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Ugandan opposition warns of assassination plot after leader's arrest

Uganda's largest opposition party, the Forum for Democratic Change claimed that a plot to assassinate leader Kizza Besigye was under way.

Big win for the center-left forces in Argentine elections

Argentine voters rewarded President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner for a booming economy with a big reelection victory.

The Left Party still relevant in Germany

The Left dropped to about half its 12 percent high; it was weakened or defeated in seven elections in 2011.

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Honduras resistance forms new political party

The National Front for Popular Resistance organized anti-government marches and demonstrations around Honduras.

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Power struggle rages in Iran

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.

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Celebration marks 32nd anniversary of Nicaragua's Sandinista revolution

Thirty-two years ago, a Marxist-led national liberation movement forever changed the history and political dynamics of Nicaragua.

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Controversy over Israel and anti-Semitism embroils German left

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.

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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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Kurds gain in Turkish elections

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.

Socialists punished in Portuguese parliamentary elections

The ruling Socialist Party was severely punished in Portugal's parliamentary elections on June 5.

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