Pope Francis, whose criticisms of unbridled capitalism have prompted some to label him a Marxist, said in an interview published on Sunday that communists had stolen the flag of Christianity.
One analyst said such campaigns are only of limited use because they address only the symptoms of corruption rather than focus efforts on building systematic checks on power.
Philippine troops on Thursday killed eight communist rebels, two of them women, in the latest flare-up of violence since talks to end one of Asia`s longest running insurgencies broke down.
Communists are not opposed to economic reforms per se but want to know what reforms mean to people at large, said Sitaram Yechury.
Prez Hu Jintao promised political reforms but only under the "absolute control" of the CPC.
Chinese Communist Party is going through the phase of
"nervous sixties" as it completed 62 years in power.
The reforms represent the biggest changes to Cuba`s struggling, Soviet-style economy in decades.
CPI-M state secretary Biman Bose
released a book written by party leader Rabin Deb that
dwells on alleged lies told by `reactionary forces` to tarnish
communists since the time they came into being.
The Philippine govt and Communist rebels are aiming to sign a peace pact within 18 months.
The leaders are expected to oversee a drive to modernise Vietnam`s economy.
Describing Swami Vivekananda as a "multi-dimensional personality" Urban Development Minister Jaipal Reddy said the seer was admired by both RSS and Communists.
One-party state is striving to build "modern industrialised country" by 2020.
Early results show pro-Europe rulers were ahead of the opposition Communists.
An influential section of Chinese society, including Communist party elders, are now demanding lifting of curbs on free speech and media censorship.
Venezuela`s Communist Party is seeking the repatriation of convicted terrorist `Carlos the Jackal` from France.
Communist insurgents killed four
policemen and wounded seven other people when they ambushed a
police vehicle just outside the Philippine capital on Tuesday,
Eleven Philippine soldiers were killed in an ambush by communist guerrillas on Saturday, a military spokesman said.
CPI general secretary A
B Bardhan on Saturday rubbished suggestions that Indian Communists
had been favouring China on certain vital issues like border
dispute at the cost of India`s interests.
China is celebrating 60 years of the Communist revolution with an ironical twist. Communist leaders feel it is time to flirt with democracy.
Moldova`s new Parliament holds its first session on Friday amid uncertainty over whether the communists, who have run Europe`s poorest nation since 2001, will go into opposition or strike a political deal to keep control.
Day in Pics: 27th August
August 27, 2014
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