Jorge Schindler saved dozens of leftist militants by employing them undercover at his pharmacies, risking his own life.
Head of Kazakhstan President’s Administration Karim Massimov has met with Secretary of the Organization Department of the Communist Party of China Central Committee Zhao Leji.
New leader Xi Jinping has urged China to pursue the "Chinese dream" but experts say behind the grandiose words, he is single-minded in his aim to bolster Communist Party rule.
Xi Jinping was named president of China Thursday after a vote at the nation's parliamentary meeting in Beijing, four months after he took charge of the ruling Communist Party.
A Chinese newspaper at the centre of a dispute over censorship said Thursday that Communist regulation of the media must "keep pace with the times", in its first edition since the row began.
China unveiled its new leaders, with Vice President Xi Jinping marching on stage at the head of a revamped line-up that will steer the world's number two economy for the next decade.
Marta Beatriz Roque, the 67 year-old "Iron Lady" of Cuban dissidents, began a hunger strike Monday to protest conditions that opponents to the Communist regime face on the island.
Czech lawmakers passed a bill Saturday on the restitution of assets worth up to 2.95 billion euros ($3.6 billion) seized from 17 religious denominations by Czechoslovakia's communist regime in 1948-89.