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Own up to mass Muslim detentions, Amnesty tells China

Asia Pacific Sep 24, 2018

Own up to mass Muslim detentions, Amnesty tells China

China must come clean about the fate of an estimated 1 million minority Muslims swept up in a "massive crackdown" in its far western region of Xinjiang, Amnesty International said Monday. Beijing has tightened restrictions on Muslim minorities to combat what it calls Islamic extremism ...

Iran vows 'crushing response' after gunmen kill 29 at army parade

World Sep 23, 2018

Iran vows 'crushing response' after gunmen kill 29 at army parade

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said Sunday that an unnamed U.S.-allied country in the Persian Gulf was behind an attack on a military parade that killed 25 people and wounded around 70. Rouhani did not identify those behind Saturday's attack, which was claimed by an Arab ...