China Communist Party unveils new leadership with Xi at the top
China's Vice President Xi Jinping (front, 3rd L) and fellow delegates raise their hands as they take a vote at the closing session of 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, November 14,...more
(Front row, from L to R) China's Vice President Xi Jinping, top political advisor Jia Qinglin, chairman of the Standing Committee of National People's Congress Wu Bangguo, China's President Hu Jintao and former President Jiang Zemin raise their hands...more
A combination picture shows China's new Politburo Standing Committee members (from L to R), Xi Jinping, Li Keqiang, Zhang Dejiang, Yu Zhengsheng, Liu Yunshan, Wang Qishan and Zhang Gaoli attending the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of...more
Tight security surrounds the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, the location of the 18th National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party.
Leaves change colors as the weather cools for the season of Fall.
Millions of workers went on strike across Europe to protest spending cuts they say have made the economic crisis worse.
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