As President Obama meets Chinese leaders and conducts youth forums, activists call on the US to take a tougher line with China on human rights.
11/13/2009 12:00 am
Al Qaeda preacher, Abu Yahya al-Libi, urges Uighurs to launch holy war against China. Is anyone listening?
10/08/2009 01:00 am
Thousands are expected at a government-led rally in Lhasa as Chinese soldiers with tear gas patrol the streets in a bid to prevent a riot similar to the one in March.
09/30/2009 01:00 am
Police reported 77 new needle attacks in 24 hours, a state paper said. Similar news last week prompted huge protests and fear of more ethnic clashes. But some questioned how rampant the attacks really were.
09/09/2009 01:00 am
Seeking to tamp down ethnic tensions between Han Chinese and Uighurs in Urumqi, China says rumor spreading will result in jail and needle attacks could be punishable by death.
09/07/2009 01:00 am
Hundreds of Han Chinese took to the streets in Urumqi Thursday over reports on needle attacks. The protests come just two months after ethnic violence shut down the city.
09/03/2009 01:00 am
A public interest lawyer and a Uighur academic were freed from detention Sunday, with no explanation.
08/24/2009 01:00 am
Authorities blocked an Afghan plane from landing Sunday in Xinjiang, a predominantly Uighur region. They cited a bomb threat, but none was found.
08/12/2009 01:00 am
Beijing enjoys a better subway system and air quality thanks to the 2008 Games. National pride has flourished. But the political openness promised last year has not.
08/09/2009 01:00 am
The PLA gave foreign reporters a rare tour of a base outside Beijing this week and announced a bilingual website slated to debut Aug.1, the Army's 82nd birthday.
08/01/2009 01:00 am