Turkey`s Erdogan, China`s Xi meet amid Uighur strains

 Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan headed for China on Wednesday after securing NATO`s backing for Ankara`s fight against Islamic State militants, but facing tensions with Beijing over China`s mostly Muslim Uighur minority.

109 Uighurs deported from Indonesia planned to join ISIS: China
109 Uighurs deported from Indonesia planned to join ISIS: China

Downplaying criticism over the deportation of 109 Uighur Muslim immigrants from Xinjiang by Thailand, China has alleged that they were on their way to Turkey, Syria or Iraq to join Islamic State terror group and take part in jihad.

Thai embassy closed in Turkey after protest against deported Uighurs

Thailand on Friday closed its embassy and consulate in Turkey after a protest against its deportation of Uighur Muslims to China, as the US warned the minority could face "harsh treatment" on their return.

Thai consulate in Istanbul attacked after Uighurs deported
Thai consulate in Istanbul attacked after Uighurs deported

Some 200 Turkish demonstrators stormed the Thai consulate in Istanbul in protest at the deportation of dozens of Uighur Muslims to China, reports said Thursday.

Thailand deports scores of Uighur Muslims to China, sparks safety fears

Thailand on Thursday said it had deported around 100 Uighur Muslims detained in the kingdom since last year to China, in a move sparking fears for the safety of the asylum-seekers.

China bans Ramadan fasting in mainly Muslim Xinjiang region
China bans Ramadan fasting in mainly Muslim Xinjiang region

China has banned civil servants, students and teachers in its mainly Muslim Xinjiang region from fasting during Ramadan and ordered restaurants to stay open, official websites showed as the holy month began on Thursday.

China police shoot man dead at train station
China police shoot man dead at train station

Chinese police today shot dead a Uighur man who allegedly attacked several people at a train station with a concrete brick, officials said, in the country's latest deadly station incident.

Suspected Uighurs must remain in Thai detention: Court

A family of suspected Uighur Muslims at the centre of a diplomatic tussle between China and Turkey must remain in detention until their true nationalities are proven, a Thai court ruled Friday.

Turkey-China wrangle over suspected Uighurs detained in Thailand

A family of suspected Uighur Muslims, among hundreds detained in Thailand since last year, will Friday learn their fate in a court case that has sparked a diplomatic wrangle between Turkey and China.

Tug-of-war between China, Turkey over suspected Uighurs in Thailand

A group of suspected Uighur Muslims has become the focus of a diplomatic tug-of-war in Thailand between China and Turkey, with both countries wanting to repatriate them and hundreds of other suspected Uighurs detained in Thailand as illegal immigrants.

Malaysia urged not to deport 155 Uighurs to China

Kuala Lumpur: Human rights groups have asked Malaysia not to deport 155 ethnic Uighur migrants, including 76 children, back to China, fearing they could face persecution.

Chinese militants get Islamic State "terrorist training"

Chinese militants from the western region of Xinjiang have fled from the country to get "terrorist training" from Islamic State fighters for attacks at home, state media reported on Monday.

Blasts in China`s Xinjiang kill two, injure `many`: Govt

 Two people were killed and "many" injured by multiple explosions in China`s Xinjiang, the local government said Monday.

China shackles Uighur scholar's feet for a month

For more than a month, Chinese authorities have shackled the ankles of an outspoken minority Uighur scholar accused of separatism while he awaits trial, his lawyer said today.

Killings by China anti-terror cops raise concerns

When attackers from China's minority Uighurs killed 37 people in a July rampage in far western Xinjiang, police responded by gunning down at least 59 of them. When three Uighurs allegedly killed a top state-appointed Muslim cleric, police shot dead two of them.

China punishes Xinjiang official for openly practising faith

One official in the southern city of Kashgar, where a state-backed imam was killed last month, had "worshipped openly", the official Xinhua news agency said, behaviour which violated rules that state workers not be religious.

More violence in China`s Xinjiang after deadly attack

Western tourists saw a body lying in a pool of blood in a major city in China`s violence-prone Xinjiang province on Wednesday.

China beefs up security in Xinjiang after multiple blasts

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

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

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.