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Must Reads: Bo Xilai, Mexican elections and immigrant peril in Libya

April 15, 2012 | 12:00 am


From the lure of Libya to the controversial fall of a Chinese official, here are five stories you shouldn't miss from this week in global news:

Saudi activists fight through their fear

With Syria peace plan in disarray, what's next?

Mexico presidential race leaves voters dismayed

Libya is a lure for migrants, where exploitation waits

Fall of China official roils Chongqing, with some public dissent

-- Emily Alpert in Los Angeles

Photo: Immigrants lie on the beds inside a block at the makeshift detention center in the city of Gharyan, southwest of Libya's capital, Tripoli, on Feb. 27, 2012. Credit: Mahmud Turkia / Agence France-Presse / Getty Images