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More than 100 people riding motorcycles, some of them wielding knives, attacked a police station in western China`s Muslim-majority region of Xinjiang, media reports said.
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China is battling to contain separatist East Turkestan Islamic Movement militants in Urumqi.
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A top official in Xinjiang region said terrorists have been plotting to sabotage a Central Asian trade fair.
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Chinese police have installed 40,000 security cameras throughout Urumqi.
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The cameras will be monitored by police at over 4,000 public locations.
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Ethnic violence in Xinjiang had left around 200 dead in July 2009.
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A Chinese lawyer missing for more than a year is in Xinjiang in the far west of the country, a human rights group says it was told by Chinese authorities.
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China has sentenced three more people to death for murder and other crimes committed in riots in the western region of Xinjiang in July.
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A Chinese court sentenced five more people to death on Thursday for murder and other crimes committed during ethnic riots that rocked the western region of Xinjiang in July.
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 10, 2009, 16:23
China on Tuesday defended its handling of the executions of nine people over deadly ethnic unrest in its far-western Xinjiang region in July, saying the cases were dealt with "according to law".
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 10, 2009, 12:01
The United States urged China on Monday to ensure fair trials after nine people were executed over ethnic unrest, throwing the spotlight on human rights ahead of President Barack Obama`s Beijing visit.
Last Updated: Thursday, November 05, 2009, 12:49
Four months have passed since the bloody riots in Urumqi that killed almost 200 people, but the residents of the area say their lives will continue to be affected until full Internet service is restored to the city.
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