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Belarus Elections Belarus elections may mark a key moment in European geopolitics

Five-time president Alexander Lukashenko is likely to win due to the lack of strong opposition candidates but the possibility of major protests remains. The country is a key part of both Russian and western strategies in the region

Law & Justice party -Poland Post-communism to barbarism: The Law and Justice Party’s bid for absolute power in Poland

Poland’s Supreme Court has upheld the election of president Andrzej Duda. His victory is another step in the consolidation of the ruling Law and Justice Party’s hegemony over the country

UK sanctions Saudi nationals UK sanctions 19 Saudi nationals linked to 2018 Khashoggi murder

Inspired by the US Magnistky act, the new sanctions will impose a UK visa ban on the named individuals and groups, as well as freeze their financial and other assets inside the country

Dutch Socialists Bill Dutch Socialists bring initiative to prevent hiring of external consultants by government 

Socialist Party MP Ronald van Raak put forth an initiative to stop the rising unnecessary expenditure on external hirings in government offices in the Netherlands. The party also joined a petition by the European left to ensure free availability of a future COVID-19 vaccine 

Palestine UN meeting United Nations warns Israel against proposed annexation of parts of occupied West Bank

UN secretary general António Guterres said that if implemented, the annexation plan would constitute a most serious violation of international law and grievously harm the prospect of a two-state solution

Jericho protests against Israeli annexation plan Several international delegates join Palestinians’ protest against proposed Israeli annexation

The protests in Jericho in the Jordan Valley were part of the Palestinian Authority’s popular initiatives against the annexation move by Israel. The UN peace envoy and representatives of Russia, China and EU attended the protest

Finnish communist youth slam proposal to remove friendship memorials 

A Conservative MP in Finland has proposed the removal of the Hakaniemi World Peace Statue in Helsinki and the Friendship of Peoples Monument in Itäkeskus, both symbolic of friendship with the people of Russia

PA responds to Israeli annexation plan Palestinian authority hints at declaration of sovereign state if Israel continues with annexation plan

Palestinian prime minister Mohammad Shatyyeh reiterated PA’s rejection of the so-called Peace Plan proposed by US president Donald Trump, and said that the PA has devised a counterproposal

EU calls for ceasefire in Libya EU calls for immediate ceasefire in Libya and an end to all foreign intervention  

The statement comes even as the warring factions in the country are backed by various EU members and are supplied arms by them. The conflict in Libya has escalated over the past few weeks

Israel’s proposed annexation of occupied West Bank: Third Intifada in Palestine?

The Zionist occupation forces are looking for yet another opportunity of expansion into Palestinian lands with unprecedented support from its main imperialist ally, the US

Interview-Communist Party of Britain “We will resist the ruling-class offensive to make the working class pay the cost of the COVID-19 crisis”

Interview with Robert Griffiths, General Secretary of the Communist Party of Britain, on the COVID-19 pandemic in the UK

Patrik Köbele interview Germany “We won’t pay for your crisis”

Interview with Patrik Köbele, Chairman of the German Communist Party (DKP), on the German communists’ take on the COVID-19 crisis

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