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Security tight five years after Xinjiang riot
China detains more than 400 people ahead of anniversary of deadly clashes between Han Chinese and Muslim Uighurs.
Last updated: 05 Jul 2014 09:46 GMT
China bans Ramadan fasting in Muslim province
Students and civil servants in the northwestern Xinjiang province have been ordered to not observe traditional fasting.
Last updated: 03 Jul 2014 09:11 GMT
China jails 113 in Xinjiang for terrorism
Mass sentencing comes after Beijing vowed to crack down on separatist groups blamed for a series of attacks.
Last updated: 30 Jun 2014 08:10 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
Thirteen shot dead after China bomb attack
Police kill 13 in Xinjiang region after blast in security building, government website says.
Last updated: 21 Jun 2014 09:52 GMT
China executes 13 for Xinjiang attacks
Human rights group says it is concerned about lack of due process in the trial of those executed.
Last updated: 16 Jun 2014 18:30 GMT
China sentences nine to death in Xinjiang
Nine among 81 handed sentences for crimes ranging from links to "terrorist organisations" and inciting separatism.
Last updated: 05 Jun 2014 23:42 GMT
Remembering Tiananmen Square: Time to say 'no' to tyranny
The voices to topple the Chinese Communist Party have become louder than ever.
Last updated: 04 Jun 2014 11:36 GMT
Deadly blast hits China's Xinjiang region
At least 31 people killed after two vehicles plough into market and explosives are thrown, state news agency reports.
Last updated: 22 May 2014 14:17 GMT
China hunts Uighur separatist over attacks
Government asks Interpol to arrest Ismail Yusup, suspected of plotting April 30 attack in Xinjiang that killed three.
Last updated: 19 May 2014 05:47 GMT
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