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'Austerity Measures' - 35 Video Result(s)

'Austerity Measures' - 117 News Result(s)

  • Kuwaiti Opposition Win Big In Anti-Austerity Vote

    Kuwaiti Opposition Win Big In Anti-Austerity Vote

    Opposition candidates are estimated to have won around 20 seats out of 50 in Kuwaiti elections that saw most parliament members replaced, in a vote analysts said reflects anger at austerity measures to curb a budget deficit.

  • Close To 20,000 Protest Belgian Health, Welfare Cuts

    Close To 20,000 Protest Belgian Health, Welfare Cuts

    Thousands of demonstrators who work in Belgium's health and welfare sector have protested government plans for austerity measures and demanded more jobs and better pay.

  • Idle Workers, Inevitable Cuts: Ministers Grade The Saudi Economy

    Idle Workers, Inevitable Cuts: Ministers Grade The Saudi Economy

    The kingdom's post-oil plan is nothing more than window dressing for unpopular austerity measures, the minister said.

  • Austerity Has Turn Young Men In Britain to 'Spornosexuals'

    Austerity Has Turn Young Men In Britain to 'Spornosexuals'

    Austerity measures undertaken by governments as a result of economic crisis have driven young men to become spornosexual and to seek value instead through their bodies, says a study.

  • Austerity Driving Young Men To Be 'Spornosexual': Study

    Austerity Driving Young Men To Be 'Spornosexual': Study

    Austerity measures undertaken as a result of economic crisis are driving more young men to become 'spornosexual' - striving for gym-fit, photo-perfect bodies to feel valuable in society, a new UK study has found.

  • 7 Reasons Why Some Europeans Hate The EU

    7 Reasons Why Some Europeans Hate The EU

    Even as individual nations across Europe have had to impose grinding austerity measures, including slashing pay for government workers, most European Union employees get paid generous wages with special, minimal taxes.

  • Greek Taxes Strangle Funds Industry In Name Of Austerity

    Greek Taxes Strangle Funds Industry In Name Of Austerity

    Greece's latest austerity measures are choking off one of its few sources of local private investment, the funds management industry, thanks to massive tax hikes buried in 7,500 pages of financial reforms approved by the parliament last month.

  • Striking Greeks Take to Tension-Filled Streets in Austerity Protest

    Striking Greeks Take to Tension-Filled Streets in Austerity Protest

    Striking Greeks took to the streets on Thursday to protest austerity measures, setting Alexis Tsipras' government its biggest domestic challenge since he was re-elected in September promising to cushion the impact of economic hardship.

  • Life, Liberty Shouldn't Take Backseat During Austerity: High Court to Government

    Life, Liberty Shouldn't Take Backseat During Austerity: High Court  to Government

    The Delhi High Court on Wednesday told the Centre that while it follows austerity measures regarding increasing the number of personnel in Delhi Police, it should ensure that life and liberty issues "do not take a backseat".

  • Portugal Premier Says 'Ready' to Form Government After Winning Re-Election

    Portugal Premier Says 'Ready' to Form Government After Winning Re-Election

    Portuguese Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho said he was "ready" to form a government after his ruling centre-right coalition won Sunday's general election, in a rare case of a bailed-out country re-electing its austerity government.

  • Socialist Challenger Admits Defeat in Portugal Election

    Socialist Challenger Admits Defeat in Portugal Election

    The leader of Portugal's opposition Socialists, former Lisbon mayor Antonio Costa, on Sunday conceded defeat in a general election billed as a referendum on four years of harsh austerity policies, as near-complete results gave the ruling centre-right coalition a clear lead.

  • Portugal's Ruling Centre-Right Wins Austerity-Test Election

    Portugal's Ruling Centre-Right Wins Austerity-Test Election

    Portugal's ruling centre-right coalition was the clear winner in a general election Sunday seen as a referendum on its austerity policies, although it could lose its absolute majority in parliament, near-complete results showed.

  • British Parliamentarians Get 10 Per Cent Pay Hike Despite Their Opposition

    British Parliamentarians Get 10 Per Cent Pay Hike Despite Their Opposition

    British lawmakers have been given a disputed 10 per cent pay increase despite their protests over the hike, which comes a week after the government imposed a one per cent pay freeze on all other public sector workers as part of austerity measures to help eliminate UK's budget deficit.

  • Greek Parliament Approves Bailout Measures as Syriza Fragments

    Greek Parliament Approves Bailout Measures as Syriza Fragments

    The Greek parliament passed sweeping austerity measures demanded by lenders to open talks on a new multibillion-euro bailout package to keep Greece in the euro, but dozens of hardliners in the ruling Syriza party deserted Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras.

  • Secret IMF Report: Greece Needs Debt Relief Far Beyond EU Plans

    Secret IMF Report: Greece Needs Debt Relief Far Beyond EU Plans

    The updated debt sustainability analysis (DSA) was sent to euro zone governments late on Monday, hours after Athens and its 18 partners agreed in principle to open negotiations on a third bailout programme of up to 86 billion euros in return for tougher austerity measures and structural reforms.

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