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  1. Bomb kills 7, sparking fears of violence yet again

    Posted Aug 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Seven people were killed and 14 were wounded by a bomb attack in Xinjiang targeting a policeman and security guards last week. A group of 15 security guards and a police officer was attacked at about 10.30am on Thursday in Aksu, southwest of the capital Urumqi and near the border of Kyrgyzstan, officials said. The suspected attacker is a Uygur man, who rode ...

  2. Heart of Fire

    Posted Feb 07th 2010, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... differences are clear and decisions easily made. Still, the performances salvage the film from its own simplistic flaws. A postscript: the Micael sisters, like Mehari herself, have since moved ...

  3. Leaders break their silence to urge stability

    Posted Jul 10th 2009, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Xinhua issued the standing committee's statement, Zhou Yongkang, the standing committee member in charge of law and order, arrived in Urumqi and made a high-profile appearance in the heart ...

  4. Toxic-gas victims will sue for an apology from Japan

    Posted Feb 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao Victims of Japanese chemical weapons abandoned on the mainland during the second world war plan to sue Japan for an apology after winning a landmark compensation claim last year. The lawsuit, which will be filed in a Japanese court, has been ...

  5. Payout for mustard gas victims

    Posted Dec 31st 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Irene Wang Victims of Japanese chemical weapons abandoned in Qiqihar, Heilongjiang, yesterday accepted a compensation package from the Japanese government. The victims and their families attended a meeting with officials from the city, province and Minist ...

  6. Dozens held as 1,000 police end land-use protest

    Posted Jan 08th 2010, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau in Guangzhou Dozens of villagers in Foshan remain behind bars after a dispute over land use turned into a violent clash with armed police. According to residents of Wanshi village, under Shishan township in the Pearl River Delta's manufactur ...

  7. Oil blast gives Urumqi the jitters

    Posted Jul 13th 2009, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem, Choi Chi-yuk and Kristine Kwok in Urumqi Tensions rose in Urumqi yesterday, a week after the country's worst ethnic violence in decades, when an explosion at an oil refinery sparked fears of a terrorist attack. No one was injured in the bl ...

  8. Spain's resolve must not weaken

    Posted Mar 19th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Spanish 'truce' announced by an Islamic militant group that claims responsibility for last week's bombings in Madrid marks a disturbing development in the global struggle to combat international terrorism. It also poses a moral dilemma. ...

  9. N Korean arms expert detained while seeking asylum

    Posted Sep 07th 2003, 12:00am by Peter Michael

    ... N Korean arms expert is detained A North Korean biological weapons expert has been detained while trying to seek political asylum at the Australian consulate in Guangzhou, according to diplomats. Senior US, Australian and North Korean officials said they were aware of the arrest and were investigating the circumstances behind the man's alleged bid for freedom. Human rights ...

  10. Opponents of war find Iraq debate a letdown

    Posted Oct 26th 2004, 12:00am by David Enders

    ... David Enders in New York Critics are disillusioned that neither candidate talks about disengagement Despite the war in Iraq being the central issue in the campaign, as Americans plan to go to the polls a week from today the debate on Iraq has not shaped u ...




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