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China investigates ex-party bigwig

Zhou, once security chief, subject of corruption probe

Posted: July 30, 2014 at 5:20 a.m.

China’s Communist Party says it has launched an investigation into the former domestic security chief, Zhou Yongkang, who was once among the country’s most feared leaders, regarding serious violations of party discipline.

China’s Communist Party says it has launched an investigation into the former domestic security chief, Zhou Yongkang, who was once among the country’s most feared leaders, regarding serious violations of party discipline.

President Xi Jinping's campaign against corruption among the Chinese elite took public aim Tuesday at its biggest target so far, when the Communist Party announced an investigation of Zhou Yongkang, the former head of domestic security.

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