The Spanish Civil War ended over 70 years ago. But families and supporters of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade have never stopped their fight to end wars and crimes against humanity.
Saudi Arabia, Qatar and other feudal Persian Gulf states are providing millions of dollars in funding to Syrian opposition forces every month, with U.S. backing and coordination.
In a way, it's a "good news" and "bad news" angle.
In Chile last week, after a long legislative battle, the country's first all-inclusive anti-discrimination bill became law.
Jean-Luc Melenchon, the Left Front's candidate in the recent presidential elections in France, has announced he will run as a candidate.
Mariano Rajoy's promise went the same way as his pledges on not raising tax - in the shredder.
Voters rejected political parties that have pushed for austerity, and voted in lawmakers who campaigned for policies of economic stimulus and growth.
The West African country of Mali continues to be a source of worry, as radical Islamist rebels try to consolidate their hold on the North.