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China: 5 Arrested for Tiananmen Square 'Terror Attack'

China has long accused Uighur separatists and Islamic militants of carrying out a series of attacks in Xinjiang, in an effort to establish an independent state called East Turkestan.

China denies mistreating any of its minority groups, saying they are guaranteed wide-ranging religious and cultural freedoms.

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Israeli forces' flares light up the night sky over Gaza City on July 29, 2014.

Video On the Scene: In Gaza, Darkness Brings Dread and Death

Palestinians fear nighttime raids, many feel abandoned by outside world, VOA's Scott Bobb reports More