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Profiles: China's new leaders
A prominent reformer and a top female politician were excluded from seven-member politburo standing committee.
Last updated: 15 Nov 2012 06:12 GMT
China's new leadership led by Xi Jinping
Ruling Communist Party unveils new seven-member Politburo Standing Committee that will govern nation for next decade.
Last updated: 15 Nov 2012 01:48 GMT
Communist Party Congress closes in China
A day before unveiling China's new leadership line-up, outgoing President Hu Jintao officially wraps up the congress.
Last updated: 14 Nov 2012 06:13 GMT
Is China headed for real change?
As ruling Communist Party congress takes place in Beijing, we ask what the proposed reforms mean for the people.
Last updated: 09 Nov 2012 12:01 GMT
Shanghai: Birthplace of China's communists
Ninety-one years after Communist Party held its first Congress in Shanghai, secrecy continues to shroud its leadership.
Last updated: 08 Nov 2012 08:21 GMT
Explainer: China's National Congress
The meeting will choose the next generation of leaders at the helm of the world's most populous nation.
Last updated: 08 Nov 2012 06:49 GMT
China: Whispers of change
China's Communist Party is about to confirm a new generation of leaders, but is the party resistant to change?
Last updated: 02 Nov 2012 12:39 GMT
China begins criminal probe into Bo Xilai
State media says disgraced politicians placed under criminal investigation after being stripped of his legal immunity.
Last updated: 27 Oct 2012 06:42 GMT
Beijing strips Bo Xilai of parliament post
Disgraced official's expulsion follows removal from party positions and opens way for criminal prosecution against him.
Last updated: 26 Oct 2012 11:59 GMT
China and Afghanistan sign landmark deals
China's domestic security chief signs economic agreements and pledges to help "train, fund and equip Afghan police".
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Last updated: 23 Sep 2012 14:53 GMT
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