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One dead as small plane crashes in China lake


August 19th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 19 (IANS) The pilot of a small aircraft died and and two people were injured when their plane crashed into a lake in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur region.The ... Read more...

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Chinese Muslims celebrate Eid


August 19th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 19 (IANS) Muslims across China Sunday celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr, which marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan.The northwest province of Qinghai had begun festivities Saturday itself, Xinhua ... Read more...

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24 injured in China quake (Lead)


June 30th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 30 (IANS) At least 24 people were injured and hundreds of cattle died in collapsed sheds as a 6.6-magnitude quake jolted China's Xinjiang Uygur region Saturday and toppled ... Read more...

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Temple discovery reveals Indian Buddhism’s spread to China


May 8th, 2012 - 10:18 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 8 (IANS) Ruins of a Buddhist temple dating back to 1,500 years ago have been discovered in China's largest desert, offering valuable insight for historians studying Buddhism's spread ... Read more...

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China fights rats with stray cats


August 20th, 2011 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 20 (IANS) More than 100 stray cats that used to roam the streets in a Chinese province have now been collected and organised into a team to fight ... Read more...

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Seven killed in China attack


July 31st, 2011 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 31 (IANS) At least seven people died in a Chinese province late Saturday when two men hijacked a truck, stabbed the driver to death and rammed the vehicle ... Read more...

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Four found dead after flooding washes away trucks in northwestern China


June 22nd, 2011 - 8:12 am ICT by BNO News
XINJIANG UYGUR, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- Rescue workers have recovered the bodies of four people who went missing on Sunday when flooding washed away their trucks in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous ... Read more...

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Yuan needs to play bigger role in Central Asia: Chinese banker


June 14th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 14 (IANS) The Chinese currency yuan needs to play a bigger role than the US dollar in trade deals in Central Asia in order to boost regional business, ... Read more...

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Mentally ill enslaved in China factory freed


December 15th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 15 (IANS) At least 12 mentally ill people, enslaved in a factory in China's Xinjiang Uygur region, have been rescued and the factory owner arrested and charged with abuse, officials ... Read more...

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Beijing takes anti-terror measures ahead of National Day celebrations


August 24th, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Aug. 24 (ANI): Almost a month before China observes its 60th National Day, thousands of additional police officers have been deployed across Beijing in a bid to thwart off any terror ... 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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Nine killed, eight injured in China road accident


January 28th, 2009 - 2:40 am ICT by IANS
Urumqi (China), Jan 28 (Xinhua) Nine people were killed and eight injured Tuesday evening when a bus collided head-on with a truck in China's northwestern Xinjiang Uygur region, officials said.The accident occurred ... Read more...

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Five killed, 14 injured in China road accident


January 21st, 2009 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Urumqi (China), Jan 21 (Xinhua) Five people were killed and 14 others injured Wednesday in a road accident in China's northwestern Xinjiang Uygur region, officials said.The accident occurred at 1.05 p.m. when ... Read more...

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Chinese tourists buy nuclear waste as souvenir


September 15th, 2008 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 15 (RIA Novosti) Three Chinese tourists have bought a 274-kg piece of depleted uranium and brought it home from Kyrgyzstan as a souvenir, the China Daily newspaper reported Monday. The ... Read more...

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Death toll in China quake rises to 22 (Second Lead)


August 30th, 2008 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Panzhihua (China), Aug 30 (Xinhua) The death toll in the earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale that hit southwest China's Sichuan province Saturday rose to 22, officials said.At least 17 people ... 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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Chinese police apologize to Japanese reporters after clash


August 5th, 2008 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Kashi (China), Aug 5 (Xinhua) Officials and the police in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur region apologized Tuesday to two Japanese reporters who were manhandled for covering the terrorist attack in the region ... 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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Extra security checks for air passengers for Olympics


July 8th, 2008 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 8 (IANS) The passengers at the Chinese airports will undergo extra security check before entering airport complexes across the country, the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) said. The special ... Read more...

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China to build world’s largest national park in Xinjiang


November 14th, 2007 - 2:09 am ICT by admin
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