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PHOTOS: North Korea stages military parade sans missiles
On the 70th anniversary of its founding, North Korea on Sunday staged a grand military procession, but did not showcase its intercontinental ballistic missiles, which was a regular feature in......
Xi re-elected as China's President after removal of term limit
Photograph: Jason Lee/Reuters Xi Jinping was on Friday re-elected as president for a second five-year tenure by China's rubber-stamp parliament, days after it scrapped the two-term rule for the......
Hardliners will dominate China's Tibet policy
Statements emanating from the recent Chinese Communist party congress suggest potentially increasing pressure on India with regard to the Dalai Lama and the Central Tibetan Administration in......
Xi may not be all powerful
'He still has to deal with party norms and traditions and has been careful to follow the order of seniority,' points out Claude Arpi. Nearly thirty years ago, Belgium-born Simon Leys, one of the......
No successor in sight. Xi is China's unquestioned boss
The Politburo Standing Committee -- the most powerful body in China -- is unveiled, but in a break from Communist party convention, no successor to Xi Jinping is named. IMAGE: Chinese President Xi......
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