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A man poses for pictures as he holds postage stamps of Xi Zhongxun, China's former vice premier and father of China's President Xi Jinping, in Yantai

Timeline: The Rise of Chinese Leader Xi Jinping

By John Ruwitch SHANGHAI (Reuters) President Xi Jinping, China's most powerful leader since Mao Zedong, is re-elected to a second five-year term as president by the rubber-stamp...
Chinese artist Ai Weiwei stands in front of his artwork consisting of a 60-metre rubber raft installation titled 'Law of the Journey' which includes around 300 figures representing refugees, during a media call for the Biennale of Sydney in Australia

Artist Ai Weiwei Unfazed by China Ending Presidential Term Limits

SYDNEY (Reuters)  China's removal of presidential term limits, effectively letting President Xi Jinping hold office for life, will have no impact on its culture, artist...
Xu Xiaoshun, the father of activism blogger Wu Gan, who was detained in what is known as the "709" crackdown, poses for a picture in a restaurant in Jiangsu Province

China Hands Down Harshest Sentence Yet in Crackdown on Activists

By Christian Shepherd BEIJING (Reuters) China sentenced a prominent rights activist to eight years in jail for subversion on Tuesday, his lawyer said, the harshest sentence...