Han Chinese and ethnic minority Uyghurs lived in separate worlds in the toy factory that employed them, setting the stage for violence.
Authorities in Xinjiang are jittery ahead of a sensitive anniversary.
Chinese authorities foot medical bills after discouraging foreign aid for a cancer-stricken family.
Urumqi residents say 'volunteers' are patrolling the city ahead of a grim anniversary.
Chinese authorities are said to be detaining an ethnic Uyghur whose Kazakh visa had lapsed.
Authorities in northwest China raid a Muslim study group as part of a religious crackdown.