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Jun 15, 2006

The summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) on June 15 seems likely to tighten the net around the efforts of China's Muslim Uyghur community to achieve independence from Beijing.

Jun 14, 2006

Members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) should commit to adhering to international standards on human rights when they meet to discuss joint counterterrorism measures on June 15, Human Rights Watch said today.

Jun 14, 2006

Some prisoners at the Guantanamo Bay detention camp who have been formally cleared of links to terrorism may soon be attempting to emigrate to Canada.

Jun 14, 2006

Lawyers for five Chinese Muslims released from the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay have asked Albania to suspend asylum procedures, saying their clients are hoping to find another host country where it would be easier for them to integrate, an official said Wednesday.

Jun 13, 2006

Asian Giant's Appetite for Raw Materials, Markets Has Some Questioning Its Impact on Continent

Jun 13, 2006

Five ethnic Uighurs from northwest China suffered through four years in Guantanamo Bay only to be dumped by the U.S. in one of Europe's poorest nations, which now says they are unwelcome and must leave.

Jun 13, 2006

Burlington imam Huseyincan Celil, an advocate for China's Uighur minority group held since April in an Uzbekistan detention centre, has been transferred to an undisclosed location, his relatives say.

Jun 13, 2006

Authorities are looking for a new home for five Chinese Muslims who have been held in a refugee camp in a diplomatic limbo since being transferred to Albania from the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, last month.

Jun 13, 2006

The United States cited four Chinese companies and one US firm as "proliferators of weapons of mass destruction," for allegedly helping Iran's missile program.

Jun 12, 2006


China's sales of military vehicles and weapons to Sudan, Nepal and Myanmar have aggravated conflicts and abetted violence and repressive rule in those countries, Amnesty International said in a report Monday.

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