In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- There is a power struggle going on in global sport between the owners of particular clubs, the national federations and the international organisations.
- Large parts of Italy came to a standstill yesterday, when 13 million workers followed a call by the three main union federations for an eight-hour general strike.
- Also coming up is a federation cabaret and flower arranging display as well as the federation Christmas party taking place in December.
- The idea is to target international sports federations and organisers to get them to bring high profile events to Ireland,
- On Friday Bill Jordan, head of the international federation of trade unions led a group of less than 100 people in a silent protest as the trade talks began.
- The action, which is officially a one-day strike called by all the trade union federations and confederations, will be continued indefinitely by many workers.
- Union leaders at the executive council meeting did find common ground around dramatic proposals to strengthen state labor federations and central labor councils.
- The international federation has organized regular sports events for organ recipients to advocate organ donation and transplant worldwide.
- The main trade union federations and professional associations called protest demonstrations for Saturday.
- Balfour said yesterday that he recognised the autonomy of sports federations, but autonomy needed accountability and responsibility.
- The three major trade union federations in Italy have organised a four-hour general strike for Friday 24 October.
- Although there have been job cuts in the public sector, public sector unions have become proportionately larger within the union federation.
- The bus workers belong to a federation of 63 unions with a total of more than 17,000 members.
- On March 21 several union federations launched a 24-hour general strike in Argentina.
- Will trade unions within the federation fund international work?
- This federation of Independent churches, now some 30-40 strong, has been successful in the south amongst the unchurched.
- In spite of these difficulties, a true federation of independent laboratories still does exist.
- It took decades for them to organise into federations of trade unions.
- A 36-hour general strike called by three union federations in Argentina virtually shut down the nation of 37 million inhabitants last week.
- The union federations called six one-day general strikes in 18 months.
- But by the time of Australian federation, nationalism had undergone a profound transformation.
- The proposed European federation is unprecedented: no democracy has ever merged with another to form such an entity.
- It goes to the heart of our founding fathers' vision of federation that all voices in all states of Australia be represented and have influence in Australian society.
- This interpretation of the motives of the fathers of federation hardened later into an unshakable conviction.
- In a referendum in 1992, Montenegrins voted in favour of federation with Serbia and Kosovo.
- And some type of federation, where all tribes, all people are represented, is the best hope that we can have for that country.
- And, contrary to the claims of the fathers of federation, Australian nationalism was not progressive.
- Also, let's not kid ourselves about the roots of Australian nationalism, the fathers of federation and all the rest of it.
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