Religion

Filipino rebel commanders become officials under peace deal

Feb 23, 2019

Some of the fiercest Muslim rebel commanders in the southern Philippines are in Manila to be sworn in as administrators of a new Muslim autonomy region in a delicate milestone to settle one of Asia's longest-raging rebellions

China bars millions from travel for 'social credit' offenses

Feb 22, 2019

China blocks travel for 'social credit' offenses under system Communist Party says will improve public behavior

Saudi crown prince in China on latest stop of Asian tour

Feb 21, 2019

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is in China on the latest stop of a sweep through Asia aiming to expand the kingdom's influence on the continent

China closes Tibet to foreigners for sensitive anniversaries

Feb 20, 2019

China is keeping foreign travelers out of Tibet during sensitive political anniversaries

Exposed Chinese database shows depth of surveillance state

Feb 19, 2019

Exposed Chinese database with names, birthdates, employers and even last places visited shows depth of surveillance state and expanded use of facial recognition

Uighurs to China: Post a video of my missing relatives, too

Feb 12, 2019

Overseas members of the Uighur Muslim ethnic group are calling on China to post videos of relatives who have disappeared into internment camps

China condemns Turkey over claim of famed musician's death

Feb 11, 2019

China is condemning Turkey over its claim that a celebrated musician from China's Turkic Muslim Uighur ethnic group has died in custody

US following case of missing refugee wanted by China

Feb 11, 2019

The U.S. Embassy in Beijing says it is following the case of a Chinese-born Kazakh man who had been fighting attempts by Beijing to return him to China from neighboring Uzbekistan and whose current whereabouts are unknown

Philippine official: Abu Sayyaf harboring suicide bomber

Feb 8, 2019

A Philippine official says an Abu Sayyaf militant leader accused of plotting a recent suicide attack in a Roman Catholic cathedral in the south may be harboring a foreign would-be suicide bomber in his jungle base

Philippine police: 5 church bombing suspects in custody

Feb 4, 2019

Philippine police chief says five suspected Abu Sayyaf militants wanted for alleged involvement in the bombing of a church have surrendered to authorities

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