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French Communists convene international peace conference in Paris

More than a hundred delegates from organizations around the globe gathered here June 1 for the International Conference for World Peace and Progress.

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Ex-dictator, others sentenced in Argentina for "Operation Condor" crimes

A court in Buenos Aires convicted General Reynaldo Bignone and 14 other officers of crimes against humanity committed during the "Dirty War" of 1976-83.

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From the 1945 People’s World archives: Remembering the Holocaust

Milton Howard, a correspondent for the Daily Worker, saw Hitler's death camps. For Holocaust Remembrance Day, we re-publish his account.

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Baiting the bear: NATO and Russia stumble toward new Cold War

U.S. and European leaders say Russia is becoming more "aggressive" lately; with NATO troops on its border, Moscow sees things differently.

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The Vietnam War and Agent Orange are millennials’ problem too

Money alone won't reverse the human and ecological casualties Agent Orange has dealt, but financial reparations would be a step in dealing with a dark part of history. 

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Venezuela elections a low point in history

It was the first national Bolivarian electoral loss in 17 years, and a palpable sense of betrayal and sorrow has swept over the supporters of Chavez' successor, President Maduro.

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Is "pitiless war" the best leaders can offer these days?

A week of horrible carnage, and more pain as the powerful take refuge in clichéd policies that once again turn the wheel of violence.

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Today in history: Nazi war crimes indictments read at Nuremberg

The trials formally opened in Nuremberg, Germany, on November 20, half a year after Germany surrendered.

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Today in history: 70 years since Vietnam independence proclaimed

In 1945, after Japan's surrender in World War II, Vietnamese communist leader Ho Chi Minh proclaimed independence of Vietnam from France and the establishment of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam.

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L’Humanité: France should offer asylum to Snowden and Assange

A basic gesture of solidarity is indispensable in respect of whistleblowers Edward Snowden and Julian Assange.

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