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New, but partial, peace agreement signals war’s end in Colombia

Questions remain about whether the state will follow through on its commitments.

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Finnish Communist Party: Make people the purpose of politics

The Finnish Communist Party (SKP or CPF) held its Congress on June 4-5 in Turku, Finland.

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British far right celebrates Brexit vote, Trump offers congratulations

The immediate winners of the Brexit vote appear to be the anti-immigrant right wing in Britain and across Europe.

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This week in history: Nazis invade Soviet Union 75 years ago

Seventy-five years ago this week, in Operation Barbarossa, German forces suddenly invaded the Soviet Union.

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Argentina’s new government accepts U. S. military bases

For U.S. military planners looking to Latin America, there's a new day. Argentine president Mauricio Macri is on board with U.S. foreign policy. 

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Continued political instability challenges Spain’s left to unite

A failure by the left to unite will open the door for Europe's resurgent far right, whose xenophobia and racism have gained ground all over the continent.

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Peruvian presidential runoff: A squeaker

A broad left coalition in the Andean nation asked supporters to help defeat a right-wing extremist.

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The Bolivarian crisis: Is Latin America’s “pink tide” receding?

Two hundred years after Simón Bolívar decreed slavery's end, the modern-day leftist movement named for him appears to be stalling across Latin America.

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Philippines elects “Trump of the East” as new president

He claims to be a "socialist" while threatening to kill trade unionists and courting big investors at the expense of the poor in his home city.

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Brazil: President Rousseff ousted by Senate, Temer names right wing Cabinet

The accusation was that Rousseff's government had filled budget shortfalls in 2014 and 2015 by shifting money from the central bank to cover social welfare programs' needs.

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