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  • Uighur jade vendors at right hawk their wares at the entrance to an outdoor curio market in Beijing, China, Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013. Members of China’s ethnic Uighur community in Beijing say they’re facing stepped-up scrutiny from police following Monday’s deadly vehicle attack at Tiananmen Square in Beijing that killed five people. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

    The police scrutiny of the Uighurs in Beijing highlights the years of discrimination that have fueled demands for independence for Xinjiang.

    LAST UPDATE : Oct 30, 2013, 10:35 AM EDT
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  • A woman wearing a mask walk through a street covered by dense smog in Harbin, northern China, Monday, Oct. 21, 2013. Visibility shrank to less than half a football field and small-particle pollution soared to a record 40 times higher than an international safety standard in one northern Chinese city as the region entered its high-smog season. (AP Photo/Kyodo News)

    Visibility shrank to less than half a football field and small-particle pollution soared to a record 40 times higher than an international safety standard in one city.

    LAST UPDATE : Oct 21, 2013, 11:26 AM EDT
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