The World: Incident at Orly

Eight Chinese diplomats approached passport control in Paris' Orly Airport last week. They wanted to take a Pakistan International Airlines flight to Shanghai. But police immediately saw that something was wrong. One of the Chinese, who appeared to be in a stupor and whose body seemed suspiciously bulky, was being half carried by two of his countrymen. The police, who had been alerted by French intelligence to watch for suspicious Chinese behavior, insisted that the man be examined immediately by an airport physician. The examination established that the Chinese had been injected with powerful sedatives, which had lowered his temperature. Hence...

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