China launches anti-poverty drive in restive Xinjiang

China launches anti-poverty drive in restive Xinjiang
Three-year plan aims to bring 400,000 people out of poverty in the region amid concerns of a rise in armed groups. China plans to pull 400,000 people out of dire poverty this year in its restive Xinjiang region as the central government fears a rise in the ranks of local armed groups. A three-year poverty ...