China / Xinjiang

Roasted camel

[2013-10-25 10:30]

A local man in Bacu county, Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, barbecued a 350-kilogram camel using a mud brick oven that he made himself during the county's food festival. The roasted camel was sold to tourists at 120 yuan ($19.73) per kilogram and sold out in one hour, reported.

Xinjiang bid to curb terrorist attacks

[2013-10-09 00:42]

Public security forces in Xinjiang have stepped up efforts to regulate the spread of religious extremism online to curb terrorist attacks.

Xinjiang scores on the national stage at last

[2013-09-17 08:48]

Lack of a local club in the top-tier professional league has seen Xinjiang soccer struggle to enter the mainstream of modern professionalism.
Participation is seen as key to success

Faye Wong announces her divorce

[2013-09-15 08:09]

Singer Faye Wong announced on Sept 13 that she has divorced her second husband, former actor turned businessman, Li Yapeng. Divorce shocks fans

3 sentenced to death for Xinjiang terror attack

[2013-09-13 07:11]

A court in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region Thursday sentenced three men to death and one man to 25 years in jail for a violent terrorist attack that killed 24 people.

5.1-magnitude earthquake rattles Urumqi

[2013-08-31 08:30]

A 5.1-magnitude earthquake hit Urumqi, the capital of the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, at 1:27 pm on Friday. No casualties were reported.

Group wedding ceremony held in NW China

[2013-08-22 17:38]

Newlyweds dance during a group wedding ceremony in Turpan, Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, Aug 22, 2013.

Soccer dreams for Xinjiang teens

[2013-08-14 16:15]

Student soccer players from Urumqi Fifth Primary School in Urumqi defy the formidable heat to train in Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region train on Aug 13. The team defended its title at the National Teenage Campus Soccer Championship 2013 in Guangzhou, South China's Guangdong province between July 15-18.

Martial arts masters put on dazzling display

[2013-08-05 11:24]

Representatives from 11 factions of wushu, or Chinese martial arts displayed their skills during the Tianshan Mountain Cultural Week in Tekes county, Ili Kazak autonomous prefecture of Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, August 3, 2013.

Survivors recall violent attack that shocked nation

[2013-07-06 09:07]

On Tuesday, Xinhua correspondents conducted exclusive interviews with those injured in the attack, hearing not only their accounts of the tragic moments but also their thoughts on the future.

Witnesses' account of Xinjiang terror attacks

[2013-07-06 07:55]

Victims and witnesses have uncovered more details of the terror attacks that killed 24 people in Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region on June 26. Survivors recall violent attack

Pain lingers after Xinjiang terrorist attack

[2013-07-05 08:30]

Authorities blame religious extremism and call for tighter security.