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China Says It Has Detained 718 Suspects in July Riots

BEIJING — Chinese authorities said Tuesday that they had taken 718 people into custody in connection with last month’s ethnic riots in the western region of Xinjiang, but an official with an ethnic Uighur exile group said the true number … Continue reading

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Xinjiang riot aftermath

Nurmen Met held photographs of his sons, 19 and 21, who he said had been taken by riot officers as they entered the public bathhouse his family owns.

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Chinese consulate attacked in Munich

As unrest in China continues after bloody weekend riots in the Xinjiang region, police in Munich are investigating an arson attack on the Chinese consulate in Munich early on Tuesday morning.

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Urumqi counts dead, awaits crackdown

HONG KONG – At least 140 people were killed and more than 800 injured Sunday, according to China’s official news agency, in an explosion of ethnic violence in Urumqi, capital of China’s restive Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. The reports gave … Continue reading

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