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by Sara AM Golling on Monday Aug 03 2009

Much was made in the news, earlier this month, of the series of violent clashes that erupted between Uighurs, a Turkic, and predominantly Muslim, minority ethnic group in China, the Chinese state police, and Han Chinese residents in the the province of Xinjiang, in northwestern China.

by Sara AM Golling on Monday Aug 03 2009

Much was made in the news, earlier this month, of the series of violent clashes that erupted between Uighurs, a Turkic, and predominantly Muslim, minority ethnic group in China, the Chinese state police, and Han Chinese residents in the the province of Xinjiang, in northwestern China.

by Sara AM Golling on Monday Aug 03 2009

Much was made in the news, earlier this month, of the series of violent clashes that erupted between Uighurs, a Turkic, and predominantly Muslim, minority ethnic group in China, the Chinese state police, and Han Chinese residents in the the province of Xinjiang, in northwestern China.

by Sara AM Golling on Monday Aug 03 2009

Much was made in the news, earlier this month, of the series of violent clashes that erupted between Uighurs, a Turkic, and predominantly Muslim, minority ethnic group in China, the Chinese state police, and Han Chinese residents in the the province of Xinjiang, in northwestern China.

by Sara AM Golling on Monday Aug 03 2009

Much was made in the news, earlier this month, of the series of violent clashes that erupted between Uighurs, a Turkic, and predominantly Muslim, minority ethnic group in China, the Chinese state police, and Han Chinese residents in the the province of Xinjiang, in northwestern China.

by Sara AM Golling on Monday Aug 03 2009

Much was made in the news, earlier this month, of the series of violent clashes that erupted between Uighurs, a Turkic, and predominantly Muslim, minority ethnic group in China, the Chinese state police, and Han Chinese residents in the the province of Xinjiang, in northwestern China.

by Anonymous on Tuesday Jul 28 2009

Spaniard Alberto Contador of team Astana has won the 2009 Tour de France after crossing the line in a final time of 85:48:35 for the 21-stage grand tour. Andy Schleck from Luxembourg came in second place. Schleck, riding for Team Saxo Bank also won the maillot blanc for the young riders' classification.

by Anonymous on Thursday Jul 23 2009

 

Sun Danyong, a 25-year-old employee of Foxconn, jumped from the 12th floor of a residential building in Shenzhen, China and died on the spot after he lost a new sample of an iPhone mobile phone and was suspected of stealing it.

by Anonymous on Sunday Jul 12 2009

Merriam–Webster announced that it has added over a hundred new words to the pages of its Collegiate Dictionary. Notable among these additions include: webisode, a television episode viewed from the web; staycation, a vacation that occurs near one's home; and vlog, a form of blog that features videos.

by Anonymous on Tuesday Jul 07 2009
 
On Monday, Ali Khamenei, the Supreme Leader of Iran, warned foreign governments against meddling in internal Iranian affairs following the Iranian presidential election and the subsequent unrest since June 12, 2009.

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