Jyoti Basu, a grand man of Indian politics and socialist movement who enjoyed tremendous popularity and respect, died Jan. 17 at age 95.
Seven of eight million registered voters (88%) turned out for Chile's December general elections, and the results made news worldwide.
Yesterday's attacks on Iraqi government buildings were widely blamed on remnants of the Saddam Hussein regime and other elements seeking to destabilize the country.
With U.S. preparing to pull out troops next summer, Iraq heads to key elections, and a drop in violence is spurring an upsurge of social movements.
At a news conference on August 24 in Nagano City, Japanese Communist Party Chair Shii Kazuo made the following comments at the present stage of the election campaign:
Le Sommet du 20 et du 21 août, constituent une grave menace pour les droits démocratiques et sociaux des peuples du Canada, des États-Unis et du Mexique, pour la souveraineté nationale de nos pays respectifs et pour la cause de la paix.