Xinjiang


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Xin·jiang

 (shĭn′jyäng′) also Sin·kiang (sĭn′kyäng′, shĭn′jyäng′)
An autonomous region of extreme western China. Ürümqi is the capital.
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Noun1.Xinjiang - an autonomous province in far northwestern China on the border with Mongolia and KazakhstanXinjiang - an autonomous province in far northwestern China on the border with Mongolia and Kazakhstan; the largest province in the People's Republic of China and the homeland of the Uighur people
East Turkestan Islamic Movement, East Turkistan Islamic Movement - a group of Uighur Muslims fighting Chinese control of Xinjiang; declared by China in 2001 to be terrorists although there is a long history of cycles of insurgency and repression
Cathay, China, Communist China, mainland China, People's Republic of China, PRC, Red China - a communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia; the most populous country in the world
Uighur, Uigur, Uygur - a member of a people who speak Uighur and live in Xinjiang and adjacent areas
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BEIJING:The Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region will continue to strengthen its anti-terrorism efforts due to the complicated international situation and there is no room for slacking off, Zhu Hailun, deputy party secretary of Xinjiang CPC Committee said on Wednesday.
com GILGIT The Gilgit-Baltistan Legislative Assembly (GBLA) through a unanimous resolution has called for the federal government to take urgent steps for the release of over 50 Chinese wives of GB men detained in neighbouring Xinjiang province of China.
China has allegedly detained dozens of Muslim women in Xinjiang region who are married to men in Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B), according to Voice of America.
GILGIT -- The Gilgit-Baltistan Legislative Assembly (GBLA) through a unanimous resolution has called for the federal government to take urgent steps for the release of over 50 Chinese wives of GB men detained in neighbouring Xinjiang province of China.
URUMQI -- The first batch of seafood imported directly from Pakistan has arrived in Urumqi, capital of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.
12 December 2017 - China-based agriculture commodities supplier Xinjiang Shineco Taihe Agriculture Technology Ltd.
M2 EQUITYBITES-December 12, 2017-Shineco to Acquire Western Xinjiang Tiansheng in Deal Valued at RMB 23m
5 billion cubic meters / year to meet the needs of business and civil use of Luntai County in Xinjiang.
TEHRAN (FNA)- China is showing increased concerns about the ISIL members' infiltration into the border province of Xinjiang, reports said on Tuesday.
China's violence-prone far western region of Xinjiang will offer rewards of up to 5 million yuan ($772,738) for tipoffs about terrorist attacks, the government there said on Monday, in the latest stability move by authorities.
Summary: More than 4 million residents of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region use natural gas for their energy.
Chinese security forces in the far western region of Xinjiang killed 28 'terrorists' from a group that carried out a deadly attack at a coal mine in September under the direction of 'foreign extremists', the regional government said on Friday.