Thomson Reuters

China shrugs off security concerns on new link to restless west

Share Slideshow
Photographer
STAFF

A policeman stands guard under a stretch of the new high-speed rail line between Xinjiang's capital Urumqi and Turpan, June 3, 2014. China showed off its first high-speed rail link to the restive far western region of Xinjiang on Tuesday, promising that it could guarantee the security of an important economic project despite a recent serious escalation in violence. REUTERS/Michael Martina

A policeman stands guard under a stretch of the new high-speed rail line between Xinjiang's capital Urumqi and Turpan, June 3, 2014. China showed off its first high-speed rail link to the restive far western region of Xinjiang on Tuesday, promising that it could guarantee the security of an important economic project despite a recent serious escalation in violence. REUTERS/Michael Martina
Close
1 / 2
Photographer
STAFF

A policeman stands guard under a stretch of the new high-speed rail line between Xinjiang's capital Urumqi and Turpan, June 3, 2014. REUTERS/Michael Martina

A policeman stands guard under a stretch of the new high-speed rail line between Xinjiang's capital Urumqi and Turpan, June 3, 2014. REUTERS/Michael Martina
Close
2 / 2

All Collections

Photos of the week

Thursday, January 29, 2015

All Collections

Highlights from the Aussie Open

Thursday, January 29, 2015

All Collections

Drafted into Ukraine's war

Thursday, January 29, 2015

All Collections

Inside Kobani

Thursday, January 29, 2015

All Collections

Grieving families of MH370

Thursday, January 29, 2015

All Collections

Courtside celebs

Thursday, January 29, 2015

All Collections

In the shadow of Syria's snipers

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

All Collections

Haute couture in Paris

Wednesday, January 28, 2015