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Former Senior Chinese Official Jailed for Life for Graft

A Chinese court on Tuesday jailed for life a former deputy governor of the province of Shanxi for corruption, state television said, as the government presses on with its crackdown on deeply engrained graft. The court found that Du Shanxue, who was put under investigation in 2014, abused his position and took bribes worth 80 million yuan ($11.52 million) between 2003 and 2013, state television said. Du had also given 100,000 euros to another former senior politician called Ling...

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