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Communist Party makes significant gains in Russian regional polls

The Communist Party of Russian Federation (KPRF) increased their seats from 5 to 13 in the Moscow City Duma

Israel abducts more than 15 Palestinians in the span of one week

Children and university students are among some of the 15 Palestinians that were abducted by Israeli soldiers

Police repress march commemorating the victims of last Chilean dictatorship

Participants of the annual march to remember the victims of the last dictatorship were attacked by Police with tear gas and water cannons

UN rights body addresses Kashmir issue as Indian oppression continues

Speaking at the 42nd session of the UN Human Rights Commission in Geneva, the UN high commissioner for human rights, Michelle Bachelet, called on the Indian government to ensure that human rights are respected and protected

British Airlines pilots go on strike demanding pay hike British Airlines pilots go on strike demanding pay hike

The strike began on Monday and will continue till Tuesday night with another day of action scheduled for September 27. 93% of the pilots who took part in a ballot in the last week of August approved the strike proposal by the British Airline Pilots Association.

Protesters severely injured during anti-mining protest in Peru

A large-scale regional strike has been called on September 16 by organisations and trade unions leading the struggle against the construction of the copper mining project in the Islay province. The strike, involving the southern regions of the country demands definitive cancellation.

Trump's decision to end talks with Taliban puzzles observers Trump’s decision to end talks with Taliban puzzles observers

Observers are surprised at Trump’s decision as the Taliban had never promised to end violence as a precondition for the talks. Trump’s citing the death of a soldier for his decision is also puzzling as the US continued talks despite 15 of its dying in Afghanistan this year

Violent police repression during national protest in Chile

Protesters demonstrated demanding fundamental rights such as education, health, housing, employment and decent pensions.

Prison sentence of former Blackwater guards cut in half by Federal Judge

The three ex-guards together killed 27 Iraqis and wounded 39 others in the Nisour square massacre in 2007

Trade unions in Swaziland demand inquiry into death of Njabulo Dlamini Trade unions in Swaziland demand inquiry into death of Njabulo Dlamini

Njabulo Dlamini, the international organizer of the Communist Party of Swaziland, allegedly died of an illness shortly after he was released from prison but trade unionists suspect he was poisoned

Sudanese prime minister announces cabinet of transitional government Sudanese PM announces cabinet of transitional government

The names of 18 of the 20 members of the cabinet were announced by prime minister Abdallah Hamdok. The cabinet includes many who took stands against the regime of former president Omar al-Bashir

Argentinians demand implementation of the Food Emergency Act

The economic crisis in Argentina has had dire effects on the population’s access to food, total food insecurity rose from 21.7% in 2017 to 29.3% in 2018

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