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PEGIDA: Horrors and contradictions

In Germany the ultra-right is building bases in towns and villages while the government fears any progress which threatens their austerity policy.

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Brazil’s communists: Dilma’s reelection sets stage for “historic advance”

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.

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Tens of thousands join Podemos rally in Madrid

Around a quarter of a million people marched through Madrid on Saturday in a show of strength by the populist Podemos party.

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Syriza and the Greek earthquake: a deeper look

Almost before the votes were counted in the recent Greek elections, battle lines were being drawn all over Europe.

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Left victory in Greece breaks new ground

All eyes are on Greece, where left-wing Alexis Tsipras became the new prime minister on Monday, Jan. 26.

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Celebrating Syriza victory, Greeks “finally feel some hope”

Radical left leader Alexis Tsipras took over Monday as austerity-wracked Greece's new prime minister.

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An open letter to the leaders of the world

"Let's be clear: the actions we take in 2015 will decide which way the world turns for decades to come; please take the right path."

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Germany today: People challenging new right extremists

Recent events here in Germany remind me of a playground see-saw, with constant ups and downs of one side and the other.

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Venezuela reaching overseas to help build stronger domestic economy

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro was touring the world in January as troubles mounted at home.

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Nigeria elections approach amid economic distress and terror attacks

Nigeria is in the news again because of vicious attacks by the extremist jihadi group Boko Haram in the country's Northeastern state of Borno.

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