19th Communist Party Congress in China
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19th Communist Party Congress in China

19th Communist Party Congress in China

College students wave national flags as they watch the opening of the 19th Communist Party Congress in Huaibei in China’s eastern Anhui province.

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19th Communist Party Congress in China

Chinese President Xi Jinping, right, shakes hands with former President Hu Jintao during the opening session of the Communist Party’s Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.

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19th Communist Party Congress in China

The 19th Party Congress opens Oct. 18 at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.

 

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19th Communist Party Congress in China

President Xi Jinping speaks at the opening session of the 19th Communist Party Congress held at the Great Hall Of The People in Beijing.

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19th Communist Party Congress in China

President Xi Jinping declared China to be entering a “new era” of challenges and opportunities as he opened a Communist Party congress expected to consolidate his political power.

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19th Communist Party Congress in China

A couple eat lunch in a cafe in Hong Kong under a television showing China’s President Xi Jinping speaking at the opening session of the 19th Communist Party Congress.

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19th Communist Party Congress in China

People in Rongan, in China’s southern Guangxi region, walk past television screens showing President Xi Jinping as he speaks at the 19th Communist Party Congress.

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19th Communist Party Congress in China

Attendants pose for photos in Tiananmen Square as they wait for delegates during the opening ceremony of the 19th Communist Party Congress in Beijing.

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19th Communist Party Congress in China

A delegate reads a document before the opening session of the 19th Communist Party Congress.

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19th Communist Party Congress in China

Chinese military delegates leave after the speech of President Xi Jinping at the Communist Party’s 19th Congress in Beijing.

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19th Communist Party Congress in China

Attendants walk in Tiananmen Square as they wait for delegates during the opening ceremony of the 19th Communist Party Congress in Beijing.

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19th Communist Party Congress in China

Hospitality staff are reflected in a puddle of water as they prepare to pose for photographs in Tiananmen Square during the opening ceremony of the 19th Party Congress in Beijing.

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