By Gillian Wong Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — When attackers from China’s minority Uighurs killed 37 people in a July rampage in far western Xinjiang, police responded by gunning down at least 59 of them. When three Uighurs allegedly killed a top state-appointed Muslim cleric, police shot dead two of them. When security forces led […]
China government executes 13 over terrorism, violent crimes
BEIJING (AP) – China executed 13 people on June 15 over terrorism and violent crimes in the far western region of Xinjiang, including three men accused in an attack that left at least 34 people dead, state media said.
Calif. town shocked by former Indian soldier’s murder-suicide
By Gosia Wozniacka The Associated Press SELMA, Calif. (AP) — News of a murder-suicide that left four family members dead raced through a tight-knit Indian community in a small California agricultural town, as police tried to determine why a former Indian army officer opened fire on his family before killing himself.
Wayne’s Worlds: Business isn’t business without a cough and wheeze
By Wayne Chan Northwest Asian Weekly As we’ve all recently celebrated World No Tobacco Day … actually, let me rephrase that. I may be overstating things. As we’ve all observed World No Tobacco Day … no, that’s not exactly right, either. Let me try one more time.
China officials acknowledges two Uighur deaths, some claim attacks were malicious
URUMQI, China (AP) — Police fatally shot two Uighur men and wounded a third in western China, where violence has continued to flare despite the massive numbers of troops sent to restore calm more than a week after deadly ethnic rioting.
“Hammer Man” surrenders to SWAT team
A man has surrendered to members of the Seattle Police SWAT team after a nine-hour standoff.