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Aug 14, 2008

Chinese Communist Party (CCP) authorities launched a large-scale search and arrest of Uyghurs following last week’s bombings in Kuqa County in China’s northwest, group says.

Aug 14, 2008

The leader of China's restive far-western region of Xinjiang has warned of a "life and death struggle" against terrorism, following a series of attacks that raised fears of threats to the Olympic Games.

Aug 14, 2008

The police come to the small room the young Uighur cook shares with several other Uighurs to check their papers — and to see if there are new arrivals from his homeland of Xinjiang.

Aug 14, 2008

Even though China has been ramping up security across its restive Xinjiang region for months, the local Communist Party boss has said the authorities face a life or death struggle to quell terrorism in the mainly Muslim area.

Aug 13, 2008

Over at the media village, China is battering them with petty kindnesses.

Aug 13, 2008

While the world's greatest sporting festival continues in Beijing, in north-west China's Xinjiang Province there has been more political killing, the likes of which has not been seen for years.

Aug 12, 2008

An attack on a security checkpoint in northwestern China's Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region killed three members of the security force and wounded a fourth, state media reported Tuesday.

Aug 12, 2008

Stabbings at Checkpoint Are 3rd Deadly Incident in Xinjiang Region in Days

Aug 12, 2008

Three security officers were killed and one was wounded in a stabbing attack on Tuesday at a road checkpoint near Kashgar, an ancient Silk Road oasis in the far west of China, according to Xinhua, the state news agency.

Aug 11, 2008

Donkeys pulled melon-laden carts through the streets and women sold bowls of yogurt Monday in the market of this mostly Muslim city in a remote corner of China, the day after militant bombings left a dozen people dead.

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