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Bo Xilai Scandal

Bo Xilai Sentenced To Life In Prison

AP | DIDI TANG and CHRISTOPHER BODEEN | Posted 09.22.2013 | World

JINAN, China -- A court sentenced Bo Xilai to life in prison for corruption Sunday, burying the career of one of China's most up-and-coming politician...

Disgraced Chinese Politician Found Guilty In Corruption Case

AP | DIDI TANG | Posted 11.21.2013 | World

JINAN, China — A Chinese court has convicted fallen politician Bo Xilai of corruption and sentenced him to life in prison, capping one of the co...

The Bo Xilai Verdict: Move Along, Nothing to See Here

John Wagner Givens | Posted 11.13.2013 | World
John Wagner Givens

Bo's trial is a political event; his crimes are the same as those committed by almost all Chinese politicians, and were selected for the sake of convenience. As such, the trial tells us next to nothing about rule of law in China.

China's Most Sensationalist Trial Hints At Love Triangle

AP | GILLIAN WONG | Posted 10.26.2013 | World

JINAN, China — China's most sensational trial in decades ended with disgraced politician Bo Xilai hinting at a love triangle involving his wife ...

Chinese Court Liveblogs Bo Xilai Trial On Social Media

AP | DIDI TANG | Posted 08.23.2013 | World

BEIJING -- Much of China was riveted to the stream of microblog updates from the trial of disgraced politician Bo Xilai – even a TV anchorwoman ...

Bo Xilai Calls Wife 'Insane' After Damning Testimony

Reuters | Posted 10.23.2013 | World

By John Ruwitch JINAN, China, Aug 23 (Reuters) - Fallen Chinese politician Bo Xilai called his wife insane after she testified at his ...

Shamed Chinese Politician: I Was Framed

Reuters | Posted 10.22.2013 | World

(Adds details) By John Ruwitch JINAN, China, Aug 22 (Reuters) - Fallen politician Bo Xilai put up a feisty defence on T...

Who's Who: A Guide To The Bo Xilai Scandal

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 08.21.2013 | World

-- The corruption trial of ousted Chinese politician Bo Xilai on Thursday marks the Communist Party's efforts to wrap up its messiest scandal in deca...

'The Guy Has Been Absolutely Annihilated'

AP | GILLIAN WONG | Posted 10.20.2013 | World

BEIJING — Only a few people heard it, but when one of China's most prominent politicians slapped his police chief across the face, it would end ...

China Finally Indicts Disgraced Politician

AP | GILLIAN WONG | Posted 07.25.2013 | World

BEIJING -- Deposed politician Bo Xilai will go on trial on charges of corruption and abuse of power within weeks, wrapping up a festering scandal that...

2013: The Year Of The Comeback?

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.29.2012 | World

There is something about comebacks: they always happen when you least expect it. Nicolas Sarkozy ended his first and only presidential term as Fran...

WATCH: Sex Tape Used To Extort Chinese Official Goes Viral

AP | ALEXA OLESEN | Posted 01.25.2013 | World

BEIJING -- A 5-year-old sex tape of an 18-year-old woman allegedly hired by developers to sleep with a city official is causing yet another scandal fo...

China: No Proof Murdered Brit Was A Spy

AP | Posted 11.08.2012 | World

BEIJING -- A top Chinese leader said Thursday that there's no evidence the British businessman whose murder became part of a major political scandal w...

Newspaper: High-Profile Businessman Killed In China Had Spy Links

Eline Gordts | Posted 11.06.2012 | World

A businessman who was murdered in China last year had ties to the British secret service, the Wall Street Journal claimed on Tuesday. Neil Heywood...

'Bo Lost That Game, That's All'

Reuters | Posted 11.29.2012 | World

By Ben Blanchard CHONGQING, China, Sept 30 (Reuters) - China's campaign to bury fallen politician Bo Xilai under a litany of alleged ...

Disgraced Politician Expelled From Chinese Communist Party

AP | CHRISTOPHER BODEEN | Posted 11.28.2012 | World

BEIJING — China's communist leadership expelled Bo Xilai from the ruling party Friday and sought to bury him with charges ranging from corruptio...

Neil Heywood Murder Story 'Lacks Evidence,' Says Expert

AP | GILLIAN WONG | Posted 11.27.2012 | World

BEIJING — A prominent Chinese government forensic scientist has questioned the cause of death of a murdered British businessman, casting doubt o...

New Details Of Chinese Political Scandal Emerge

AP | CHARLES HUTZLER | Posted 11.19.2012 | World

BEIJING — Hours after she poisoned a British businessman, Gu Kailai reached out to a trusted ally: Wang Lijun. Gu was the wife of Bo Xilai, the ...

Gu Kailai Sentenced To Death

AP | GILLIAN WONG | Posted 10.20.2012 | World

HEFEI, China — The wife of a disgraced Chinese politician received a suspended death sentence Monday for the murder of a British businessman, as...

Wife Of Chinese Politician Receives Suspended Death Sentence

AP | GILLIAN WONG | Posted 10.19.2012 | World

HEFEI, China — The wife of a disgraced Chinese politician was given a suspended death sentence Monday after confessing to killing a British busi...

Gu Kailai Doesn't Deny Murder Charges

AP | GILLIAN WONG | Posted 10.09.2012 | World

HEFEI, China — Testimony in China's most closely watched murder case in decades wrapped up within hours on Thursday as the wife of disgraced pol...

Gu Who?

AP | GILLIAN WONG | Posted 10.08.2012 | World

HEFEI, China — The wife of disgraced Chinese politician Bo Xilai stood trial Thursday for the murder of a British former associate in a tightly ...

China Hoping To Clean Up Political Scandal

AP | GILLIAN WONG | Posted 10.07.2012 | World

HEFEI, China — The wife of a fallen Chinese leader goes on trial Thursday on charges of murdering a British businessman in a politically charged...

China's Jackie Kennedy, If Only Jackie Were Accused Of Murder

AP | GILLIAN WONG | Posted 08.01.2012 | World

BEIJING -- Gu Kailai has been many things to many people: devoted wife, ambitious lawyer, gracious host, menacing businesswoman and, now, China's most...

Wife Of Ousted Chinese Politician Charged With Murder

AP | GILLIAN WONG and CHARLES HUTZLER | Posted 09.25.2012 | World

BEIJING — Prosecutors have charged the wife of ousted Chinese politician Bo Xilai and a family aide with the murder of a British businessman, th...