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Beijing [China], June 1 (ANI): The Communist Party of China (CPC) from Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region expelled its member for participating in religious activities.

Beijing [China], May 26 (ANI): After a Chinese couple was abducted from Quetta's Jinnah Town, in Balochistan Province of Pakistan on Wednesday, the state run Global Times said that the incident highlights the risks along the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 26 (ANI): There has been a spurt in cases where Pakistanis have been found to be involved in terror-related activities including, being implicated in drug trafficking and espionage cases across the globe. The country's embassies have been grappling with increasing number of such cases as per well placed sources.

Earthquake claims eight lives in China's Xinjiang
Updated: May 11, 2017 10:32 IST

Beijing [China], May 11 (ANI) : A 5.5 magnitude earthquake jolted northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, killing eight people and injuring 11 others.

Xinjiang [China], April 25 (ANI): China has banned dozens of Islamic baby names in the country's largest Muslim-majority Xinjiang province as a part of its crackdown on alleged religious "extremism", Radio Free Asia (RFA) has reported.

Concerns grow as Chinese jihadis rise in Syria
Updated: Apr 23, 2017 10:22 IST

Beijing [China], Apr 23 (ANI): Analysts have warned of the increasing security threat to Beijing as Chinese jihadis are on the rise in Syria, thereby forcing the country to rethink its Middle East strategy.

London [U.K.], Apr. 1 (ANI): China, on Friday banned burqas, veils and abnormal beards in a Muslim province claiming that it is a crackdown on religious extremism.

New Delhi [India], Jan. 22 (ANI): Chinese Cultural Show, Programmed by Xinjiang Art Theater Song and Dance Troupe, China took place early this week, on January 18, 2017 at Kamani Auditorium, New Delhi.

Beijing [China], Jan. 11 (ANI): To prevent terrorists from entering or leaving China efforts have been stepped up on entry and exit management.

Hong Kong,[China] Jan.3 (ANI): In the last six months of 2016, state-owned media in China has reported two terrorist incidents in the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region (XUAR), the most recent of which occurred in the province's Karakax County, resulting in the death of one person.

6.9 magnitude quake hits China
Updated: Nov 25, 2016 20:23 IST

New Delhi [India], Nov. 25 (ANI): An earthquake of magnitude 6.9 rocked China's Southern Xinjiang, reports the EMSC.

Urumqi (China), Aug. 6 (ANI): The regional government of China's

London, July 22 (ANI): Britain has listed the Pakistan-based East Turkestan Islamic Movement (ETIM) as a terrorist organisation, a move likely to please China, which has demanded Western support for its fight against a group it says seeks to split off its western region of Xinjiang.

Islamabad, June 29 (ANI): A Pakistan Ministry of Religious Affairs delegation has left for China to determine the reported reason for the Chinese authorities to ban fasting in Muslim-majority Xinjiang province during Ramazan.

Hong Kong, June 28 (ANI): Uyghur leader Dolkun Issa has questioned Pakistan's silence on the Beijing imposed ban on Xinjian's Muslim population from observing Ramzan.

China needs to overhaul Xinjiang policy
Updated: Jun 27, 2016 11:29 IST

Hong Kong, June 27 (ANI): China is very afraid of terrorism perpetrated by its Muslim Uighur population. High level Chinese counterterrorism experts warned, "With Uighurs in conflict zones with motivation, skills and networks directing, inspiring and instigating attacks in Xinjiang, the potential for a spike in extremism and terrorism in China in the immediate to the mid-term is high."

Bangkok, June.8 (ANI): Concerned about Islamic extremism and foreign influences affecting residents of the Muslim-dominant border district of Xinjiang province, the Chinese government has announced that all citizens of the area must provide DNA samples if they are applying for passports.

Lucknow (U.P), June 7 (ANI): Scores of Muslims in Lucknow took to the streets on Tuesday, to protest against the Chinese government's ban on fasting during Ramadan in Muslim-majority Xinjiang province.

Islamabad, May 30 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who finds himself increasingly isolated on the national scene in wake of the Panama Gate and American action against the Taliban, will now face an acid test in Gilgit -Baltistan which is set to vote in a by-election from Hunza on the border with Xinjiang province of North-western China.

China warns people to shun practise of Islam
Updated: May 26, 2016 07:36 IST

Hong Kong, May 26 (ANI): China's top leadership, led by Party General Secretary and President Xi Jinping, has warned the Chinese people, especially those living in the Xinjiang province to shun the practise of Islam and to stick to China's state policy of "Marxist Atheism".

Beijing, May 6 (ANI): A Chinese province with a minority Muslim population has demanded strict adherence to a ban on religion in schools after a video was circulated online in which a kindergartener recites verses from the Holy Quran.

Beijing, Apr.8 (ANI): Companies from China's violence-prone region of Xinjiang have signed deals worth about two billion dollars with Pakistan, during a visit to Pakistan by Xinjiang's Party chief Zhang Chunxian ,who sought to strenghthen relation with an important security partner.

Pak assures China of CPEC security
Updated: Apr 06, 2016 13:54 IST

Islamabad, Apr. 6 (ANI): Pakistan's Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif has reassured China that its military will ensure a secure environment for the timely completion of the multi-billion-dollar network of roads and rails connecting the Gwadar deep seaport with Xinjiang.

Hong Kong, Sept.7 (ANI): While the other countries of the world fight their own demons in the media glare, China is one place where political problems are successfully kept under wraps.

London, July 14 (ANI): Three armed men in China's north-eastern Shenyang city have been shot dead by police, who claimed they were Xinjiang terrorists.

New York, June 24 (ANI): Clashes between ethnic Uighurs and the police in China's Xinjiang region have killed at least 18 people this week, said reports that were corroborated by local residents and a police officer.

Karachi, June 16 (ANI): China's local government in Xinjiang is urging Uighur people who follow Islamic faith to give up fasting in Ramazan.

Beijing, March 11 (ANI): Residents from China's Xinjiang province have reportedly joined the ranks of the Islamic State (IS), a top official from the Xinjiang Uighur autonomous region confirmed for the first time on Tuesday.

London, Jan 14 (ANI): Lawmakers in China have reportedly approved a ban on women wearing burqa, a traditional Islamic garment, in public in Xinjinag province, a region with a large Muslim population.