Thursday, 27. April 2017

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  1. “Solidarity is the most important weapon the people have to defend themselves,” stated José Luis Centella, secretary general of the Communist Party of Spain (PCE), on receiving the Friendship Medal in Havana, awarded by Cuba’s Council of State for his continual support of the Revolution

  2. On April 21, at the headquarters of Cuba’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations, the governments of the Republic of Cuba and the Kingdom of Morocco announced and ratified a document reestablishing diplomatic relations at the ambassadorial level

  3. Changes to different educational levels and in pedagogical training for the next academic year announced

  4. Moscow, SANA – Deputy Defense Minister Major Gen. Mahmoud Abdul Wahab Shawa stressed the need to enhance joint cooperation among all countries to eliminate terrorism which threatens the entire world and adopt political, economic, cultural, media and security measures to prevent the spread of takfiri mentality. Delivering a speech at the currently-held 6th Moscow Conference...
  5. Mass arrests of over 400 Palestinians were the result of a computer algorithm based on their social media usage, explains TRNN’s Shir Hever Source: The Real News / The Dawn News / April 25, 2017
  6. Founded in October 1959, the National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba is one of the island's oldest and most important musical organizations

  7. By: Zoltan Zigedy / Source: Marxism-Leninism Today / The Dawn News / April 14, 2017 After agreeing that the US attack upon a Syrian air force base constituted a violation of international law, a violation of Syrian sovereignty, an Ivy League law professor told NPR that he believes that the […]
  8. Moscow, SANA- Russian Foreign Ministry affirmed on Wednesday that the Turkish aggression on border areas in Syria and Iraq escalate tension in the region, calling on all sides to have “self-restraint” and focus on combating terrorism. “During conditions of war against terrorism in Syria and Iraq, those behaviors don’t help gather efforts aiming at fighting...
  9. Cuba’s men’s and women’s teams saw a repeat of their success in La Paz, Baja California, at the beginning of the month, after winning gold in the Norceca Beach Volleyball Tour, held in the Caiman Islands

  10. By: G. Nithya / The Dawn News / April 26, 2017   On the hot afternoon of April 19, 2016 thousands of workers and unemployed took to the streets of the West Bank city of Ramallah in protest against the labor policies of the Palestinian Authority (PA). As the sun […]
  11. Moscow, SANA-Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov affirmed on Wednesday that Russia seeks to develop the Astana and Geneva tracks on the settlement of the crisis in Syria in a coordinated manner. In a press conference with Saudi regime’s foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir in Moscow, Lavrov said that the initiative to launch the Astana meetings has...
  12. Moscow, SANA – Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu stressed that international terrorism remains the main danger which is facing the world and that Syria is on top of the countries which are fighting the ISIS terrorist organization. Speaking at the opening of the VI Moscow Conference on International Security, which is being held with the...
  13. The most dynamic industry of the national economy and the country’s second largest source of income will shortly analyze its present and future development

  14. Activities to celebrate the creator of Suite Yoruba’s 95th birthday

  15. On April 26, the President of the Cuban Movement for Peace and Sovereignty of the Peoples, Silvio Platero, reiterated in Havana that the U.S. Naval Base in Guantánamo is the only one in the world which exists against the will of the people and government of the land on which it is located

  16. Damascus, SANA – An official source at the Foreign and Expatriates Ministry said that Syria denounces in the strongest of terms the blatant aggression carried out by Erdogan’s regime on Syrian territory on Tuesday April 25th, 2017, when Turkish warplanes shelled positions in northeast Syria, claiming the lives of scores of innocent Syrian civilians. The...
  17. Damascus, SANA – On occasion of Al-Quds Cultural Day, Al-Quds International Foundation-Syria branch organized activities of “A Land Story” event which started on Wednesday at Al-Assad National Library in Damascus. In a speech delivered during the event, Presidential, Political and Media Adviser Dr. Bouthaina Shaaban affirmed that the Arab elites must stand boldly and develop...
  18. Damascus Countryside, SANA – The bodies of a number of people from the towns of Kefraya and al-Foua’a who were killed in a terrorist bombing targeting the buses transporting them in al-Rashidin area west of Aleppo were laid to rest on Wednesday in the town of al-Sayyeda Zainab in Damascus Countryside. Upon the bodies’ arrival...
  19. Brussels, SANA – China’s Special Envoy for Syria, Ambassador Xie Xiaoyan, reiterated his country’s rejection of interfering in Syria’s internal affairs, affirming that the Syrian people alone will decide their country’s future and without any foreign interference. In a statement to journalists in Brussels, Xiaoyan said that the foreign sides that are attempting to change...
  20. Provinces, SANA- A number of the ISIS terrorists were killed and others were injured in intensive operations carried out by Army and Armed Forces units against their gatherings and infiltration axes in the surroundings of Deir Ezzor City. SANA’s reporter in Deir Ezzor said that an army unit on Wednesday morning engaged in fierce clashes...
  21. Provinces- SANA – One person was killed and two others were injured in the blast of an explosive device planted by terrorists in the surroundings of al-Qrayia town, 19 km south of Sweida city. A source at Sweida Police Command told SANA’s reporter that terrorists planted an explosive device on an agricultural road in al-Ghadir...
  22. The National Education Health & Allied Workers’ Union [NEHAWU] supports the collective hunger strike by Palestinian political prisoners which began on April 17 (on the day observed by Palestinians as Prisoners Day). The hunger strike, held under the slogan “Freedom and Dignity,” highlights a number of key demands of the Palestinian prisoners, including family visits, appropriate medical care, ending abusive conditions and stopping the use of solitary confinement and administrative detention, imprisonment without charge or trial. As the strike begins, Israeli jails hold approximately 6,500 Palestinian political prisoners. This number includes nearly 300 children. More than 500 of them are imprisoned without charge or trial under Israel’s notorious “administrative detention”. This is...
  23. The Central Secretariat of the Communist Party of India (CPI) issued following statement to the press:

    The Central Secretariat of the Communist Party of India strongly condemns the killing of 25 CRPF jawans in Sukma in Chhattisgarh. While paying its respects to the jawans, the Party conveys its deep condolences to their families.

    There is an attempt to term it as red terror. There are several Left parties in Chhattisgarh including CPI which are working in defence of tribal people in the region and which do not agree with Maoist politically and ideologically and also with their form of
    ...
  24. On Tuesday evening in Dijon (and in six other cities via hologram), the candidate of “Unsubmissive France”, supported by the PCF and Ensemble, dedicated his last rally to the fight against inequality and to the distribution of wealth.
    According to its organisers, 35 000 people in seven different cities participated on Tuesday evening at Jean-Luc Mélenchon's last campaign rally and at its holograms. Charlotte Girard warned that it was the “last rally” but not the “last chapter”. Girard is the (...)

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  25. Gibara charms any visitor • This has been asserted by many, including musician Eliades Ochoa, who was one of the guests who attended the most recent edition of the International Film Festival held here

  26. Participants at the country’s First Convention on Commerce will discuss the importance of the sector for Cuba’s economic development

  27. The MS Empress of the Seas made its first stop in Havana on April 23. This is the second cruise ship of the U.S. company Royal Caribbean to arrive at this destination, which has been consolidated among traveler preferences in the Caribbean cruise sector

  28. Land thieves have fought for years to wreck Brazil’s large system of conserved lands, which protect rainforest. Now the agribusiness lobby is helping them achieve their goal. By: Sue Bradford and Maurício Torres / Source: Mongabay / The Dawn News / March 27, 2017 In the Brazilian Amazon, the paving […]
  29. By: Roger Martelli / Source: Jacobin Magazine / The Dawn News / April 25, 2017 The results of France’s first-round elections are in, and few are surprised: Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron will face off in the second round. But Jean-Luc Mélenchon’s historic result opens up a new chapter in […]
  30. The “truth has suddenly become useless” in Venezuela because it fails to support Western media narratives that smear the Maduro government. By: Rachael Boothroyd Rojas / Source: TeleSUR TV / The Dawn News / April 25, 2017 Venezuela is in flames. Or at least parts of it is. Since April 4, […]
  31. Since Cuba’s revolutionary triumph, the island has faced both the impacts of the colonizing wave of global hegemonic industry and specific cultural warfare projects designed, financed and implemented by U.S. imperialism, its agencies and international allies, with the aim of subverting Cuban socialism

  32. By: Gabriel Ángel / Source: Resumen Latinoamericano / The Dawn News / April 21, 2017 The Discussion Tesis for the Foundational Congress of the party that the FARC will become from August was divulged by several media. We have stopped being a clandestine force, we will not have secrets for […]
  33. It is time for those who make checks and balances about diplomacy to take out the Uruguayan president and his team from the “progressive” list. Recently Tabaré Vázquez  and his chancellor Rodolfo Nin Novoa did not hesitate to be critical of the difficult role that Nicolás Maduro finds himself in his […]
  34. When America bombs, it’s rational; when other countries do it, we cry terrorism. By: Vijay Prashad / Source: AlterNet / The Dawn News / April 19, 2017 A few years ago, I asked a retired Iraqi Air Force officer what it felt like to be bombed periodically by the United […]
  35. By: María Torrellas / The Dawn News / April 24, 2017 Ilan Pappé is one of the most important writers and researchers of the barbarie that Zionism means for the Palestine people. Born in Haifa, this Israeli citizen decided to leave the country after being harshly censored with the authorities […]
  36. Thus far, over 1,440 international delegates have confirmed their participation in activities to celebrate May Day in Cuba

  37. Thousands of Argentines, members of Cuba solidarity organizations, continue to undertake actions this 2017 with a program of activities drawn up by 96 delegates from nine provinces during an event held November 26-27, 2016

  38. The World Federation of Trade Unions, representing 92 million workers in the 5 continents, expresses its solidarity to the women workers, who work at care at home elderly persons and persons with disabilities, for their long term struggles, demanding and achieving increase on their wages. The satisfaction of this demand must inspire the women workers and in general the working class in New Zealand for new relentless, militant and class oriented struggles to cover all the contemporary needs of the working class ensuring decent living conditions for all. The working class of New Zealand can rely on the support and solidarity of the World Federation of Trade Union and the international class oriented trade union movement. The Secretariat
  39. The WFTU Affiliates and friends in Canada are holding a meeting in Toronto, Canada today on April 25th  to discuss the Decisions and Resolutions of the 17th World Trade Union Congress. On behalf of the WFTU Central Offices Christobal Giakoumelos is taking part in their meetings.
  40. Several solar parks are to be installed in Cienfuegos up until 2030. The province already has four such facilities running at full capacity and is working toward completing the fifth

  41. The group undertook a program of activities which included attending the main event to commemorate the 56th anniversary of the victory at Playa Girón

  42. The peasants of Taquarucu do Norte have been subjected to all kinds of violence from local landlords and land-grabbers for more than a decade. They have been victims of assassinations, torture and threats by armed goons under the employ of local landlords. The Brazilian state has always turned a blind eye to these atrocities being committed by the landlords against the peasant masses.

    The post ILPS condemns massacre of peasants in Taquarucu, extends solidarity with people’s movement in Brazil appeared first on NDFP.

  43. According to Pulmonology specialist, Dr. María Teresa Milanés Virelles, Cuba has a low tuberculosis death and infection rate given the island’s nationwide health program launched following the triumph of the Revolution on January 1, 1959

  44. Representatives of Salvadorans who studied and graduated in Cuba held a preparatory meeting in the lead up to their annual assembly at the Our America cultural center; a space for the exchange of experiences, to draw up solidarity actions and join forces in the face of common challenges

  45. Around 5,000 members of the Young Communist League (UJC) will lead this year’s International Workers’ Day march in Sancti Spíritus

  46. Ang laban sa Hacienda Luisita, gaya ng sa iba pang malalawak na lupaing pag-aari at kontrolado ng malalaking panginoong maylupa at dayuhang korporasyon, ay salamin ng maigting na buhay-at kamatayang pakikibaka ng magsasakang Pilipino laban sa pyudal at mala-pyudal na pagsasamantala at pasismo ng estado.

    The post Paigtingin ang mga pakikibakang magbubukid, buwagin ang mga asyenda at isulong ang rebolusyong agraryo! appeared first on NDFP.

  47. Communist Party of Britain general secretary Robert Griffiths has released the following statement today (April 23), following an extended meeting of the party's Political Committee in London yesterday:

    'The working class and peoples of England, Scotland and Wales face a stark choice on June 8: whether to vote for more austerity, privatisation, growing inequality, militarism and war; or to elect a left-led Labour government with policies to enhance our public services, invest in industry and housing, combat poverty, safeguard the environment, liberate the trade unions, promote social justice and pursue an independent foreign policy based on peace and international solidarity.
     
    Theresa May and the Tories want a bigger Commons

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  48. The NDFP-Mindanao takes this occasion to salute and congratulate the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) for having successfully convened its Second Congress on October 24 to November 7, 2016. It was a clear testament to the CPP's firm grasp of Marxism-Leninism-Maoism, learning from its nearly five-decade practice in waging a national-democratic revolution with a socialist perspective.

    The post On the occasion of the 44th anniversary of the NDFP: The NDFP-Mindanao hails the 2nd Congress of the Communist Party of the Philippines appeared first on NDFP.

  49. NDFP-NEMR also lauds all revolutionary forces, cadres, activists, Red commanders and fighters of the New People's Army for their boundless service and firm adherence to the leadership and guidance of the CPP in advancing the revolutionary movement in the region. NDFP-NEMR renders its Red salute to the revolutionary martyrs for the heroic sacrifice of their valuable lives for the interest of the people and the Filipino revolution.

    The post Message of the NDFP-NEMR on the 44th founding anniversary of the NDFP appeared first on NDFP.

  50. Chinese President Xi Jinping and his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump on Monday discussed bilateral ties and the situation on the Korean Peninsula on phone, pledging close contact by various means to promptly exchange views on major issues of common concern.
  51. Peace talks between the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) and five Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) administrations since 1986 have gone on and off because of the unresolved protracted armed conflict between them.

    The post LIBERATION: People’s War for Just Peace appeared first on NDFP.

  52. A thunderous and resounding applause to the National Democratic Front of the Philippines. This acclamation so befits the NDFP as it reaches the height of its achievements in 44 years of serving the Pilipino people.

    The post Concha Araneta: On the 44th Anniversary of the NDFP appeared first on NDFP.

  53. The five main presidential candidates in the upcoming election want to double public aid from France to poorer countries. However, their policies differ and certain candidates want to impose conditions.
    A rather unfamiliar consensus was reached on the 6th April - as the five representatives of the main candidates for the 2017 presidential election showed a great sense of unanimity, when brought together at the Sciences Po in Paris to discuss the challenges and priorities of France in the (...)

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  54. The National Democratic Front of the Philippines Reciprocal Working Committee on Social and Economic Reforms (NDFP RWC-SER) sees environment secretary Gina Lopez’s openness to work with the New People's Army (NPA) and the revolutionary movement as a 'positive gesture towards implementing genuine social and economic development programs in mining areas.'

    The post NDFP welcomes inputs of DENR Sec on environment protection, conservation, rehab appeared first on NDFP.

  55. Base sa matinud-anong kaakuhan sa rebolusyonaryong kalihukan sa North Eastern Mindanao Region sa pagsuporta sa panaghisgot pangkalinaw ug pagtamod sa hangyo sa mga pamilya sa POW, nakatakdang ireles karong bulana si Pfc. Edwin Salan sa 30th IB PA. Giandam na sa Bagong Hukbong Bayan-Front 16 Custodial Forces ang mga panginahanglan alang sa hapsay ug luwas nga pagrelis sa maong POW.

    The post POW sa NEMR nakatakda nang irelis appeared first on NDFP.

  56. This celebration has been held for the past three decades to bring to the fore the burning issues confronted by the Cordillera peoples and unite their ranks to enable them to firmly address these.

    The post Solidarity message on the 33rd Celebration of Cordillera Day appeared first on NDFP.

  57. At around 7:00 am, April 20, the 92nd DRC raided the temporary base being built by the NGC unit for its military training. Due to skillful defense, no NPA elements were wounded nor killed. On the other handed, no less than two were wounded on the the side of the AFP. According to the residents, an AFP helicopter went back to the site twice after the encounter.

    The post AFP’s strike operation, foiled by the NPA appeared first on NDFP.


  58. On April 17th campesino and all kinds of rural as well as urban land and water rights groups participate  in the International Day of Farmer and Peasant Struggle.  The April 17th date was chosen by the international organization Via Campesina in 1996 to commemorate the massacre of 19 Brazilian peasants organized in the MST (Movement of Landless Workers) in Eldorado dos Carajas , Brazil at the same time as the Via Campesina’s international assembly. This year once again there were activities around the globe including both Honduras and Chicago. A representative from La Voz de los de Abajo
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  59. After Cuba, Venezuela is the second country in the world to provide complete health coverage for its almost 32 million inhabitants

  60. There are currently over 3,300 patients in need of a transplant in the country, which despite the high cost of procedures and medicines, is provided free of charge by the state

  61. The Brazilian people demonstrated in the streets after the coup against the constitutional President Dilma Rousseff, and demanded the removal from power of Michel Temer

  62. The 60th anniversary of the murder of four revolutionary youths outside number seven, Humboldt Street, Havana, was commemorated this April 20

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  64. A delegation of Egyptian Trade Union Leaders composed by Dr. Hossam El Din Mustafa Kamal Mohamed President of Maritime Workers Union, Mr. Sayed Youssif Taha President of Postal Workers Union, Mr. Ibrahim Tawfeek Hassan Hekal President of Communication Workers Union, Mr. Khaled Munir Hassanin El Fki President of Metal Workers union and Mr. Mohamed Hassan Khalifa Interpreter visited the Central Offices of WFTU and discussed with the WFTU General Secretary George Mavrikos and WFTU Deputy General Secretary Divanilton Pereira. The meeting took place in brotherly atmosphere and the topic of discussion was the situation in Arab World and in Egypt.
  65. Agricultural products have been exempted duty by the FTA , but most Thai rice sold in China ' s supermarkets is imported through regular channels , without taking advantage of the FTA , she said .
  66. For Peace, Jobs, Sovereignty and Democracy – Put People before Profits Political Report of the March 4th & 5th Central Committee meeting of the Communist Party of Canada The International Situation The most significant event since our October plenum, is the election of US President Donald Trump and of Republican majorities in both the House [...]
  67. “The mortality rate due to chronic non-communicable diseases is the highest, with 731.4 deaths per 100,000 inhabitants,” states the Health Statistics Yearbook, in its 45th edition

  68. Fidel’s example of integrity and morale, the determining factor in Cuba’s triumph at Playa Girón, was recognized during an act celebrating the 56th anniversary of this historic event which has come to symbolize the heroism of the Cuban people

  69. Speaking in Havana, José Ramón Machado Ventura, second secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba (PCC) Central Committee, expressed his confidence in the success of the second phase of the National Debate on Patriotic and Anti-imperialist Duty, set to begin over the coming days

  70. A delegation of FNIC-CGT from France visited today, on April 20th the WFTU Central Offices in Athens, Greece. The delegation is composed by Emmanuel LEPINE, General Secretary and Eric SELLINI Federal Secretary of FNIC-CGT. They met with the WFTU General Secretary George Mavrikos and WFTU Deputy General Secretary Divanilton Pereira. During their meeting they discussed about the situation in Europe and the joint activities of the WFTU and FNIC-CGT.
  71. Because of a lack of government investment, conditions in the camp have degraded, causing tensions that resulted in a man-made fire on Monday
    What will become of the refugee camp at Grande-Synthe and its inhabitants? Arson, which followed a brawl between Afghans and Iraqi Kurds, destroyed 70% of the Linière refugee camp on Monday. The ministers of the Interior and Ecology arrived yesterday afternoon to organize the resettlement of some 1400 now homeless migrants. Because of the emergency, (...)

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  72. But, if you think that by hanging us, you can stamp out the labor movement – the movement from which the downtrodden millions, the millions who toil and live in want and misery – the wage slaves – expect salvation – if this is your opinion, then hang us! Here you will tread upon a spark, but there, and there, and behind you and in front of you, and everywhere, flames will blaze up. It is a subterranean fire. You cannot put it out. August Spies, 31, on August 20, 1886. One of the leaders hanged in Chicago, USA. The World Federation of Trade Unions on the occasion of the International Workers’ Day on May 1st conveys its militant greetings to all the workers of the planet who struggle for the fulfillment of their contemporary needs through their trade union organizations. May Day is a...
  73. We publish today the poster for the 3rd Pan-African Conference of WFTU Affiliates and Friends which will take place in Abuja, Nigeria, 25-27 July 2017.
  74. Public services including employment , education , healthcare and social security will be improved in the area , he said .
  75. China has signed more than 130 bilateral and regional transport agreements with countries involved in the Belt and Road, the Ministry of Transport said Thursday.
  76. Peru’s Health Minister, Patricia García, and the Governor of Piura, Reynaldo Hilbck, praised the work of the Cuban medical brigade treating victims of the floods which recently hit the country

  77. On the occasion of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Day on 17th of April, the World Federation of Trade Unions, representing 92 million workers in 126 countries all over the world, expresses its firm internationalist solidarity with the more than 6700 Palestinians, including 389 children and 56 women, currently imprisoned by the Israeli occupation forces. We strongly denounce the imprisonment of the Palestinian people by Israel, the inhumane detention conditions and the acts of abuse like the violent beatings against our Palestinian brothers and sisters and we demand the immediate release of all Palestinian prisoners and the end of Israel’s arrest campaigns, aggressiveness and occupation of the Palestinian territories. THE SECRETARIAT
  78. PRESS RELEASE




    The Central Secretariat of the Communist Party of India (CPI) issued the following statement to the press:

    The secretariat of the Communist Party of India, takes notes with satisfaction the direction of Supreme Court, to reopen the proceedings of Babri Masjid demolition and the conspiracy behind it, on the appeal of CBI.

    It is late by more than two decades, the old
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  79. The Communist Party is not entirely surprised by the announcement to hold a General Election on June 8, never having taken Tory leaders at their word and aware that the so-called 'fixed term' Parliament Act is bogus.

  80. The tendency to increase the number of political populists and the resurgence of fascism in the EU and the USA threatens world stability. In the past there was a war for territorial possession, now there is a battle for the management of resources. Financial oligarchy seizes power in different countries by introducing world standards in the different spheres of human life: in economy, politics, culture, science, religion, and in daily life. Economy has been transformed into “chrematistics”, (...)

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  81. Clara Sorrenti

    On April 2nd 2017 the political landscape of Ecuador was shaken as Lenín Moreno was named President-Elect of Ecuador. Moreno garnered 51.16 percent of valid votes while opposition and ex-banker Guillermo Lasso garnered 48.84 percent, with 99.65 percent of votes counted, National Electoral Council President Juan Pablo Pozo said at a press conference. Due to Moreno’s victory, right-wing reactionary groups rioted in the streets. Lasso made fraudulent claims that the election was rigged and asked his supporters to riot in the streets demanding a recount. All this,...
  82. PRESS RELEASE




    The Central Secretariat of the Communist Party of India issued the following statement on April 17, 2017 on Kashmir poll-related developments:


    The Central Secretariat of the Communist Party of India takes a serious concern of the growing alienation of the people of Jammu and Kashmir from the national mainstream as reflected in the lowest ever 7.13 per cent turn-out of voters in the bye election to the Srinagar
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  83. Fillon promises 50 billion in tax cuts. The second, Macron, 20 billion. But they are careful not to say who will pay the bill. As for the FN, it stubbornly refuses to tax the rich.
    “We should stop using taxation as a punitive weapon,” François Fillon proclaimed again on Wednesday in Lyon. He promises to give 40 billion euros to businesses and owners of capital, especially through the reduction in corporate tax (to 25%), and the elimination of the tax on wealth (ISF). To families, he offers a (...)

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  84. Syria: "Trump feeds military escalation"
    North American bombing on Syria, last night , launched outside of the international legal framework, and as a result of a sharp reversal of the position of US President, Donald Trump can open a dramatic new phase of internationalization of the Syrian conflict. In doing so, Trump feeds the military escalation and the logic of retaliation while the Syrian people have the most pressing need that the war end now.
    The military action of the United (...)

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  85. The opponents of the candidate do not shrink from manipulation to caricature the tax program of Jean-Luc Mélenchon, considered by the right-wing press to be an unbearable financial ``battering''. In reality, the project he is defending aims above all to distribute the tax burden more fairly.
    Philippe Huguen / AFP Photo
    For a week now, the candidate of France Insoumise, backed by the PCF, by the Parti de Gauche and Ensemble!, is spared no attack. And no manipulation is too exaggerated. For (...)

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  86. The Central Secretariat of the Communist Party of India (CPI) has issued the following statement to the press:


    The Communist Party of India expresses its deep concern on aggressive steps taken by the US administration in Middle East, Korean Peninsula and in Afghanistan as well as growing mobilization of US forces in Asia-Pacific region.


    The US missile attacks in Syria killing more than 100 people, threatening direct action against Democratic People’s Republic of Korea by mobilization of US forces in South Korea and dropping
    ...
  87. Rising rapidly in the polls, the candidate of ``France Insoumise" has become the main target for defeat by his opponents. The right-wing press is unleashed, and the head of state mingles his voice in the refrain ``Liberalism or Apocalypse", which seeks to discredit any alternative policy.
    Photos: François Fillon (UL) Philippe Desmozes/AFP — Pierre Gattaz (UR) Eric Piermont/AFP — François Hollande (LL) Gonzalo Fuentes/Reuters — Emmanuel Macron (LR) Stéphane Mohé/Reuters
    Those counting on a (...)

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  88. United States aggression is creating very dangerous situations in Syria, the surrounding region and on the Korean peninsula, the Communist Party of Britain has warned.

  89. Feverishness is rising among the supporters of Fillon and Macron in the business sector and in the media, and supporters of Le Pen are no exception to this rule. The breakthrough of Jean-Luc Mélenchon in the polls? "It does not interest me," replied Marine Le Pen five days ago, on BFMTV.
    Now tested in the polls for a second tour against Le Pen, and predicted to win against her, the candidate of "Insubmissive France", supported by the PCF and Ensemble!, seizes his place at the center of the (...)

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  90. Certainly incongruous only some weeks ago, the question is beginning to be asked, "What would Jean-Luc Mélenchon do if he were to be elected to the Elysee?"
    Despite attempts to make him into a dangerous extremist with dubious connections, the candidate proposes a humanist project that is attracting more and more support.
    At 66 years of age, Jean-Luc Mélenchon knows he is “ready to govern”
    Photo Patrick Kovarik / AFP
    What if Jean-Luc Mélenchon were to be the surprise of this election?
    For (...)

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  91. Signs at Hands Off Syria Rally, Toronto, April 8, 2017
    Ismail A. Askin

    On Tuesday, April 11th, at 5:00pm, Stop War Coalition – Vancouver Coalition for Justice and Peace will gather in front of the US Consulate, on the traditional, unceded, occupied territories of the səlil̓wətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) Nations to host an emergency rally denouncing the US bombing of Syria as well as Canada’s “full support” to Trump’s...
  92. To

    Sri Narendra Modi,

    Hon’ble Prime Minister,

    Government of India,

    South Block,

    New Delhi - 110011



    Dear Sri Narendra Modiji,

    This is to draw your attention to the unjustified and corruption-ridden way of amassing huge funds from corporate houses by political parties especially the
    ...
  93. Senior Chinese and U.S. officials initiated on Friday two newly-installed dialogue mechanisms in economy, as well as diplomacy and security ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinping's second round of talks with his U.S. counterpart, Donald Trump.
  94. Chinese President Xi Jinping and his U.S. counterpart, Donald Trump, pledged on Friday to expand mutually beneficial cooperation and to manage their differences based on mutual respect.
  95. Moldovan President Igor Dodon and Prime Minister Pavel Filip met on Thursday and Friday respectively with a delegation of the Communist Party of China (CPC) headed by Zhang Chunxian, member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee.
  96. (List of rallies taking place across Canada below) US President Donald Trump’s illegal bombing of Syria yesterday is a war crime. Prime Minister Trudeau’s statement this morning, supporting the US airstrikes, makes Canada complicit in these war crimes. We call on the Liberal government to oppose the US airstrikes, to take a firm position supporting [...]
  97. Special to RY

    The US bombing of Syria is a war crime and the Trudeau government's support for it makes Canada complicit in these illegal and bloody actions. Rallies and pickets are taking place across Canada over the next few days:


    Montreal
    Hands Off Syria! Emergency Rally
    Sunday, April 9th
    2pm – Norman Bethune Square
    Guy Street and De Maisonneuve Boulevard West, Montreal
  98. Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli met with Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of Thailand Friday.
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