In other news Wednesday, French President Nicolas Sarkozy made orders for riot police to clear blockades from the country's oil refineries while more gas stations ran dry due to protests. Union members also blocked access to several airports causing flight…
There were more developments on the Quran burning story Friday. Meanwhile in Afghanistan, thousands of protesters took to the streets against the possible Quran burning.
Amid an ailing economy, labor unions find themselves struggling to compromise with employers on wages and benefits. Paul Solman reports.
In other news Monday, the U.N. nuclear agency voiced new concern at Iran's continued defiance over its nuclear program.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
Supporters of Iranian presidential candidate Mir Hossein Mousavi gathered in downtown Tehran for a fifth straight day Wednesday as their candidate continued his challenge to the country's supreme leader and cleric-led system.
By PBS NewsHour
Thousands of anti-government protesters barricaded Thailand's parliament Tuesday, leading to clashes with riot police and to the deployment of troops to curb political unrest on the streets of Bangkok.
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