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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 Anonymous on Tuesday Jul 21 2009

About 30 workers at the Vestas wind turbine plant in Newport, Isle of Wight, England have occupied their factory in protest against the upcoming closure of the plant.

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.
by Anonymous on Wednesday Jun 24 2009

A report published in the science journal Nature, of results from the Cassini probe, indicate the discovery of the existence of liquid water on Saturn's moon Enceladus, and with it the possibility of extraterrestrial life.

by Anonymous on Monday Jun 22 2009
In the past day the violence has increased in Iran. It started this morning with a suicide bombing attack on a shrine of Iran's revolutionary leader, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini.

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