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LONDON/ZURICH (Reuters) - Roche Holding AG has agreed to buy U.S. biotech company InterMune Inc for $8.3 billion (5.01 billion British pound) in cash, helping the world's leading maker of cancer drugs expand into the treatment of rare or incurable diseases.
HONG KONG/TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan's Wei family has agreed to buy majority control of China Network Systems (CNS), the island's biggest cable TV operator, for about $2.4 billion (1.44 billion pounds) including debt from private equity firm MBK Partners, sources with direct knowledge of the matter said.