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#Xinjiang

# xinjiang - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

Eight killed in knife attack on Chinese crowd

Beijing regularly accuses what it calls exiled Uighur separatist groups such as the East Turkestan Islamic Movement of orchestrating attacks in the region.

# xinjiang - Monday 12 January, 2015

Police shoot six people dead after they 'tried to detonate bombs'

At least 200 people have been killed in the Xinjiang region in the last year.

# xinjiang - Sunday 3 August, 2014

China places official death toll of 'gang attack' at 96

37 civilians and 59 “terrorists” were killed in the incident last week in Xinjiang.

# xinjiang - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

139 arrested in China for 'spreading jihad'

Beijing has warned of growing religious extremism in the western region of Xinjiang.

# xinjiang - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

China state media says 27 killed in riots

Police shot 10 rioters after nine of their colleagues were allegedly killed in the clashes.

# xinjiang - Saturday 29 October, 2011

China defines terrorism to win global support

China has authorised new legislature to define and combat terrorism – which is closer in line to international practises – as violent outbreaks continue in the country’s western region.

# xinjiang - Tuesday 2 August, 2011

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things to know this morning…