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Chinese city bans beards and veils on buses
Wearing of headscarves and niqabs also banned from public buses for security reasons in city in Muslim-majority region.
Last updated: 06 Aug 2014 20:59 GMT
'Eruption of violence' in China's Xinjiang
Four Uighur suspects killed by police in clashes following twin knife attacks that left 10 civilians dead.
Last updated: 31 Jul 2011 18:10 GMT
The leading Uighur activist and philanthropist shares her stories of yielding persistence and strength.
One on One
Last updated: 10 Oct 2010 09:28 GMT
Xinjiang fighter 'killed by drone'
Leader of Chinese separatist movement reported killed by US missile strike in Pakistan.
Last updated: 02 Mar 2010 09:19 GMT
China dismisses Xinjiang officials
Sacking of Urumqui Communist party chief Li Zhi follows fresh ethnic unrest in region.
Last updated: 05 Sep 2009 17:48 GMT
Tensions high after Urumqi protest
Chinese soldiers and paramilitary police deployed amid simmering ethnic tensions.
Last updated: 04 Sep 2009 08:42 GMT
China to begin Xinjiang riot trials
Trials of 200 suspects accused of involvement in deadly July riots to start this week.
Last updated: 24 Aug 2009 07:18 GMT
China-Australia ties under strain
Chinese minister cancelled summit visit in protest at visa for Uighur activist.
Last updated: 18 Aug 2009 07:31 GMT
Troops patrol riot-hit Urumqi
Chinese troops out in force in effort to restore calm following ethnic clashes
Last updated: 09 Jul 2009 10:21 GMT
Xinjiang and the Uighurs
Uighur activists say migration from other parts of China is diluting their culture.
Last updated: 06 Jul 2009 11:31 GMT
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