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Former Indian finance minister bailed

Indian ex-finance minister Palaniappan Chidambaram was granted bail Wednesday, 106 days after his dramatic arrest on corruption charges that he says are part of a government witch-hunt against political opponents.

China outclasses West in key education survey

Teenagers from four big Chinese regions outshone Western contemporaries nations in a keenly watched survey of education capabilities published Tuesday, which also showed no improvement trend in developed countries over...