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    Attack in restive Xinjiang area kills four and injures eight

    Posted Mar 08th 2013, 10:24am by Associated Press in Beijing

    ... been grappling with tensions between indigenous Uighurs and Han Chinese, who have flooded the region seeking to profit from local resources. In 2009, riots in Xinjiang’s capital Urumqi killed ...

  2. News - China - XINJIANG

    Fatal clash in Xinjiang shows cadres lack crisis awareness, analysts say

    Posted Apr 29th 2013, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... southwest of the provincial capital, Urumqi, said Hou Hanmin, a Xinjiang government spokeswoman. Hou said local authorities branded the clash a terrorist attack by "jihadists" plotting ... in the region since July 2009, when Urumqi was rocked by days of fighting between Han Chinese and Uygurs that left nearly 200 people from both sides dead. The incident shocked the central government, ...

  3. Ethnic tensions rife in city's mixed areas

    Posted Jul 10th 2009, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem Ethnic tensions remained sharp in some of Urumqi's poorer districts yesterday, even as work got under way to clear away burned wreckage and repair shop fronts shattered ... people, regardless of race, but Han people suffered a lot,' said one resident, who refused to give his name. 'We had to show the Uygurs that Han outnumber them in Urumqi and they would ...

  4. Hotan attack takes a toll on business

    Posted Jul 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and oil grocery store, by a group of Uygurs during riots in Urumqi on July 5, 2009. The riots claimed nearly 200 lives and more than 1,600 were injured. A middle-aged female owner of another jade ... to the countryside. 'On the day the killing took place, I received 20 calls from relatives in my hometown and another 30 from friends in Urumqi,' said a restaurant owner in his late 30s. He said ...

  5. Restore order, then tackle Xinjiang's woes

    Posted Jul 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... armed Han Chinese tried to approach Uygur districts in the heart of Urumqi to seek revenge and had to be dispersed by riot police. There were also reports of ethnic Uygurs trying to reach ...



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