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China's Xi says 'no leniency' in corruption fight

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China's president-in-waiting Xi Jinping intensified calls for a crackdown on corruption Tuesday, saying there would be "no leniency" for party officials whatever their rank, state media reported. 

China's president-in-waiting Xi Jinping, pictured on August 29, 2012, intensified calls for a crackdown on corruption Tuesday, saying there would be "no leniency" for party officials whatever their rank, state media reported.

Xi, who is already Communist Party boss and due to become China's president in March, has repeatedly pledged to fight graft amid rising social discontent over government corruption and political scandals that have engulfed the party.

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