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Trump ramps up tensions in Asia

Warmonger in chief Donald Trump is ramping up tensions in Asia with fresh sanctions against the North Korean dictatorship.

Vote in Venezuela shows weakness of the right wing opposition to Maduro

Elections to Venezuela’s new constituent assembly last Sunday saw long voting queues in poorer, more pro-government neighbourhoods.

Splits won’t stop nasty offensive from Trump

Splits within the US ruling class threaten to topple US president Donald Trump—but they may not be enough on their own.

Israel backs down from Al Aqsa clampdown

Mass protests last Friday forced Israeli forces to reopen the Al Aqsa mosque to all worshippers.

Assault on Mosul ‘killed 40,000 civilians’ and US allies are still murdering people

The number of civilians killed during the assault on Mosul in Iraq is much higher than earlier estimates from the Iraqi government and the US.

Israeli clamp down at Al Aqsa mosque marks new crackdown on Palestinians

Israel has launched a new crackdown on Palestinians in East Jerusalem, restricting Muslim access to the Al Aqsa mosque compound.

US election deal with Russia comes back to bite Donald Trump after emails leak

Will new revelations start to unravel US president’s tangled web of lies about lies, asks Simon Basketter

Lebanese socialist activists targeted after call for solidarity with Syrian refugees

Activists from the Socialist Forum in Lebanon are facing a campaign of threats and intimidation after they called for a protest in solidarity with Syrian refugees.

It’s our world or theirs as protests take on the G20 rulers in Hamburg

US president Donald Trump declared the G20 world rulers’ summit in Hamburg, Germany, last week a “wonderful success”.

Protests against the G20 in Hamburg have left the German government in a mess

The protests against the G20 summit in Hamburg over the last week showed that there’s a huge discontent with ruling classes all over the world.

Mission accomplished? Iraq’s heard that before

The Iraqi military said it was in the final stages of capturing the city of Mosul from Isis as Socialist Worker went to press.

Trump’s racist Muslim ban is back on

Donald Trump’s racist Muslim Ban was given the green light by a unanimous vote of the US Supreme Court judges on Monday.

Moroccan protests combat repression, poverty and inequality

The movement has revived again on a national scale with tens of thousands involved in demonstrations

Qatar crisis exposes dangerous tensions

A campaign of sanctions and threats against Gulf state Qatar showed up tensions among competing Middle Eastern powers—and confusion among the US ruling class.

Trouble for Trump after top spook Comey's allegations

Congressional hearing damages the US president

Catalonia independence referendum defies Spanish state ban

The Catalan government in Barcelona has called a referendum on independence—defying a ban by the Spanish government in Madrid.

Did the US use white phosphorus weapons in its attacks on Syria and Iraq?

US-led forces stand accused of dropping horrific white phosphorus weapons in Mosul in Iraq and Raqqa in Syria.

Main parties' votes collapse in French elections

The traditional main parties in France collapsed in the first round of parliamentary elections on Sunday.

Nazi threat is growing in Trump's shadow, but meets with resistance

A shocking series of racist murders and provocations serve as a reminder that the bile pumped out by Donald Trump’s White House has consequences in US society.

Massacres made by the West

Two massacres of civilians, including children, each on a greater scale than the Manchester bombing took place last week—and the West was directly involved in both.

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