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US coronavirus death toll tops 1,000 as unemployment widens

03 March, 2020 8:50 pm 8:50 pm

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – The US coronavirus death toll topped the 1,000 milestone as the pandemic’s mounting economic burden was illustrated by government data on Thursday showing a record number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits and hospitals struggled to treat a surge of infected patients. Roughly half the United States was under “stay at home” … Read More

Lockdown, trigger, large-scale, unemployment, PM Imran Khan

Lockdown may trigger large-scale unemployment in country: PM Imran Khan

03 March, 2020 5:32 pm 5:32 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister Imran Khan has feared that lockdown may trigger large-scale unemployment. Addressing the parliamentary leaders meeting via video link on Wednesday, he said that the closure of transport would create shortage of food items. “All political parties will have to make decisions jointly,” he said. He urged political parties to … Read More

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Sheikh Rasheed admits inflation, unemployment in country

11 November, 2019 1:08 pm 1:08 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Federal Minister for Railways Sheikh Rasheed on Monday admitted about the inflation and unemployment in Pakistan, adding that no good governance prevail in the country. Addressing a ceremony at government college in Rawalpindi, the railways minister hoped that Prime Minister Imran Khan is working to overcome inflation, unemployment and good governance … Read More


Death toll swells to 60 after four days of protests across Iraq

10 October, 2019 1:28 am 1:28 am

BAGHDAD – The death toll in anti-government protests that have swept Iraq the past four days has soared to at least 60, security and medical sources say. The figure has more than doubled in the past 24 hours, as clashes between protesters and police intensified. The military said “unidentified snipers” had killed four people in … Read More


Euro zone 2nd quarter growth halves, inflation slows despite jobless at 11-...

07 July, 2019 2:50 pm 2:50 pm

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Euro zone economic growth halved in the April-June period and inflation slowed sharply in July even though the unemployment rate fell to its lowest in 11 years, data from the European Union’s statistics office showed on Wednesday. Eurostat’s preliminary flash estimate of gross domestic product growth in the 19 countries sharing the … Read More

India unemployment unemployment rate 45 years high 6.1 percent

India’s unemployment rate at 6.1%, rises to 45-year high

05 May, 2019 8:39 pm 8:39 pm

NEW DELHI (92 News) – The Indian government has finally confirmed that unemployment rate in the country is at a 45-year high as data released by the Union Ministry of Statistics reveal that India’s unemployment rate stands at 6.1 per cent. Indian local news magazine ‘Indian Today’ reported that the government data shows that the … Read More

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Euro zone budget likely to play stabilising role: Moscovici

04 April, 2019 12:28 pm 12:28 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A future euro zone budget will soon have to take on the task of cushioning economic shocks despite current resistance from countries in northern Europe, a top European Union official said. European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs Pierre Moscovici said the setting up of the limited “budgetary instrument for convergence and … Read More

Indian, economic growth, slowed, unemployment, worst level, Modi, NYT

Indian economic growth slowed, unemployment hit worst level during Modi ten...

03 March, 2019 8:02 am 8:02 am

NEW DELHI — Only one month ago, Narendra Modi, India’s once unstoppable prime minister, seemed surprisingly vulnerable going into his re-election campaign. Economic growth had been slowing, thousands of farmers were marching on the capital (some even dumped gallons of nearly worthless milk in the streets), and unemployment had hit its worst level in 45 … Read More


Hundreds march in Paris as childminders join ‘yellow vest’ prot...

03 March, 2019 9:55 pm 9:55 pm

PARIS (Reuters) – Hundreds of “yellow vest” protesters began marches in Paris on Saturday, marking the 17th straight weekend of anti-government demonstrations despite attempts by French President Emmanuel Macron to quell discontent with a nationwide series of debates. Protesters wearing the neon high-visibility vests that have come to symbolise the movement were joined by others … Read More

US job growth seen picking up, unemployment rate falling

09 September, 2018 9:40 am 9:40 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US job growth likely accelerated in August, with the unemployment rate expected to have fallen back to an 18-year low of 3.8 percent, which would bolster views that the economy was so far weathering the Trump administration’s escalating trade war with China. Nonfarm payrolls probably rose by 191,000 jobs last month after … Read More