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SHENYANG, China (Reuters) – Chinese Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo, a prominent dissident since the 1989 Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests, died on Thursday after being denied permission to leave the country for treatment for late-stage liver cancer.
HAMBURG (Reuters) – A German cancer specialist has been invited to examine Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo and is currently on site at the hospital in Shenyang that is treating the Nobel Peace laureate, a source at Germany’s foreign ministry said on Friday.
BOGOTA (Reuters) – Colombia’s dissident FARC rebels freed a member of a United Nations team it had taken hostage while he was working on a project to substitute illegal crops with legal ones, the government said on Wednesday.