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Poles to give Tom Hanks iconic communist-era car

Spurred by tweets Tom Hanks posted showing himself admiring an iconic communist-era car, Poles have raised the cash to buy a tiny Fiat 126 p for the Hollywood star, organisers said Tuesday. The Oscar-winner posed next to several of the cars affectionately dubbed "Maluch", or "little guy" in Polish, during a shoot late last year in the Hungarian capital Budapest. "I got a new car! Hanx," reads a caption on one of the tweets that caught the attention of Poles after going viral. I got a new car! Hanx…

China’s population to grow 45 million by 2020: plan

BEIJING: China expects its population to rise by around 45 million -- almost the number of people in Spain -- in the next five years, it said Saturday, as it confronts a growing demographic crisis in the wake of the one-child policy.