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International round up: Protest at Austria's far right ‘Academics Ball’

And German manufacturing workers on strike

US won’t hold back Turkey in Syrian war

Looking to the US to intervene on behalf of the Kurds is a recipe for disaster, argues?Nick Clark

Solidarity with Emin Sakir

Emin Sakir, a member of the Revolutionary Socialist Workers Party (Dsip) in Turkey has now been in jail for more than 60 days.

President Mnangagwa tries to woo big business and the white farmers

Zimbabwean president Emmerson Mnangagwa was set to tell the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, this week that the country is “open for business”.

Israeli siege leaves Gaza on the brink of collapse

The basics of life are in short supply, and an Israeli minister has called for more deaths, writes?Nick Clark

Mahienour el-Massry and Moatasem Medhat released from jail in Egypt

Lawyer and revolutionary socialist Mahienour el-Massry and trade unionist Moatasem Medhat have been acquitted on appeal by a court in Alexandria, Egypt.

Transport strike in Greece cancels flights and brings trains and buses to a standstill

Thousands of transport workers in Greece struck on Monday of this week against the left wing Syriza government’s plans to bring in harsh new anti-union laws.

Tens of thousands join metal workers’ strikes in Germany over pay and hours

A series of strikes by tens of thousands of metal workers are showing the potential power of the German working class.

Trump attacks migrants and the planet - and increases the nuclear threat

The explosive revelations of The Fire and the Fury book on US president Donald Trump has dominated headlines over the past week.

Israeli blacklist bans BDS activists from entering the country

Israel has published a list of 20 organisations—including the Palestine Solidarity Campaign in Britain—whose activists and senior officials are banned from entering the country.

Mahienour el-Massry jailed for two years as Egyptian state extends state of emergency

Campaigning lawyer Mahienour el-Massry and leading trade unionist Moatasem Medhat have been jailed for two years by an Egyptian court.

Palestinians face brutal crackdown on resistance

Israel’s crackdown on the Palestinian resistance has continued since it was launched late last year following a speech by US president Donald Trump.

Protests in Iran show ‘anger and a huge desire for freedom’

Large protests against unemployment, poverty, corruption and the political elite that have swept Iran face a brutal crackdown by government forces.

UN votes down US recognition of Jerusalem as Israeli capital

The US has failed to defeat a United Nations (UN) vote condemning Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The vote was held last night at the request of Arab states.

Austrian anti-fascists win court case against Freedom Party leader

Austrian revolutionary socialist organisation Left Turn Now has won a court case against fascist Freedom Party leader Heinz-Christian Strache. The judge called Strache “snivelling”. 

Greece brought to a standstill as workers go on general strike

A general strike across both the public and private sectors brought Greece to a standstill on Thursday. It was called by the ADEDY and GSEE union federations against austerity and the Syriza government’s attack on the right to strike.

Unions should fight for Japan’s workers

Economic difficulties and political discontent lies behind a row over workers’ wages in Japan.

Fury in Palestine as Trump declares Jerusalem ‘capital of Israel’

A speech by Donald Trump could trigger a new wave of Palestinian resistance—and protests in solidarity across the Middle East.

Rich cheer Trump as he hands them a trillion in tax cuts

Tax cuts worth £1.1 trillion were passed in the US Senate last Saturday—and the rich cheered

Thousands march on AfD conference

Around 10,000 anti-racists marched on the far right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party conference in Hanover last Saturday.

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