As Germany prepares to mark Karl Marx's 200th birth anniversary, the revolutionary philosopher's legacy remains divisive more than a quarter century after the fall of the Berlin Wall.
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…
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.
BRUSSELS: European Union leaders are set to end weeks of wrangling over top jobs in Brussels and agree on Saturday on who will fill key posts in EU institutions that face major challenges from a combative Russia and a stuttering economy.