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Decomposed bodies retrieved by military in Marawi City

Number of civilian deaths likely to increase, army says, as many bodies have yet to be recovered from ISIL-held Marawi.

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Questions about Liu Xiaobo's treatment in China prison

Nobel laureate's wife says cancer in his liver is beyond surgery as supporters call for inquiry into prison treatment.

Liu Xiaobo

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Hong Kong activists hold China protest ahead of Xi trip

Protesters drape black flag over a symbolic statue days before visit by Xi Jinping marking 20 years since the handover.

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China grants parole to Nobel Liu Xiaobo

Rights group call for Liu's unconditional release and treatment overseas following terminal liver cancer diagnosis.

Liu Xiaobo

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Vietnam exiles dissident after revoking his citizenship

Pham Minh Hoang, who was deported to France, is a member of Vietnam Reform Party, which Hanoi calls a 'terrorist group'.

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Indonesia: Attackers kill police officer in Medan

Police say assailants linked to ISIL and another armed group following Eid-day incident just before prayers in Medan.

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Ex-communists pocket cash benefits in Thai amnesty deal

Final payouts made as part of agreement with government that led to the surrender of 80,000 party members in 1980.

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Hopes fade in grim search for Xinmo landslide survivors

Thousands of Chinese rescuers with detection devices and dogs look for survivors after disaster in Sichuan province.

Xinmo landslide

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Fighting resumes in Marawi after Eid ceasefire

No gunfire or air strikes heard over besieged Marawi during eight-hour 'humanitarian pause' declared by the military.

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Guantanamo detainee Hambali charged in Bali bombing

Indonesian detainee at Guantanamo blamed for both 2002 bombings and 2003 JW Marriott Hotel attack in Jakarta.

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