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Award winning Canadian photographer releases his first photography book documenting nearly a decade of life in the Muslim region of China, entitled “Chinese Turkestan, a photographic journey
By Andrew Jacobs Jake Hooker and Tang Xuemei contributed research. * Two men armed with knives and explosives ambushed a military police unit in China's majority-Muslim northwest region Monday morning, killing 16 officers and wounding 16 others before being arrested, according to the state media.
Grenade attacks Monday on a border patrol police station in China's northwest Xinjiang region killed 16 policemen and injured 16 more. Two attackers driving a truck tossed two grenades causing an explosion at the station in Kashi, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported.
By Jim Yardley and Ian Urbina The Chinese authorities discounted over the weekend claims by a purported Uighur Muslim separatist group in which the group's leader threatened the Olympic Games and took responsibility for fatal bus explosions in Kunming and Shanghai.
BEIJING (Reuters) - A former leader of China's far western region of Xinjiang criticized the United States on Friday for allowing five Chinese Muslims released from Guantanamo Bay to seek asylum in Albania.
- One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.