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Inside China's troubled far west
China's far west remains among its most unstable regions, with frequent clashes between ethnic Uighurs and the government, which is dominated by Han Chinese.
Chinese anti-veil - beauty' campaign sows ugly tensions
A Chinese government worker in the ancient Silk Road oasis of Kashgar beckons two women to her streetside stand and logs their details under the gaze of a surveillance camera.
Premier's China trip raises moral questions
B.C. Premier Christy Clark and Minister of Asia Pacific Strategy Teresa Wat field questions before hopping on another flight to China, leaving a watchdog wondering about the economic return on the government's numerous Asia voyages.
People's Daily Online
Reform is to serve as stimulus to new growth
Tracks are laid on the high-speed railway between Lanzhou, Gansu province, and Urumqi in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region.
Friday Asia Update: Top Five Stories for the Week of November 22, 2013
Paramilitary policemen walk past Erdaoqiao Grand Bazaar in Urumqi, Xinjiang Uighur autonomous region, on November 17, 2013.
Wall Street Journal
Violence in Xinjiang Leaves 11 Dead
Weekend unrest in China's far western Xinjiang region left 11 people dead, local authorities said, in the latest episode in a wave of violence in the ethnically divided region that presents a major security challenge for Chinese leaders.
South China Morning Post
One Chinese journalist's gesture of solidarity with Uyghurs draws support amid ethnic tensions
Five people were killed and 38 injured when an SUV rammed through barricades in front of Tiananmen Square's gate tower in Beijing and burst into flames on October 28, 2013.
China pressures Muslim Uighur lawyer families on burqas, beards
China's far-flung western region of Xinjiang is demanding that lawyers guarantee family members don't wear burqas or grow long beards, the latest government move critics say unfairly targets the region's Muslim Uighur ethnic community.
Plant Blast Kills Six, Injures Six in Xinjiang
At least six people have been confirmed dead and another six were injured after a blast triggered by liquid nitrogen occurred late Monday night in Urumqi, capital of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.
Security tight near 3rd plenum venue in Beijing -NHK World English
Security is tight in Beijing as Communist Party leaders meet for a major 4-day political summit.