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Belarus: "Railway partisans" threatened with execution

In March and April, the Russian army stood at the gates of Kyiv, but Putin's invasion of Ukraine stalled. A few weeks later, Russia had to withdraw from the area around the capital. Read more...

Pakistan: Political crisis continues

Severe instability and crisis have become the norm in Pakistan. Read more...

Taiwan - a sign of the times

August 4, the anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War, might not seem an auspicious date for China to mobilise its forces to surround Taiwan. Read more...

Italy: Draghi falls, the far right rises

On July 21, Italy’s prime minister, Mario Draghi, resigned for the second time in one week, after key parts of his national unity coalition; the populist Five Star Movement, M5S, Matteo Salvini’s far- Read more...

After the party congress: the agony of the Left Party

On the weekend of 25/26 June, the G7 met at Schloss Elmau near Garmisch-Partenkirchen under the banner of the Ukraine war and the economic crisis. Read more...

Biden's visit to two pariah states

Joe Biden has ended his four day trip to the Middle East with little to show for it except a further soiled reputation as a champion of human rights. Read more...

France: Macron weakened, RN rising, increasing class struggle

France has had a long season of elections. It started last autumn with the presidential campaign, including primaries in the major parties, that generated a xenophobic, anti-migrant climate. Read more...

Sri Lanka: Everything has changed, but nothing has changed!

Sri Lanka's huge protest movement has finally forced Gotabaya Rajapaksa to resign. Read more...

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