China's disgraced Bo Xilai given life term for corruption




 
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China's disgraced Bo Xilai given life term for corruption
 
September 22nd, 2013  
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China's disgraced Bo Xilai given life term for corruption
By Megha Rajagopalan JINAN, China (Reuters) - A Chinese court sentenced ousted senior politician Bo Xilai to life in jail on Sunday after finding him guilty of corruption and abuse of power, a tough term that gives him little chance of staging a political comeback. Bo was a rising star in China's leadership circles and cultivated a loyal following through his charisma and populist, quasi-Maoist policies, especially among those left out in the cold by China's anything-for-growth economic policies. ...




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