Residents wearing masks pose for a photograph near a statue of late Chinese Chairman Mao Zedong, as a sandstorm hits Kashgar, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, China
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Chinese Kazakh eagle hunters in the mountains of Qinghe County, Xinjiang, northwest China, travel to a festival organised by the local hunting community to promote traditional hunting practices in the mountainous region that borders Kazakhstan, Russia and Mongolia
Suspected Uighurs from the far western region of Xinjiang, China, rest inside a temporary shelter after they were detained at the immigration regional headquarters near the Thailand-Malaysia border in Hatyai, Songkla
Camels are led across the Taklamakan Desert in Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region.
An anti-terrorism force, including public security police and the armed police, attends an anti-terrorism joint exercise in Hami, northwest China’s Xinjiang region, on Tuesday. The US is encouraging ‘terrorism’ in Xinjiang, Chinese state media said on Monday, also claiming that separatists in the region, which has a large Uighur minority, had fought alongside Syrian rebels.
A herdsman on a horse leads a large herd of cattle, sheep and goat as they migrate to the summer pasturing areas at a mountainous region in Altay Prefecture, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region
A boy performs Peking opera at a kindergarten in Balikun county, Xinjiang province in northwest China. Children in the kindergarten perform several kinds of traditional Chinese operas during a celebration of International Children’s day