• Wed, 20 Mar 2019 01:00
    Beijing leadership destroyed a great world civilisation
    A veteran of the Tiananmen Square democracy uprising, Liu Xiabo was serving his fourth prison sentence, for 11 years, when he became the first and so far only Chinese national to receive the Nobel Peace Prize. The committee cited “his long and non-violent struggle for fundamental human rights in China”.
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  • Wed, 22 Aug 2018 07:22
    Liu breaks world record in 50m backstroke
    Liu Xiang of China became the first woman breaking the 27-second barrier in the women's 50m backstroke as she set a world record at the Asian Games here on Tuesday.
  • Wed, 11 Jul 2018 01:00
    Crushed for the ‘crime’ of loving China’s No 1 dissident 
    Liu Xia: the apolitical poet who became a democracy activist’s wife
  • Sat, 15 Jul 2017 16:35
    China cremates body of Nobel laureate and dissident Liu Xiaobo
    SHENYANG, China - The body of China's late Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo was cremated Saturday after a private ceremony attended by his family, as Beijing faces international pressure to let the dissident's wife leave the country.
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  • Fri, 14 Jul 2017 15:26
    China protests Germany, UN, France's Liu Xiaobo criticism
    BEIJING - China said Friday it had lodged protests with Germany, France and the UN's human rights high commissioner following criticism over its handling of Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo's death.
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  • Fri, 14 Jul 2017 09:12
    Beijing faces backlash after dissident Liu Xiaobo dies in custody
    Shenyang, China - - China's Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo died Thursday after losing his battle with terminal cancer, remaining in custody under guard in hospital until his last breath as Beijing faced a wave of criticism over its treatment of the Tiananmen Square protest veteran.
  • Thu, 13 Jul 2017 21:57
    China's Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo dies in custody
    SHENYANG, China - China's Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo died Thursday after a battle with cancer, remaining in custody until the end as officials ignored international pleas to let him spend his final days free and abroad.
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  • Wed, 12 Jul 2017 12:43
    China's Nobel laureate suffers organ failure: hospital
    BEIJING - The hospital treating China's cancer-stricken Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo offered a grim update on his health on Wednesday, but human rights groups cautioned that the authorities may be manipulating the medical reports.
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  • Wed, 12 Jul 2017 08:27
    US would 'welcome' ailing Chinese dissident for medical treatment
    WASHINGTON - Washington on Tuesday invited cancer-stricken Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo to come to the United States for medical treatment, renewing its call for Beijing to free him.
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  • Tue, 11 Jul 2017 18:25
    Chinese doctors scramble to 'rescue' ailing Nobel laureate
    BEIJING - A Chinese hospital said Tuesday it was still scrambling to save terminally-ill Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo, fuelling fears that he could die without getting the freedom urged by foreign governments.
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  • Sun, 09 Jul 2017 17:32
    Western doctors say Chinese Nobel winner can travel
    SHANGHAI - US and German medical experts who examined Chinese Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo said Sunday it was safe to transport him abroad for cancer treatment, contradicting the assertions of Chinese doctors.
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  • Sat, 08 Jul 2017 20:25
    China hospital says 'unsafe' to send Nobel laureate abroad for treatment
    BEIJING - Chinese doctors treating ailing Nobel prize laureate Liu Xiaobo warned US and German medical experts Saturday he is too sick to travel, according to the hospital treating him.
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  • Sat, 08 Jul 2017 18:20
    German, US doctors visit ill Chinese Nobel winner: hospital
    BEIJING - German and US doctors visited China's cancer-stricken Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo on Saturday, the hospital where he is receiving treatment said in a statement.
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  • Wed, 05 Jul 2017 11:17
    China invites foreign cancer experts to treat Liu Xiaobo
    BEIJING - The Chinese hospital caring for cancer-stricken Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo has decided to invite US, German and other foreign experts to come and help treat him in China, authorities said Wednesday.
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  • Mon, 26 Jun 2017 17:06
    Liu Xiaobo: Freed Chinese intellectual spoke out for change
    BEIJING - Liu Xiaobo, who won the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize from behind bars, was for decades a vocal champion of democracy and human rights until Chinese authorities locked him up for speaking out.
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