The state wants its “The Founding of a Party” to top the charts around the 90th anniversary of the Communist Party's first congress on July 1. So it's packed it with stars – and delayed the release of 'Transformers 3' and 'Cars 2.'
In yet another sign that 'Mao-stalgia' is creeping into official circles here, the Chinese women's Olympic volleyball team spent a week recently studying a poem by the former Chinese leader.
A member of the Brazilian Health Expeditions plays with a Kayapo baby on the seventh day of their medical expedition in the Kikretum community in Sao Felix, northern Brazil, on April 27.
Chinese artist Ai Weiwei's provocative work spotlights human rights and pushes government boundaries.
When a 31-foot statue of Confucius was recently unveiled, it symbolized the Chinese government’s new embrace of traditional values. But then it was dismantled in the dead of night.
Russians must face up to Lenin’s brutal legacy – as Germans did Hitler’s.
Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama, who recently announced his retirement from the political aspect of his role, was born in 1935. The Dalai Lama said on March 10 that he plans to formally step down as political leader in a widely anticipated move seen as modernizing the Tibetan government-in-exile.
The investment deal points to deeper trust – and gains – between China and Taiwan.
In Western history, state churches had to be weakened, monarchies discarded, and the 'divine right of kings' forfeited for democracy to grow. Which institutions and traditions are Arab nations prepared to give up? Something more than strongmen have to go if the new is to replace the old.