This courageous vote hit usually smug politicians and bankers so hard you could almost hear their teeth rattle.
The Left Party is the only opposition force with any real clout in Germany, so a gathering with representatives of its 60,000 members was important enough.
Top leaders of seven nations at the G7 Summit discuss "the global economy as well as... foreign, security and development policy."
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.
Last year, Robert Serra was murdered in his apartment in Caracas, along with Maria Herrera, his companion and political helper.
The legislative arm of the European Union approved a position statement backing, with modifications, the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership.
A locomotive engineers strike stopped freight cars and passenger traffic; meanwhile, Angela Davis visited Berlin and elsewhere in Germany.
On this date in 1935, José Alberto Mujica Cordano was born in Montevideo, Uruguay.
There was a lot of action on the side, at parallel meetings and the Summit of the Peoples.
MoveOn.org is warning that the Republican-led Senate could be starting down the path to a new war in the Mideast.