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Aug 22, 2013
Trial against ousted politician Bo Xilai begins in ChinaThe long-awaited trial of ousted Chinese politician Bo Xilai opened on Thursday, said a court in eastern China, beginning the final, dramatic chapter of the country's most politically charged case in more than three decades.
Aug 20, 2012
Gu Kailai gets suspended death sentence for murderThe wife of a disgraced Chinese politician was given a suspended death sentence Monday after confessing to killing a British businessman by poisoning him with cyanide in a case that rocked the country's top political leadership.
Aug 20, 2012
Who's who in China's Gu Kailai's convictionThe political scandal surrounding one of China's most high-profile politicians, Bo Xilai, whose wife has been given a suspended death sentence for the murder of a British man. Here's a look at the leading characters in the scandal and his wife's trial.
Aug 17, 2012
Murder case involving Gu Kailai's verdict on MondayA Chinese court is due to deliver its verdict, and likely sentence, on Monday in a case against Gu Kailai over the murder of British businessman Neil Heywood, in the latest chapter in a scandal that toppled her once-powerful politician husband, Bo Xilai.
Aug 08, 2012
Bo Xilai's son acts as witness in murder caseThe son of ousted Chinese politician Bo Xilai has broken his silence and submitted a witness statement to the murder trial of his mother, CNN said on Wednesday, citing an e-mail from the young man.
May 01, 2012
Bo Xilai's wife dressed up as a Chinese army generalA woman at the centre of China's biggest political scandal in two decades, wife of deposed political leader Bo Xilai, had once dressed as a military commander last year in a bizarre episode that shines new light on the collapse of Bo's inner circle.
Apr 17, 2012
China's Bo backed, then blocked murder probe against wifeChinese politician Bo Xilai initially agreed to a police probe of his wife's role in the murder of a British businessman before abruptly reversing course and demoting his police chief.
Apr 16, 2012
Briton poisoned after threatening to expose Bo's wife: sourcesIt was the first time a specific motive has been revealed for Neil Heywood's murder last November, a death which ended Chinese leader Bo Xilai's hopes of emerging as a top central leader and threw off balance the Communist Party's looming leadership succession.
Apr 13, 2012
China gags widow of murdered BritonThe Chinese widow of a British businessman thought to have been murdered in a case that has rocked China's political establishment has been gagged by local police, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said.
Apr 12, 2012
China removes 210,000 online postsThe move comes after Bo Xilai, a rising star of the Chinese political scene, was demoted from the country's powerful politburo after his wife was named by police as a prime suspect in the murder of a British businessman.