In an unusual move, China has demoted a ruling Communist party official in the volatile Uygur Muslim majority Xinjiang province for not "daring" to smoke in front of local religious leaders, regarding it as a sign of timidity in fighting against extremism. Business Standard, 2 weeks ago
Official demoted in Xinjiang for not smoking in front of - DNA, 2 weeks ago
12 held for spreading extremist content online in China - Business Standard, 4 weeks ago
China today banned wearing veils or growing abnormal beards in Xinjiang as part of a major crackdown aimed at curbing religious extremism in the restive Uygur Muslim majority province. According to law, special task forces to curb extremism would be set up at ...News on Air, 3 weeks ago China bans veils, abnormal beards in Xinjiang Business Standard, 3 weeks ago
Vowing to plant their flag in China and that blood will "flow in rivers", a video released this week purportedly by the Islamic State group shows ethnic Uighur fighters training in Iraq, underscoring what Beijing sees as a serious threat. China is worried ...DNA, 1 month ago
China's troubled ethnic provinces, Tibet and Xinjiang, that enjoy preferential tax benefits have become tax havens for Chinese celebrities who are setting companies in these regions. Celebrities like billionaire film actresses Zhao Wei and Fan Bingbing ...Business Standard, 1 month ago
The winners of the 60th annual World Press Photo Contest have been announced. The winning shot was taken by Turkish Associated Press photographer called Burhan Ozbilici, with an image he has simply titled An Assassination in Turkey. Showing Mevlut Mert Altintas shouting after shooting Andrei Karlov, the Russian ambassador to Turkey, at an art gallery in Ankara, Turkey, on December 19 2016. This year, 80,408 photos were submitted for judging, made by 5,034 photographers from ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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