Continent’s rising performance partly due to 'undoubted growth in university systems'
Pretax profit fell to $6.1 billion from $7.1 billion a year earlier
Jet forced to land in Kazakhstan
His girlfriend and two men are accused of murdering him 'over an emotional dispute'
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Mr Lee and four of his colleagues all vanished separately in October last year
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