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Friday, 15 November, 2002, 08:38 GMT
In pictures: leadership unveiled
Vice-President Hu Jintao has been named as the new head of China's ruling Communist Party, but outgoing leader Jiang Zemin looks set to retain considerable power and influence.

The new leadership line-up (AP photo)
Hu Jintao (left) led the new team onto the stage

Chinese watch Hu Jintao on TV
For some Chinese it was their first close-up view of the country's new leader

Hu Jintao (AP photos)
The real Mr Hu is still an enigma

Soldier inspects official cars
Security remains extremely tight across Beijing

Chinese shopper watch Jiang Zemin on TV as he addresses the closing session of the 16th Communist Party Congress
Now that the changes are confirmed, will Mr Jiang rule from behind the scenes?

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