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Xinjiang residents must submit DNA for passports
Xinjiang residents must submit DNA for passports

Residents of a border district in China's mostly Muslim region of Xinjiang must now provide DNA samples when applying for passports.

Xinjiang residents must submit DNA for passports
Turkey's Erdogan in China for talks amid Uighur strains
Turkey's Erdogan in China for talks amid Uighur strains

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan headed for China Wednesday having secured NATO's backing for Ankara's fight against Islamic State militants.

Turkey's Erdogan in China for talks amid Uighur strains
China rejects Uighur scholar's appeal against life sentence
China rejects Uighur scholar's appeal against life sentence

A Chinese court rejected an appeal against a life sentence handed to a prominent scholar from the mostly-Muslim Uighur minority.

China rejects Uighur scholar's appeal against life sentence
China jails Uighur scholar for life for 'separatism'
China jails Uighur scholar for life for 'separatism'

A prominent academic from China's mostly-Muslim Uighur minority was jailed for life Tuesday for "separatism".

China jails Uighur scholar for life for 'separatism'
Uighur people in Shanghai. ©Reuters/Aly Song
Uighur group says nearly 100 casualties in China clash

A clash in Xinjiang, home to China's mostly Muslim Uighur minority, left nearly 100 people dead or wounded, an exile group said Wednesday after what authorities called a "terror attack" on a police station and township.

Uighur group says nearly 100 casualties in China clash
China police seize 1.8 tonnes of bomb material in Xinjiang: govt
China police seize 1.8 tonnes of bomb material in Xinjiang: govt

Police in China's restive Xinjiang seized 1.8 tonnes of bombmaking material and detained five people, authorities said Tuesday, following a string of deadly attacks blamed on militants from the Muslim Uighur homeland.

China police seize 1.8 tonnes of bomb material in Xinjiang: govt
More than 200 held in China terror video crackdown
More than 200 held in China terror video crackdown

Police in China's Xinjiang region, home to mainly Muslim Uighurs, have arrested more than 200 people over six weeks for "dissemination of violent or terrorist videos", state media said Monday, amid a wave of train station attacks.

More than 200 held in China terror video crackdown
China police seek eight after Tiananmen crash
China police seek eight after Tiananmen crash

Police in Beijing are searching for eight suspects from China's restive Xinjiang region after a fatal car crash in Tiananmen Square.

China police seek eight after Tiananmen crash
Up to 23 dead in Xinjiang clash: reports
Up to 23 dead in Xinjiang clash: reports

A Chinese policeman was killed in an "anti-terrorism" operation in the restive region of Xinjiang.

Up to 23 dead in Xinjiang clash: reports
Identity crisis behind China's Xinjiang unrest: experts
Identity crisis behind China's Xinjiang unrest: experts

Beijing's propaganda portrays the vast and remote western region of Xinjiang as a harmonious land of colourful, mostly Muslim Uighur natives and hard-working migrants prospering under Communist Party rule.

Identity crisis behind China's Xinjiang unrest: experts
China seeks Xinjiang most-wanted, offers reward: media
China seeks Xinjiang most-wanted, offers reward: media

Authorities in China's restive Xinjiang region have issued a "most wanted" list and offered rewards for tipoffs.

China seeks Xinjiang most-wanted, offers reward: media
Deaths in China Xinjiang riot raised to 35: Xinhua
Deaths in China Xinjiang riot raised to 35: Xinhua

The death toll in one of the worst riots in China's restive Xinjiang area has been raised to 35 from 27, state media said Friday, amid reports of tightened security ahead of a sensitive anniversary.

Deaths in China Xinjiang riot raised to 35: Xinhua
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US presses China on Uighur rights after unrest

The United States on Wednesday urged China to safeguard the rights of its Uighur minority and carry out a transparent probe of the latest violence in which 21 people died.

US presses China on Uighur rights after unrest

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