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- 5 Things to know about Tuesday's state dinner Updated: Feb-11-14 3:28 am
BEIJING - Xi Jinping looks more powerful than any Chinese leader in recent decades as his government prepares to deliver its first one-year report card Wednesday, but a deadly weekend slashing spree by alleged separatists was a reminder of the serious challenges facing his administration.
NANJING, China - China and Taiwan hailed a new chapter in their relations on Tuesday and said their ties would advance after they held their highest-level government talks since they split amid civil war in 1949.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama welcomes French President Francois Hollande to the White House on Tuesday for an awkwardly timed state dinner, coming on the heels of Hollande's recent and very public split from Valerie Trierweiler, his longtime partner and de facto first lady. Here are five things to know about the dinner: