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Australian wildfires - winds fan the flames that surround Sydney

Thousands of people in Australia have seen their lives, homes and livelihoods threatened as catastrophic fires ripped through the country.

Vote for far right Vox rocks elections in Spain

Elections in Spain last Sunday produced almost the same result as in April—except for a very disturbing rise for the far right party Vox.

Hong Kong cops shoot activists while protest death toll rises in Iraq

Police in Hong Kong shot at least one protester during mass protests on Monday of this week.

Vicious coup in Bolivia forces out president Evo Morales

Bolivia’s president Evo Morales has been forced out by a coup. It was orchestrated by the army and police—and backed by Donald Trump and the US.

Protesters stay on the streets to win change in Iraq and Lebanon

Tens of thousands of people in Iraq have fought pitched battles with police, as they blocked major roads in the centre of ­capital city Baghdad.

Veteran FLN liberation fighters join protests against Algerian regime

Huge democracy demonstrations in Algeria, north Africa, last week came on a particularly important date.

Unofficial rail strikes in France could derail neoliberal president Macron

A series of unofficial rail strikes in France have shown the potential for massive resistance to president Emmanuel Macron.

Could demonstrations mark a new phase of the revolution in Sudan?

People are becoming frustrated at the lack of change, reports Charlie Kimber

Protesters show unity in Lebanon

Mass demonstrations across Lebanon have entered their second week

Murderers gloat over Isis

US president Donald Trump gloated after the alleged killing of Isis leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

Violent offensive hasn’t stopped the movement in Iraq

Protesters in Iraq have defied violent attacks to stay on the streets against unemployment, poverty and corruption

Eyewitness from mass protests and police repression in Catalonia

Angry protests swept Catalonia last weekend over harsh jail sentences handed down to activists who called the 2017 independence referendum. Over 350,000 people marched last Saturday.

‘We are witnessing an insurrection against 30 years of neoliberalism in Chile’

What’s happening in Chile at the moment can be called an insurrection. 

Movement in Lebanon demands fall of the government

Protesters in Lebanon are calling for “revolution”. They are demanding an end to corruption and poverty—and the fall of the government.

GM auto strikers debate new deal, while Chicago teachers take action

Workers at General Motors (GM) plants and factories across the US are voting on a tentative deal

Marchers fight cops back in Hong Kong

Hundreds of thousands of people protested in Kowloon, Hong Kong

Revolt over cost of living defies troops on the streets of Chile

Protests over a fares hike quickly became a much broader struggle—and stayed on the streets despite a crackdown

Mass protests and strikes for democracy in Catalonia

A general strike brought much of Catalonia to a standstill on Friday.

International round-up - US car workers’ strike continues

Bosses at General Motors n the US offered a new contract, as a strike of nearly 50,000 workers entered its fifth week

Protests in Ecuador force government to back down

Protesters in Ecuador have forced the government to cancel an austerity package

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