8 Photos - Nov 6, 2012
Photo: Student members of China's ruling elite stand in formation to create the Communist Party's emblem, a hammer and sickle ahead of the 18th National Congress meeting this week.Photo: More than 2,000 delegates from across China will meet in Beijing's Great Hall of the People on Tiananmen Square, the symbolic centre of communist power.Photo: The event will see the appointment of a new leadership to head the world's most populous nation over the next decade.Photo: A security guard watches Fundan University students prepare for the party conference.Photo: Paramilitary policemen participate in a night drill in preparation.Photo: A poster in Shanghai announces the event.Photo: A man walks past a decoration wall outside the Chinese Military Museum celebrating the congress.Photo: Paramilitary policement attend an oath-taking rally in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province.