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Capital Of Volatile Chinese Region Bans Veiled Robes In Public

AP | Posted 12.11.2014 | World

BEIJING (AP) — The capital of China's restive western region of Xinjiang has introduced a law banning veiled robes in public amid measures taken by ...

15 Dead After Terror Attack In China

AP | Posted 12.01.2014 | World

BEIJING (AP) — An attack in China's troubled western Xinjiang region left 15 people dead and 14 injured, state media reported Saturday, the latest i...

Chinese City Bans Beards And Veils On Buses

Reuters | Posted 10.06.2014 | World

BEIJING (Reuters) - A city in China's restive western region of Xinjiang has banned people with head scarves, veils and long beards from boarding buse...

Police Reportedly Shoot 13 Dead In China After Attack

AP | Posted 08.20.2014 | World

BEIJING (AP) — Police in China's restive western region shot dead 13 assailants who rammed a truck into a police office building and set off explosi...

Plane Hijacking Foiled

AP | Posted 08.29.2012 | World

BEIJING — Passengers and crew foiled a hijacking attempt by six people on a plane in China's far-western Xinjiang region Friday, a regional airl...

Beijing Launches 'Strike Hard' Crackdown In Xinjiang

AP | CHRISTOPHER BODEEN | Posted 10.16.2011 | World

BEIJING — Chinese security forces have launched a two-month "strike hard" crackdown against violence, terrorism and radical Islam following rene...

China Vows 'No Mercy' In Xinjiang Crackdown

AP | CHRISTOPHER BODEEN | Posted 10.05.2011 | World

BEIJING — Chinese Muslim militants have been to Taliban-controlled parts of neighboring Pakistan and Afghanistan, but there is scant evidence su...