Most alarming, since Germany is the strongest, most central European country, is the strength of its far-right Alternative for Germany.
Fighters and Friends of the Spanish Republic welcomed one of the very last International Brigade survivors, Joseph Almudever.
Over 3.7 million people in this new African nation of 11 million are at severe risk of starvation, and a UN official coordinating humanitarian aid in South Sudan says "we're in a race against time."
A small but moving episode marked the regular annual meeting of the German organization Fighters and Friends of the Spanish Republic 1936-1939.
Colombian President Santos confirmed that his government and the FARC signed an agreement Havana that peace talks would begin in October in Oslo.
Jarama Valley, the song inspired by one of the key battles of the Spanish civil war, gets another lease of life on a new CD marking the 75th anniversary of the conflict.
For the first time in El Salvador, the government publicly commemorated Archbishop Oscar Romero.