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Paramilitary police patrolled a street near the Kunming train station after a deadly knifing rampage on March 1 that Chinese officials blamed on Xinjiang separatists.

Fissures in China’s Ethnic Policy

  • Thu, 03/27/2014 - 18:55

The Chinese man spying on the daughter of a prominent political prisoner at the United Nations in Geneva last week probably didn’t expect to be expelled from the international body.

Clocks Square Off in Chinese-occupied Territory

  • Wed, 03/26/2014 - 19:20

Waking up every morning to a pile of emails sent from the Asia, Europe, and Africa makes me think about time zones.

 Guard kunming station march 2 2014Enlarge This picture taken on March 2, 2014 shows a police (R) stand guarding as Chinese mourners light candles at the scene of the terror attack at the main train station in Kunming, southwest China's Yunnan Province. (STR/AFP/Getty Images)

The Economics of the Kunming Massacre

  • Fri, 03/21/2014 - 19:19

In the wake of the Kunming massacre, the mood in Beijing is more choleric than somber.

Guiding Public Opinion After The Kunming Knife Attack

  • Thu, 03/20/2014 - 20:30

On March 1, black-clad figures entered the train station in Kunming, the capital of the southwestern Chinese province of Yunnan.

Chinese President Xi Jinping, left, and Afghan President Hamid Karzai review an honor guard during a welcome ceremony outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing Friday, Sept. 27, 2013. Karzai met Friday with Chinese leaders amid security threats in the war-torn nation that have stymied a massive copper mine development by a Chinese consortium. (AP Photo/Alexander F.

Afghanistan: As China forges new alliances, a new Great Game has begun

  • Thu, 03/20/2014 - 20:26

As the disappearance of flight MH370 dominated the headlines across China, a party of senior US officials and AfPak experts arrived in Beijing last week for discreet talks with their Chinese counterparts.

Beyond the Kunming attack

  • Wed, 03/19/2014 - 22:06

The recent attacks on Kunming train station represent a watershed moment in China-Uyghur relations, as Uyghurs across China face widespread recriminations.

Image Credit: REUTERS/Wong Campion

Kunming Terrorist Attack: A Resident’s Perspective

  • Tue, 03/18/2014 - 19:00

Our correspondent recounts the aftermath of the deadly knife attack.

Disparate fortunes in China's Muslim 'heartland'

  • Fri, 03/14/2014 - 20:21

For three years running, the China-Arab Economic Forum has held its annual gatherings in Yingchuan, the capital city of the Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region in Northwest China - a region with the third-smallest GDP in China.

A Kazakh-Chinese gas pipeline is unveiled in 2008. China is one of the key players seeking access to Central Asia’s resources. Photo: ITAR-TASS

Central Asia: A Region of Strategic Importance to China

  • Wed, 03/12/2014 - 18:09

The five republics of Central Asia (Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Kazakhstan) are endowed with an immense amount of natural resources and are located in the center of Eurasia.

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese Xi Jinping, Moscow, March 22, 2013 (photo from the website of the President of the Russian Federation).

Global Insights: In Ukraine Crisis, China Chooses Russia Ties Over Principles

  • Tue, 03/11/2014 - 18:22

Russia’s military occupation and impending annexation of the Crimea in Ukraine has put Beijing in a difficult spot, confronting Chinese leaders with numerous competing priorities and principles.