U.S., Cuba hold more talks, no date yet for diplomatic ties

Cuban and U.S. officials held a second round of talks toward normalising ties on Friday, and the Cuban delegation said "good progress" was made, but the two sides did not set a date for renewal of diplomatic ties that Washington severed 54 years ago.

China mourners mark Zhao anniversary under tight surveillance

Chinese mourners on Saturday marked the 10th anniversary of the death of ousted Communist leader Zhao Ziyang under tight surveillance by the authorities, which the reformer's top aide derided as "a mockery of the rule of law".

Castro warns won't change communist system despite US-Cuba thaw

Cuban President Raul Castro has said that he is ready to discuss US' move to normalise bilateral relations but warned that the communist system would not be changed in the country.

Singer married to China president's brother resurfaces

A Chinese army singer who mysteriously disappeared from public view six years ago has made a surprising reappearance in local media -- as the wife of the President Xi Jinping's brother.

Ukrainian nationalists topple massive Lenin in Kharkiv

Pro-Ukrainian protesters in eastern Ukraine`s city Kharkiv on Sunday toppled a giant Lenin statue seen as a symbol of Soviet legacy and Moscow`s control. 

Xi touted as new Deng Xiaoping by Chinese official media

As President Xi Jinping consolidated his power to emerge as a strong reformist leader, China`s official media has started comparing him with late Deng Xiaoping, who had overturned Mao Zedong`s rigid Communist ideology.

One per cent Chinese own one-third of national wealth: Report

About one per cent of Chinese households own one-third of the booming Communist nation`s wealth, raising concerns about income inequality in the world`s most populous country.

Six wounded in Philippine clash with communist rebels

Philippine police and troops have clashed with dozens of communist guerrillas in a remote southern mountain village, leaving six troopers wounded, the military said today.

Police Special Action Force commandos and army troops were patrolling on Talomo mountain outside Davao city on Mindanao island when they encountered at least 30 New People`s Army (NPA) rebels, triggering the gunbattle yesterday.

Communist rebels kill Philippine mayor

Communist guerrillas waging one of Asia`s longest-running insurgencies have ambushed and killed the mayor of a town in the violence-plagued southern Philippines, the military said today.

Photos of President Xi`s look-alike goes viral in China

Snaps of a meat pie seller in central China have gone viral because of his resemblance to Xi Jinping, the Communist nation`s all powerful President.

Rich-poor divide in China surpasses US: Study

Income gap between the rich and the poor in Communist China has surpassed that of the US by a big margin, a new study said, warning of increased social unrest as the growth slowed in the world`s second largest economy.

Veteran CPI leader Satypal Dang dead

Veteran communist leader Satyapal Dang, who had been in the forefront of the fight against terrorism and secessionism in Punjab, died here on Saturday after a brief illness, CPI sources said here.

Conservative favored in Cyprus presidential runoff

With Cypriots facing the specter of financial meltdown, the conservative candidate in a presidential election runoff was favored to beat his left-wing rival on Sunday.

Berlusconi blasts `feminist, communist` judges

Premier Silvio Berlusconi blamed "feminist, communist" magistrates for what he said was a USD 260,000 a day divorce settlement.

Stick to socialism, Communist Party mouthpiece tells China

China should unswervingly stick and develop socialism with Chinese characteristics,said an article in Qiu Shi,the official magazine of CPC.

Sean Penn a communist: Cuban actress Maria Alonso

Cuban actress Maria Conchita Alonso has termed veteran star Sean Penn a ‘communist.’

Nepal integrating ex-rebels after 5 years in camps

The former Maoist fighters have lived in seven camps spread across Nepal since ending their bloody revolt in 2006.

UPA govt approximates communist one: Advani

In yet another attack on Manmohan
Singh, BJP leader LK Advani said that after he became PM, the system in India "approximates the communist system".

Robbie Williams reveals he’s a secret communist

Robbie Williams has revealed that he is a secret communist who is guilty for having an urge to buy expensive things.

Veteran Communist leader Chaturanan Mishra dead

Veteran Communist leader from
Bihar and former union Agriculture Minister Chaturanan Mishra
died here on Saturday following prolonged illness.