Opposition to military response to North Korean nuclear issue

The United Nations Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution calling for a peaceful and diplomatic solution by nonmilitary measures based on Article 41 of Chapter Seven of the U.N. Charter.

National liberation comes to the South Pacific

Although the small Pacific Island nations now exercise a nominal independence very few have sufficient resources and practically no industrial development which would enable them to stand up to the pressures that are being imposed on them by Australia, New Zealand and other nations with more highly industrialised economies.

Peaceful Resolution of North Korean Nuclear Test Issue

The JCP proposed the amendment to the draft resolution. Consequently, the resolution included in its conclusion the following phrase: 'The international community should conduct concerted diplomacy and work for a peaceful resolution.' I am satisfied with this.

Anti-poverty demonstrators in New Zealand declare CBD building “GRIME SCENE”

Anti-poverty Day protesters declared the IAG building in Auckland’s CBD a “GRIME SCENE” on International Anti Poverty Day yesterday.

Australia: Use all forms of activity and struggle to defeat Howard

The possibility of defeating the Howard Government in next year’s Federal election is beginning to emerge more clearly. There is an air of confidence developing in the labour movement although the possibility of Howard staging some “terrorist” act or once against attempting to play the race card or some other populist trick cannot be underestimated.

DPRK Foreign Ministry on U.S. Response to the Nuclear Test

A spokesman for the DPRK Foreign Ministry issued the following statement Wednesday as regards the U.S. ill-boding moves in the wake of the nuclear test in the DPRK.

North Korean Nuclear Test: Serious Concerns

The nuclear test conducted by the Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea (DPRK) is an unfortunate act. It will create new tensions in the East Asian region. The global moratorium on nuclear tests which has not been violated since India and Pakistan conducted tests in 1998 has now been broken.

Peace Movement to Bush: Negotiate With North Korea Now!

North Korea's apparent nuclear test is chilling evidence of how the Bush administration's policy of shunning negotiations has failed. There is no doubt: People in the U.S. and around the world are far less safe than we were five years ago.

Japan: Communists Criticize New P.M.'s Policies

Criticizing Abe's policy speech calling for 'a society of opportunity where everyone has a chance to challenge again,' Japanese Communist Party Secretariat Head Ichida Tadayoshi stated, 'This is nothing but an empty catchphrase.'

North Korea's Unwanted Decision

NORTH Korea's decision to test a nuclear device is precisely what the world does not need at present. It was unnecessary because the US and its allies already suspected that Pyongyang was nuclear-capable and have held back from invasion.

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