- Wed, 01/14/2015 - 08:46
China arrested nine Muslim Uighurs and 10 Turkish nationals in November over a fake passport plot, state media report.
- Wed, 01/14/2015 - 08:43
Police in Shanghai have arrested 10 Turkish nationals suspected of supplying fake passports to ethnic Uighurs from China's far-western region of Xinjiang who were described as terror suspects by state media.
- Tue, 01/13/2015 - 18:55
China is in the midst of a crackdown on what it describes as "terrorism driven by religious extremism". The campaign is focused on the western province of Xinjiang, home to China's Uighur ethnic minority who are predominantly Muslim.
- Tue, 01/13/2015 - 18:46
"The move is meant... to prevent terrorists from obtaining raw materials to make explosive devices," said Li Jianghui, an official with the region's work safety department quoted by state media.
- Tue, 01/13/2015 - 18:43
Authorities in Urumqi, capital of the far-west Chinese province of Xinjiang, issued a new law Wednesday banning the wearing of burqas in public.
- Mon, 01/12/2015 - 19:15
An exile Uyghur group casts doubt on official media reports of attempted suicide bombers.
- Mon, 01/12/2015 - 19:12
Police in China's Xinjiang province have shot dead six people who they say were trying to detonate a bomb, local media report.
- Mon, 01/12/2015 - 19:09
Kyrgyz authorities have returned three Chinese citizens to Chinese authorities after detaining them last week for crossing the border illegally.
- Fri, 01/09/2015 - 20:03
China has punished 17 officials for lapses in connection with explosions and riots in the Xinjiang region in September, state media said, as the regional Communist Party boss said the fight against "terrorism" was getting "more intense".
- Fri, 01/09/2015 - 19:50
The U.S. State Department says it is concerned that three brothers of a Washington-based ethnic Uyghur journalist have been imprisoned because of his work.