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2008 Kashgar attack

The 2008 Kashgar attack occurred on the morning of 4 August 2008 in the city of Kashgar in the Western Chinese province of Xinjiang. [1]

27 relations: Agence France-Presse, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, East Turkestan, East Turkestan independence movement, East Turkestan Islamic Movement, France 24, Google News, Improvised explosive device, International New York Times, Kashgar, Kashgar Prefecture, List of designated terrorist groups, List of ethnic groups in China, Media of Hong Kong, People's Armed Police, Rebiya Kadeer, Religious war, Television in Japan, Tokyo Shimbun, United Nations, Uyghurs, Xinhua News Agency, Xinjiang, Xinjiang conflict, 2008 Kunming bus bombings, 2008 Summer Olympics, 2008 Uyghur unrest.

Agence France-Presse

Agence France-Presse (AFP) is an international news agency headquartered in Paris.

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Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (French: Société Radio-Canada), officially branded as CBC/Radio-Canada, is a Canadian crown corporation that serves as the national public radio and television broadcaster.

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East Turkestan

East Turkestan (also Eastern Turkistan, Chinese Turkestan, Uyghurstan, Uyghuristan and other variants) is a political term with multiple meanings depending on context and usage.

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East Turkestan independence movement

The East Turkestan independence movement (ETIM) is a broad term that refers to advocates of an independent, self-governing East Turkestan in the region now known as Xinjiang, an autonomous region in the People's Republic of China.

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East Turkestan Islamic Movement

The East Turkestan Islamic Movement (ETIM) (Arabic:حركة شرق تركستان الإسلامية), also known as the Turkistan Islamic Party (TIP) (Uyghur:تۈركىستان ئىسلام پارتىيىسى) Ḥizb al-Islāmī li-Turkistān (Arabic:الحزب الإسلامي لتركستان) or Ḥizb al-Islāmī al-Turkistānī (Arabic:الحزب الإسلامي التركستاني), Turkistan Islamic Movement (TIM), and other names, is an Islamic terrorist and separatist organization founded by Uyghur militants in western China.

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France 24

France 24 (pronounced France vingt-quatre on all three editions) is an international news and current affairs television channel based in Paris.

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Google News

Google News is a free news aggregator provided and operated by Google, selecting up-to-date news from thousands of publications.

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Improvised explosive device

An improvised explosive device (IED) is a bomb constructed and deployed in ways other than in conventional military action.

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International New York Times

The International New York Times is an English language international newspaper.

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Kashgar

Kashgar (known in Chinese as Kashi) is an oasis city with an approximate population of 350,000.

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Kashgar Prefecture

Kashgar Prefecture or Kashi Prefecture officially Kaxgar Prefecture (also spelled Kashgar) is located in southwestern Xinjiang, People's Republic of China.

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List of designated terrorist groups

This is a list of designated terrorist groups by national governments, former governments and inter-governmental organizations, where the proscription has a significant effect on the group's activities.

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List of ethnic groups in China

Multiple ethnic groups populate China, where "China" is taken to mean areas controlled by either of the two states using "China" in their formal names, the People's Republic of China (China) and the Republic of China (Taiwan).

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Media of Hong Kong

Media in Hong Kong are available to the public in the forms of: television and radio, newspapers, magazines and the Internet.

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People's Armed Police

The People's Armed Police (Chinese: 人民武装警察, Abbreviation: PAP), officially Chinese People's Armed Police Force (officially abbreviated CAPF), is a Chinese law enforcement force primarily responsible for civilian policing and fire rescue duties in the People's Republic of China, as well as providing support to the PLA during wartime.

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Rebiya Kadeer

Rebiya Kadeer (رابىيە قادىر) born 15 November 1946) is an ethnic Uyghur, businesswoman and activist. Born in China's Xinjiang region, Kadeer became a millionaire in the 1980s through her real estate holdings and ownership of a multinational conglomerate. Kadeer held various positions in China's parliament and other political institutions before being arrested in 1999 for sending confidential internal reference reports to her husband, who worked in the United States as a pro-Xinjiang independence broadcaster. After she was discharged to the United States in 2005 on compassionate release, Kadeer claimed various leadership titles from overseas Uyghur organizations such as the World Uyghur Congress. Kadeer speaks Uyghur and Mandarin Chinese.

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Religious war

A religious war or holy war (bellum sacrum) is a war primarily caused or justified by differences in religion.

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Television in Japan

Television broadcasting in Japan started in 1950, making the country one of the first in the world with an experimental television service, although the first television tests were conducted as early as 1926 using a combined mechanical Nipkow disk and electronic Braun tube system, later switching to an all-electronic system in the 1930s using a domestically developed iconoscope system.

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Tokyo Shimbun

The Tokyo Shimbun (東京新聞, Tōkyō Shinbun, literally Tokyo Newspaper) is a Japanese newspaper published by The Chunichi Shimbun Company.

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United Nations

The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization to promote international co-operation.

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Uyghurs

The Uyghurs (Old Turkic) are a Turkic ethnic group living in Eastern and Central Asia.

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Xinhua News Agency

The Xinhua News Agency (English pronunciation: J. C. Wells: Longman Pronunciation Dictionary, 3rd ed., for both British and American English) is the official press agency of the People's Republic of China.

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Xinjiang

Xinjiang (Shinjang), officially Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, is an autonomous region of China in the northwest of the country.

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Xinjiang conflict

The Xinjiang conflict is an ongoing separatist conflict in the People's Republic of China (PRC) far-west province of Xinjiang.

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2008 Kunming bus bombings

The 2008 Kunming bus bombings occurred on 21 July 2008 when explosions aboard two public buses in downtown Kunming, the capital of southwest China's Yunnan province, killed two people.

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2008 Summer Olympics

The 2008 Summer Olympic Games, officially known as the Games of the XXIX Olympiad and commonly known as Beijing 2008, was a major international multi-sport event that took place in Beijing, China, from 8 to 24 August 2008.

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2008 Uyghur unrest

The 2008 Uyghur unrest is a loose name for incidents of communal violence by Uyghur people in Hotan and Qaraqash county of Western China, with incidents in March, April, and August 2008.

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2008 Xinjiang attack, 4 August 2008 Xinjiang attack, August 2008 Xinjiang attack.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2008_Kashgar_attack

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