Chinese paper blames West for encouraging Xinjiang extremists

Chinese paper blames West for encouraging Xinjiang extremists

Whether Xinjiang governance abuses human rights must be judged by whether its results safeguard the interests of the majority in the region, it continued. Xinjiang:Turbulence in China’s restive far western region of Xinjiang have been caused by “external factors”, a state-run newspaper said Saturday in an editorial responding to calls by a group of U.S. lawmakers for sanctions on Chinese officials. Western accusations of Xinjiang governance seriously misled the extremists, making them believe they were launching religious Jihad and won sympathy and support from Western and international society,” said the…

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Ferrari goes 1-2 in busy practice session at Chinese Grand Prix

Ferrari goes 1-2 in busy practice session at Chinese Grand Prix

Ferrari goes 1-2 in busy practice session at Chinese Grand Prix Ferrari  : Sebastian Vettel’s time of 1 minute, 33.336 was just a second slower than the lap record at the track, set by Michael Schumacher in 2004. Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen set the two quickest lap times in practice at the Chinese Grand Prix on Saturday, as the rain and fog finally cleared to allow the drivers on the track during a busy pre-qualifying session. Vettel’s time of 1 minute, 33.336 was just a second slower than the…

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Taiwan politician’s funeral features 50 pole dancers

A Taiwanese funeral featuring 50 pole dancers has become the talk of the Chinese internet this week. Videos of the funeral procession, which took place on Tuesday, have been circulating online showing skimpily-clad women gyrating on top of jeeps in the southern city of Chiayi. The funeral was for local politician Tung Hsiang, who died last month. His family said they wanted to honour Mr Tung, who loved “having a lively fun time”, local media reported. The procession, featuring the convoy of colourful jeeps blasting loud music, brought traffic to…

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