Cuba's Communist Party held its 7th Party Congress in Havana between April 16 and April 19.
"Faced with these attacks, let us stand together for freedom, equality, fraternity and peace."
Bidhya Devi Bhandari said her election marked a first step toward assuring the new constitutional guarantees of equality are fulfilled.
The South African Communist Party's Special National Congress took stock of a range of problems besetting South Africa's young democracy.
The red hammer-and-sickle banners of the Portuguese Communist Party and the green flags of the Green Ecological Party filled the streets of Lisbon.
Forty years after the American war in Vietnam ended in ignominious defeat, the traces of that terrible conflict are disappearing.
"The strike is a message to the government: We will not accept being treated as second- or third-class citizens."
Some 300 U.S. military personnel are carrying out a training program for the Ukrainian National Guard near the city of Lviv.
Plans to construct an anti-communist monument in Ottawa, honoring the alleged "victims" of communism, are encountering opposition.
Violent attacks have been launched against Ukrainian Communists that have led to deaths and injuries.