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China's oil quest causes friction

  • Sat, 09/10/2005 - 12:00

Amid global shortages and price rises, what China is paying for its imported oil could involve much more than just cash. China's strategy of tapping new oil reserves in some countries, blacklisted by the US as troublesome, is meeting increasing political resistance from Washington.

China's Newest 'Terrorist' Works for Peace

  • Thu, 09/08/2005 - 12:00

China's latest "terrorist" is someone who has never participated in a suicide bomb attack, planted a roadside bomb, hijacked a plane, or indeed committed any act of violence.

China blames Uighur independence groups for 260 attacks, 160 deaths

  • Wed, 09/07/2005 - 12:00

Uighur separatists in western China have carried out 260 attacks over the past decade, killing 160 people and injuring 440, state media reported Tuesday in a rare disclosure.

China marks western Xinjiang as main terror threat

  • Tue, 09/06/2005 - 12:00

Separatists in China's far-flung, predominantly Muslim region of Xinjiang are the main terror threat to the country, killing 160 people and wounding 440 over the past decade, officials were quoted on Tuesday as saying.

China marks western Xinjiang as main terror threat

  • Tue, 09/06/2005 - 12:00

Separatists in China's far-flung, predominantly Muslim region of Xinjiang are the main terror threat to the country, killing 160 people and wounding 440 over the past decade, officials were quoted on Tuesday as saying.

French Giant Invests in Sewage Treatment Plant in China

  • Tue, 09/06/2005 - 12:00

French-based Veolia Water Group recently signed an agreement with the Urumqi city government in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region to invest in a local sewage treatment plant.

Activist Slams China's Anti-Muslims "Opportunistic Bid"

  • Tue, 09/06/2005 - 12:00

A human rights activist Tuesday, September 6, said that China's accusation to Muslims in the northwestern region of Xinjiang of being terrorists was an "opportunistic bid" to shift attention form its oppressive rule there.

Xinjiang Becomes Major Thick Oil Base In China

  • Thu, 09/01/2005 - 12:00

Xinjiang has acquired an annual thick oil production capacity of 3.2 million tons to become a major thick oil production and processing base in China.

Chinese Police Form Special Unit for Exile Uyghur Dissident's Family

  • Tue, 08/30/2005 - 12:00

Police in Urumqi, capital of China's Muslim-majority Uyghur region, have formed a special unit to deal with the relatives and business interests of exiled Uyghur dissident Rebiya Kadeer, according to one of Kadeer's sons and a local police officer.

Dissident rejects terror plot claims

  • Sun, 08/28/2005 - 12:00

A PROMINENT Muslim Uighur dissident has dismissed China's claim that she was plotting with "terrorist groups" to disrupt the anniversary of Beijing's takeover of the Xinjiang region.

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