Hundreds of taxi drivers have blocked the freeway to the airport in the Chilean capital Santiago. They're protesting against ride-services like Uber and Cabify.
Germany's transport minister has said he wants to ease rules on car-pooling companies such as Uber. The US company has failed to take off in the country — its freelance driver-based model runs afoul of existing laws.
Spanish taxi associations have demanded stricter enforcement of a law that limits the issuing of new licenses to Uber and Cabify. Representatives from the ride-sharing apps say the taxis just want to keep a "monopoly."
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says ride-hailing app Uber no longer exists in his country. His statement comes after Istanbul taxi drivers called for the service to be banned.
A Brazlian tourist has died of a heart attack after being stuck in a traffic jam caused by a blockade by taxi drivers. Vehicles were backed up for several kilometers on the road to Chile's Santiago International Airport.
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