All 88 million party members must 'champion simplicity and guard against extravagance,' instructs new report
Claims that secretive communist regime has carried out a further brutal purge of those the young leader sees as a threat to his authority
Destroyed by the Second World War, and still raw from both Nazi occupation and its subsequent 45 years of Soviet rule, Warsaw is a city whose history is writ large upon its public spaces.
Zhou Yeling couldn’t wait until 7am for a long-awaited date with her favourite Englishman.
The saga sums up the crass stupidity of authoritarian regimes, whose fear of even mild challenges leads them to endlessly create martyrs
Officers in the military will be particularly nervous
Sources claim 'large numbers' of officials are being called back to North Korea
Kim Jong Un's powerful uncle branded 'traitor for all ages'
'Illegal methods must be eliminated', court statement says, but human rights activists say any change remains to be seen
Violence flares ahead of election, with a fragile peace process at stake as hardline Maoist splinter group seeks to control agenda
Supporters of the disgraced Chinese politician Bo Xilai have defied a decades-old de facto ban and created a new party with the former rising star of the Communists at its head.
Mind your back garden! The Communists are on the loose!
This is the first substantial London show of works on paper by the great, Berlin-born political satirist Georg Grosz in twenty years, and, oddly, it is being staged in a private gallery. What is more, the show of 50 works is a major loan exhibition – none of the paintings of drawings is for sale. What's in it for the gallery? 'We got a call from a collector the other day, offering us works by Grosz,' Richard Nagy tells me. So there you have it.
Unclear whether ruling will allow baseball players to jump to the US Major Leagues without restrictions
Bo Xilai has appealed against his life sentence for abuse of power, corruption and embezzlement, a source with direct knowledge of the case said.