Uyghur Related

China foils oilfield and power plant bombings

  • Wed, 08/30/2006 - 12:00

Chinese police have seized explosives and foiled attempts by separatists to blow up oilfields, power plants and highways in the restive northwestern region of Xinjiang, a Beijing-funded Hong Kong newspaper said on Wednesday.

Jailed Uyghur student has Todai on his side

  • Wed, 08/30/2006 - 12:00

Tsugitaka Sato, a University of Tokyo (Todai) professor emeritus, is determined to see one of his students freed from an 11-year term in a Chinese prison for inciting unrest.

Double Opportunity in China's Far West

  • Tue, 08/29/2006 - 12:00

Not too long ago, Kashgar was a sleepy town with mud houses, largely unchanged since Marco Polo trekked through in the 13th century.

China Ratifies Antiterror Pact With Pakistan

  • Tue, 08/29/2006 - 12:00

China has signalled its high priority to combating terrorism, concluding a major military drill with Kazakhstan and ratifying an anti-terror pact with Pakistan, analysts said yesterday.

China finds 'Asia's largest dinosaur'

  • Tue, 08/29/2006 - 12:00

Chinese paleontologists said they had found the remains of the largest dinosaur ever to be unearthed in Asia, measuring an estimated 35 meters (116 feet).

A family's fate hinges on Chinese justice

  • Tue, 08/29/2006 - 12:00

A day after giving birth, Kamila Telendibaeva sat alone in the corner of a cold hospital room gazing at her newborn son. Bound tightly in a white blanket, the infant slept soundly as his mother chewed on the nail of her index finger.

Anti-terror drill targets '3 evil forces'

  • Sun, 08/27/2006 - 12:00

China and Kazakhstan completed a joint anti-terror military drill over the weekend, which officials say will help fight terrorists under the framework of the Shanghai Co-operation Organization (SCO).

A meeting of civilisations: The mystery of China's celtic mummies

  • Sun, 08/27/2006 - 12:00

The discovery of European corpses thousands of miles away suggests a hitherto unknown connection between East and West in the Bronze Age. Clifford Coonan reports from Urumqi

Freedom in a Cage - Consider the Uighurs

  • Fri, 08/25/2006 - 12:00

Among the detainees at Guantánamo were five Uighurs captured in Afghanistan after 9/11. The men were natives of Xinjiang province of China.

Detainee in China isn't aware of his new son

  • Fri, 08/25/2006 - 12:00

Kamila Telendibaeva is thrilled with her newborn son, but wishes desperately that her husband, Huseyin Celil, could be there to share her joy.

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