Eight years after the U.S. invaded Iraq, the Iraqi people are building a grassroots movement for democracy and an economy that works for them.
Jimmy Carter, during a three-day visit to Cuba this week, called for a release of the Cuban Five and an end to the long-standing U.S. blockade against the island nation.
Japan's Communist Party is making efforts to grasp the real on-the-ground situation of the quake and tsunami stricken areas and respond to disaster victims' demands.
Portuguese president José Socrates, of the Socialist Party, turned in his resignation on Wednesday after losing a crucial vote on government austerity.
The Communist Party of Egypt has once again become an important voice in the secular opposition.
The new prime minister of Nepal, Jhalanath Khanal, a Communist, is expected to revive Nepal's stalled peace process.
The oldest peson in Cuba, Juana Bautista de la Candelaria Rodriguez celebrated her 126th birthday with relatives and friends and attributes her health to the pure air of the countryside, a diet rich in meat and a "heart that has always been full of love."
Sudanese women's rights activists and allies protested the beating of a young woman by laughing police officers that was captured on video and circulated around the world.
Survivors of government persecution paid homage to Colombia's Patriotic Union, memorializing victims of slaughter of UP activists, which, after nearly a quarter century, is still ongoing.
Edwing Perez, secretary general of the Ecuadorian Communist Youth organization, died Nov. 10 from complications resulting from a vicious right-wing assault.