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."
International law guarantees the right to seek asylum; seizing boats and mass detentions are violations of this right.
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 new chapter in the story of Cuba's outreach to people began with the arrival in Katmandu, Nepal of 49 Cuban health care workers.
A locomotive engineers strike stopped freight cars and passenger traffic; meanwhile, Angela Davis visited Berlin and elsewhere in Germany.
The people of Nepal seem to be disappointed in the government, like the government is holding them back from taking care of each other.
"The decision makes every citizen equal and will strengthen the institution of marriage for all existing and future marriages."