China's ruling Communist Party opens a congress Thursday to usher in a new group of younger leaders faced with the challenging tasks of righting a flagging economy and meeting public calls for better government.Full story
BEIJING (Reuters) - In 1981, five years after his death, China's ruling Communist Party began to save history from Mao Zedong. Full story
During her 30-hour train journey to Beijing, Wang Xiulan ducked into bathrooms whenever the conductors checked IDs. Later, as she lay low in the outskirts of the capital, unidentified men caught her in a nighttime raid and hauled her to a police station. She assumed a fake identity to get away, and Full story
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Leader of the Russian Communist Party Gennady Zyuganov speaks during a demonstration marking the anniversary of the 1917 Bolshevik revolution in Moscow November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Mikhail Voskresenskiy (RUSSIA - Tags: ANNIVERSARY POLITICS CIVIL UNREST)
Russia's Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev is greeted by Vietnam's Communist Party's General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong at the Party's Office in Hanoi November 7, 2012. Medvedev is in Hanoi for a two-day visit to Vietnam from November 6 to 7. REUTERS/Kham (VIETNAM - Tags: POLITICS)
Russia's Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev talks with Vietnam's Communist Party's General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong at the Party's Office in Hanoi November 7, 2012. Medvedev is in Hanoi for a two-day visit to Vietnam from November 6 to 7. REUTERS/Kham (VIETNAM - Tags: POLITICS)