Pope says communists are closet Christians

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.

China`s Communists warn cadres: No wine at lunch

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.

Two women among eight communists slain in Philippines

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 not against reforms: Yechury

Communists are not opposed to economic reforms per se but want to know what reforms mean to people at large, said Sitaram Yechury.

Hu Jintao promises reforms as Communists turn 90

Prez Hu Jintao promised political reforms but only under the "absolute control" of the CPC.

China: Communists fear Soviet-style collapse

Chinese Communist Party is going through the phase of
"nervous sixties" as it completed 62 years in power.

Cuban communists approve landmark economic reforms

The reforms represent the biggest changes to Cuba`s struggling, Soviet-style economy in decades.

Book by CPI-M leader traces lies against communists

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.

Philippines, Communists aim for peace in 18 months

The Philippine govt and Communist rebels are aiming to sign a peace pact within 18 months.

Vietnam`s communists meet to pick leaders

The leaders are expected to oversee a drive to modernise Vietnam`s economy.

`Vivekananda only icon admired by RSS, Communists alike`

Describing Swami Vivekananda as a "multi-dimensional personality" Urban Development Minister Jaipal Reddy said the seer was admired by both RSS and Communists.

Vietnam`s communists begin five-yearly Congress

One-party state is striving to build "modern industrialised country" by 2020.

Pro-Europe rulers lead Communists in Moldova vote

Early results show pro-Europe rulers were ahead of the opposition Communists.

Chinese Communist elders issue free speech appeal

An influential section of Chinese society, including Communist party elders, are now demanding lifting of curbs on free speech and media censorship.

Jackal should return to Venezuela: Communists

Venezuela`s Communist Party is seeking the repatriation of convicted terrorist `Carlos the Jackal` from France.

Communists kill four policemen in Philippines: Police

Communist insurgents killed four
policemen and wounded seven other people when they ambushed a
police vehicle just outside the Philippine capital on Tuesday,
authorities said.

Communist ambush kills 11 Philippine soldiers: Military

Eleven Philippine soldiers were killed in an ambush by communist guerrillas on Saturday, a military spokesman said.

"Communists not favouring China at cost of India`s interests"

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.

Chinese Communists flirt with democracy to infuse fresh blood: The Times of India

China is celebrating 60 years of the Communist revolution with an ironical twist. Communist leaders feel it is time to flirt with democracy.

New Moldovan Parliament meets after communists fail

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.