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Party throws out Bo Xilai

China's ruling Communist Party has expelled disgraced senior politician Bo Xilai from the party. He will also face criminal charges.

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Bo Xilai to face corruption charges

China announced that Bo Xilai has been expelled from the party Credit: Reuters

Chinese state media has announced that disgraced senior Communist party member Bo Xilai has been expelled from the party, and will face criminal charges of corruption, abuse of power, bribe taking and improper relations with a number of women.

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