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Beijing Begins Apparent Corruption Probe Into High-Level Official

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Beijing Begins Apparent Corruption Probe Into High-Level Official

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Beijing Begins Apparent Corruption Probe Into High-Level Official

Beijing Begins Apparent Corruption Probe Into High-Level Official

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China has begun investigations into one of the country's senior politicians. Zhou Yongkang was a former domestic security chief, and he's suspected of "serious disciplinary violations" — a phrase which usually stands for corruption.