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China blames Xinjiang rail attack on foreign group of Islamic extremists

Chinese authorities blamed an April railway attack in Xinjiang on an overseas Islamic extremist group, state media said Sunday, reinforcing Beijing's claims that foreign militants are provoking domestic unrest. The far-west Xinjiang region, home to……

Missing China dissident ‘held in Xinjiang’

SHANGHAI — Prominent Chinese dissident Gao Zhisheng, a lawyer who first disappeared into police custody nearly two years ago, has been imprisoned in the far western region of Xinjiang, his brother said on Sunday. The United States, the European Union and the United Nations have called on Beijing to release…

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