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After Berta Cáceres, another Honduran Indigenous environmental activist murdered

Lesbia Yaneth Urquía protested against mining companies building dams to provide water for their destructive activities.

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Europe on the edge after Brexit vote and Spanish elections

The next few years will be filled with opportunity, as well as danger. Anti-austerity forces are beginning to resist the "troika." But so, too, are parties on the right.

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NATO games 2016: War machine slipping under the radar?

NATO recently wrapped up the largest war games in Eastern Europe since World War II. Some say the alliance's actions are pushing Europe toward a new Cold War.

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This week in history: Argentina independence bicentennial

July 9, 1816 marks the declaration of Argentine independence by the Congress of San Miguel de Tucumán, a city in the northwest of the country.

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Spain elections: Disappointment for the left, stalemate may continue

Unity continues to elude the Spanish left, even with a re-do of the 2015 elections.

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Cuba, the unifier, promotes peace in Colombia

When FARC and the Colombian government began negotiations in 2012 to end 52 years of war, the two sides looked to Cuba.

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New, but partial, peace agreement signals war’s end in Colombia

Questions remain about whether the state will follow through on its commitments.

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Finnish Communist Party: Make people the purpose of politics

The Finnish Communist Party (SKP or CPF) held its Congress on June 4-5 in Turku, Finland.

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British far right celebrates Brexit vote, Trump offers congratulations

The immediate winners of the Brexit vote appear to be the anti-immigrant right wing in Britain and across Europe.

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U.N. Decolonization Committee lambasts U.S. on Puerto Rico

The UN Special Committee on Decolonization met and discussed the situation of the U.S.-controlled island nation of Puerto Rico. 

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