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King Pin -- spot the new leader who's a dab hand at hurling

HE'S the new leader of the world's second most powerful economy -- and he's a bit handy at hurling, too.

Xi Jinping became China's new leader today, assuming the top posts in the Communist Party and the military.

Mr Xi, who is pictured here with the country's new politburo, got to know more about Gaelic games when he visited Ireland as vice-president last year -- and was also impressed by Ireland's farming sector.