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Palestinians rage against Palestinian Authority sanctions in Gaza

Palestinians in the West Bank, Lebanon and Jordan have protested to demand that the Palestinian Authority (PA) lifts its sanctions on Gaza.

Election win in Turkey solidifies Erdogan’s rule

Recep Tayyip Erdogan claimed re-election as Turkey’s president on Sunday in a triumph for his tactics of repressing opposition forces and gagging the media.

5,000 anti-racists crash the Chancellor’s party on World Refugee Day in Austria

Austrian right-wing Chancellor Sebastian Kurz faced furious anti-racist demonstrators this week

Erdogan under pressure as voters go to polls in Turkey

 President Erdogan would be forced into a run-off if he secures less than 50 percent of the first round votes.

Air France workers join the strike wave

Air France workers were set to begin a strike this weekend in their latest round of action over pay.

Saudis use British bombs to brutalise Yemeni port

People in Yemen face war, starvation and disease—and Britain must share the blame, says?Charlie Kimber

Protests force concessions in Jordan

Jordan’s new prime minister, Omar al-Razzaz, said last week he would drop a proposed tax law.

Resistance as French strikers take to the streets

Workers need to heap pressure on the Macron government and build the fightback, says?Charlie Kimber

Human chain is a show of Basque solidarity

Around 175,000 people joined hands in a human chain stretching 125 miles last Sunday across the Basque country in the Spanish state.

Push back the rise of the far right across Europe

Right wing governments in Europe are driving through a racist clampdown against Muslims, migrants and refugees.

EU borders cause refugee deaths

Some 50 people have died after trying to migrate to Europe when their boat capsized off the coast of Tunisia.

Mass strikes and protests over tax rise force out prime minister Hani Mulki in Jordan

Mass strikes and protests in Jordan forced prime minister Hani Mulki to resign on Monday.

Truckers in Brazil show the power of workers after strikes humiliate Temer

A truck drivers’ strike in Brazil has shown how repressive governments can be humbled.

Fresh war threats from Israel

Palestinians in Gaza were bracing for another assault by Israel as Socialist Worker went to press on Tuesday.

Irish repeal movement’s historic win deals blow to bigotry

Irish voters delivered a ­landslide two to one vote to repeal the 8th Amendment and liberalise abortion laws last Saturday.

Protests in France continue against Macron’s attacks

Big marches took place across France, showing the continuing readiness to fight President Emmanuel Macron’s “reforms” that attack workers and aid the rich.

Left candidate leads polls ahead of Mexico election

Elections set to take place in Mexico on 1 July could deliver a left wing president in the shape of Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador.

Greek general strike set to bring country to standstill

Public and private sector workers in Greece are set to walk out on a general strike on Wednesday.

Germany: 70,000 anti-racists protest against far right AfD in Berlin

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.

Victory for abortion rights in Ireland

The result was conclusive. Over 66 percent voted Yes to repeal the anti-abortion clause in the constitution.

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