In Kashgar, an ancient Silk Road town on the western edge of the Xinjiang region, one man wakes up at 9am on a chilly January morning to prepare for the day. Strangely, he still has another hour and fifteen minutes before the sun even rises. more »
Explosives thrown from two vehicles that rammed an open market in China's western region of Xinjiang killed and wounded an unknown number of people, the official Xinhua news agency and a witness have said. China has blamed a series of knife and bomb attacks in recent months on separatist militants... more »
Before I had time to process what had happened, “boo’s” were echoing from the crowd, beverage cups were being thrown down at the players on the court and a fight was about to break out between players and sideline press. Meanwhile the arena emcee was taunting the opponents over the... more »
While sitting down waiting to test for my China driver's license I looked around and witnessed poster after poster full of accident photos, adorned with illustrations of dripping blood. The TV in the corner was playing security camera footage of hundreds of accidents on a loop. I felt like Jim... more »
The pollution in and around Urumqi Xinjiang is getting about as bad as any other major city in China. The thought of any sort of exercise - whether that's running, basketball or any other sport - just doesn't feel like a good idea. So when the opportunity to join some... more »
Dozens of armoured vehicles and military trucks rolled into the capital of the western Chinese region of Xinjiang as President Xi Jinping ordered tighter security after two outbreaks of violence last week. Photos from Urumqi showing dozens of white armoured vehicles and open-topped trucks filled with troops and police in... more »
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