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Thousands march in Hong Kong to remember Liu Xiaobo

The pro-democracy Chinese dissident died on Thursday while serving an 11-year prison sentence.

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Duterte draws criticism for 'Miss Universe' rape joke

Philippine president makes quip before Filipino diplomats, the latest in a string of incidents critics call sexist.

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Body of China's Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo cremated

Liu died from multiple organ failure on Thursday, having not been allowed to leave the country for cancer treatment.

Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo

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Telegram app 'full of terrorist propaganda' blocked

Indonesia says armed groups use Telegram's channels for recruitment and to spread methods for carrying out attacks.

Telegram app

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Philippine ex-president faces charges over botched raid

Benigno Aquino to face criminal charges for botched anti-terrorism operation that left 44 police officers dead in 2015.

Former Philippine president Benigno Aquino

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Obituary: Liu Xiaobo

China's Nobel peace laureate, diagnosed with liver cancer while serving an 11-year sentence, died at the age of 65.

Liu Xiaobo, a Nobel peace laureate

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China's Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo dies: official

Liu was diagnosed with liver cancer in May while serving an 11-year sentence.

Chinese Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo

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Liu Xiaobo: China resists demands for overseas care

Liu Xiaobo, who is serving a sentence over subversion, suffers from cancer and is being treated at a Shenyang hospital.

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Eiko Ishioka: Japan's 'rebel' artist and art director

Google honours trailblazing art director and graphic designer Eiko Ishioka who made it big in Hollywood.

Bram Stoker's Dracula

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Indonesia signs decree to ban 'extremist' groups

President Joko Widodo issues order giving the government power to disband groups 'threatening country's national unity'.

Mass rallies took place in Indonesia

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