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Angered Indians demand Gandhi flip-flops be removed from Amazon

Flip-flops depicting independence leader Mahatma Gandhi for sale on Amazon have triggered anger with Indians, who took to social media over the weekend to demand their immediate removal.

Amazon plans to create more than 100,000 new jobs in the US

The world's largest online retailer Amazon plans to create 100,000 new jobs in the US over the next 18 months.

India demands apology from Amazon for insulting flag, warns of action

India on Wednesday demanded an apology from retail giant Amazon for selling doormats featuring its national flag and warned it would cancel visas of company officials unless the products were...

Amazon tests checkout-free food store

Online retail giant Amazon is testing a new type of physical store in the US that promises no lines or checkouts, the company announced Monday.

Amazon staff strike on pay and conditions in four German centres

Amazon staff at four distribution centres in Germany went on strike Friday over pay and working conditions, the internet retail company and trade union Verdi said.

Peru state oil company's Amazon spill is fourth this year

A break in an oil pipeline owned by Peru's state oil company Petroperu has caused a spill in the Peruvian Amazon, the company said, its fourth such oil spill this year in the rainforest region....

Amazon publishes record profits, Bezos moves to third on Forbes list

Amazon achieved best-ever quarterly profits of 857 million dollars, up from 92 million dollars for the same period last year, the online giant said in a press release Thursday.

Amazon workers in Germany stage another walkout in ongoing pay row

One of Germany's largest trade unions called on Tuesday for renewed strikes by employees of US online retailer Amazon, with workers walking out of a warehouse in the southern town of Graben.

New strikes at Amazon in Germany over pay and conditions

Workers at US online retailer Amazon's distribution centre in the western German city of Koblenz have gone on strike over pay and conditions, a union spokesman said Saturday.

New Mein Kampf edition sells out, publisher rushing to print more

The publisher of the critically commented edition of Adolf Hitler's Mein Kampf (My Struggle) reported Thursday that it has to reprint further editions of the volume after the original print run...