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Cyprus legislative elections bring challenges for the left and unification

Elections have just concluded after a campaign dominated by the issue of reunification between the island's Greek and Turkish communities.

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Ex-dictator, others sentenced in Argentina for "Operation Condor" crimes

A court in Buenos Aires convicted General Reynaldo Bignone and 14 other officers of crimes against humanity committed during the "Dirty War" of 1976-83.

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As "Brexit" from the EU approaches, Europe's left is divided

On June 23, the European Union will be put to the test when Britain - its second-largest economy - votes on whether to stay in or bail out.

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From the 1945 People’s World archives: Remembering the Holocaust

Milton Howard, a correspondent for the Daily Worker, saw Hitler's death camps. For Holocaust Remembrance Day, we re-publish his account.

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Vietnam navigates global competition, free trade in quest for development

30 years into a program of "renewal" of its socialist system, Vietnam faces a world dominated by free trade agreements, competition, and global capital.

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Mexican government may have tampered with evidence: new forensics report on the Ayotzinapa 43

A team of forensics experts looking into the disappearance of 43 students has finished its work. 

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SCOTUS decision on DACA, DAPA immigration programs expected soon

The Supreme Court finally heard arguments on the case involving Obama's executive orders protecting non-criminal undocumented immigrants.

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Socialism plus markets: Vietnam’s chosen path

Three decades ago, Vietnam embarked on what it calls a "renewal" process that brought rapid development after years of war, famine, and poverty.

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The Vietnam War and Agent Orange are millennials’ problem too

Money alone won't reverse the human and ecological casualties Agent Orange has dealt, but financial reparations would be a step in dealing with a dark part of history. 

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Vietnam places a high value on education

Today, primary education is compulsory and tuition "free," and according to statistics, the national literacy rate in Vietnam has reached 97.3 percent for those aged 15-50.

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