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South Sudan facing famine crisis

Over 3.7 million people in this new African nation of 11 million are at severe risk of starvation, and a UN official coordinating humanitarian aid in South Sudan says "we're in a race against time."

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Berlin: A conference of anti-fascists and the story of a ring

A small but moving episode marked the regular annual meeting of the German organization Fighters and Friends of the Spanish Republic 1936-1939.

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Colombian government, pressured, will negotiate with FARC

Colombian President Santos confirmed that his government and the FARC signed an agreement Havana that peace talks would begin in October in Oslo.

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Billy Bragg and Maxine Peake: Jarama Valley/Brigadista

Jarama Valley, the song inspired by one of the key battles of the Spanish civil war, gets another lease of life on a new CD marking the 75th anniversary of the conflict.

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El Salvador honors Archbishop Oscar Romero

For the first time in El Salvador, the government publicly commemorated Archbishop Oscar Romero.