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At least 184 people died in last weekend's violent protests in China's far-west Xinjiang region, state-run media reported.

That number raises the death toll from a previously reported 156.

On Friday, about 3,000 Muslims attended a weekly prayer themed at "peace and harmony" at Id Kah Mosque in the city of Kashgar, according to Xinhua news agency. But five major mosques near the center of Sunday's violence in Urumqi, the capital of Xinjiang, were closed Friday morning, Xinhua said. Some smaller mosques in the city were open. Read full article »

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