Some 50 people have died after trying to migrate to Europe when their boat capsized off the coast of Tunisia.
Mass strikes and protests in Jordan forced prime minister Hani Mulki to resign on Monday.
A truck drivers’ strike in Brazil has shown how repressive governments can be humbled.
Palestinians in Gaza were bracing for another assault by Israel as Socialist Worker went to press on Tuesday.
Irish voters delivered a landslide two to one vote to repeal the 8th Amendment and liberalise abortion laws last Saturday.
Big marches took place across France, showing the continuing readiness to fight President Emmanuel Macron’s “reforms” that attack workers and aid the rich.
Elections set to take place in Mexico on 1 July could deliver a left wing president in the shape of Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador.
Public and private sector workers in Greece are set to walk out on a general strike on Wednesday.
The protests were supported by over 120 organisations including the Labour-type SPD, Die Linke, the Greens, trade unions, Muslim organisations, refugee groups and cultural groups.
The result was conclusive. Over 66 percent voted Yes to repeal the anti-abortion clause in the constitution.
A wave of revolt has swept France with unions, students and the left uniting, reports Charlie Kimber
Venezuela’s left wing president Nicolas Maduro was re-elected with 67.7 percent of the vote on Sunday.
A new political crisis was looming this week for Spanish Tory prime minster Mariano Rajoy over Catalonia and a crucial budget vote.
Israel and its supporters blamed the deaths on Monday on Palestinians. They demonised the Palestinians for resisting the occupation.
The Tories and the queen rolled out the red carpet for Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan just as he is intensifying his crackdown on democratic rights and the Kurdish people
Impressive strikes and protests in France show how to fight back. But now is not the moment for unions to retreat
Donald Trump’s decision to impose new sanctions on Iran has already led to a frightening escalation of competition in the Middle East.
Horror stories from refugee camps in Greece and Libya have revealed the cruelty of the European Union’s (EU) border policies.
US president Donald Trump is threatening a return to direct confrontation with Iran—amid growing tensions and the threat of war in the Middle East
Health workers, power workers, pensioners and mining workers were all on the streets. But coordination is lacking.