defend the right of everyone to have decent work. The call, made simultaneously across the state, also serves for unions gain momentum and set the stage for what could be a general strike throughout Europe.

Barcelona, Spain. Hoy domingo se han manifestado miles de personas por las calles de Barcelona para defender el derecho de todos a tener un trabajo digno. La convocatoria, que se ha hecho simultáneamente en las principales del Estado, también ha servido para que los sindicatos calienten motores y preparen el terreno por lo que podría ser una huelga general a nivel europeo.

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October 7th, World Day Demonstration ...
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
07 Oct 2012

Barcelona, Spain. Thousands gathered to rally in the streets of Barcelona Sunday, October 7, 2012, to defend the right of everyone to have decent work. The call, made simultaneously across the state, also serves for unions gain momentum and set the stage for what could be a general strike throughout Europe.

Barcelona, Spain. Hoy domingo se han manifestado miles de personas por las calles de Barcelona para defender el derecho de todos a tener un trabajo digno. La convocatoria, que se ha hecho simultáneamente en las principales del Estado, también ha servido para que los sindicatos calienten motores y preparen el terreno por lo que podría ser una huelga general a nivel europeo.

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Municipal Workers Demonstrate In Barc...
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
02 Oct 2012

Barcelona, Spain. Municipal workers from Barcelona Municipal Services (BSM) called a 24 hour strike today, Monday, October 1, 2012, with over 400 workers demonstrating in the streets of Barcelona in protest against budget cuts, including Christmas bonuses, being implemented in accordance with a decree approved by the Spanish government. The workers want to negotiate a solution with Municipal Services that would allow them to recover an economic loss that represents a 14% cut in their wages.

Barcelona, Spain. Jornada de huelga de los trabajadores municipales de Barcelona.
Los sindicatos cifran en más del 90% el seguimiento de la huelga de 24 horas convocada para hoy por los trabajadores de la empresa Barcelona Serveis Municipals (BSM). Más de 400 trabajadores se han manifestado por las calles de Barcelona. Protestan contra el recorte de la paga de Navidad que se les quiere aplicar en cumplimiento del decreto-ley aprobado por el Gobierno español. Quieren negociar con la empresa vías de solución que les permita recuperar la pérdida económica que ya les supone un recorte superior al 14% de sus salarios.

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Municipal Workers Demonstrate In Barc...
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
01 Oct 2012

Barcelona, Spain. Municipal workers from Barcelona Municipal Services (BSM) called a 24 hour strike today, Monday, October 1, 2012, with over 400 workers demonstrating in the streets of Barcelona in protest against budget cuts, including Christmas bonuses, being implemented in accordance with a decree approved by the Spanish government. The workers want to negotiate a solution with Municipal Services that would allow them to recover an economic loss that represents a 14% cut in their wages.

Huelga de los trabajadores municipales de Barcelona.
Barcelona, Spain. Los sindicatos cifran en más del 90% el seguimiento de la huelga de 24 horas convocada para hoy por los trabajadores de la empresa Barcelona Serveis Municipals (BSM). Más de 400 trabajadores se han manifestado por las calles de Barcelona. Protestan contra el recorte de la paga de Navidad que se les quiere aplicar en cumplimiento del decreto-ley aprobado por el Gobierno español. Quieren negociar con la empresa vías de solución que les permita recuperar la pérdida económica que ya les supone un recorte superior al 14% de sus salarios.

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Municipal Workers Demonstrate In Barc...
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
01 Oct 2012

Barcelona, Spain. Municipal workers from Barcelona Municipal Services (BSM) called a 24 hour strike today, Monday, October 1, 2012, with over 400 workers demonstrating in the streets of Barcelona in protest against budget cuts, including Christmas bonuses, being implemented in accordance with a decree approved by the Spanish government. The workers want to negotiate a solution with Municipal Services that would allow them to recover an economic loss that represents a 14% cut in their wages.

Barcelona, Spain. Jornada de huelga de los trabajadores municipales de Barcelona.
Los sindicatos cifran en más del 90% el seguimiento de la huelga de 24 horas convocada para hoy por los trabajadores de la empresa Barcelona Serveis Municipals (BSM). Más de 400 trabajadores se han manifestado por las calles de Barcelona. Protestan contra el recorte de la paga de Navidad que se les quiere aplicar en cumplimiento del decreto-ley aprobado por el Gobierno español. Quieren negociar con la empresa vías de solución que les permita recuperar la pérdida económica que ya les supone un recorte superior al 14% de sus salarios.

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Municipal Workers Demonstrate In Barc...
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
01 Oct 2012

Barcelona, Spain. Municipal workers from Barcelona Municipal Services (BSM) called a 24 hour strike today, Monday, October 1, 2012, with over 400 workers demonstrating in the streets of Barcelona in protest against budget cuts, including Christmas bonuses, being implemented in accordance with a decree approved by the Spanish government. The workers want to negotiate a solution with Municipal Services that would allow them to recover an economic loss that represents a 14% cut in their wages.

Barcelona, Spain. Jornada de huelga de los trabajadores municipales de Barcelona.
Los sindicatos cifran en más del 90% el seguimiento de la huelga de 24 horas convocada para hoy por los trabajadores de la empresa Barcelona Serveis Municipals (BSM). Más de 400 trabajadores se han manifestado por las calles de Barcelona. Protestan contra el recorte de la paga de Navidad que se les quiere aplicar en cumplimiento del decreto-ley aprobado por el Gobierno español. Quieren negociar con la empresa vías de solución que les permita recuperar la pérdida económica que ya les supone un recorte superior al 14% de sus salarios.

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Municipal Workers Demonstrate In Barc...
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
01 Oct 2012

Barcelona, Spain. Municipal workers from Barcelona Municipal Services (BSM) called a 24 hour strike today, Monday, October 1, 2012, with over 400 workers demonstrating in the streets of Barcelona in protest against budget cuts, including Christmas bonuses, being implemented in accordance with a decree approved by the Spanish government. The workers want to negotiate a solution with Municipal Services that would allow them to recover an economic loss that represents a 14% cut in their wages.

Barcelona, Spain. Jornada de huelga de los trabajadores municipales de Barcelona.
Los sindicatos cifran en más del 90% el seguimiento de la huelga de 24 horas convocada para hoy por los trabajadores de la empresa Barcelona Serveis Municipals (BSM). Más de 400 trabajadores se han manifestado por las calles de Barcelona. Protestan contra el recorte de la paga de Navidad que se les quiere aplicar en cumplimiento del decreto-ley aprobado por el Gobierno español. Quieren negociar con la empresa vías de solución que les permita recuperar la pérdida económica que ya les supone un recorte superior al 14% de sus salarios

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Municipal Workers Demonstrate In Barc...
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
01 Oct 2012

Barcelona, Spain. Municipal workers from Barcelona Municipal Services (BSM) called a 24 hour strike today, Monday, October 1, 2012, with over 400 workers demonstrating in the streets of Barcelona in protest against budget cuts, including Christmas bonuses, being implemented in accordance with a decree approved by the Spanish government. The workers want to negotiate a solution with Municipal Services that would allow them to recover an economic loss that represents a 14% cut in their wages.

Barcelona, Spain. Jornada de huelga de los trabajadores municipales de Barcelona.
Los sindicatos cifran en más del 90% el seguimiento de la huelga de 24 horas convocada para hoy por los trabajadores de la empresa Barcelona Serveis Municipals (BSM). Más de 400 trabajadores se han manifestado por las calles de Barcelona. Protestan contra el recorte de la paga de Navidad que se les quiere aplicar en cumplimiento del decreto-ley aprobado por el Gobierno español. Quieren negociar con la empresa vías de solución que les permita recuperar la pérdida económica que ya les supone un recorte superior al 14% de sus salarios.

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Municipal Workers Demonstrate In Barc...
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
01 Oct 2012

Barcelona, Spain. A minor altercation between a demonstrator and police during the demonstration

Municipal workers from Barcelona Municipal Services (BSM) called a 24 hour strike today, Monday, October 1, 2012, with over 400 workers demonstrating in the streets of Barcelona in protest against budget cuts, including Christmas bonuses, being implemented in accordance with a decree approved by the Spanish government. The workers want to negotiate a solution with Municipal Services that would allow them to recover an economic loss that represents a 14% cut in their wages.

Barcelona, Spain. Pequeño altercado de unos manifestantes con un Mosso d'Esquadra (Policia Autonómico) durante la manifestación.
Jornada de huelga de los trabajadores municipales de Barcelona. Los sindicatos cifran en más del 90% el seguimiento de la huelga de 24 horas convocada para hoy por los trabajadores de la empresa Barcelona Serveis Municipals (BSM). Más de 400 trabajadores se han manifestado por las calles de Barcelona. Protestan contra el recorte de la paga de Navidad que se les quiere aplicar en cumplimiento del decreto-ley aprobado por el Gobierno español. Quieren negociar con la empresa vías de solución que les permita recuperar la pérdida económica que ya les supone un recorte superior al 14% de sus salarios.

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Municipal Workers Demonstrate In Barc...
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
01 Oct 2012

Barcelona, Spain. Municipal workers from Barcelona Municipal Services (BSM) called a 24 hour strike today, Monday, October 1, 2012, with over 400 workers demonstrating in the streets of Barcelona in protest against budget cuts, including Christmas bonuses, being implemented in accordance with a decree approved by the Spanish government. The workers want to negotiate a solution with Municipal Services that would allow them to recover an economic loss that represents a 14% cut in their wages.

Barcelona, Spain. Jornada de huelga de los trabajadores municipales de Barcelona.
Los sindicatos cifran en más del 90% el seguimiento de la huelga de 24 horas convocada para hoy por los trabajadores de la empresa Barcelona Serveis Municipals (BSM). Más de 400 trabajadores se han manifestado por las calles de Barcelona. Protestan contra el recorte de la paga de Navidad que se les quiere aplicar en cumplimiento del decreto-ley aprobado por el Gobierno español. Quieren negociar con la empresa vías de solución que les permita recuperar la pérdida económica que ya les supone un recorte superior al 14% de sus salarios.

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Municipal Workers Demonstrate In Barc...
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
01 Oct 2012

Barcelona, Spain. Municipal workers from Barcelona Municipal Services (BSM) called a 24 hour strike today, Monday, October 1, 2012, with over 400 workers demonstrating in the streets of Barcelona in protest against budget cuts, including Christmas bonuses, being implemented in accordance with a decree approved by the Spanish government. The workers want to negotiate a solution with Municipal Services that would allow them to recover an economic loss that represents a 14% cut in their wages.

Barcelona, Spain. Jornada de huelga de los trabajadores municipales de Barcelona.
Los sindicatos cifran en más del 90% el seguimiento de la huelga de 24 horas convocada para hoy por los trabajadores de la empresa Barcelona Serveis Municipals (BSM). Más de 400 trabajadores se han manifestado por las calles de Barcelona. Protestan contra el recorte de la paga de Navidad que se les quiere aplicar en cumplimiento del decreto-ley aprobado por el Gobierno español. Quieren negociar con la empresa vías de solución que les permita recuperar la pérdida económica que ya les supone un recorte superior al 14% de sus salarios.

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Municipal Workers Demonstrate In Barc...
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
01 Oct 2012

Barcelona, Spain. Municipal workers from Barcelona Municipal Services (BSM) called a 24 hour strike today, Monday, October 1, 2012, with over 400 workers demonstrating in the streets of Barcelona in protest against budget cuts, including Christmas bonuses, being implemented in accordance with a decree approved by the Spanish government. The workers want to negotiate a solution with Municipal Services that would allow them to recover an economic loss that represents a 14% cut in their wages.

Barcelona, Spain. Jornada de huelga de los trabajadores municipales de Barcelona.
Los sindicatos cifran en más del 90% el seguimiento de la huelga de 24 horas convocada para hoy por los trabajadores de la empresa Barcelona Serveis Municipals (BSM). Más de 400 trabajadores se han manifestado por las calles de Barcelona. Protestan contra el recorte de la paga de Navidad que se les quiere aplicar en cumplimiento del decreto-ley aprobado por el Gobierno español. Quieren negociar con la empresa vías de solución que les permita recuperar la pérdida económica que ya les supone un recorte superior al 14% de sus salarios.

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Municipal Workers Demonstrate In Barc...
Barcelona, Spain
By Editor's Picks
30 Sep 2012

Barcelona, Spain. Municipal workers from Barcelona Municipal Services (BSM) called a 24 hour strike today, Monday, October 1, 2012, with over 400 workers demonstrating in the streets of Barcelona in protest against budget cuts, including Christmas bonuses, being implemented in accordance with a decree approved by the Spanish government. The workers want to negotiate a solution with Municipal Services that would allow them to recover an economic loss that represents a 14% cut in their wages.

Barcelona, Spain. Jornada de huelga de los trabajadores municipales de Barcelona.
Los sindicatos cifran en más del 90% el seguimiento de la huelga de 24 horas convocada para hoy por los trabajadores de la empresa Barcelona Serveis Municipals (BSM). Más de 400 trabajadores se han manifestado por las calles de Barcelona. Protestan contra el recorte de la paga de Navidad que se les quiere aplicar en cumplimiento del decreto-ley aprobado por el Gobierno español. Quieren negociar con la empresa vías de solución que les permita recuperar la pérdida económica que ya les supone un recorte superior al 14% de sus salarios.

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Teachers Protest in Barcelona
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
26 Sep 2012

Public school teachers in Barcelona protest against austerity measures following the mobilization of public school teachers in Catalonia. Today was the first day of the two-day strike called for by teachers in Catalonia. The protest, held in front of the Palace of the Generalitat, the seat of the regional government of Catalonia, had a festive tone. They protest against layoffs of more than 3000 teachers, budget cuts in public schools, increased student-teacher ratio, rising prices and taxes and for the decrease in grants and financial assistance to families.

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Teachers' Protest in Barcelona
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
26 Sep 2012

Public school teachers in Barcelona protest against austerity measures following the mobilization of public school teachers in Catalonia. Today was the first day of the two-day strike called for by teachers in Catalonia. The protest, held in front of the Palace of the Generalitat, the seat of the regional government of Catalonia, had a festive tone. They protest against layoffs of more than 3000 teachers, budget cuts in public schools, increased student-teacher ratio, rising prices and taxes and for the decrease in grants and financial assistance to families.

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Teachers Protest in Barcelona
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
26 Sep 2012

Public school teachers in Barcelona protest against austerity measures following the mobilization of public school teachers in Catalonia. Today was the first day of the two-day strike called for by teachers in Catalonia. The protest, held in front of the Palace of the Generalitat, the seat of the regional government of Catalonia, had a festive tone. They protest against layoffs of more than 3000 teachers, budget cuts in public schools, increased student-teacher ratio, rising prices and taxes and for the decrease in grants and financial assistance to families.

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Teachers Protest in Barcelona
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
26 Sep 2012

Public school teachers in Barcelona protest against austerity measures following the mobilization of public school teachers in Catalonia. Today was the first day of the two-day strike called for by teachers in Catalonia. The protest, held in front of the Palace of the Generalitat, the seat of the regional government of Catalonia, had a festive tone. They protest against layoffs of more than 3000 teachers, budget cuts in public schools, increased student-teacher ratio, rising prices and taxes and for the decrease in grants and financial assistance to families.

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Teachers Protest in Barcelona
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
26 Sep 2012

Public school teachers in Barcelona protest against austerity measures following the mobilization of public school teachers in Catalonia. Today was the first day of the two-day strike called for by teachers in Catalonia. The protest, held in front of the Palace of the Generalitat, the seat of the regional government of Catalonia, had a festive tone. They protest against layoffs of more than 3000 teachers, budget cuts in public schools, increased student-teacher ratio, rising prices and taxes and for the decrease in grants and financial assistance to families.

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Teachers Protest in Barcelona
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
26 Sep 2012

Public school teachers in Barcelona protest against austerity measures following the mobilization of public school teachers in Catalonia. Today was the first day of the two-day strike called for by teachers in Catalonia. The protest, held in front of the Palace of the Generalitat, the seat of the regional government of Catalonia, had a festive tone. They protest against layoffs of more than 3000 teachers, budget cuts in public schools, increased student-teacher ratio, rising prices and taxes and for the decrease in grants and financial assistance to families.

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Riots in Athens
Athens, Greece
By Nikolas Georgiou
26 Sep 2012

Unemployment exceeding 55% makes young protesters clash with riot police on a general strike day. Teargas, petrol boms and flash granades make the city look as a warzone.

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TEACHERS PROTEST IN BARCELONA
Barcelona, Spain
By Editor's Picks
24 Sep 2012

Public school teachers in Barcelona protest against austerity measures following the mobilization of public school teachers in Catalonia. Today, September 26, 2012, was the first day of the two-day strike called for by teachers in Catalonia. The protest, held in front of the Palace of the Generalitat, the seat of the regional government of Catalonia, had a festive tone. They protested against layoffs of more than 3000 teachers, budget cuts in public schools, increased student-teacher ratio, rising prices and taxes and for the decrease in grants and financial assistance to families.

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THE BLIND SHEIKH; 14 SENTENCED IN SIN...
Middle East
By Editor's Picks
24 Sep 2012

On Monday, September 24, Ismailia Criminal Court sentenced 14 members of a militant group with the death penalty for attacking a police station in the city of Al-Arish, North Sinai, last year and killing several army and police officers.

With Egyptian President Morsi's visit to New York for UN General Assembly meetings, the family of the blind Sheikh Omar Abdel-Rahman appealed to him to seek the release of the Sheikh, who is imprisoned in the US having been convicted of seditious conspiracy in the World Trade Center Bombing in 1993.

With massive destruction in the city of Aleppo apparent on this street behind Dar Al Shifa hospital, along with a lack of employees due to the ongoing crisis, garbage accumulates threatening the spread of contagious diseases.

The American University of Cairo raised tuition prices by 7%, increasing the cost of education to nearly $25,000 and leading students to stage an ongoing strike that forced the administration to suspend all classes until further notice.

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India Shut Down: Life hit at many pla...
C-58 Noida up
By newspoint
20 Sep 2012

The day-long nationwide shut down called for by the Left parties and NDA on Thursday, demanding a rollback of the government's decision to hike diesel prices, cap subsidised cooking gas cylinders and allow foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail, has hit life in many places and businesses in the country.
The Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) Youth wing’s activists blocked rail traffic, stopping trains.
 Members of Political parties like Samajwadi Party (SP), CPM, CPI, TDP, BJD, JD (S), Trimul Congress (TMC) All India Forward Bloc and the RSP have plans to organise picketing, demonstrations and court arrest.

Byte: Nitin Gatkari , National President of Bhartiya Janta party (BJP)
“Economic decisions taken by the Congress would impact the poor and labourers, and the party would continue to fight them”. Byte: Salman Khurshid , Law Minister of India Visual & Byte Description:
1-Delhi
2-Lucknow (Utter Pradesh)
3-Jaipur (Rajsthan)
4-Hamirpur (Utter Pradesh)
Byte: Nitin Gatkari , National President of Bhartiya Janta party (BJP)
Byte: Salman Khurshid , Law Minister of India

Date-20 Sept 2012
Country : India
Slug: India Shut Down: Life hit at many places, trains stopped, PM's effigy burnt

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Transport strike day in Barcelona
Spain Barcelona
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
17 Sep 2012

Demonstration of workers in public transport companies, Barcelona, Spain
More than a thousand public transportation workers have rallied in the center of Barcelona during the strike. The unions have mobilized transport workers against wage cuts decreed against the Spanish government and the Ministry of Public Works plans to liberalize the railway company. The workers have gone to Barcelona

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Transport strike day in Barcelona
Spain Barcelona
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
17 Sep 2012

Demonstration of workers in public transport companies, Barcelona, Spain

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Transport strike day in Barcelona
Spain Barcelona
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
17 Sep 2012

Hall empty train station, Transport strike day in Barcelona, Spain

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Transport strike day in Barcelona
Barcelona
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
17 Sep 2012

Demonstration of workers in public transport companies, Barcelona, Spain

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Transportation strike in Barcelona
Barcelona
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
17 Sep 2012

Demonstration of workers in public transport companies, Barcelona, Spain
Unions mobilize railway sector against the wage cuts
More than a thousand public transportation workers have rallied in the center of Barcelona during the strike. The unions have mobilized transport workers against wage cuts decreed for the Spanish government and the plans to liberalize the railway company for Ministry of Public Works.

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Transport strike day in Barcelona
Barcelona
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
17 Sep 2012

Demonstration of workers in public transport companies, Barcelona, Spain

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Transport strike day in Barcelona
Barcelona
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
17 Sep 2012

Demonstration of workers in public transport companies, Barcelona, Spain