The Left dropped to about half its 12 percent high; it was weakened or defeated in seven elections in 2011.
The National Front for Popular Resistance organized anti-government marches and demonstrations around Honduras.
With less than two years to go before the next presidential election in Iran a power struggle to determine its outcome is in full swing.
Thirty-two years ago, a Marxist-led national liberation movement forever changed the history and political dynamics of Nicaragua.
Heated debate that had been tearing at Germany's Left Party seems to have abated after June 28, when its Bundestag members modified a controversial position on Israel.
India's Communists assess electoral defeats, and renew commitment to democracy and mass struggle.
Turkey's ruling party sought a third term in elections Sunday, aiming to build on economic and diplomatic advances in recent years as well as introduce a new constitution it says will make the country more democratic.
The ruling Socialist Party was severely punished in Portugal's parliamentary elections on June 5.
In India's state elections, the Communist-led left governments lost in West Bengal and Kerala.
On Election Day, the governing socialists took a drubbing, losing to the People's Party and its right-wing allies in all provincial governments and most local ones.