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.
The chair of the Communist Party of Brazil, Renato Rabelo, discusses the reelection of Dilma Rousseff of the Workers' Party to the presidency of Brazil.
All eyes are on Greece, where left-wing Alexis Tsipras became the new prime minister on Monday, Jan. 26.
The Japanese Communist Party scored historic gains in December's parliamentary elections, and most strikingly in Okinawa.