Lead story

Syrian forces forge ahead

by our Arab affairs correspondent

Syrian troops are continuing to hammer Nato- backed rebels across the country, forcing the sectarian Islamic militias to return to terror while bleating again for imperialist intervention to save them from imminent defeat.

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Remember the dead, fight for the living

by New Worker correspondents

THOUSANDS of workers and trade unions all around the world last Sunday, 28th April, marked Workers’ Memorial Day with meetings, rallies and wreath-laying ceremonies to remember workers who have died or been seriously injured by accidents at work, or by illnesses arising from their working conditions.

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Editorial

China and Africa — the West just doesn’t get it

CHINA has been investing heavily in Africa over the last few years but has not been telling the West much about the details — giving rise to all sorts of speculation about China’s motives, claims of unfair secrecy and Chinese ambitions to grab control of supplies of vital raw materials.

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