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China trial of Uighur scholar within weeks, imam reported killed

Aug 01, 2014

China trial of Uighur scholar within weeks, imam reported killed

BEIJING (Reuters) - A prominent ethnic Uighur professor from China's Xinjiang could be tried on separatism charges within weeks, his lawyer said on
Explosion hits Chinese chemical plant

Aug 01, 2014

Explosion hits Chinese chemical plant

Beijing, Aug 1 (IANS) An explosion ripped through a chemical plant in China's Jiangsu province Thursday evening. There was no immediate casualty
Mosque imam killed in China's Xinjiang

Jul 31, 2014

Mosque imam killed in China's Xinjiang

Beijing, July 31 (IANS) The imam of China's largest mosque has been killed in a city in the country's Xinjiang region that has witnessed simmering
China to punish sale of GM crops following illegal trade expose

Jul 31, 2014

China to punish sale of GM crops following illegal trade expose

Beijing In a move to prevent illegal sales and growing of genetically modified (GM) crops, which are prohibited in the country, Chinese authorities
G7 warns Russia of more sanctions if Ukraine crisis escalates

Jul 31, 2014

G7 warns Russia of more sanctions if Ukraine crisis escalates

, who has voiced support for Ukraine's sovereignty but refrained from criticising Russia.The West wants Beijing's diplomatic support in an effort to
With "Big Tiger" caught, Chinese media can finally name its prey

Jul 31, 2014

With "Big Tiger" caught, Chinese media can finally name its prey

BEIJING (Reuters) - "Big Tiger" is gone. "Master Kang" has disappeared.The various euphemisms Chinese media have used to describe
U.S. looks for Asian cooperation on sanctions against Russia

Jul 31, 2014

U.S. looks for Asian cooperation on sanctions against Russia

official told reporters in Singapore.He said he had already been to Beijing and Seoul this week, speaking with senior government officials and business
More violence in China's Xinjiang, prominent academic indicted

Jul 31, 2014

More violence in China's Xinjiang, prominent academic indicted

BEIJING (Reuters) - China formally indicted a prominent ethnic Uighur professor for separatism on Wednesday, as security forces flooded into the far
More violence in China's Xinjiang, prominent academic indicted

Jul 31, 2014

More violence in China's Xinjiang, prominent academic indicted

BEIJING (Reuters) - China formally indicted a prominent ethnic Uighur professor for separatism on Wednesday, as security forces flooded into the far
China Around 100 people killed in Xinjiang terror attack, says Uighur group

Jul 30, 2014

China Around 100 people killed in Xinjiang terror attack, says Uighur group

Beijing A clash in China's far western region of Xinjiang, home to the country's mostly Muslim Uighur minority, left nearly 100 people dead and