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Chinese Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo dies at 61: official

AFP  |  Shenyang (China) 

China's Nobel peace prize laureate Liu Xiaobo died today aged 61 after losing a battle with cancer, authorities said, more than a month after he was transferred to a hospital from prison.

The legal bureau in the northeastern city of Shenyang, where he had been hospitalised, confirmed his death in a statement.

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First Published: Thu, July 13 2017. 19:07 IST