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French Police Chokehold Mutiny!

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NATIONWIDE demonstrations in France on Tuesday demanding better pay and resources for health workers were the subject of repeated police attacks. 18,000 people attended demonstrations...

‘Blatant act of annexation’ – Ashrawi slams Israeli ‘nature reserve’ land grab

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ISRAEL is creating ‘nature reserves’ in the occupied West Bank and this is ‘a blatant act of annexation and land theft that violates international...

Trump declares National Emergency! – ‘US will never crush us’ says Huawei boss

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PRESIDENT Donald Trump has declared a National Emergency to protect US computer networks from ‘foreign adversaries’. He signed an executive order which effectively bars US...

Yellow Vests marches all over France

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ON SATURDAY Yellow Vest protesters marched in cities across France for the 25th straight week, with 18,900 protesters taking part. Dozens demonstrated at Paris’s Charles...

Palestinian fury over Israeli flight to UAE!

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PALESTINIAN political factions have reacted with fury to the first official visit by an Israeli delegation to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to finalise...

General strike sparked by demolitions in Palestine!

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A General strike was held in Rahat City in southern Israel yesterday, against Israel’s rampant demolitions of Palestinian homes in Israel. Israeli bulldozers demolished two...
Palestinian youth battle with Israeli troops and settlers on the West Bank

Ashrawi Denounces New Israeli Settlements Move

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HANAN ASHRAWI, a Member of the PLO Executive Committee, has strongly condemned the so-called Israeli Civil Administration’s decision to grant the approval for the...

‘If Iran is attacked it will be all-out war!’ – warns Zarif

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IRAN’S foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif warned yesterday that any attack on his country after a series of missile strikes on Saudi Arabia’s oil...

Huge rise in US military spending

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THE US senate has unveiled a draft bill that would authorise Washington to modernise its nuclear weapon arsenal, in a move to counter China’s...

‘Don’t rob our gold’ – Maduro to UK

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SPEAKING to the BBC on Tuesday, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro specifically expressed hope that his country ‘is not robbed of the gold that legally...

Refugees Attacked By Riot Police

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Refugee families at the Athens Railway Station and at the Diavata refugee camp outside Thessaloniki, northern Greece, were ferociously attacked by riot police last...

‘Get Out Of Iraq’ – US Abandons Citizens After Its Terror Attack

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THE US Embassy in the Iraqi capital Baghdad has urged all American citizens to run for it and get out of Iraq. This is after...

Israel sentences child to 10 years – Syria launches new offensive in Idlib

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ISRAEL has sentenced a Palestinian child, Hammoudeh Khader Sheikh, to 10 years in prison, Quds News Network reported yesterday. The boy, 15, from occupied East...

Palestinians rise up against Bahrain-UAE-Israel signing

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PALESTINIANS in the Gaza Strip and the occupied West Bank rose up in anger to denounce the normalisation deals signed in Washington yesterday afternoon...

Turkish invasion escalates! – condemned by 13 UK unions

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ON THE SECOND day of the Turkish invasion of Syria, after a massive bombing raid striking northern Syria over 180 times, killing at least...

Indian farmers: tens of thousands rise up!

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TENS of thousands of farmers drove in a convoy of tractors yesterday into the Indian capital during national Republic Day celebrations as part of...

US CIVIL WAR! – Trump vows to send federal officers into NY, Chicago and...

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US PRESIDENT Trump announced yesterday that he is sending ‘a surge of federal security forces to US cities in a crackdown on crime’. Chicago, New...

Legal Action Against French Police State Violence

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THE family of a 73-year-old French woman injured in a police charge at a protest are taking legal action. Geneviève Legay fell and hit her...

‘Charge police with murder’ say family of George Floyd

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MASS uprisings have broken out in Minneapolis as hectic protests over the police killing of an unarmed black man George Floyd escalated into violent...

GREEK RIOT POLICE ATTACK PROTEST! – thousands march against Police State Bill

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FROM NICK AXARLIS IN ATHENS SCORES of Greek armed riot police attacked thousands of workers and students with tear-gas and noise-smoke grenades last Thursday night...

Maduro condemns us energy war

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VENEZUELAN President Nicolas Maduro says the United States has declared an ‘electric energy war’ against his country amid a widespread blackout that has left...

Greek doctors & nurses protest!

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DOCTORS, nurses, trades unionists, workers and youth took part in protests at the entrances of many hospitals throughout Greece yesterday morning against the government’s...

Hezbollah – a strategic threat to Israel

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NAIM Qassim, deputy secretary general of Lebanon’s Hezbollah resistance movement, has underlined the continued resistance against the US and Israel will never surrender. ‘The only...

LEBANESE REVOLUTION! – masses opposed to all sectarianism

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HUNDREDS of people have been wounded in Beirut after security forces used tear gas and water cannon to disperse crowds of anti-government protesters trying...

Tsipras Calls General Election

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Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has called a general election for June 30 following the heavy defeat in last Sunday’s Euro elections of his...

Tens Of Thousands March Against Athens Riot Police

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TENS of thousands of school and university students demonstrated last Friday in Athens and in all Greek major cities against the oppression and violence...

France rises up against Macron – Doctors, nurses lawyers and teachers join 36th strike...

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FRENCH doctors, nurses, lawyers and teachers were among the millions on the march yesterday joining the 36th day of transport workers strike action, bringing...
Youth on the Gaza border with Israel determined to liberate the whole of Palestine

‘We Will Liberate Palestine!’

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THE HAMAS resistance movement says it will not agree to the creation of a Palestinian state in the Gaza Strip, warning that US President...

ANNEXATION! – Israeli plan to carve up Palestine

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‘WE ARE already at the height of the process of mapping the area that, according to the Trump plan, will become part of the...

Israel steps up bombardment of Gaza

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ISRAELI fighter jets continued bombarding high-rise buildings and other targets in the Gaza Strip using F-15 fighter jets yesterday, as Palestinians marked the Eid...

‘US Troops Must Leave Iraq’ Say 170 Lawmakers

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ONE HUNDRED AND SEVENTY IRAQI lawmakers have signed a draft bill, demanding the withdrawal of US military forces from the country following the assassination...

‘We will conclude this matter on the streets!’ say South African workers

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THE South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) in Ekurhuleni is shocked and agitated that out of the blue, the City has provoked municipal workers...

70th anniversary of Chinese Revolution!

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CHINA has celebrated the 70th anniversary of its founding with a massive military parade in Beijing showing off some of the world’s most advanced...

Israel & US starves PLO of funds

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AHMAD Majdalani, of the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) Executive Committee, has warned that Israel is attempting to destroy the Palestinian Authority through more financial...

Israel Attacks Palestinian Journalists!

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DOZENS of Palestinian journalists have suffered excessive tear gas inhalation after Israeli military forces attacked a peaceful sit-in staged in the northern sector of...

CANADIAN POST UNION OPPOSES ‘US-BACKED COUP’ IN VENEZUELA

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CANADA’S postal workers union, the CUPW, has condemned the government of Canada’s decision to recognise Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as the legitimate president...

World Climate Strike!

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MILLIONS of youth supported by trade unionists walked out of their schools, colleges and universities yesterday, in one hundred and fifty countries across the...

Palestinian teen severely beaten!

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A SIXTEEN-YEAR-OLD Palestinian minor has told his lawyer that he was severely beaten while detained by Israeli occupation soldiers last week and that he...

Greek Bankworkers Fight Sackings

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GREEK bankworkers at the Piraeus Bank went on a national strike last Friday against mass sackings. On the orders of the EU all Greek...

West Bank Explodes As Abu Diyak Dies In Israeli Jail!

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HEEDING the calls by political factions, mainly President Mahmoud Abbas’ Fatah movement, thousands of Palestinians rallied in several West Bank city centres to protest...

Netanyahu orders 800 new settlement units!

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ISRAELI PM Benjamin Netanyahu yesterday approved 800 new illegal settlement units in the West Bank, determined to drive through the mass expansion while Trump...

How the US government murdered Soleimani!

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NBC News has revealed details of Washington’s assassination of Iranian commander Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani, saying the terrorist operation used Israeli intelligence and was...

Eurozone Plummets

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INDUSTRIAL production in the eurozone plummeted dramatically in December with factory output falling by 4.1 per cent in the final month of the year...

Greek School Pupils Rise Up

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SEVERAL hundreds of secondary schools throughout Greece remain shut as school students refused to attend classes considering the Covid-19 government guidelines to be ineffective. Last...

PARIS ERUPTS – as Macron’s pension attack goes to French Parliament

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FRENCH unions brought the transport system to a halt again yesterday on ‘Black Monday’ the day the French parliament, the Assemblée nationale, began debating...