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China, Afghan ink landmark agreement to cement bilateral ties

  • Tue, 06/20/2006 - 12:00

China and Afghanistan have signed a landmark treaty to boost cooperation on security matters, including anti-terrorism.

No Word For Wife On Jailed Uyghur Writer's Fate

  • Tue, 06/20/2006 - 12:00

The wife of a minority Muslim Uyghur writer, jailed by a Chinese court in 1999 for "stealing state secrets," says authorities have never officially told her of her husband's fate or whereabouts in more than seven years.

The Uighurs' Ordeal...

  • Fri, 06/16/2006 - 12:00

The US military prison camp at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba still dominates world agenda.

Press Release of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

  • Thu, 06/15/2006 - 12:00

In view of the statements made at domestic and international press by an official of the Office for Refugees, that Albania is considering the possibility of sending away the five citizens of Uighur origin, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs clarifies that such statements are totally untrue and do not constitute the official line of the Albanian Government on this issue.

China: Uyghur Separatists Caught Up In Antiterror Campaign

  • Thu, 06/15/2006 - 12:00

The summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) on June 15 seems likely to tighten the net around the efforts of China's Muslim Uyghur community to achieve independence from Beijing.

Shanghai Cooperation Organization Must Not Punish Peaceful Dissent

  • Wed, 06/14/2006 - 12:00

Members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) should commit to adhering to international standards on human rights when they meet to discuss joint counterterrorism measures on June 15, Human Rights Watch said today.

Canada may welcome detainees

  • Wed, 06/14/2006 - 12:00

Some prisoners at the Guantanamo Bay detention camp who have been formally cleared of links to terrorism may soon be attempting to emigrate to Canada.

Albanian Gitmo 5 seek asylum elsewhere

  • Wed, 06/14/2006 - 12:00

Lawyers for five Chinese Muslims released from the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay have asked Albania to suspend asylum procedures, saying their clients are hoping to find another host country where it would be easier for them to integrate, an official said Wednesday.

In Africa, China Trade Brings Growth, Unease

  • Tue, 06/13/2006 - 12:00

Asian Giant's Appetite for Raw Materials, Markets Has Some Questioning Its Impact on Continent

A strange kind of freedom - Albania wants to expel Uighurs sent there by U.S.

  • Tue, 06/13/2006 - 12:00

Five ethnic Uighurs from northwest China suffered through four years in Guantanamo Bay only to be dumped by the U.S. in one of Europe's poorest nations, which now says they are unwelcome and must leave.

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