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China Blames Pakistan-Trained Extremists for Latest Xinjiang Violence

Posted August 1st, 2011 at 5:25 am (UTC-5)
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Local Chinese officials are blaming Muslim extremists trained in Pakistan for the latest violence in China’s restive Xinjiang region. Authorities in Kashgar city said Monday that a group of what they called “armed terrorists” stormed a city restaurant Sunday, killing the owner and a waiter before setting the building on fire. The local authorities said […]

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Pakistan-Trained Extremists Are Blamed for Latest Xinjiang Violence

Posted August 1st, 2011 at 3:20 am (UTC-5)
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Local Chinese officials are blaming Muslim extremists trained in Pakistan for the latest mayhem in China’s restive Xinjiang region. Authorities in Kashgar city said Monday that a group of what they called “armed terrorists” stormed a city restaurant Sunday, killing the owner and a waiter before setting the building on fire. The local authorities said […]

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Chinese Security Efforts Questioned Two Years After Xinjiang Riots

Posted July 5th, 2011 at 3:10 am (UTC-5)
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Chinese state media are questioning whether security forces have gone too far in cracking down on dissidents in western Xinjiang province two years after deadly riots that killed nearly 200 people. In an article marking the anniversary of the riots Tuesday, the Communist Party-controlled Global Times newspaper quotes a law professor saying the region is […]

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