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China Warns Xinjiang Extremists Fighting for IS, Returning Home

The top Communist Party leader in China’s remote and restive region of Xinjiang said he believes religious extremists have left the country to join Islamic State militants overseas, and then returned home. His comments highlighted Beijing’s continuing concern over religious extremism among the country’s Muslim Uighur ethnic group, but critics say the government’s repressive policies in Xinjiang are partly to blame. Xinjiang Communist Party Secretary Zhang Chunxian did not say how many...

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