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Land and political prisoners: unfinished business for Colombian peace talks

Obstacles loom and agreements so far are partial ones. 

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Today in history: It’s World Peace Day!

In 2015 the theme is "Partnerships for Peace - Dignity for All."

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Tsipras' Syriza Party wins Greek election again

Greek voters handed a stunning victory to the left-wing Syriza party and its leader Alexis Tsipras, as they went to the polls for the third time in a year.

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Wars and armament sales behind world's refugee crisis

Syrians, Iraqis, Afghans and other refuge-seekers are caught in a series of mouse-traps.

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Today in Latin American history: Mexican independence from Spain is declared

Mexico celebrates its independence on this date in 1810. 

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Europe’s elections: a coming storm?

The backdrop for elections in Greece, Portugal, Spain and Ireland is one of deep economic crisis ignited by the American financial collapse of 2007-08.

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European left leaders call for “Plan B” for their economies

On the 13th July, the democratic elected Greek government of Alexis Tsipras was brought to its knees by the European Union.

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Bolivarian left in Latin America poses major challenge to capitalism

The possibility of creating all-people's unity against the corporate, imperialist enemy is getting greater.

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Corbyn poised to shift UK’s Labor Party to the left

One of the parties that led international social democracy's turn toward the centrist 'third way' in the 1990s is now poised to elect a new leader from the left.

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In Mexico, a history of struggle drives a dance of resistance

Change and catastrophe produced one of the world's most beautiful dances: The Dance of the Feather.

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