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Oscar Niemeyer, visionary architect and Communist, dies at 104

A Communist who experienced persecution, exile, and the shifting fortunes of our movement, his dedication to the struggle for a better world inspired generations of activists.

Burden of Colombian past weighs on peace negotiations

Protection must await a successful outcome of peace negotiations which were set to begin in Norway on October 17 between the Colombian government and the FARC.

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Paraguay President overthrown in “express coup” by Congress

Paraguayan President Fernando Lugo was deposed in a 39 to 4 impeachment vote by the country's Senate. Vice President Federico Franco was sworn in as the new president.

Iraqi Communist Party attacked

The attack on the Communist newspaper office occurred just before the eve of the Iraqi Communist Party's 78th anniversary.

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Cuba reaffirms ties with China

Cuban Council of State Vice President Marino Murillo Jorge journeyed to Beijing in late February for a "working visit."

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Russian Communists make big gains in elections

Results of Russia's Dec. 4 parliamentary elections have upended the United Russia party's dominance of the government. They foreshadow new challenges to current Prime Minister Vladimir Putin

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Struggles sharpen in Cyprus

Recent events in Cyprus, occurring in the context of the global capitalist crisis, have led to a sharpening of the class struggle in this small island nation.

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Communists assess India election defeat

India's Communists assess electoral defeats, and renew commitment to democracy and mass struggle.

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In Cyprus, Communists gain, but so do rightists

In parliamentary elections May 22 in the island nation of Cyprus, the governing AKEL party - the island's Communist Party - gained seats and increased its voting percentage.

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Left humbled in Indian state elections

In India's state elections, the Communist-led left governments lost in West Bengal and Kerala.

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