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Apr 6, 2009

Chinese Muslim detainees at Guantanamo Bay asked the Supreme Court on Monday to order their release into the United States.

Apr 6, 2009

A group of native Chinese Muslims asked the Supreme Court on Monday to order their release into the United States from American military custody at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

Apr 5, 2009

It is Friday afternoon and the scene in front of the Jama mosque in the old city of Hotan, once a trading point for jade along the historic Silk Road, is much as it has been for centuries, save for the few cars and motorcycles fighting for space with the donkey carts laden with produce and travellers.

Apr 3, 2009

Eight human rights groups in China just released a joint statement to the Chinese government calling the government into account for “illegal exercise of police power and a rude violation of Chinese citizens’ personal freedom, right to properties, freedom of thought and basic human rights.”

Apr 3, 2009

The U.S. has "formally" asked the European Union to accept ex-detainees of the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo and has promised to provide all necessary information, the E.U. commission said Friday.

Apr 3, 2009

The yuan is gaining global influence, but experts say it would be years before it could supplant the U.S. dollar.

Apr 3, 2009

Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd said he was unaware Chinese security agents may have tried to infiltrate his communications systems during a visit to Beijing, as his government comes under fire over its ties with China.

Apr 3, 2009

The Prince of Wales has held talks with Chinese President Hu Jintao which included discussion of the sensitive issue of Tibet.

Apr 3, 2009

Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez said his country would have 'no problem' taking Guantánamo detainees after they are released from custody.

Apr 3, 2009

The European Union should help the Obama administration close the Guantanamo Bay detention facility by accepting some of the detainees who cannot return to their home countries because they would risk torture or other abuse, Human Rights Watch said today.

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