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Thirty two jailed in China for violent `terror` content

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 15:19

At least 32 people were jailed in China today, three of them for life, for downloading and spreading terror-related audio and video as authorities crackdown on militants groups in the restive Xinjiang province, which they say are behind recent attacks.

China sentences 32 in Xinjiang for "terror" videos

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 10:14

China sentenced 32 people in its western Xinjiang region to prison terms for downloading or sending "violent terror" videos, state media said, as authorities crackdown on people they say are Islamists and separatists behind recent attacks.

China to recruit specialists to train anti-terror personnel

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 17:19

Bracing for a prolonged campaign against radical Islamist militancy in the volatile Xinjiang province, China will recruit counter-terrorism experts from Pakistan, US, Israel and other countries to train its new generation of?anti-terror personnel.

China restricts Ramadan fasting in Xinjiang

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 12:51

China has banned civil servants, students and teachers in its mainly Muslim Xinjiang region from taking part in Ramadan fasting, government websites said, prompting condemnation from an exile group on Wednesday.

Four sent to trial in China for Kunming knife attacks

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 20:40

Four persons from China`s restive Xinjiang province were sent to trial on Monday for their alleged involvement in the deadly knife attacks on passengers at a railway station in Kunming city that killed 29 people earlier this year.

China sentences 113 on terror crimes in Xinjiang

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 09:32

Courts in China`s western Xinjiang region have sentenced 113 people to jail terms ranging from 10 years to life for terrorist activities and other crimes, the Xinjiang government said, the latest in a slew of prosecutions targeting militant separatism.

China intrudes Indian airspace in Pangong Tso, Chushul region

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 15:37

A day after Vice President Hamid Ansari visited Beijing to take part in the 60th anniversary of Panchsheel, Chinese helicopters on Sunday violated Indian airspace in Pangong Tso and Chushul region in Ladakh.

China jails nine more in Xinjiang for terror offences

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 13:48

Authorities in China`s violence-prone far western region of Xinjiang have jailed nine more people for up to 14 years for terror-related offences at a public sentencing in front of more than 3,000 people, state media said on Thursday.

China confirms attack on militia in tense far west

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 22:32

Chinese authorities today reported an attack on security personnel at a checkpoint in the restive far western region of Xinjiang, confirming a days-old report by a US-backed radio service that said five were killed.

China shows graphic footage of Xinjiang militant attacks

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 15:20

Chinese state television on Tuesday showed dramatic footage of what the government calls terror attacks by Islamist militants from the far western region of Xinjiang, as it steps up its propaganda campaign to counter an upsurge in violence.

China detains 380 in month-long Xinjiang terror sweep

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 12:08

Authorities in China`s far-flung western region of Xinjiang have detained 380 people and busted 32 terror cells in a month-long crackdown on violence, state media said on Monday.

Chinese police kill 13 attackers in restive Xinjiang

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 04:44

Chinese police shot dead 13 attackers in the restive far-western region of Xinjiang on Saturday after they rammed a car into a police station and detonated explosives, Xinhua news agency said, in the latest of a series of attacks to worry Beijing.