Traffic has been shut down in parts of Beijing and security is tight as the Chinese capital gets ready to host centenary celebrations for the ruling Communist Party on Thursday.Vehicles and pedestrians have been banned from the Tiananmen Square area since Monday, and a further seven routes affecting about 70 sq km (27 sq miles) of the downtown area were closed on Wednesday afternoon, the city’s Public Security Bureau said.Authorities are leaving nothing to chance ahead of Thursday’s events,…

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