Hu Jintao

Life Imitates Art: Pope Recreates The Kiss Which So Enraged The Vatican (PICTURE)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 10.06.2014 | UK

Pope Francis was pictured locking lips with Israeli president Shimon Peres this weekend – in an image reminiscent of an advertising campaign that su...

The 18th National Congress and China's Political Reform

Thomas Grant | Posted 09.01.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Thomas Grant

As China becomes ever more immersed into the global political economy over the next decade they will undoubtedly feel the strains pulling at them from both sides. It will be a difficult balancing act for the new leadership.

Jessica Elgot

'The World Must Adapt To China'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Elgot | Posted 10.11.2012 | UK

China is undergoing a once-in-a-decade leadership transition as the Communist Party selects its new president to lead what could soon be the most powe...

Jessica Elgot

Basketball And A Pop Star Wife: Meet China's Next Leader

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Elgot | Posted 08.11.2012 | UK

He loves basketball, he's married to a women almost as famous as him, and he is just about to become one of the most powerful people on the planet - b...

The Leadership Change That Matters Most To The World?

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 06.11.2012 | UK

The man many consider to be the most important leader in the world will take the reins of power this week - but he won't be sitting in the White House...

China Warns Military To 'Ignore' The Internet After Coup Rumours

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 06.06.2012 | UK

China has warned its armed forces to ignore the Internet after rumours of a possible coup spilled out of control ahead of a leadership transition late...

Kim Jong Il Lies In State As North Korea Plans Lavish Funeral

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 20.12.2011 | UK

The United States had led calls for a stable transition of power in North Korea as dead leader Kim Jong Il was shown lying in state by national media....

Michael Rundle

Snogging World Leaders: Is This The Riskiest Advertising Campaign In History?

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Rundle | Posted 17.11.2011 | UK

President Obama snogging Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez? Unlikely. Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu smooching with Palestinian leader Mahmo...