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Euro crisis ‘could lead to social unrest’

BERLIN — The eurozone debt crisis could lead to a decade-long recession and rising social unrest, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) has warned, according to a German media report on Sunday. “The next few months will be decisive in terms of avoiding a dramatic decline in employment and a further…

Paul Ryan: Obama ‘sowing class envy and social unrest’

House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) suggested Sunday that the Occupy Wall Street protests were the fault of President Barack Obama for “sowing class envy and social unrest.” Ryan told NBC’s David Gregory that the real source of the sluggish economy and lack of jobs was that businesses “needed…

Chile police chief resigns after shooting of protester

SANTIAGO — Chile’s police chief resigned Friday after coming under pressure over the high-profile shooting death of a teenage protester that has fueled social unrest in the Andean nation. General Eduardo Gordon’s position as general director of the carabineros became untenable when the government asked him to respond to a…

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