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US court cases bring corruption scandal closer to Donald Trump


Donald Trump surrounded himself with crooks and thieves during his 2016 presidential election campaign. Two court cases taking place in the US prove it. They give glimpses into the rottenness of the world Trump inhabits and his presidency.

Israel kills Palestinians in Gaza in run-up to ceasefire deal


Israel has ramped up the pressure further on Palestinians living in the Gaza Strip, despite reports of an imminent peace deal

Anger at the response to the floods hitting India


More than 350 people have died and 1.5 million been forced to move by flooding in the southwest Indian state of Kerala

Drive to save money lies behind Italian bridge collapse in Genoa


The motorway bridge that collapsed on Monday in Genoa, Italy, killing at least 39 people failed because of money.

Western fears in Zimbabwe


Zimbabwean president Emmerson Mnangagwa’s crackdown on opposition forces is causing jitters among the West and big business

Britain’s ally Saudi Arabia kills 29 children in Yemen


As many as 29 children in Yemen were killed in an airstrike carried out by a military coalition armed and funded by Britain.

Big protest shows fury over racist law in Israel


Israel’s Nation State law exposes the anti-Palestinian racism at the heart of the state

Racist Trump plans to exclude 20 million migrants from citizenship


Millions of migrants could be banned from US citizenship if they claimed benefits, in the latest racist attack by Donald Trump’s White House.

Bangladesh students fight for safety


Students in Bangladesh have led a series of protests over road safety that have gripped the country.

Trump’s Iran sanctions start


New US economic sanctions against Iran came into effect this week—threatening to exacerbate poverty and hardship faced by Iranian people.

Repression follows the election in Zimbabwe


President Mnangagwa looks to defend his rule by crushing dissent, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Ahed Tamimi calls for one Palestinian state for all


Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi has spoken out against her mistreatment in Israeli prison—and called for a single Palestinian state for Arabs and Jews.

Ahed Tamimi finally released


Palestinian Ahed Tamimi was released from Israeli prison on Sunday.

First vote for Zimbabwe after Mugabe


Results of the first Zimbabwean presidential election since the fall of dictator Robert Mugabe were expected this week.

Hundreds expelled from Italian Roma camp


The evictions show the impact of the racist policies of minister Matteo Salvini, reports Simon Basketter

Greece fire response wrecked by years of austerity


The Greek government faces outrage over its failures and austerity policies, following huge wildfires that killed almost 100 people

Pakistan elections - behind Imran Khan's populism lies more neoliberalism


Imran Khan, the former Pakistani cricket star, declared victory in the country’s general election yesterday despite allegations of widespread fraud.

Wildfires in Greece—the price of austerity


This is the lethal cost of the austerity memorandum demanded by the EU to pay Greece’s debt

New racist laws expose reality of Israeli state


New laws are no aberration, but a consequence of a state based on ethnic cleansing, writes?Nick Clark

International round up: Did Macron cover up for bodyguard?


Plus section of German left turns against refugees

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