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3 attackers with knives enter Xinjiang games room

  • Mon, 06/16/2014 - 00:00

Three assailants with knives rushed into a card room to attack people in China’s western region of Xinjiang, in a clash that drew armed security forces, a local government’s website reported.

Xinjiang Urumqi court sentenced 3 terrorists to death on Mon for planning the Oct 28 #Tiananmen Sq #terrorist attack

Three Sentenced to Death Over Tiananmen Attack

  • Mon, 06/16/2014 - 00:00

A Chinese court sentenced three men to death on Monday for their roles in carrying out an attack near the entrance to Beijing’s Forbidden City in October that left five people dead and 40 injured, in what the police said was a terrorist act carried out by Islamic jihadists belonging to the Uighur ethnic minority.

China Executes 13 For Terror In Xinjiang

  • Mon, 06/16/2014 - 00:00

Media reports in China say 13 people have been executed for terrorism and violent crimes in the restive northwestern Xinjiang region.

The Dream Team: Ilham Tohti, Uyghur; Tybetanka Oser, Tibetan; Ai Weiwei. ABC News. BEIJING January 17, 2014 (AP) By GILLIAN WONG Associated Press

Detained Uyghur Scholar Tohti Put on Secret Trial and Sentenced?

  • Mon, 06/16/2014 - 00:00

His lawyer says he cannot confirm with the authorities on reports about the trial and sentencing.

Security has been visibly stepped up in Xinjiang following a string of terror attacks in the restive region. Photo: AFP

Massive anti-terror campaign boosted by hundreds of tips from Xinjiang residents

  • Fri, 06/13/2014 - 00:00

Residents have given the Xinjiang authorities hundreds of tips amid widespread public support for the campaign against terror in the restive region, state-run news agency Xinhua reported.

Are Ethnic, Religious and Linguistic Minorities Just Pawns on the Geopolitical Chessboard?

  • Fri, 06/13/2014 - 00:00

The Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization will convene a conference entitled ‘Are Ethnic, Religious and Linguistic Minorities Just Pawns on the Geopolitical Chessboard?’ at the Bavarian State Parliament in Munich, Germany

Six Killed, Two Injured in Fresh Xinjiang Clashes

  • Wed, 06/11/2014 - 22:36

Four them are shot dead after a confrontation with village officials over a woman’s veil, according to police.

FILE - Two ethnic Uighur men walk in a clothing market in downtown Urumqi

China Pushes Assimilation to Calm Xinjiang Unrest

  • Tue, 06/10/2014 - 22:20

 China's remote Xinjiang region is facing growing ethnic unrest, becoming one of Chinese President Xi Jinping's biggest challenges.

Uyghur Traders Under Close Watch in Tibet

  • Tue, 06/10/2014 - 22:17

They come under suspicion after an escalation of violence in China's Xinjiang region.

These 3000-year-old Chinese trousers wouldn't look too out of place on a high street, or a teenybopper (Image: Mayke Wagner/German Archaeological Institute)

3,000-year-old jeans found in China suggest Justin Bieber may not have been a style-setter

  • Mon, 06/09/2014 - 22:52

Hipsters wanting the ultimate retro look, take note: two pairs of trousers from China may be the earliest yet found. Their straight legs and wide crotches suggest that the invention of trousers was linked to the rise of horse riding.

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