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Xi head man of China's future

It is expected that the face which will be overseeing China for the next decade will be that of Xi Jinping, now age 59. Born after the 1949

It is expected that the face which will be overseeing China for the next decade will be that of Xi Jinping, now age 59. Born after the 1949

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China Communist Party Congress closes

China’s Communist Party has ended its week-long congress in Beijing. But officials are still ‘keeping mum’ about who is taking over at the

China’s Communist Party has ended its week-long congress in Beijing. But officials are still ‘keeping mum’ about who is taking over at the

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Who is Xi Jinping?

59-year old Xi Jinping has been China’s vice president since 2008, albeit with a much lower profile than other Chinese leaders. His father was a

59-year old Xi Jinping has been China’s vice president since 2008, albeit with a much lower profile than other Chinese leaders. His father was a

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Outgoing Chinese president calls for end to corruption

Outgoing Chinese President Hu Jintao has opened his Communist Party’s Congress with a call to crackdown on corruption. The 69-year-old said his

Outgoing Chinese President Hu Jintao has opened his Communist Party’s Congress with a call to crackdown on corruption. The 69-year-old said his

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Chinese Communists hold party congress

China is preparing for a once-in-a-decade change of leadership. The Communist Party Congress, held once every 10 years, opened in Beijing on

China is preparing for a once-in-a-decade change of leadership. The Communist Party Congress, held once every 10 years, opened in Beijing on

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China Communist Party prepares for a change of leadership

In stark contrast to the US election hullabaloo, delegates have been arriving quietly for China’s Communist Party Congress in Beijing. The seven

In stark contrast to the US election hullabaloo, delegates have been arriving quietly for China’s Communist Party Congress in Beijing. The seven

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Health mystery surrounds China's 'next president'

China’s top leader-in-waiting Xi Jinping has not been seen in public for 10 days, sparking rumours that he is seriously ill. The 59-year-old is

China’s top leader-in-waiting Xi Jinping has not been seen in public for 10 days, sparking rumours that he is seriously ill. The 59-year-old is

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Hu JinTao in Hong Kong  

A pro-democracy protest got out of control in front of the hotel where Chinese President Hu Jintao was staying, ohe day before the 15th anniversary

A pro-democracy protest got out of control in front of the hotel where Chinese President Hu Jintao was staying, ohe day before the 15th anniversary

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Hu meets with protests in Hong Kong

Chinese President Hu Jintao got a warm reception visiting Hong Kong to swear in a new chief executive on Sunday. Protestors surrounded the

Chinese President Hu Jintao got a warm reception visiting Hong Kong to swear in a new chief executive on Sunday. Protestors surrounded the

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Tibetan exile dies after setting himself ablaze

A Tibetan exile has died, two days after setting himself on fire in New Delhi to protest against Chinese rule in the Himalayan region. 27-year-old

A Tibetan exile has died, two days after setting himself on fire in New Delhi to protest against Chinese rule in the Himalayan region. 27-year-old

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Seoul summit overshadowed by North Korea rocket launch

A summit of nuclear armed states summit in Seoul aimed at keeping the world’s safe from a nuclear attack by terrorists has been overshadowed by a

A summit of nuclear armed states summit in Seoul aimed at keeping the world’s safe from a nuclear attack by terrorists has been overshadowed by a

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Tibetan sets himself on fire over Hu's visit to India

A Tibetan man has set himself on fire in New Delhi in protest against a visit by China’s President Hu Jintao later this week. The man was quickly

A Tibetan man has set himself on fire in New Delhi in protest against a visit by China’s President Hu Jintao later this week. The man was quickly

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China's new Communist Party leaders

China is in a leadership transition. The recent gatherings of the National People’s Congress and Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference

China is in a leadership transition. The recent gatherings of the National People’s Congress and Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference

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China invites Kim Jong-un to Beijing

China has been quick to send an invitation for the new North Korean leader to visit Beijing. The Chinese President expressed his condolences over

China has been quick to send an invitation for the new North Korean leader to visit Beijing. The Chinese President expressed his condolences over

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China's Hu says Europe can save its own economy

China’s President says he is confident Europe can overcome its economic problems. But speaking during a visit to Austria, Hu Jintao made no offer

China’s President says he is confident Europe can overcome its economic problems. But speaking during a visit to Austria, Hu Jintao made no offer

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Ukraine and China cement new friendship

China’s President Hu Jintao has wrapped up a three-day state visit to Ukraine with strategic partnership and economic agreements worth some 2.5

China’s President Hu Jintao has wrapped up a three-day state visit to Ukraine with strategic partnership and economic agreements worth some 2.5

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Russia and China get closer to key gas deal

Russia and China have backed Iran’s right to a peaceful nuclear programme, but urged President Ahmadinejad to be “more constructive” in his dealings

Russia and China have backed Iran’s right to a peaceful nuclear programme, but urged President Ahmadinejad to be “more constructive” in his dealings

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Tough talking expected at Sino-Russian visit

China’s President Hu Jintao was assured a warm welcome when he flew to Moscow for a four day visit. He had earlier pledged his support for Russia in

China’s President Hu Jintao was assured a warm welcome when he flew to Moscow for a four day visit. He had earlier pledged his support for Russia in

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Protests greet Hu Jintao in Obama's Chicago

Chinese President Hu Jintao ran the gauntlet of human rights protesters in Chicago, the hometown of his US counterpart, as the leader’s state visit

Chinese President Hu Jintao ran the gauntlet of human rights protesters in Chicago, the hometown of his US counterpart, as the leader’s state visit

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War of words as Chinese premier talks peace

The Chinese prime minister Hu Jintao has come under pressure notably on human rights as he nears the end of his four-day state visit to the US. At

The Chinese prime minister Hu Jintao has come under pressure notably on human rights as he nears the end of his four-day state visit to the US. At

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After the pomp, Hu faces US lawmakers

It has been a warm reception from the Obamas, but it may not be so easy in front of Congress. The Chinese President is due to visit legislators

It has been a warm reception from the Obamas, but it may not be so easy in front of Congress. The Chinese President is due to visit legislators

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Marketing coup for Hu back in China

The red-carpet treatment that Hu is receiving in the US is getting widespread media coverage in China. It is being described as a marketing coup

The red-carpet treatment that Hu is receiving in the US is getting widespread media coverage in China. It is being described as a marketing coup

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Chinese leader quizzed on human rights on US visit

Warm words and thorny topics have marked the start of Chinese President Hu Jintao’s four day state visit to the US. He and his host Barack Obama

Warm words and thorny topics have marked the start of Chinese President Hu Jintao’s four day state visit to the US. He and his host Barack Obama

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Hu charms White House but faces tougher Congress

A 21-gun salute and an honour guard greeted China’s president before he went in to a state dinner at the White House with the Obamas. This was the

A 21-gun salute and an honour guard greeted China’s president before he went in to a state dinner at the White House with the Obamas. This was the

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Hu concedes China needs human rights advances

The president of the world’s only superpower has been meeting the leader of its fastest-rising rival at the White House. America’s Barack Obama is

The president of the world’s only superpower has been meeting the leader of its fastest-rising rival at the White House. America’s Barack Obama is

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The White House welcomes China's Hu Jintao

Amid the pomp and ceremony of a full state visit, Chinese leader Hu Jintao has been warmly received at the White House. Given a welcome

Amid the pomp and ceremony of a full state visit, Chinese leader Hu Jintao has been warmly received at the White House. Given a welcome

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Pomp and ceremony for Hu in Washington

He has been welcomed into the White House for a rare private dinner at the start of a four-day visit. The Chinese leader is in Washington for talks

He has been welcomed into the White House for a rare private dinner at the start of a four-day visit. The Chinese leader is in Washington for talks

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Hu begins four-day state visit to US

Chinese President Hu Jintao has met Barack Obama several times before, but never during a state visit to the United States. He will be the first

Chinese President Hu Jintao has met Barack Obama several times before, but never during a state visit to the United States. He will be the first

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Chinese leader heads to US for state visit

Hu Jintao has left Beijing en route for a state visit to the United States. It is billed as the most important visit by a Chinese leader in the 30

Hu Jintao has left Beijing en route for a state visit to the United States. It is billed as the most important visit by a Chinese leader in the 30

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France and China pledge closer ties on global economy

There were smiles from the French and Chinese leaders in Nice as they celebrated “a real convergence of views” on reshaping the international

There were smiles from the French and Chinese leaders in Nice as they celebrated “a real convergence of views” on reshaping the international