Bangalore, Oct 25: A high level provincial court on Friday upheld the life imprisonment sentence handed to the former Politburo Bo Xilai, rejecting his appeal against charges of corruption and abuse of power. The Shandong High People's court said that it affirmed the original sentence of life imprisonment.
Bo has been charged with bribery and helping in covering up the murder of a British businessman.
Meanwhile charges of US spying on its other foreign counterparts has not gone down well with the European countries. Germany's Angela Merkel expressed her displeasure.
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Ousted Chinese politician Bo Xilai stands as the Shandong Provincial Higher People's Court announces the decision of the second trial of Bo. The court on Friday upheld Bo's conviction and life sentence for corruption and abuse of power in the final decision.
A Bangladeshi woman cries as relatives of the victims of the April 24 Rana Plaza building collapse gather to pay tributes at the venue of the tragedy at Savar, outskirts of Dhaka.
A file photo of Thai Supreme Patriarch Somdet Phra Nyanasamvara attending a religious ceremony in Bangkok, Thailand. Thai Buddhism officials said the Supreme Patriarch, the head of the country's Buddhist monks, died at the age of 100.
This official christening photo of Britain's Prince George photographed in the Morning Room at Clarence House in London. Prince George was christened on Oct 23.
Valencia's Helder Postiga from Portugal jumps for the ball above St Gallen's goalkeeper Daniel Lopar during their Europa League Group A soccer match at the Mestalla stadium in Valencia, Spain.
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