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China seeks influence in Europe, one business deal at a time

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When Xi Jinping became the first top Chinese leader to visit the Czech Republic, he was accompanied by a mysterious Chinese tycoon with big political ambitions, money to burn and strong ties to the Czech president, The New York Times reports.
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China's Xi beset by economic, political challenges

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As China's leaders gather for their annual Yellow Sea retreat, the country's political waters are looking choppy. Chinese President and ruling Communist Party leader Xi Jinping is beset by economic,...
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China's Xi beset by economic, political challenges

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BEIJING - As China's leaders gather for their annual Yellow Sea retreat, the country's political waters are looking choppy.
Chinese President and ruling Communist Party leader Xi Jinping is beset by economic, foreign policy and domestic political challenges just months after clearing his way to rule for as long as he wants as China's most dominant leader since Mao Zedong.
Mounting criticism of the Xi administration's policies has exposed the risks he faces from amassing so much power: He's made himself a natural target for blame.
“Having concentrated power, Xi is responsible for all policy...
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China's Xi beset by economic, political challenges

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Just months after clearing the way to rule in perpetuity, China's president and ruling Communist Party leader Xi Jinping is beset by a wave of economic, foreign policy and domestic political challenges
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