Chinese Premier Li Keqiang (R) meets with President of the European Council Herman Van Rompuy (C) and President of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso in Milan, Italy, Oct. 15, 2014. (Xinhua/Rao Aimin)

EU, China agree to step up cooperation against terrorism - EU

  • Thu, 10/16/2014 - 19:21

Leaders from China and the European Union agreed to step up cooperation to counter extremism and terrorism in the Middle East and Africa, the EU said on Thursday.

U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Jordan's Zeid Raad al-Hussein speaks during a news conference at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014.

New U.N. rights boss says in talks with China on Tibet visit

  • Thu, 10/16/2014 - 19:15

The new United Nations human rights chief said on Thursday at his first media briefing in the job that he wanted to visit Tibet and was talking to Chinese authorities about a trip there.

China broadcaster says Xinjiang attack mastermind sought Islamic state

  • Wed, 10/15/2014 - 20:37

A mastermind of violence in China's Xinjiang region in which almost 100 people were killed sought to establish an Islamic state, official media said on Wednesday, reinforcing government warnings about an Islamist threat.

Investment funds heading for Xinjiang, chasing economic development

  • Wed, 10/15/2014 - 20:34

Investment funds are flowing into China's Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region. Xinjiang-related stocks are rising steadily in the Chinese stock market, outpacing the performance of the Shanghai Composite Index.

Uighur group condemns sentencing of 12 to death in China

  • Tue, 10/14/2014 - 20:22

An overseas-based Uighur exile group on Tuesday denounced the sentencing to death of 12 people in China's Xinjiang, saying the government's approach "will invariably exacerbate an already tense situation" in the far-western region.

Map showing Hotan’s Guma county.

Three Police Officers Among Eight Killed in New Xinjiang Violence

  • Mon, 10/13/2014 - 20:07

Two Uyghur attackers are shot dead by police after they go on a killing

Abdullajan Abdulmennan in an undated photo.

Uyghur Youth Dies in Prison After Being Held For Illegal Travel to Vietnam

  • Mon, 10/13/2014 - 20:04

The boy was in good health, says his father.

China court sentences 12 to death for Xinjiang attacks

  • Mon, 10/13/2014 - 20:00

A court in the unruly far western Chinese region of Xinjiang sentenced 12 people to death and handed out dozens of other heavy sentences on Monday for attacks in July in which almost 100 people died.

China has stepped up security in Xinjiang following a string of public attacks

China sentences 12 to death for south Xinjiang attacks

  • Mon, 10/13/2014 - 19:57

A court in China's restive Xinjiang region has sentenced 12 people to death for attacks that left nearly 100 people dead in July.

Widows Claim Police Turned their Guns on Uyghur Officials in Xinjiang Riots

  • Fri, 10/10/2014 - 20:34

The widows of two ethnic minority Uyghur officials killed during a riot in northwestern China’s Xinjiang region accused security forces of turning their guns on their husbands, disputing claims by authorities that the men were executed by “terrorists” in the violence.