The simultaneous downturn in the services and manufacturing industries poses a daunting challenge for authorities seeking to keep a lid on unemployment and prevent social unrest as economic growth slumps to near three-decade lows.
Unions are pressing for a three-year guarantee of job security and an 8 percent across-the-board wage hike, while pilots accepted a 5.9% and will not participate in the strike.
In an escalating tit-for-tat trade war, the Ghana Union of Traders Association shut down almost 70 Nigerian-owned businesses because of Nigeria’s closure of its border to imports and exports.
Hordes of fans stayed up for the service's midnight launch to watch the new Star Wars live-action series "The Mandalorian" as well as many of Disney's classics, leading to glitches and errors for many users.
The European Court of Justice ruled "foodstuffs originating in the territories occupied by the State of Israel must bear the indication of their territory of origin" as products from Palestinian territories are currently labelled "made in Israel".
E-commerce giant Alibaba filled billions of dollars in orders during China's annual Singles Day shopping frenzy, the world's biggest 24-hour shopping event.
Prospectus made public allows a glance into world's largest oil producer but doesn't say how large a stake it intends to sell.
World Bank official urges Beirut to form a new cabinet within a week to prevent further loss of confidence in its economy as thousands of high school and university students skip classes in widening anti-graft protests.
The two sides agreed to reduce tariffs on each other's goods in a move that might help reverse a slowing global economy.
There will be no interest payable over the first two years of the loan, the government said. Farmers across Australia's east coast have been battling drought conditions for more than three years.
The train travels over two continents, 10 countries, two seas and 11,483 km (7,135 miles) of road in 12 days with 42 container-loaded wagons.
Cancellation plans come because of a planned strike by a union representing cabin crew in Germany.
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