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August 31, 2018
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Security forces squeezed their grip on China a notch tighter Friday for the start of the Olympics. (MSNBC — 9 August, 2008)
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Several explosions on Sunday rocked a county in western China, killing at least one, a hospital official and state media said. (MSNBC — 10 hours ago)
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Eighteen “foreign agitators” have been arrested a day after a bomb attack killed 16 police in the restive Xinjiang region, an official said on Tuesday. (MSNBC — 5 August, 2008)
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KASHGAR, China, Aug. 5 — Authorities said they were treating a brazen attack that left 16 police officers dead and 16 others injured Monday as a terrorist strike, China’s state-run media reported. The two men arrested after the attack were members of the ethnic Uighur minority, which has long…

(Washington Post — 5 August, 2008)
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BEIJING, Aug. 10 — State media reported several explosions early Sunday morning in the restive Xinjiang region of far western China, where an attack last week left 16 border police dead.

(Washington Post — 7 hours ago)
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KASHGAR, China, Aug. 5 — Fear and caution pervaded the warren of mud-brick homes and shops of this northwestern city’s ethnic Uighur neighborhood Tuesday, a day after an attack on a paramilitary police unit that killed 16 officers. Residents said they feared they would be blamed because the two…

(Washington Post — 6 August, 2008)
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