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Apr 7, 2009

The 17 Chinese Muslims were never deemed 'enemy combatants' and have been held at Guantanamo Bay without charge for more than seven years.

Apr 7, 2009

The Pentagon spent more than $100 million in the last six months responding to and repairing damage from cyber attacks and other computer network problems, military leaders said Tuesday.

Apr 6, 2009

CHINA will take a "very mild" line on North Korea's provocative rocket launch in an effort to preserve its diplomatic capital, Chinese analysts said, scuttling hopes of a tough United Nations Security Council resolution.

Apr 6, 2009

Australians are wary about Chinese investment in local mining companies, a poll said on Monday, as Australia considers a $19.5 billion tie-up between China's Chinalco and miner Rio Tinto Ltd (RIO.AX) (RIO.L).

Apr 6, 2009

Chinese President Hu Jintao and US President Barack Obama met last Wednesday on the sidelines of the Group of 20 financial summit in London.

Apr 6, 2009

Declaring the U.S. "is not and never will be at war with Islam," President Barack Obama worked Monday to mend frayed ties with NATO ally Turkey and improve relations with the larger Muslim world.

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.”

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