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'Chilean Schindler's List' saved leftists from regime
'Chilean Schindler's List' saved leftists from regime

Jorge Schindler saved dozens of leftist militants by employing them undercover at his pharmacies, risking his own life.

'Chilean Schindler's List' saved leftists from regime
Kazakhstan President's residence in Astana. Photo by Vladimir Dmitriyev©
Massimov meets China's Communist Party member

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.

Massimov meets China's Communist Party member
Xi's 'Chinese dream' aims to boost party: analysts
Xi's 'Chinese dream' aims to boost party: analysts

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's 'Chinese dream' aims to boost party: analysts
Xi Jinping named president of China: parliament
Xi Jinping named president of China: parliament

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.

Xi Jinping named president of China: parliament
China paper: regulation must 'keep pace with the times'
China paper: regulation must 'keep pace with the times'

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 paper: regulation must 'keep pace with the times'
China unveils new leaders with Xi Jinping at helm
China unveils new leaders with Xi Jinping at helm

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.

China unveils new leaders with Xi Jinping at helm
 'Iron Lady' of Cuban dissident goes on hunger strike
'Iron Lady' of Cuban dissident goes on hunger strike

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.

'Iron Lady' of Cuban dissident goes on hunger strike
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Czechs pass $3.6-billion religious property restitution

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.

Czechs pass $3.6-billion religious property restitution

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