“Separatist” in the news

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chinapost.nownews.com
The China Post
· Kosovo president visits prosecutors who indicted him  
In a television interview aired Sunday, Hashim Thaci said he was going to The Hague to prove to prosecutors investigating alleged war crimes linked to the 1998-1999 armed conflict in Kosovo between ethnic Albanian separatists and Serbia that he had broken no international laws.
chinapost.nownews.com
The China Post
· China sanctions Cruz, Rubio, Smith, Brownback for criticism  
China has sought to crush any hint of separatist tendencies among Uighurs, which critics say amounts to a campaign of cultural genocide.
www.aljazeera.com
Al Jazeera
· Calls for calm as Mali gov't criticised for response to protests  
The country of some 19 million people has been engulfed by conflict since 2012 when an uprising by Tuareg separatists erupted in the north.
www.nytimes.com
The New York Times
· China Imposes Tit-for-Tat Sanctions on Three American Lawmakers  
Ms. Hua said on Monday that the Chinese government was “unswervingly determined to combat violent and terrorist forces, separatist forces and religious extremist forces.”
www.washingtonpost.com
Washington Post
· China imposes sanctions on U.S. senators Rubio, Cruz over Xinjiang advocacy  
“The Chinese government is determined in safeguarding national sovereignty, security and development interests, and in fighting terrorists, violent separatists and religious extremist forces,” she said.
chinapost.nownews.com
The China Post
· Kosovo’s Thaci strongly denies committing any war crimes  
TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Kosovo’s president said Sunday he was going to The Hague to prove to prosecutors investigating war crimes allegedly committed during and after a 1998-1999 armed conflict in Kosovo between ethnic Albanian separatists and Serbia that he had broken no international laws during the war.
www.channelnewsasia.com
CNA
· Two killed in Azerbaijan-Armenia border clashes  
Ethnic-Armenian separatists seized Karabakh from Azerbaijan in a war that claimed 30,000 lives in the early 1990s, but the international community still views the region as part of Azerbaijan.
www.washingtonpost.com
Washington Post
· Mali’s president dissolves court as demanded by protesters  
A similar wave of violence targeting Malian soldiers in the north, launched by separatist rebels, precipitated the 2012 coup that overthrew President Amadou Toumani Toure.