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  1. News - China - XINJIANG

    Xinjiang police issue order to detain family members of Urumqi bomb suspect

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 03:14pm by Teddy Ng, Keith Zhai

    ... Teddy Ng in Beijing and Keith Zhai 100,000 yuan reward offered for clues to deadly station attack in which 3 people died Police hunt for Urumqi suspect's family Xinjiang police are looking for 10 family members of an alleged assailant killed in Wednesday's deadly bomb and knife attack in Urumqi. In a notice issued on Friday, the police offered a reward of up to 100,000 ...

  2. News - China - XINJIANG

    Security tightened after three killed in bomb, knife attack at Urumqi train station

    Posted May 01st 2014, 05:47pm by Li Jing and Adrian Wan

    ... Li Jing and Adrian Wan President Xi Jinping vows to 'crush terrorists' Three killed as explosion rocks Urumqi train station Security was tightened at South Urumqi train station ... on Thursday afternoon at entrances to the largest railway station in Urumqi, capital of Xinjiang,  with hundreds of gun- or shield-wielding uniformed officers patrolling the railway complex. ...

  3. News - China - XINJIANG

    Urumqi bombing was suicide attack by ‘religious extremists’

    Posted May 01st 2014, 11:30pm by Adrian Wan, Teddy Ng

    ... Adrian Wan in Urumqi and Teddy Ng in Beijing Two religious extremists used knives then set off explosives, police say Urumqi bombing was suicide attack Xinjiang authorities said two assailants carried out a suicide attack on Wednesday evening at Urumqi's main railway station. The attack left one bystander dead and 79 people injured. The assailants, one of whom ...

  4. News - China - SECURITY

    Beijing on highest security alert after Urumqi suicide blast

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 01:28pm by Keira Lu Huang

    ... Wednesday’s deadly blast at the South Urumqi train station. Beijing carried out an anti-terrorist drill at the Beijing Railway Station late on Thursday night. The municipal public security bureau set ... patrols. On Wednesday, two assailants carried out a suicide attack at Urumqi’s main railway station, leaving one dead and 79 injured. President Xi Jinping urged “decisive actions” against terrorist ...

  5. News - China - XINJIANG

    Breaking news alerts on Urumqi attack ‘censored’ on Weibo

    Posted May 01st 2014, 03:52pm by Andrea Chen

    ... of the bomb-and-knife attack outside a railway station in Urumqi were censored on the mainland’s most popular social media platform on Wednesday night. Beijing has condemned the attack as an act of terrorism ... the largest railway station in the capital of Xinjiang. “A blast hits a railway station in Urumqi, capital of northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region,” the post read. The news came hot ...

  6. News - China - XINJIANG

    Uygur kills police officer in Urumqi, state media say

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 11:59am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com Uygur kills police officer in Urumqi A police officer has been killed and his attacker shot dead in Urumqi in Xinjiang, the city government reported. The assailant, a Uygur, attacked the officer- also a Uygur- at the entrance to a government building, according to an article posted on a news website run by Urumqi authorities. The officer later died ...

  7. News - China - SECURITY

    Xinjiang becomes 'a major battlefield' in anti-terror campaign

    Posted May 25th 2014, 05:23am by AP, AFP, Staff Reporter

    ... Agencies in Urumqi and Staff Reporter Security clampdown as authorities launch one-year campaign to 'hunt down and punish' terrorists following attack on Urumqi street market ... region in years, which left 43 people dead, including four assailants. In the Xinjiang capital, Urumqi, where the attack happened, armed paramilitary police were on patrol at many locations ...

  8. Crackdown ahead of anniversary of riots

    Posted Jun 19th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok A month-long 'strike-hard' campaign has been launched in Urumqi to crack down on crime as authorities in the regional capital of Xinjiang gear up ahead of the first ... anniversary on July 5 looms. Without specifically referring to the rioting, which claimed almost 200 lives in Urumqi, police said at a meeting on Thursday that the campaign intended to 'severely ...

  9. News - China - ETHNIC MINORITIES

    In Xinjiang capital Urumqi, poverty greater threat than radical Islam

    Posted Nov 04th 2013, 10:22am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Urumqi While independence may drive some Uygurs, most are only concerned with getting a good job In Urumqi, poverty greater threat than Islam In the dirty backstreets of the Uygur old quarter of Xinjiang’s capital Urumqi in China’s far west, Abuduwahapu frowns when asked what he thinks is the root cause of the region’s festering problem with violence and unrest. ...




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