At least 71 people have died in Algeria as forest fires sweep through large parts of the north African country.
In a brutal response to recent riots and looting, South African police are terrorising poor people and demanding receipts for their food and other goods.
President Kais Saied is manoeuvring for total power after his takeover last month, explains Nick Clark
Thousands of angry protesters took to the streets in Guatemala this week to call for the resignation of president Alejandro Giammattei
The head of the military dictatorship in Myanmar this week declared himself prime minister of a “caretaker government”
The US’s chief medical adviser has warned that “things will get worse” as coronavirus cases soar
Bosses are trying to sabotage Pedro Castillo
Israel’s supreme court was set to rule on the eviction case that sparked the Palestinian uprising earlier this year, as Socialist Worker went to press.
Angry protests have continued in Brazil as far right president Jair Bolsonaro’s popularity plummets.
Tunisia’s president sacked the country’s government after protests over poverty, unemployment and a spike in Covid-19 cases.
Supporters around the world of hunger striking Egyptian prisoner Hisham Fouad have launched a petition demanding his urgent release.
People in south west Iran have protested and fought with police for seven days in a row over a water shortage crisis.
South African activists analyse what caused a social explosion last week
An explosion of rage is sweeping across large parts of South Africa.
Activists are appealing for solidarity with imprisoned Egyptian socialist and journalist Hisham Fouad after he launched a hunger strike.
Mass protests in Cuba are prompted by real grievances. Sophie Squire looks at the revolt but warns of the forces that will try to use them
Forty minutes before midnight on Wednesday, Jacob Zuma’s motorcade sped out of his mansion to hand himself into custody. It is the latest step downwards for the former South African president.
Africa’s last absolute monarch, King Mswati III of Eswatini—formerly known as Swaziland—is facing a mass revolt.
A strike by Iranian oil workers has spread to at least 70 oil, gas, and petrochemical companies across eight provinces.
The death toll is rising as a heatwave continues to sweep parts of the US and Canada.