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China’s Anti-Corruption Drive Builds in Restive Xinjiang

Chinese state media say a record number of officials in the country’s remote and restive northwest region of Xinjiang were put under investigation for corruption last year. The deepening crackdown came as Xinjiang saw a dramatic increase in what the government says were violent terrorist attacks. The Xinjiang local government news site, Tianshan Net, reports at least 54 county level officials were put under investigation last year, with nearly 700 cases involving bribe-taking....

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