Special coverage of China’s Communist Party Congress as the country picks a new leader.
China’s vice president, Xi Jinping, is widely expected to take over from President Hu Jintao at the Communist Party congress under way in Beijing. The gathering ushers in a once-in-a-decade leadership change in the country.
However, whether Hu will stay on as China’s military leader is still unclear.
Al Jazeera’s Mike Hanna reports from Beijing.