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New Nepal PM faces daunting peace task

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.

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Slovak government on anti-communist rampage

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.

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Impunity reigns in Colombia, Piedad Cordoba leaves

In Colombia, wholesale murder and impunity go hand in hand.

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Castro reports progress, criticizes religious discrimination

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.

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Communists assess India election defeat

India's Communists assess electoral defeats, and renew commitment to democracy and mass struggle.

Chilean Communist freed as Colombia drops charges

Accused of rounding up money for the FARC, Manuel Olate was detained for three months as a first step to extradition.

Future still far from rosy as Greek leader gets his vote of confidence

The only thing that is certain is that Greek workers will take a hit and there will be intensified class struggle in the months to come.

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Ukraine reds: still resisting despite the odds

Red flags will fly as a challenge to those in the Ukrainian parliament who have sought to impose a legal ban on symbols of the Soviet period.

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In Cyprus, Communists gain, but so do rightists

In parliamentary elections May 22 in the island nation of Cyprus, the governing AKEL party - the island's Communist Party - gained seats and increased its voting percentage.

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Opposition to nuclear power plants grows in Japan

The Japanese Communist Party is launching a signature-collection campaign calling for the total withdrawal from nuclear power generation.

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