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China pays tribute to quake victims
Cambodia's ex-King Sihanouk dies

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  Cambodia's former King Norodom Sihanouk - a revered figure in his country - has died of a heart attack aged 89

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  China lowered flags to half staff and pulled entertainment programming from the airwaves to mourn more than 2,000 people killed during earthquake

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  Hua Guofeng briefly ruled China as Mao Zedong's successor but was pushed aside by Deng Xiaoping as a prelude to reforms

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Jun.1 Vice premier Huang Ju dies at 68
  A key ally of former President Jiang Zemin climbed the ranks of Shanghai politics to join the Communist Party's inner sanctum of power

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Jan.28 Muted goodbye to Zhao Ziyang
  Hundreds of people have attended a tightly controlled funeral service for purged Communist Party leader and reformer Jan.16 Zhao Ziyang, Purged Chinese leader, dies Map of Tiananmen Square China
  Former Communist Party was ousted aafter the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown on pro-democracy protesters

before year 2000
Sep. 9, 1976 Mao Tse-tung died
  The party delayed the announcement until a radio message broadcast across the nation announced the news while appealing for party unity

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