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Hamas surrenders Gaza Strip to Fatah


Iraq attacks Kurds to halt breakaway


Austrian Tories open the door to the fascists

The elections in Austria have shown a sharp move to the right. They are a further warning of the danger of the far right exploiting the bitterness in society.

Updated: Solidarity call after Puigdemont betrays hopes of Catalan independence

Catalan president Carles Puigdemont has betrayed the hopes of the movement for independence from Spain by saying that “dialogue” must come first.

Catalan movement needs to stay on streets to beat right

The Spanish state is fighting tooth and nail to undermine any declaration of independence by the Catalan government. It will take the power of the working class to win

Fighting for LGBT+ rights in Egypt

A vicious homophobic campaign is underway in Egypt.

Tories’ racist agenda in Austria has boosted the fascist Freedom Party

Austrian parliamentary elections on Sunday could see the fascist Freedom Party return to government as part of a right wing coalition.

Trump’s threats over Iran deal can plunge him into new crisis

Trump is ratcheting up tensions against Iran

Workers’ mobilisation can help to win the next crucial test for Catalan independence

The government of Catalonia is days away from a decisive test. It has a clear mandate from voters to declare independence from Spain—and a threat from the Spanish government to shut it down if it doesn’t drop the idea.

GALLERY - Workers stage a general strike in Catalonia

Workers staged a general strike in Catalonia on Tuesday of this week, following a huge vote for independence on Sunday.

Troops shoot protesters in Cameroon

Soldiers shot dead at least eight people and wounded many in Cameroon on Sunday.

Hamas could give up control of Gaza after ten years of brutal Israeli siege

Palestinian resistance group Hamas could give up control of the government in the Gaza Strip after ten years under siege by Israel.

Mass protests against police violence during the Catalan referendum hit Barcelona

Monster demonstrations involving tens of thousands in Barcelona took place in front of town halls around Catalonia today, Monday.

GALLERY - Scenes from Barcelona on the day of the Catalan referendum

Sunday's independence referendum in Catalonia saw ordinary people organise to resist state repression - and protect the right to vote

Eyewitness from Barcelona - ‘We‘ve defied repression in Catalonia independence vote’

Catalonia’s independence referendum – outlawed by the Spanish state – took place on Sunday. As voting closed, activist David Karvala spoke to Socialist Worker from outside a polling station in Barcelona

Catalans say they will resist repression ahead of independence referendum

Millions of people in Catalonia are set to defy the police and the state to vote on independence from Spain today, Sunday.

US repression and plunder lies behind the disaster unfolding in Puerto Rico

Two hurricanes have torn apart Puerto Rico. Some 15,000 people have had their homes destroyed or are living in shelters with little food or water.

GALLERY - Thousands join protests in Catalonia ahead of independence referendum

The Spanish government is facing a deep political crisis as people in Catalonia defy its attempts to crush a referendum on independence due to take place on Sunday. 

Mass protests of students, workers and farmers defy repression in Catalonia

The Spanish government faces increasing defiance to its attempts to crush a referendum on independence in Catalonia.

International round up: Donald Trump adds three more countries to travel ban

US president Donald Trump has ramped up his racist assault.

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