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China: Knife Attack Was Our '9/11'

Blames Uighurs, vows to respond with 'iron fists'

(Newser) - China is blaming Uighur separatists for yesterday's knife rampage that left 33 people dead, and state media isn't exactly downplaying the attack, notes the LA Times , calling it "a typical terrorist attack and also a severe crime against humanity. It was China’s 9/11." With four... More »

5 Fake Apple Stores Outed in Single Chinese City

Two shops suspended during investigation

(Newser) - After an American blogger’s discovery of three fake Apple stores in a Chinese city, officials took action—and they uncovered 5 such stores in Kunming, the AP reports. Two of the stores have been suspended during the investigation, but officials couldn’t shut down the other three because they... More »

China Seizes US Missionaries' Bibles

Christian group refuses to leave airport without their books

(Newser) - Four American Christians whose Bibles were confiscated by authorities are refusing to leave a Chinese airport until the books are returned. The Vision Beyond Borders group had planned to distribute 315 Chinese-language Bibles during the Olympics, but religious proselytizing is banned in China, reports AP. Bibles in China are legally... More »

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