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In China; Corrupt officials to get death penalty, court rules

A Chinese court has ruled that any officials found guilty of embezzling or accepting bribes of three million Yuan (460,000 US dollars) or more will face a possible death sentence, a report said. “The penalty will be reserved for extremely serious cases with extremely vile impact,’’ the Supreme People’s Court and Supreme People’s Procuratorate said in a Monday ruling. Meanwhile, …

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BREAKING: More than 50 reported injured in massive explosion in northern China

A series of huge explosions shook the northern Chinese city of Tianjin late Wednesday, killing at least 44 people and injuring hundreds more, according to officials and state media. The cause was not immediately clear. Liu Yue, a 25-year-old Tianjin resident, said she felt the first blast but didn’t think too much of it. “The second explosion was so powerful …

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Divine Eagle: How much of a threat is China’s new high-flying drone to US air superiority?

In May, grainy pictures emerged of a huge new twin-fuselage, high-altitude Chinese drone called the Divine Eagle. Those in the know instantly labelled it the “stealth- hunting drone”. Stealth technology is the equivalent of electronic camouflage for planes, making them hard for enemy radar to spot – but the Chinese drone is certainly big enough to carry the special radars …

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