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Foreign experts see Chinese Nobel laureate; prognosis grim


BEIJING (AP) — American and German specialists saw imprisoned Chinese Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo on Saturday and confirmed that he is in the final stages of terminal liver cancer, the hospital treating him said.

China allowed the two doctors to travel to the northeastern city of Shenyang to see the country's most prominent political prisoner following international criticism of Beijing's handling of Liu's illness and calls for him to be treated abroad.

The First Hospital of China Medical University said in a statement on its website that the two foreign experts "fully affirmed"...

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