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Aug 15, 2004

Experts More than a dozen heads of maces dating back to between 3,000 and 5,000 years ago, extremely similar to those used by kings of ancient Egypt, were recently unearthed in northwest China.

Aug 15, 2004

yrian Language "Holy Bible" Discovered in Dunhuang Grottoes Chinese archaeologists have discovered excerpts from the Christian Bible written in an ancient Syrian language in the northern zone of the Mogao Grottoes of Dunhuang, northwest China's Gansu Province.

Aug 15, 2004

Erkin Alptekin's profile of the Uyghurs was very well researched and written. However, I see one glaring ommission in his record of Uyghur history.

Aug 15, 2004

There one sees a structure of an elevation prodigious in height; it is supported by gigantic pillars and covered with paintings of all the birds created by God. In the interior are two immense idols carved in the rock and rising from the foot of the mountains to the summit....One cannot see anything comparable to these statues in the whole world."

Aug 15, 2004

A garment made of fabrics with dazzling gold foil sewn on applique work, dating back to the Western Han Dynasty (206 BC - AD 24), was recently unearthed from a tomb in Lop Nur, a desolate area in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.

Aug 15, 2004

...The expression of the Chinese are flowery and their gifts are pleasant... Their flowery words and pleasant gifts appeal to the peoples living far off...

Aug 15, 2004

During an interview with the correspondent of the Beijing Review, Wang Enmao, first secretary of Eastern Turkestan Party Committee, claims that:

Aug 15, 2004

You raised a very important question that we would like to answer. Present day "Xinjiang " has always been the homeland of Uyghurs since ancient times. The following historical evidence prove this.

May 16, 2004

The Problem of the Minority Nationalities
The anti-popular clique of the Kuomintang denies that many nationalities exist in China, and labels all excepting the Han nationality as "tribes".

Apr 24, 2004

In mainland China's desolate Northwest, in a place called Xinjiang, the boom is on. With a number of big deals in energy and agriculture over the past few months, government deregulation and tax breaks have combined with millions of dollars of foreign investment to build up Xinjiang as China's new "New Frontier."

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