Things are really happening in Germany - politics and economy in upheaval, and no one can tell what's next.
Mixed results in Slovakia elections added to disturbing results in Czech and Hungary earlier makes for difficult politics in Europe.
Joblessness up in Europe, displaced in Iraq, politics in Nepal, union-busting in Costa Rica, women appeal re Cuban 5.
Water strife in Africa, missile defense in Romania, refugee rights in Australia.
At the second congress of Die Linke, The Left, on Saturday, 558 delegates disappointed media "experts" by sticking together and moving ahead.
BERLIN (May 7) - Pity poor Angela! She's caughte between the rock of Greece and its economic woes, and the hard place of the May 9 elections in Germany's largest state.
Venezuela and China sign major deals, reactionaries win in Hungary, Tanzania grants citizenship to refugees.
Europe's attack on working class; Afghan police problems; anti-woman discrimination in S. Korea; Cuban health shakeup.
No land for South Africa's black women, Spanish workers take a hit, Indonesian impunity still reverberates in East Timor.
Somalia danger signs; new Cuban Five campaign; Russians still like "Soviet."