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Frenchman linked to Bo Xilai case returns to Cambodia

SIEM REAP, Cambodia (Reuters) - A French architect questioned in China as part of an investigation into the country's biggest political scandal in decades has returned to his home in Cambodia, a government official said on Friday. Full story

China's Gu Kailai gets suspended death sentence

HEFEI, China (Reuters) - A Chinese court sentenced the wife of disgraced Politburo member Bo Xilai to death on Monday but suspended her execution, ending one chapter in a scandal that has shaken the ruling Communist Party ahead of a leadership transition later this year. Full story

China's Gu confesses to killing Briton Heywood: Xinhua

HEFEI, China/BEIJING (Reuters) - The Chinese woman accused of murdering British businessman Neil Heywood admitted guilt and blamed a mental breakdown for the events that brought her to trial and toppled her once-powerful politician husband, Bo Xilai, state media said on Friday. Full story

Gu Kailai admits responsibility for Neil Heywood's death: Xinhua

BEIJING (Reuters) - Gu Kailai, the wife of once-powerful Chinese politician Bo Xilai, has admitted responsibility for killing British businessman Neil Heywood last November, state news agency Xinhua reported on Friday. Full story

Sensational China trial ends in seven hours, verdict later

HEFEI, China (Reuters) - The woman at the centre of China's most politically explosive trial in three decades did not contest charges of murder on Thursday in a hearing that lasted just seven hours and could determine the fate of former Politburo member Bo Xilai. Full story

China to hold Gu Kailai murder trial on Aug. 9: sources

BEIJING (Reuters) - China will open the murder trial of Gu Kailai, the wife of ousted Communist Party Politburo member Bo Xilai, on August 9, two sources said on Friday, a case at the center of a scandal that has rocked the government and could bring Gu the death penalty. Full story

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Security guards stand at the entrance of Hefei Intermediate People's Court, where the Gu Kailai trial will be held in Hefei, Anhui Province in this August 8, 2012 file photo. A Chinese court on August 20 sentenced Gu Kailai to a death sentence with a two-year reprieve after finding her guilty of mur

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Gu Kailai during the trial
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Gu Kailai , wife of ousted Chinese Communist Party Politburo member Bo Xilai, and Zhang Xiaojun , are escorted into the court room for trial at Hefei Intermediate People's Court in this file still image taken from video August 9, 2012. A Chinese court will deliver its verdict on August 20, 2012 agai

Gu Kailai, wife of ousted Chinese Communist Party Politburo member Bo Xilai, and her family aide Zhang Xiaojun stand in the defendant's docks during a trial in the court room at Hefei Intermediate People's Court in this still image taken from video
Gu Kailai, wife of ousted Chinese Communist Party Politburo member Bo Xilai, and her family aide Zhang Xiaojun stand in the defendant's docks during a trial in the court room at Hefei Intermediate People's Court in this still image taken from video

REFILE - UPDATING RESTRICTIONSGu Kailai , wife of ousted Chinese Communist Party Politburo member Bo Xilai, and her family aide Zhang Xiaojun stand in the defendant's docks during a trial in the court room at Hefei Intermediate People's Court in this still image taken from video August 20, 2012.