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China beefs up security in Xinjiang after multiple blasts

Last Updated: Friday, May 23, 2014, 11:07

Stepping up security in restive Xinjiang province after a series of blasts in the provincial capital Urumqi, China has asked the local administration to severely punish the "terrorists" responsible for the attack.

Xinjiang railway station attack in China: Two out of three killed were attackers

Last Updated: Thursday, May 01, 2014, 09:51

Calling for “decisive actions” to suppress the terrorists from China`s restive Xinjiang province, President Xi Jinping on Thursday vowed to take resolute measures.

China train station attack: Xinjiang separatists blamed as 29 stabbed to death

Last Updated: Sunday, March 02, 2014, 09:13

In what is said to be a violent terrorist attack by the separatist forces in Xinjiang, terrorists brandishing knives went on a stabbing-spree at a railway station in Kunming city, slashing to death 29.

China blames religious extremism for attack in Xinjiang

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 31, 2013, 10:15

Xinjiang is home to a Turkic-speaking, Muslim people known as Uighurs, some of whom resent what they see as oppressive treatment by the government.

China police shoot dead eight `armed `terrorists` in Xinjiang

Last Updated: Monday, December 30, 2013, 15:27

The website made no mention of any police casualties and said officials were conducting an investigation.

Chinese Uighurs training in Pakistan to fight in Syria

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 02, 2013, 15:54

A number of Uighur Muslims from China`s volatile Xinjiang province are being trained in Pakistan-based militant camps and then sent to Syria to fight against President Bashar al-Assad regime, the Syrian envoy here has said.

Deadly China Xinjiang riots were `terrorist attack`: Govt

Last Updated: Friday, June 28, 2013, 18:06

China labelled riots in restive Xinjiang as "a violent terrorist attack" after state media said the death toll rose to 35 and authorities tightened control ahead of the anniversary of 2009 clashes.

China discourages fasting for Uighur Muslims

Last Updated: Friday, August 03, 2012, 21:13

China is discouraging some Muslims in the far western region of Xinjiang from fasting during Ramadan.

Purported message from Uighur leader urges attacks

Last Updated: Sunday, August 02, 2009, 22:37

An Internet message purportedly from the leader of an Islamic group fighting Chinese rule in a western province urged Muslims worldwide to attack Chinese interests.