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No clear winner in German election shows crisis of mainstream

No clear winner in German election shows crisis of mainstream Chancellor Angela Merkel’s ruling CDU/CSU conservatives were reported to have grabbed just 24.2 percent of the vote—their worst result since the Second World War

Far left Die Linke party loses swathes of its supporters

Far left Die Linke party loses swathes of its supporters What went so wrong the far left Die Linke party? The answer lies primarily in its leadership and the concessions they’ve made in a failed bid to be more “electable”.

International round-up: Revenge raids escalate after prison escape in Palestine

International round-up: Revenge raids escalate after prison escape in Palestine Israeli soldiers have captured the last two of six Palestinian prisoners who liberated themselves from a high security jail nearly two weeks ago.

‘We’re not criminals,’ say protesting migrants trapped in Mexico by US

‘We’re not criminals,’ say protesting migrants trapped in Mexico by US Hundreds of migrants trapped in southern Mexico protested on Wednesday against the state’s immigration rules.

International round-up: Palestinian protests in support of escaped prisoners

International round-up: Palestinian protests in support of escaped prisoners Israel launched a campaign of raids, incursions, roadblocks, searches and arrests last week after a group of Palestinian prisoners liberated themselves.

Brazil’s right wingers on the streets are trying to subvert democracy

President Jair Bolsonaro greets his supporters Supporters of president Jair Bolsonaro hope their mobilisations and military pressure will keep him in office

More die as US state fails those hit by storm


Far from helping, President Biden is creating conditions that will lead to more disasters, says Sophie Squire

Japanese PM resigns after Olympic Covid crisis


Japan’s prime minister has been forced from office as his popularity plummets due to the government’s handling of coronavirus.

US military continued killings of children in Afghanistan


The United States military left Afghanistan as it arrived—by killing children.

What is IS-K and what is its relationship with the Taliban?


The horrific attack on Kabul airport last week was claimed by a local branch of Islamic State called IS-K.

The climate crisis fuels hurricanes


Hurricane Ida has ­spread panic across the US Gulf Coast as 150 mile an hour winds and torrential rains lashed the state of Louisiana.

Israel hits protesters and aid in Palestine


Palestinians resisting Israeli occupation have been shot at during protests, reports Nick Clark

Earthquake causes new devastation across Haiti


As Haiti is struck by earthquakes, Sam Ord explores the damage that imperialism has done

What does Afghan defeat mean for US imperialism?


The words of US president Joe Biden have come back to haunt him awfully quickly.

Algerian government fiddles as country burns


At least 71 people have died in Algeria as forest fires sweep through large parts of the north African country.

South African police unleash wave of violence against poor


In a brutal response to recent riots and looting, South African police are terrorising poor people and demanding receipts for their food and other goods.

International round-up: Democracy under threat in Tunisia after coup


President Kais Saied is manoeuvring for total power after his takeover last month, explains Nick Clark

New rage on streets of Guatemala


Thousands of angry protesters took to the streets in Guatemala this week to call for the resignation of president Alejandro Giammattei

Senior general makes himself prime minister in Myanmar


The head of the military dictatorship in Myanmar this week declared himself prime minister of a “caretaker government”

Delta variant outbreaks around the world show new Covid danger


The US’s chief medical adviser has warned that “things will get worse” as coronavirus cases soar

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