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Unemployment can change your personality

Unemployment could be a vicious cycle. It can change peoples' core personality -- making some less conscientious, agreeable and open -- which may make it difficult for them to find new jobs, says a study.

20 percent of suicides due to unemployment: Study

Every year, unemployment drives around one in five suicides, says a study that included data from 63 countries between 2000 and 2011.

UN warns of growing inequality and joblessness

 Unemployment will rise by 11 million in the next five years due to slower growth and turbulence, the UN warned on Tuesday.

Gujarat logs lowest unemployment rate, Sikkim highest

Gujarat had lowest unemployment rate in the country last fiscal, while Sikkim had the highest.

With jobs scarce, South Korean students linger on campus

It`s been a year since Seoul media and communications student Lee Woong-hee finished his studies, but the 26-year-old plans to skip his class graduation ceremony in February because he thinks retaining his student status will help him finally land a job.

Opposition reiterates demands for PM Modi's statement on conversion

The opposition on Monday reiterated its demands for Prime Minister Narendra Modi to make a statement on the conversion issue, forcing the Rajya Sabha to hold repeated adjournments, as the House failed to conduct legislative business for the sixth day.

Francois Hollande says won`t stand again for French presidency if unemployment doesn`t drop

Francois Hollande vowed Thursday he would not stand again for the French presidency in 2017 if he had not managed to live up to his promise to bring down unemployment by then.

US unemployment rate falls below 6%

 The US jobs machine shifted into higher gear in September, pushing the unemployment rate down to the lowest level in six years.

US jobless claims fall

New US claims for unemployment insurance benefits fell last week, continuing to point to a downward trend in job losses, official data released Thursday showed.

Unemployment of OECD `lost` generation edges down

Eurozone unemployment is still far higher than the average rate across advanced countries, the OECD said today just as Britain reported another fall.

Singapore activists warn of surging xenophobia

Guest workers and expatriates are increasingly the target of "xenophobic" attacks on social media, Singapore`s leading activists groups warned Wednesday.

Thousands protest against unemployment in Italy

Scuffles broke out between police and hundreds of protesters in Turin at one of several rallies against unemployment and austerity in Italy for May Day.

If elected, BJP will end terrorism, unemployment, price rise: Naqvi

Senior BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Saturday said terrorism, unemployment and price rise would end if BJP formed the next government in the country.

If elected, BJP will end terrorism, unemployment, price rise: Naqvi

Senior BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Saturday said terrorism, unemployment and price rise would end if BJP formed the next government in the country.

French President Francois Hollande doesn`t want new term till rise in jobs

French President Francois Hollande Friday said he won`t run for a second five-year mandate if he won`t deliver on the pledge to reverse a long-running rise in unemployment.

Govt ads for 2,500 `non-existing` vacancies, a cruel joke: BJP

Opposition BJP in Uttarakhand on Wednesday accused the state government of advertising 2,500 vacancies in different departments where there were no such vacant posts and termed it as a cruel joke with the unemployed youth.

Bosnia police use tear gas against protesting workers, 130 injured

More than 130 people, most of them policemen, were injured when police used tear gas and clashed with Bosnian demonstrators angry over the dire economic situation in a country.

Uttarakhand govt to give shops on loan to unemployed youths

The Uttarakhand government will soon launch a self-employment scheme for the unemployed youths of the state by building 3,5000 shops and giving them to the beneficiaries on interest-free loans repayable in ten years.

Hollande vows to reduce number of jobless in France

Outlining the Socialists` economic and financial roadmap for 2014, French President Francois Hollande on Friday reitereated his promises to bring down the double digit jobless rate and restore the country`s public finances.

Pope expresses support for Italy`s "pitchfork" protesters

Pope Francis expressed support for Italians protesting over high unemployment, recession and austerity but urged them to reject the "temptation of violence".