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Chinese censors scrub emoji tributes to Nobel winner

BEIJING: China's censors raced Friday to scrub social media networks of candles, RIP and other tributes to Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo as they seek to silence discussion about the prominent dissident's death. The 61-year-old democracy activist died Thursday from liver cancer while under heavy police guard at a hospital in the northeastern city of Shenyang -- but most Chinese remain clueless about his death or even who he was. A search for news of his death on Chinese search engine Baidu turned up no results and China's…

Bilawal pays tributes to Zulfikar Ali Bhutto on 38th death anniversary

NAUDERO: In a message on the eve of 38th death anniversary of founder of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and former prime minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, Chairman PPP Bilawal Bhutto Zardari paid glowing tributes to late Bhutto. He said that all the distractions and hurdles being created in the way of the founder of PPP’s mission would be removed with the support of the people of Pakistan. “When judicial murder of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto and assassination of Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto could not deter us from his mission, then how…