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1 hr ago | Today.Az

Azerbaijani designer represents Azerbaijan in China

By AzerNews Famous Azerbaijani designer Gulnara Khalilova is going to represent Azerbaijan in "Silk Road".

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5 hrs ago | The Washington Post

China promotes interracial marriages in Xinjiang, in attempt to break down ethnic barriers

China is offering cash rewards for interracial marriages in its troubled Muslim-majority region of Xinjiang, according to news reports, mirroring a policy now being promoted in Tibet.

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9 hrs ago | AkiPress

16:22 Kyrgyzstan, Urumqi discuss deepening of bilateral ties

Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Joomart Otorbayev today met with Xinjiang government officials as part of his working trip to Urumqi.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

AkiPress

09:12 First China Industrial Park to be built in Kazakhstan

The world's first overseas China Industrial Park will be built in Kazakhstan, a key project of China's Silk Road economic belt initiative, Xinhua news agency reported.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

China Daily

Terror leader warns youngsters

Memetuhut Memetrozi, co-founder of the terrorist East Turkestan Islamic Movement, has urged young people not to be tricked by religious extremists or to become one, as he once did.

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Newkerala.com

13 killed in China bus accident

The accident occurred at 12.20 p.m. when the bus jumped the central divider of a highway and ran into the opposite lane to crash into the semi-trailer truck in Jiuquan city, Xinhua reported.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Daily Star

China executes 8 for 'terrorist' attacks

The footage of an October attack on the edge of Beijing's Tiananmen Square is seen in court during the trial of three people involved in this still image taken from video in Urumqi city, in this June 16, 2014 file photo.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

South China Morning Post

Watch: CCTV footage of Xinjiang terror group 'launching jihad'

State television yesterday aired new videos reportedly found on the computers and mobile phones of attackers behind last year's car crash in Tiananmen Square that killed two tourists and injured 40. The footage showed a man named as Usmen Hasan leading a swearing-in ceremony on a hill in Urumqi, Xinjiang, before the group launched a "jihad", ... (more)

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

News Times

Outside a mosque in China's restive west, a government-appointed Muslim cleric was dodging a foreign reporter's question about why young men of the Uighur ethnic minority don't have beards when one such youth interrupted.

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Yahoo!

China executes 8 for Xinjiang 'terrorist attacks'

China executed eight people for "terrorist attacks" in the violence-wracked northwestern region of Xinjiang, state media said Saturday, with one or more of the condemned convicted for a suicide car crash at Beijing's Tiananmen Square.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

AlertNet

China seeks passengers' ID for buying bus tickets in restive ...

China will require identification from passengers buying long-distance bus tickets in far-western Xinjiang, state media said on Wednesday, as police seek to monitor travel in a region beset by violence.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

China Digital Times

Inside China's Escalating War on Terror

The bloodshed [ late last month ] more than doubled the death toll from what had been - for two months - the worst act of terrorism ever committed on Chinese soil: 39 deaths May 22 at a market in the regional capital, Urumqi.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

AlertNet

China says it "rescues" 82 children from Xinjiang ...

A sweep on illegal religious activity in the capital of China's unruly far western region of Xinjiang has resulted in 82 children being "rescued" from unlicensd Islamic schools and the seizure of religious clothing, a state-run newspaper said on Saturday.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Washington Post

China rights attorney starved in prison, wife says

The wife of Chinese human rights attorney Gao Zhisheng said Saturday that her husband was kept in isolation for 2 1/2 years and starved before his release from prison a week ago.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

People's Daily Online

Beautiful policewoman in an anti-terrorism SWAT team in Xinjiang

Gulshan Iminjan is a Uyghur member of an anti-terrorism SWAT team. She works at a SWAT team training base after graduating from a police training school.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

South China Morning Post

Six injured in rare Xinjiang wolf attack

Wolves, apparently looking for food in a vast grassland area, have seen their habitat and food supply reduced, says a Chinese Academy of Sciences expert A woman tends to one of the victims of the wolf attack in Xinjiang, as another bandaged victim looks on.

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The Daily Caller

Chinese Scientists Invent Stress-Scanning Camera To Detect Suicide Bombers In Crowds

Armed policemen patrol near the exit of the South Railway Station, where three people were killed and 79 wounded in Wednesday's bomb and knife attack, in Urumqi, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous region, May 2, 2014.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Northwest Asian Weekly

Chinese minority scholar indicted for separatism

An outspoken Chinese minority scholar was indicted on separatism charges Wednesday amid a renewed flare-up of bloody anti-government violence in the country's far west.

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Merinews

Xinjiang Region: China's pain In the neck

Xinjiang Autonomous Region of the People's Republic of China is a Muslim majority region which remained highly infested with anti-government violent and terrorist activities by the locals and despotic measures taken by the Chinese government since inception of the country.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

Asia News Network

URUMQI: 18 suspects in Xinjiang terror attack surrender

Eighteen people suspected of taking part in last month's terrorist attack in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region have turned themselves in to police.

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