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Bus-train collision kills 3, injures 85 in northwest China


March 25th, 2011 - 2:14 am ICT by BNO News
URUMQI, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- At least three people died and 85 others were injured on Thursday after a train ran into a stalled bus in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, ... Read more...

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Five die in traffic accident in northwest China


June 9th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by BNO News
URUMQI, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- Five people were killed and one person was seriously injured Wednesday when three trucks collided in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, the state-run Xinhua news agency ... Read more...

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Six sentenced to death over July riots in China


October 12th, 2009 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Urumqi (China), Oct 12 (Xinhua) A Chinese court Monday sentenced six people to death for murder and other crimes during riots in July in northwestern part of the country, officials said. At least ... Read more...

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Separatist acts on web banned in Xinjiang


September 28th, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Urumqi (China), Sep.28 (ANI): The Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region legislature has passed a regulation prohibiting the instigation of ethnic separatist activities via the Internet, The China Daily reports.Online activities compromising national security, ... Read more...

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Four sentenced over syringe attack in China


September 17th, 2009 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Urumqi (China), Sep 17 (Xinhua) Four people were sentenced to between 8 to 15 years in prison Thursday for stabbing a pedestrian with a syringe in Urumqi, capital of China's Xinjiang Uygur ... Read more...

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Uncertainty stalks Urumqi residents after needle stabbings


September 4th, 2009 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Urumqi (China), Sep 4 (Xinhua) Despite heavy security and patrolling helicopters, there was uncertainty among the residents of Urumqi in western China Friday morning following a wave of hypodermic needle stabbings and ... Read more...

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NATO official denies emergency landing in Afghanistan


August 10th, 2009 - 12:51 am ICT by admin
URUMQI, China (BNO NEWS) -- A spokesman for the NATO-led ISAF alliance has denied reports that a plane made an emergency landing in Afghan's Kandahar as was reported by Chinese state media ... Read more...

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Conflicting reports on incident involving a plane in Chinese airspace


August 10th, 2009 - 12:39 am ICT by admin
URUMQI, China (BNO NEWS) -- Chinese state media reports that an Afghan plane carrying an unknown number of people has safely landed in Afghanistan after it was denied a landing in China┬┤s ... Read more...

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Bomb threat on Afghan plane flying in Chinese airspace


August 10th, 2009 - 12:10 am ICT by admin
URUMQI, China (BNO NEWS) -- An Afghan plane carrying an unknown number of people was threatened with a bomb on Sunday evening, according to state media. It earlier reported the plane had ... Read more...

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1,500 suspects detained for Urumqi riots in China


August 3rd, 2009 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Urumqi (China), Aug 2 (Xinhua) Chinese Police have arrested 1,572 people in connection with the July 5 riots in Urumqi in northwestern Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, officials said. The authorities detained more ... Read more...

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China opens counselling hotlines for riot-hit Urumqis


July 26th, 2009 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Urumqi (China), July 26 (Xinhua) China has opened six hotlines to provide counselling service to the families of the victims of the July 5 ethnic riots in northwestern Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, ... Read more...

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Mosques open for Friday prayers after riots in China


July 17th, 2009 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Urumqi (China), July 17 (Xinhua) All 433 mosques that were closed after last week's widespread riots here in northwest China opened for the Friday prayers, officials said. At least 192 people were killed ... Read more...

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Police shoot dead two Uighurs in China


July 13th, 2009 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Urumqi (China), July 13 (Xinhua) Police in China's restive Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region have shot dead two Uighur men in an attempt to stop them killing another. According to authorities, a ... Read more...

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Xinjiang riots affected tourism, China says


July 11th, 2009 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Urumqi (China), July 11 (Xinhua) Authorities in northwest China's Xinjiang province Saturday said that tourism and air transport have been affected by the July 5 ethnic violence that claimed at least 184 ... Read more...

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Urumqi riots toll rises to 184


July 11th, 2009 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Urumqi (China), July 11 (Xinhua) The death toll in the riots in China's Urumqi city has risen to 184, authorities said Saturday. The dead comprise 137 people from the Han community, including ... Read more...

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156 dead, over 1,400 arrested for China clashes (Lead)


July 7th, 2009 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Urumqi (China), July 7 (Xinhua) The death toll in the ethnic clashes between minority Uighurs and members of Han community in China's Xinjiang province has risen to 156 even as over 1,400 ... Read more...

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Death toll in China riots rises to 156


July 7th, 2009 - 3:37 am ICT by IANS
Urumqi (China), July 7 (Xinhua) The death toll in the ethnic clashes between minority Uyghurs and members of Han community in northwestern China's Xinjiang province has risen to 156, authorities said early ... Read more...

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140 dead in China’s ethnic clashes (Lead)


July 6th, 2009 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Urumqi (China), July 6 (Xinhua) The toll in the ethnic clashes in Urumqi, capital of China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, has risen to 140, authorities said Monday. Fifty-seven people died at the spot ... Read more...

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Riots break out in northwest China: state media


July 5th, 2009 - 9:53 pm ICT by admin
URUMQI, China (BNO NEWS) -- Riots broke out in the northwestern Chinese city of Urumqi on Sunday afternoon, sending police rushing to the scene, state media reported.In a brief report, state media ... Read more...

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Bomb blast in office kills one, injures two in china


April 2nd, 2009 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Urumqi (China), April 2 (Xinhua) A bomb blast in an office building Thursday left one dead and two injured in Urumqi in China's northwestern Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, the police said. A ... Read more...

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Earthquake jolts northwest China


February 20th, 2009 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Urumqi (China), Feb 20 (Xinhua) An earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale Friday jolted the Kalpin County in China's northwestern Xinjiang Uygur Province, officials said. The quake occurred at 6.02 p.m. Friday ... Read more...

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China bus accident kills 24


August 13th, 2008 - 2:48 am ICT by IANS
Xinhua Urumqi (China), Aug 13 (Xinhua) At least 24 people, including children, were killed Tuesday when a bus overturned in China's northwestern region of Xinjiang Uygur, officials said. The accident occurred at around ... Read more...

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Two killed in China blasts (Lead)


August 10th, 2008 - 6:14 am ICT by IANS
Xinhua Urumqi (China), Aug 10 (Xinhua) At least two people were killed early Sunday in a series of explosions in Kuga county in China's northwestern region of Xinjiang Uygur, a witness said. The ... Read more...

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Several blasts rock China’s Kuqa county


August 10th, 2008 - 4:32 am ICT by IANS
Xinhua Urumqi (China), Aug 10 (Xinhua) Several explosions rocked the Kuqa county early Sunday in China's southern region of Xinjiang Uygur, a witness said. There were no immediate reports of casualties. The cause ... Read more...

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16 policemen killed in suspected terror attack in China (Second lead)


August 4th, 2008 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Urumqi (China), Aug 4 (Xinhua) At least 16 policemen were killed and an equal number injured Monday when two suspected terrorists attacked a group of security personnel jogging through the street in ... Read more...

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Terror strike in China leaves 21 dead (Lead)


August 4th, 2008 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Urumqi (China), Aug 4 (Xinhua) At least 16 security personnel and five attackers were killed Monday in a terror strike on a paramilitary camp in Kashgar region of China's far western Xinjiang ... Read more...

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Grenade attacks kill 16 policemen in China


August 4th, 2008 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Urumqi (China), Aug 4 (Xinhua) Sixteen policemen were killed and as many injured after two attackers threw grenades on a police station in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur region Monday. The attackers drove ... Read more...

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82 ‘terrorists’ targeting Olympics held so far: China


July 10th, 2008 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Urumqi (China), July 10 (Xinhua) China has said it has smashed five terror groups and detained 82 suspected militants in the Muslim-populated northwestern Xinjiang province for allegedly plotting to sabotage the Olympics ... Read more...

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Blast at firework disposal site kills 22 in China


March 27th, 2008 - 11:35 am ICT by admin
Xinhua Urumqi (China), March 27 (Xinhua) At least 22 people have been killed in an explosion at a firework disposal site in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, officials said. The incident took ... Read more...

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