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East Turkestan: Commemoratory Message Marks the First Annivers...

Marking the one year anniversary of the Yarkand massacre, the World Uyghur Congress remembers the extrajudicial killing of an Uyghur family and the subsequent protest, which was met with overwhelming violence. Over 3000 Uyghurs are estimated to have ... United Nations and Peoples Organisation, 1 day ago

Ruth Barnes: Dressing for the Great Game

In the winter of 1868-69, the tea planter and explorer Robert Shaw traveled from northern India to eastern Turkestan. At the time, Central Asia was the setting of the Great Game — the espionage and power wrangle between England and Russia over the ...
 AsiaSource1 day ago

Unconquered, mystical, alluring Rohtang

They called Kullu the end of the habitable world. Beyond that lay Lahaul-Spiti. And in-between was Rohtang Pass: indomitable and out of bounds. Harsh climate and absence of a road ensured not many even thought of venturing into the area. Of those ...
 Times of India1 week ago

Survey of Wild and Domestic Mammals for Infection with Leishmania infantum following an Outbreak of Desert Zoonotic Visceral Leishmaniasis in Jiashi, People's Republic of China

by Chun-hua Gao, Jun-yun Wang, Song Zhang, Yue-tao Yang, Yong Wang In 2008 and 2009, an outbreak of desert-subtype zoonotic visceral leishmaniasis occurred in Jiashi county, Xinjiang, China. So far, no animal reservoir has been identified for this ...
 Plosone.org2 weeks ago

Breaking Fast with Kashmiri Pink Tea?

The green tea leaves used in the brewing of Kashmiri tea are the ones from camellia cinensis plant which can really be advantageous during Ramadan. Our mornings are usually followed with a brown colored milky tea. Have we ever wondered, what if ...
 OnIslam.net2 weeks ago

China Spreads Winemaking in Uyghurstan's Farms

Alcoholism or Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD) and Alcohol Dependence Syndrome, is a broad term for any drinking of alcohol that results in problems. After organizing a big beer festival last month and forcing native Uyghur Muslims to sell alcohol last ...
 OnIslam.net3 weeks ago
Daily Sabah

Six dead as 6.4 earthquake hits China Xinjiang

(MENAFN - Gulf Times) AFP/ Xinjiang A shallow 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck China's far western region of Xinjiang on Friday the US Geological Survey said with at least six people killed according to Chinese officials. The epicentre was in ...
 MENAFN3 weeks ago Powerful 6.4-Magnitude Quake Rocks Western China  Radio Habana Cuba4 weeks ago Magnitude 6.1 earthquake kills 6 people in East Turkistan in China  Daily Sabah4 weeks ago China's Xinjiang hit by strong quake  Manila Times4 weeks ago

Chinese ploys

Surojit Mahalanobis Every time India wants to trust China, China fails it. Bailing out notorious Pakistani terrorist Zaki-ur Rahman Lakhvi and the terror-mastermind Syed Salahuddin, who are wanted in India for heinous crimes against innocent people ...
 Daily Excelsior.com3 weeks ago
DAWN Group

Nature beckons where Pakistan and China meet

I T IS the second week of November. There is silence around me; snowflakes fall gently from the sky. The day is so white - there is no other colour in sight save for my red jeep and grey jacket, as everything else is hidden under the thick snow. ...
 MyPaper.sg1 month ago Gojal: Where Pakistan begins  DAWN Group1 month ago
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