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Police stand guard as officials arrive for the trial of disgraced... News PhotoArrival,Bo Xilai,Courthouse,Day 4,Guarding,Guilt,Horizontal,Jinan,Law,Legal Trial,Police Force,Politician,Shandong ProvincePhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPPolice stand guard as officials arrive for the trial of disgraced politician Bo Xilai on the fourth day of Bo's trial at the Intermediate People's Court in Jinan, Shandong Province on August 25, 2013. Once one of China's highest-flying politicians, Bo Xilai found himself in the criminal dock on trial for bribery and abuse of power in the country's highest-profile prosecution in decades. His downfall began when a British businessman was found dead in a hilltop hotel room. As the drama finally nears its conclusion, the Communist Party is touting it as proof of its intent to crack down on corruption. AFP PHOTO/Mark RALSTON (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)