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Ji Jianye, former mayor of Chinese major city Nanjing in eastern China’s Jiangsu Province was indicted for taking bribery, state procuratorate says on Dec. 17, 2014. (Screenshot/Beijing News)
Ji Jianye, former mayor of Chinese major city Nanjing in eastern China’s Jiangsu Province was indicted for taking bribery, state procuratorate says on Dec. 17, 2014. (Screenshot/Beijing News)

The former mayor of Nanjing, the capital of eastern China’s Jiangsu Province, was indicted for taking bribery, according to the Central Procuratorate on Dec. 17...

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  • Chinese Communist Party General Secretary Xi Jinping (C), with Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress Zhang Dejiang (2nd L), Premier Li Keqiang (2nd R) and incoming-Chairman of Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference Yu Zhengsheng (R) at a political meeting in Beijing in March 2013. Cyber attacks were launched against the Epoch Times Chinese website recently, during the purge of Party official Zhou Yongkang. (Feng Li/Getty Images)

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