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Bo Xilai’s Wife Admits to Murder

Posted August 10th, 2012 at 2:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Chinese state media say the wife of politician Bo Xilai has confessed to the murder of British businessman Neil Heywood and vowed to accept her sentence. Xinhua state news agency reported Gu Kailai’s statement Friday, quoting her as saying the case has been “like a huge stone” weighing on her for more than half a […]

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Bo Xilai’s Wife Admits, Apologizes for Murder

Posted August 10th, 2012 at 12:25 pm (UTC-5)
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Chinese state media say the wife of politician Bo Xilai has confessed to the murder of a British businessman and apologized for what she called a “tragedy.” Xinhua news agency reported her statement Friday, shortly after four Chinese police officers admitted they tried to help her cover up the murder. A court official in the […]

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Four Chinese Police on Trial for Covering up Heywood Death

Posted August 10th, 2012 at 1:25 am (UTC-5)
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Four Chinese police officials went on trial Friday in the eastern city of Hefei for allegedly trying to help the wife of Chinese politician Bo Xilai cover up the murder of a British businessman. The four former security chiefs from the southwestern city of Chongqing are accused of helping Gu Kailai hide her role in […]

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Four Chinese Police on Trial for Covering up Heywood Death

Posted August 10th, 2012 at 12:20 am (UTC-5)
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Four Chinese police officials went on trial Friday in the eastern city of Hefei for allegedly trying to help the wife of Chinese politician Bo Xilai cover up the murder of a British businessman. The four former security chiefs from the southwestern city of Chongqing are accused of helping to protect Gu Kailai and hiding […]

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Chinese Court: Wife of Disgraced Politician Didn’t Deny Murder Charge

Posted August 9th, 2012 at 10:30 pm (UTC-5)
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A Chinese court says the wife of disgraced politician Bo Xilai did not deny murder charges against her in a high-profile trial Thursday. A court official said prosecutors accused Gu Kailai of luring British businessman Neil Heywood to a hotel in the southwestern city of Chongqing last November, getting him drunk and poisoning him. It […]

Chinese Court: Wife of Disgraced Politician Didn’t Deny Murder Charge

Posted August 9th, 2012 at 12:25 pm (UTC-5)
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A Chinese court says the wife of disgraced politician Bo Xilai did not deny murder charges against her in a high-profile trial Thursday. A court official said prosecutors accused Gu Kailai of luring British businessman Neil Heywood to a hotel in the southwestern city of Chongqing last November, getting him drunk and poisoning him. It […]

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Gu Kailai Trial Ends Without Verdict

Posted August 9th, 2012 at 7:40 am (UTC-5)
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China’s most politically explosive trial in recent memory ended in a matter of hours Thursday when Gu Kailai, the wife of disgraced Chinese politician Bo Xilai, did not object to the murder charges against her. A court official said a verdict has not been delivered in the high-profile case, which was held at a tightly […]

Gu Kailai Trial Ends Without Verdict

Posted August 9th, 2012 at 7:10 am (UTC-5)
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China’s most politically explosive trial in recent memory ended in a matter of hours Thursday when the wife of disgraced Chinese politician Bo Xilai did not object to the murder charges against her. A court official said a verdict has not been delivered in the high-profile case, which was held at a tightly guarded courthouse […]

Gu Kailai Trial Ends Without Verdict

Posted August 9th, 2012 at 7:05 am (UTC-5)
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China’s most politically explosive trial in recent memory ended in a matter of hours Thursday when the wife of disgraced Chinese politician Bo Xilai did not object to the murder charges against her. A court official said a verdict has not been delivered in the high-profile case, which was held at a tightly guarded courthouse […]

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Gu Kailai Trial Ends Without Verdict

Posted August 9th, 2012 at 6:20 am (UTC-5)
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The high-profile murder trial of the wife of disgraced Chinese politician Bo Xilai ended after just one day on Thursday. A court official in the eastern city of Hefei said a verdict has not been delivered in the case. He said the defendant, Gu Kailai, did not object to the charges and is in “good […]

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