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  • Chile miners continue strike for better wages

    Workers at the world's largest copper mine in Chile are striking for a third week. The protesters are rallying against cuts to pay and benefits at BHP Billiton's Escondida mine. Al Jazeera's Latin America Editor Lucia Newman reports

    Chile miners continue strike for better wages
    Chile miners continue strike for better wages

    Workers at the world's largest copper mine in Chile are striking for a third week. The protesters are rallying against cuts to pay and benefits at BHP Billiton's Escondida mine. Al Jazeera's Latin America Editor Lucia Newman reports

    02:22Feb 23, 2017

  • Water shortage and power cuts hit northern Mali

    Water and electricity are in short supply in northern Mali. Years of unrest have forced most engineers to leave the area, and equipment has broken down. Al Jazeera's Victoria Gatenby reports.

    Water shortage and power cuts hit northern Mali
  • Kenya looks to boost employment for the disabled

    Kenya's parliament is expected to pass a new law to make sure employers hire more disabled people. A similar law passed 14 years ago has done little to ensure millions of disabled job seekers find work. Al Jazeera's Fahmida Miller reports.

    Kenya looks to boost employment for the disabled
  • South Africa's finance minister faces dismissal

    Pravin Gordhan, South Africa's finance minister, could lose his job in an expected cabinet reshuffle under the new budget. Trade unions are also threatening a nationwide strike after the government cut the public sector wage bill.

    South Africa's finance minister faces dismissal
  • Greek police protest austerity measures

    Security and emergency service personnel in Greece have held protests against cutbacks and poor working conditions. The Greek government is implementing large-scale austerity measures to appease international lenders.

    Greek police protest austerity measures
  • Greece, EU reach compromise on economic bailout

    Greece and the European Union have reached a compromise on austerity measures in the latest bid to free u new funds to bail out the Greek economy. Greek officials and their EU and International Monetary Fund creditors met in Brussels on Monday.

    Greece, EU reach compromise on economic bailout