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China expels Al Jazeera correspondent; news channel closes its English bureau in Beijing

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Al Jazeera's English-language channel was forced Tuesday to shutter its bureau in China after authorities here declined to renew credentials for a journalist with a reputation for hard-hitting journalism. The de facto expulsion of Melissa Chan, reportedly the first such incident in almost 14 years, and Beijing's refusal to issue a visa for a new correspondent left the channel with no other decision, the Qatar-based satellite news network said in a statement.

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