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Authorities in northwest Chinas Xinjiang region have detained nearly 10 percent of the population of a township in ethnic Uyghur-dominated Kashgar (in Chinese, Kashi) prefecture, according to sources, following an incident three years ago. A ...
2017-12-15
Authorities are collecting DNA samples and other biometric data from all residents aged 12-65 of northwest Chinas Xinjiang region, which is home to more than 11 million Muslim ethnic Uyghurs, under the pretext of a free health care program, a ...
2017-12-15
Pakistan on Thursday refuted reports that Beijing had halted payments on some of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPECBSE -4.45 %) projects in the country. Foreign Office Spokesperson Muhammad Faisal at a briefing said there was no news f ...
2017-12-14
The CPEC is a planned network of roads, railways and energy projects linking China's resource-rich Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region with Pakistan's strategic Gwadar Port on the Arabian Sea. ndtv ISLAMABAD: China has halted the release of funds for ...
2017-12-12
On 10 December 2017, the German city of Weimar awarded the 2017 Weimar Human Rights award to Uyghur rights activist Ilham Tohti, in a public ceremony coinciding with International Human Rights Day. Currently serving a life sentence for his criticism ...
2017-12-11
Authorities in China have expanded a recall of passports from Uyghurs residing within the northwest region of Xinjiang to include members of the ethnic groups throughout the country, according to sources. Since October 2016, the Public Security Bure ...
2017-12-09
BEIJING (Reuters) - China on Friday warned its nationals in Pakistan of plans for a series of imminent terrorist attacks on Chinese targets there, an unusual alert as it pours funds into infrastructure projects into a country plagued by ...
2017-12-08
Uyghur grape merchants in northwest Chinas Xinjiang region suffered significant losses this year after heightened security measures amid a sensitive annual Communist Party Congress forced them to delay their harvest, according to sources. Thi ...
2017-12-07
BBC Rising levels of debt pose "large risks" to China's economy, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF). In its first report since 2011 on China's resilience to shocks and contagion, the IMF said it still had concerns over imbalances in ...
2017-12-07
The Indian government has once again announced a list of apps on both Android and iOS that it says intelligence agencies have reported are spyware. A total of 42 apps on both smartphone platforms are reportedly sending the users ...
2017-12-03