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President Xi hails ‘new world’ as China marks Communist Party centenary

BEIJING: Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday hailed a “new world” created by the country’s people as China’s Communist Party marked the centenary of its founding. In an hour-long televised address from Tiananmen Square after watching fighter jets form a

Chinese Communist Party awards medals ahead of 100th anniversary

BEIJING: Chinese President Xi Jinping awarded a new medal of the highest honour to 29 party members of the Communist Party as it marks its 100th founding anniversary this year. President Xi conferred the July 1 Medal, for the first

Raul Castro steps down as leader of Cuban Communist Party

HAVANNA: Raul Castro confirmed handing over the leadership of the Cuban Communist Party to a younger generation, ending six decades of rule by himself and older brother Fidel. In a speech opening the four-day event, Castro, 89, said the new