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The sands of time

  • Tue, 05/30/2006 - 12:00

Chinese and French archeologists claim to have discovered the ruins of an ancient city which disappeared in the desert in Northwest China (East Turkistan) more than 2,200 years ago.

Get Serious About China's Rising Military Freed from Guantanamo, 5 face danger in Albania

  • Thu, 05/25/2006 - 12:00

The Pentagon's annual report to Congress on China's military power, released this week, reveals that Beijing's buildup has advanced well beyond what most analysts considered likely just 10 years ago ...

Kazakhstan Begins Oil Deliveries to China Via New Pipeline

  • Thu, 05/25/2006 - 12:00

On Thursday, May 25, crude oil from Kazakhstan flowed into China through a newly completed pipeline that links the two countries. This is the first time that imported oil is directly piped into China.

Guantanamo's Innocents: Newly Released Prisoners Struggle to Find a Home

  • Thu, 05/25/2006 - 12:00

Men Without a Country 'Disappointed' in America After a 'Pointless' Four Years at Gitmo

Uyghur Activists Picket Uzbek Embassy

  • Thu, 05/25/2006 - 12:00

Around 30 protesters today picketed the Uzbek Embassy in Kyrgyzstan to demand the release of Huseyin Celil, a Uyghur activist currently in jail in Uzbekistan and wanted by the Kyrgyz authorities.

Ancient city reveals life in desert 2,200 years ago

  • Mon, 05/22/2006 - 12:00

Chinese and French archaeologists claim to have discovered the ruins of an ancient city which disappeared in the desert in Northwest China more than 2,200 years ago.

Absolved prisoners still at Guantanamo

  • Sun, 05/21/2006 - 12:00

WASHINGTON - Four of the prisoners at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, have been cleared of all connections to terrorism but continue to live in a legal limbo, with no indication of when they will be freed, according to the captives' attorneys and military documents.

4 Men Cleared of Terrorism Links but Still Detained

  • Sat, 05/20/2006 - 12:00

The May 5 release of Chinese Muslims from the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, leaves four men there who have been cleared of all connections to terrorism but continue to live in a legal limbo, with no indication of when they will be freed, according to the captives' attorneys and military documents.

Kazakhstan accused of secretly deporting two Uighurs to China

  • Fri, 05/19/2006 - 12:00

The Vienna-based International Helsinki Federation for Human Rights said Yusuf Kadir Tohti and Abdulkadir Sidik went missing in Kazakhstan after being released from a pretrial detention center, where they had been held on accusation of possessing false passports and information of "an extremist character."

Freed from Guantanamo, 5 face danger in Albania

  • Thu, 05/18/2006 - 12:00

Five Chinese Muslims recently released from the Guantanamo Bay prison are living under increasingly dangerous conditions in Albania, the only country to let them in after the United States determined they were not 'enemy combatants," according to their lawyer.

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