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  1. Taliban 'not aware' of peace talks with government set for FridayRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    ... and civil society figures and representatives of the guerrilla movement in Doha, Qatar; Oslo, Norway; and Urumqi, China. In addition to the Pakistani hosts, diplomats from the U.S. and China attended the first round as observers. They were also ...

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  2. Huge hidden ocean under Xinjiang's Tarim basin larger than all Great Lakes combinedRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    Chinese scientists say a huge ocean underneath Xinjiang's Tarim basin acts as a major carbon sink, protecting us from even greater global warming. Photo: Nasa There could be an "ocean" hidden under one of the driest areas on Earth, according to a breakthrough discovery by Chinese scientists.

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  3. Railway infrastructure spending market in China to grow at a CAGR of 26.7% over the period 2014-2019.Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

    Railway infrastructure spending in China grew by 3.6% in 2014 compared to 3.2% in 2013. The governments initiatives to develop the railway infrastructure, particularly in the less developed region, and central and western China, have significantly contributed to the growth of the railway infrastructure spending market in the country.

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  4. Humans accidentally created hidden carbon sink in the desertRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    ... region is totally negligible to the global carbon budget," says Yan Li of the Chinese Academy of Science in Urumqi, China. "We are arguing that that's not the case." Li and colleagues took samples of water from the Tarim Basin, a salty aquifer under ...

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  5. The confounding case of the missing carbonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBS News

    Scientists followed the journey of water through the Tarim Basin from the rivers at the edge of the valley to the desert aquifers under the basin. They found that as water moved through irrigated fields, the water gathered dissolved carbon and moved it deep underground.

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  6. 'Missing' carbon sink found underneath world's desertsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Newkerala.com

    Besides our oceans and plants, the world's deserts may be storing a large portion of carbon dioxide emitted by human activities, a new study suggests. About 40 percent of carbon dioxide emitted by humans stays in the atmosphere and roughly 30 percent enters the ocean, according to the US University Corporation for Atmospheric Research.

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  7. Railway Infrastructure Spending Market in China 2015-2019Read the original story

    Yesterday | Emailwire.com

    Most up-to-date research on "Railway Infrastructure Spending Market in China 2015-2019" to its huge collection of research reports. Railway infrastructure spending in China grew by 3.6% in 2014 compared to 3.2% in 2013.

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  8. "Carbon sink" detected underneath world's desertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Science, Industry and Business

    The world's deserts may be storing some of the climate-changing carbon dioxide emitted by human activities, a new study suggests. Massive aquifers underneath deserts could hold more carbon than all the plants on land, according to the new research.

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  9. 'Carbon sink' detected underneath world's desertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NorCalBlogs

    The world's deserts may be storing some of the climate-changing carbon dioxide emitted by human activities, a new study suggests. Massive aquifers underneath deserts could hold more carbon than all the plants on land, according to the new research.

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  10. Massive carbon sinks detected beneath worlds desertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Big News Network.com

    ... it may never return to the atmosphere," Yan Li, a desert biogeochemist with the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Urumqi, China, said in a press release. "It is basically a one-way trip." Li is the lead author of a new study on the phenomenon, ... 4 comments

  11. India feels - isolation' in Afghan-Taliban talks : July 28, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Daily Times

    NEW DELHI As representatives of the Afghanistan government prepare for another round of talks with Taliban representatives on Friday, India is being frozen out of the talks, Indian journalist Suhasini Haidar wrote in her report for The Hindu newspaper on Tuesday. Quoting unnamed 'officials,' she reported that India was far from comfortable with the direction the talks are taking, saying that all 'red lines' have been violated so far.

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  12. China Indicts Former Party Chief of Xinjiang's Capital for GraftRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Voice of America

    The former Chinese Communist Party chief of Urumqi, the capital of the far western region of Xinjiang, has been indicted on corruption charges, China's state news agency Xinhua reported on Tuesday. Yang Gang is accused of accepting bribes by "seeking benefit for others" and "illegally receiving other people's huge assets," Xinhua said.

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  13. Afghan Peace Talks to Resume in Pakistan, Official SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | Big News Network.com

    Afghanistan's government and Taliban officials will meet again in Pakistan next week for a second round of peace negotiations aimed at ending the deadly conflict in their strife-torn country, a top Pakistani security official told VOA. The official, requesting anonymity, was responding to Friday's assertion that the dialogue would shift to the northwestern Chinese city of Urumqi on Thursday.

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  14. Kabul and Taliban to meet in China to explore peace talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | Stars and Stripes

    The Afghan government and the Taliban are set to hold a formal meeting in China at the end of the month to discuss the possibility of launching peace talks between the warring sides, officials said Saturday. The meeting, to be held in Urumqi in China's northeastern Xinjiang province, would be the second such encounter between the two parties.

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  15. Chinese companies jump on "Belt and Road" waveRead the original story

    Friday Jul 24 | Xinhuanet

    It is not rare to see horses in Xinjiang, China's western-most region known for its animal husbandry. But to see the Akhal-Teke, a horse breed from Turkmenistan known for speed and endurance, used to be unthinkable.

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  16. Second round of Afghan peace talks likely next week in China : July 25, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Daily Times

    China is increasingly worried about insurgency in the region spilling over into its territory and has been playing a role to broker a peace deal between Kabul and the Taliban. "The second round of talks is most probably going to be held in Urumqi in China on July 30," said Ismail Qasimyar, a senior member of Afghan High Peace Council .

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  17. Second round of Afghan peace talks 'probably in China next week'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Times of Oman

    Men sit on a hill overlooking parts of Kabul city, Afghanistan on Wednesday. Ismail Qasimyar, a senior member of Afghan High Peace Council, said on Friday that the second round of talks is most probably going to be held in Urumqi in China on July 30. Photo - Reuters Kabul/Arbil: China is likely to host a second round of peace talks between the Afghan government and Taliban representatives next week, an Afghan official said on Friday, raising hopes for progress toward a political settlement to end years of bloodshed.

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  18. Georgia: Move Over, Russia. Here Comes ChinaRead the original story

    Friday Jul 24 | The St. Petersburg Times

    The almost completed first phase features 27 residential buildings, a five-star hotel, and a retail area for a total investment of $181 million by Hualing, a private Chinese company. China, the world's largest economy, has set its eyes on Georgia, a traditional gateway between Asia and Europe, and its investment power could transform the poverty-stricken South Caucasus country's prospects, some observers believe.

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  19. Xinjiang sweats in record heat waveRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 23 | Xinhuanet

    A record heat wave continued to scorch northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region on Thursday, forcing people to stay indoors and leaving air conditioners out of stock in shopping centers. The 10 hottest cities in China were all in Xinjiang on Wednesday.

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  20. Heat wave scorches XinjiangRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 22 | China Daily

    An 11-month-old baby sits in a homemade bathtub in Urumqi, the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, on Tuesday. ZHANG WANDE/CHINA DAILY

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