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The perils of China's Silk Road revival
China aims to put a modern twist on the ancient Silk Road in a move to boost trade with Europe, but obstacles remain.
Last updated: 14 Sep 2014 11:04 GMT
Uighur apologises for 'holy war' in Xinjiang
Chinese state TV airs confession of one of three men who allegedly used axes to slash mahjong players in Hotan city.
Last updated: 22 Jun 2014 09:25 GMT
Jade mining ban in western China
As gemstone reserves run low in western China, prices are spiking and miners losing their jobs.
Last updated: 16 Sep 2011 06:51 GMT
Deaths in China ethnic violence
Police say 14 "rioters" are among 18 people killed in clash at police station in ethnically tense region of Xinjiang.
Last updated: 20 Jul 2011 04:31 GMT
Deadly attack on police in western China
Chinese state media say at least four died during a mob attack of a police station in Xinjiang province.
Last updated: 18 Jul 2011 12:00 GMT
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Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
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