People look on at a street cordoned off by police after a blast in Urumqi, Xinjiang,  on Thursday. Explosives hurled from two vehicles which ploughed into an open market in China’s troubled Xinjiang killed 31 people. Photograph: CNSphoto/Reuters

In the latest act of violence to rock the restive northwestern province of Xinjiang, assailants launched an explosive attack on a market in the provin(...)

Delegates representing ethnic minorities leave the Great Hall of the People after attending the sessions of National People’s Congress in Beijing yesterday. Photograph: Lintao Zhang/Getty Images

Delegates in the red-draped Great Hall of the People in central Beijing for China’s tightly choreographed annual parliament, the National Peopl(...)

A man puts up a wreath outside Kunming railway station after the knife attack on Saturday that killed 29 civilians and left scores injured. Photograph: Wong Campion/Reuters

Chinese police have captured the remaining three suspects in Saturday’s knife attack on a train station in the southwestern city of Kunming tha(...)

People light candles outside Kunming railway station after 29 people were hacked to death  in an attack. Photograph: Wong Campion/Reuters

Sorrow prevailed outside the Kunming train station yesterday, days after 29 civilians were hacked to death with knives by rampaging men and wom(...)