Communist Party of GreeceCommunist Party of GreeceStatement of the General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Greece (KKE), Dimitris Koutsoumpas:

»The KKE salutes the hundreds of thousands of people who honoured it with their votes. All those men and women who ignored the extortion, the dilemmas, overcame hesitations and various reservations in order to join forces with the KKE.

The KKE will utilize its political, electoral and parliamentary strength to work for the comprehensive regroupment and strengthening of the labour-people’s movement, for the construction of a great social, people’s alliance.

The KKE is the only force whose struggle against the memoranda is at the same time a consistent struggle against the capitalist system itself...

Francis and Fidel in Havana. Foto: Alex Castro / CubadebateFrancis and Fidel in Havana. Foto: Alex Castro / CubadebateMonsignor Federico Lombardi, Vatican spokesman, confirmed in a press conference held this Sunday, September 20, that Pope Francis met with the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution Fidel Castro Ruz, after the mass.
According to Lombardi Pope Francis and Fidel held a pleasant meeting which lasted between 30-40 minutes.

The Pontiff and Fidel exchanged gifts: The Pope presented the Comandante...

Greek TV shows first results. Screenshot: ERTGreek TV shows first results. Screenshot: ERTAccording to 99% percent of votes counted, SYRIZA's lead over New Democracy is clear while eight parties will enter the Parliament. Official results released by the Interior Ministry (99% of votes counted): SYRIZA: 35.5% New Democracy: 28.1% Golden Dawn: 7.0% Democratic Group (PASOK-DIMAR): 6.3% Communist Party (KKE): 5.6% POTAMI: 4.1% ANEL: 3.7% Centrists Union: 3.4% Popular Unity: 2.9%.

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Workers, employees, unemployed people, farmers, professionals, tradesmen, self-employed scientists, pensioners, young men and women, women from the families of the popular strata, you who are being burdened with the new unbearable measures of the third memorandum of...

Pope Francis in Havana. Foto: Roberto Suárez / GranmaPope Francis in Havana. Foto: Roberto Suárez / GranmaPope Francis arrived in Havana at 3:51pm, on Saturday afternoon, September 19, 2015, and was received by Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, President of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers, on the tarmac of José Martí International Airport. Accompanying the President during the welcome ceremony was Cardinal Jaime Ortega, who also greeted the Pope at the foot of the...

Syrian president Bashar al-Assad, speaking with Russian journalists. Foto: SANASyrian president Bashar al-Assad, speaking with Russian journalists. Foto: SANAPresident Bashar al-Assad gave an interview to the Russian media outlets, following is the full text of the interview, published by official Syrian news agency SANA:

Question 1: Mr. President, thank you for giving us all, from the Russian media, from RT, from Rossiyskaya Gazeta, Channel 1, Russia 24, RIA Novosti, and NTV channel. Thank you for giving us all the opportunity to talk to you during...

Convoy of HopeIn the morning of September 14th, the »Convoy of Hope« startet from Leipzig, followed up by cars from Dresden, Prague and Vienna. Destination was the boarder location Nickelsdorf (Austria), where thousands of refugees arrived, who where brought to the border by Hungarian authorities after eviction of the camps in Hungary. Since today, September 15th, the criminalisation of refugees...

Communist Party of KazakhstanThe Comunist Party of Greece (KKE) delegation in the European Parliament denounced the unacceptable decision of the authorities of Kazakhstan to ban the Communist Party of Kazakhstan on the pretext that it does not possess the necessary number of members, with a question to the High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy. This decision comes in addition to a series of...

Communist Party of GreeceCommunist Party of GreeceAccording to reports in the press, diplomatic sources confirm that the USA has submitted a request to the caretaker government of Greece for it to withdraw the overflight permits of Russian civil aircraft travelling through Athens FIR to SYRIA. The same reports mention that this specific request is »being studied«.

If this specific information is confirmed by official channels, then...

An imposing statute of Queen Zenobia, the 3-rd century queen of Palmyra, and her regal wagon arrived in the Umayyad Square in Damascus where it will stay for four days. The statue has arrived in Damascus as part of »From Palmyra to Damascus« activity within the 5th Forum of Arts and Innovation organized by the Ministry of Tourism.

The statue will be set up next to another for...