As we drove through the streets of Yarkand, a desert oasis town in China's far western province of Xinjiang, police and counter-terrorism forces line almost every corner. Our cameras are kept close to our chests, out of sight, because despite ... ABC News, 1 month ago
In September 1949, prominent Nationalist officials posted to the far northwestern province of Xinjiang surrendered to the Chinese Communists without a fight. The approximately 71,000 Nationalist soldiers still stationed in Xinjiang—most of them ...Wilson Center, 2 weeks ago
In tune with a growing domestic focus on tapping the achievements of its past. China is digging deep into its cultural roots to anchor a seamless revival of the ancient Silk Road, in tune with a growing domestic focus on tapping the achievements ...The Hindu, 2 weeks ago
Hundreds of caves in the middle of the Gobi desert, whose painted walls and grand statues mark the epic journey of Buddhism. Hewn out of solid rock in the middle of the bone-dry Gobi desert, there exist hundreds of caves, whose intricately ...The Hindu, 2 weeks ago
It's the second week of November. There is a tremendous silence around me; snowflakes fall gently from the sky. The day is so white — there's no color in sight save for my red jeep and gray jacket, all other colors have become invisible under the ...DAWN Group, 1 month ago
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