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Slovenia protest adds pressure to crumbling government

February 12, 2013


(PUBLISHED IN FOCUS NEWS AGENCY) The biggest anti-government gathering since protests against corruption and austerity started in November. Some 20,000 Slovenians took to the streets on Friday, adding pressure on a crumbling conservative government that is struggling to stay in power and avoid a bailout, Reuters informs.   Prime Minister Janez Jansa is clinging to […]

Demonstration in Brussels against social dumping

January 24, 2013


(PUBLISHED IN EUROPOLITICS) Several thousand European workers from the building, transport and agri-food industries took to the streets in Brussels, on 23 January, to denounce social dumping and exploitation of posted workers. They demanded better protection for workers sent to a member state other than the state in which they usually work for a limited […]

Largest demonstrations since 1974 rock Portugal’s elite

September 17, 2012


(PUBLISHED IN ALGARVEDAILYNEWS) From the north to the south of Portugal and across the Algarve, hundreds of thousands of citizens took to the streets yesterday to express their anger at the government’s austerity measures and to demand the Troika give back power to the country. The demonstrations were orgainsed under the slogan  ‘Que se lixe […]