August 2008

China Unlikely to Loosen Its Grip in West

Sun, 08/31/2008 - 12:00

Experts Anticipate Unyielding Response to Latest Fatal Attacks in Xinjiang Province

Security stepped up in Xinjiang for National Day

Fri, 08/29/2008 - 12:00

Two ethnic Uyghur police officers have been killed and at least two critically injured in a new clash near the Silk Road city of Kashgar, according to authoritative sources and witnesses.

Police Killed in New Xinjiang Clash

Fri, 08/29/2008 - 12:00

Unarmed Uyghur police come under attack while searching for suspects in an August clash.

China fails to support Kremlin

Fri, 08/29/2008 - 12:00

Dmitry Medvedev, Russian president, failed yesterday to win support from China or the former Soviet republics of central Asia in his deepening dispute with the west over military action in Georgia.

China misfires with divisive 'people's war'

Fri, 08/29/2008 - 12:00

Chinese leaders can now let out a long and satisfied sigh of relief: the Beijing Summer Olympic Games have ended safely and without the interruption of any unsightly incident.

China cannot back Russia in Georgia crisis: analysts

Fri, 08/29/2008 - 12:00

China will not endorse Russia in its battle with the West over the Georgia crisis but cannot say so publicly for fear of upsetting Moscow, political analysts say.

Security Group Refuses to Back Russia's Actions

Fri, 08/29/2008 - 12:00

Russia suffered a significant setback here on Thursday, as members of a regional security group in which the Kremlin plays an important role offered little support for Moscow’s military action in Georgia.

Report says China offered widespread help on nukes

Thu, 08/28/2008 - 12:00

China gave Pakistan the blueprint for an atomic bomb, testing the finished product in 1990, and unveiled a sophisticated nuclear weapons complex to visiting U.S. scientists in the last decade, report former weapons lab officials.

2 Chinese policemen killed in western China

Thu, 08/28/2008 - 12:00

The first outbreak of violence in China's western region of Xinjiang since a pair of high-profile attacks during the Olympics has left two Chinese policemen dead and seven more wounded, authorities and an activist said Thursday.

Xinjiang oil boom fuels Uighur resentment

Thu, 08/28/2008 - 04:00

Offer energy resources as tribute [to Beijing] to create harmony” proclaims a giant billboard outside a petrol station in Korla, in China’s restive western frontier region of Xinjiang.