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Oct 26, 2016
US seeks continued counter-terrorism exchanges with ChinaThe US has held counter-terrorism talks with China and called for deeper cooperation between the two countries.
Oct 11, 2016
Ilham Tohti, jailed Chinese minority scholar, wins human rights awardTohti, 46, was given a life sentence on charges of separatism in September 2014 after a two-day trial.
Sep 26, 2014
China: Forty 'rioters' killed in Xinjiang after a series of explosionsChinese state media had previously only stated that two people had been killed in the incident. The ruling Communist Party tightly restricts access to the restive region, and information is difficult to independently verify.
Sep 26, 2014
Timeline: Unrest connected with China's restive Xinjiang regionHere is a chronology of key events related to China's restive and largely Muslim Xinjiang region since 2009.
Sep 25, 2014
Uighur scholar convicted for promoting seperatism: Chinese mediaChina's vice minister of state ethnic affairs, Luo Liming, said that the court had strictly followed Chinese law in handing down the life sentence.
Sep 23, 2014
China imposes life sentence on Uighur scholarHe is known as a moderate voice with ties to both the country's Han Chinese establishment and the Muslim Uighur ethnic group, which has long complained of harsh treatment by the government in the far western Xinjiang region.