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Communist Party of China celebrates 70 years in power

AP

Published : Oct 1, 2019, 8:45 pm IST
Updated : Feb 9, 2020, 2:36 pm IST
A man uses his smartphone to film Chinese military planes trail colored smoke as they fly in formation past the sun during a parade to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the founding of Communist China in Beijing, on Tuesday, October 1, 2019. (Photo: AP)
A man uses his smartphone to film Chinese military planes trail colored smoke as they fly in formation past the sun during a parade to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the founding of Communist China in Beijing, on Tuesday, October 1, 2019. (Photo: AP)
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Fireworks and a giant Chinese national flag formed by lights are seen at the evening gala held on Tiananmen Square for the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China in Beijing. (Photo: AP)
Fireworks and a giant Chinese national flag formed by lights are seen at the evening gala held on Tiananmen Square for the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China in Beijing.  (Photo: AP)
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A float for Hong Kong takes part in a parade for the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China in Beijing on Tuesday. (Photo: AP)
A float for Hong Kong takes part in a parade for the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China in Beijing on Tuesday.  (Photo: AP)
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A performer holds the Chinese national flag and the flag of Hong Kong in a parade for the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China in Beijing. (Photo: AP)
A performer holds the Chinese national flag and the flag of Hong Kong in a parade for the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China in Beijing.  (Photo: AP)
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The Dong Feng 41 rolls past during a parade for the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China in Beijing. Dong Feng 41, or DF-41, is an intercontinental ballistic missile with a range of 15,000 kilometers (9,300 miles) _ China's longest-range weapon _ that could reach the United States in 30 minutes. (Photo: AP)
The Dong Feng 41 rolls past during a parade for the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China in Beijing. Dong Feng 41, or DF-41, is an intercontinental ballistic missile with a range of 15,000 kilometers (9,300 miles) _ China's longest-range weapon _ that could reach the United States in 30 minutes. (Photo: AP)
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Participants dressed as deliverymen wave during a parade commemorating the 70th anniversary of the founding of Communist China in Beijing. (Photo: AP)
Participants dressed as deliverymen wave during a parade commemorating the 70th anniversary of the founding of Communist China in Beijing.  (Photo: AP)
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Soldiers from China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) march in formation during a parade to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the founding of Communist China. (Photo: AP)
Soldiers from China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) march in formation during a parade to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the founding of Communist China.  (Photo: AP)
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Chinese military vehicles carrying DF-17 ballistic missiles roll during a parade to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the founding of Communist China in Beijing. (Photo: AP)
Chinese military vehicles carrying DF-17 ballistic missiles roll during a parade to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the founding of Communist China in Beijing.  (Photo: AP)
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Members of a Chinese military honor guard march during the the celebration to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the founding of Communist China in Beijing. (Photo: AP)
Members of a Chinese military honor guard march during the the celebration to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the founding of Communist China in Beijing.  (Photo: AP)
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Chinese President Xi Jinping is displayed on a screen during the evening gala evening held on Tiananmen Square for the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China in Beijing on Tuesday. (Photo: AP)
Chinese President Xi Jinping is displayed on a screen during the evening gala evening held on Tiananmen Square for the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China in Beijing on Tuesday.  (Photo: AP)
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