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.

China blames religious extremism for attack in Xinjiang

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

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

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

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

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

Purported message from Uighur leader urges attacks

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