Results of Russia's Dec. 4 parliamentary elections have upended the United Russia party's dominance of the government. They foreshadow new challenges to current Prime Minister Vladimir Putin
A general strike called by Portuguese unions against austerity measures imposed by international finance capital practically shut down Portugal last Thursday.
Recent events in Cyprus, occurring in the context of the global capitalist crisis, have led to a sharpening of the class struggle in this small island nation.
The government in Beijing plans to raise the minimum wage by 15 percent every year for the next five years.
A group of 50 self proclaimed, "rebel students" on September 12 attacked the Santiago offices of the Chilean Communist Party's (CP) Central Committee.
Nepal elected Maoist Baburam Bhattarai Prime Minister following the brief administration Jhalanath Khanal, who resigned after failing to advance a peace process and new constitution.
New legislation could end up sending members of the country's Communist Party and other leftists to prison for up to three years because of their beliefs and speech.
In Colombia, wholesale murder and impunity go hand in hand.
Raul Castro gave a generally upbeat report on economic and other progress, but sharply criticized the tendency of some officials to allow old habits to become obstacles to change.
India's Communists assess electoral defeats, and renew commitment to democracy and mass struggle.