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China calls for ceasefire to stop loss of civilian life in Gaza

China's special envoy on Middle East Affairs Wu Sike on Sunday called on Israel to immediately stop the military operations against the Gaza Strip and put an end to the blockage it imposes on the coastal enclave.

Nobel Prize winning economist praises $100 bn BRICS bank created to counter Western dominance

Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz has praised the new development bank founded this week by the BRICS countries for creating a financial institution that could counter the Western-dominated IMF and World Bank.

Faced With Western Freeze-Out, BRICS Bank Is a Coup for Russia

Top of the agenda at the sixth summit of the BRICS developing nations beginning Tuesday is the founding of two multilateral financial institutions designed to erode the dominance of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund as arbiters of the global economic system.

BRICS neutrality on Ukraine a diplomatic win for Putin

A summit of the BRICS group of emerging market countries will abstain from criticizing Russia's recent actions in Ukraine, Brazilian officials said, a diplomatic victory for President Vladimir Putin.

Russia to Invest $60-70 Bln in Gas Pipeline to China

The construction of Power of Siberia gas pipeline to supply Russian gas to China is expected to begin shortly, at a cost to Russia of $60-70 billion, Kremlin Chief of Staff Sergei Ivanov said Wednesday during his visit to China.

Italy seized 'weapons of mass destruction' parts

Customs officers in the northern Italian port of La Spezia have identified a shipment from China found last autumn as materials that could be used to make weapons of mass destruction.

Provoking World War III - Antagonizing the Dragon and Bear

It is not prudent and it is not safe to stick an iron rod into a dragon’s mouth. Whatever they say in the West about dragons… but here in Asia, the dragon is revered as the greatest fabled creature on Earth and in the sky. The dragon is wise and patient, and it hardly ever uses force first. But if treated with disrespect and aggression, it is capable of retaliating in a deadly, determined and powerful way.

US Defense Secretary Menaces China at Singapore Forum

In a menacing and provocative speech in Singapore on Saturday, US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel directly accused China of “destabilising, unilateral actions asserting its claims in the South China Sea” and warned that the US “will not look the other way when fundamental principles of the international order are being challenged.”

China slams Pentagon’s chief over threats

A top Chinese military official has criticized US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel for threatening his country over a dispute with Japan, state television reported.

US to China: Avoid risk of confrontation

The US has issued a strong warning to China, calling on Beijing to avoid regional tensions by attempting to interfere with freedom of overflight in international airspace.

Baiting Dragons, Bears and Lions - A Dangerous Game for Washington

Baiting the Russian Bear, the Chinese Dragon, and the Iranian Lion has proven to be bad politics and bad politics produce bad results.

Rapprochement between Russia and China dangerous for dollar - economists

The rapprochement between Russia and China may have a negative impact on the position of the dollar as the world reserve currency, CNBC reports citing an investment manager at West Shore Group and partner at Tangent Capital Partners, Jim Rickards.

China vows year-long crackdown in Xinjiang in wake of bombings

China’s Xinjiang region has started a “one-year crackdown” on “violent terrorist activities,” the official Xinhua news agency reported on Friday, providing no further details.

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Russia, China veto U.N. bid to refer Syria to international court

Russia and China vetoed on Thursday a resolution to refer the situation in Syria to the International Criminal Court for possible prosecution of war crimes and crimes against humanity committed during the country's three-year civil war.

Bomb blasts in China's Urumqi

An unknown number of people were killed and injured after explosions occurred Thursday morning at an open market in Urumqi, capital of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.

Satellite data on missing MH370 to be released

Satellite data from the hunt for the missing Malaysian plane will be released to narrow down the search, the Malaysian government says.

Big Brother USA's spy charges are absurd - China Voice

As the most notorious surveillance country, the U.S. indictment of Chinese military officers seems almost insolent in a world still reeling at the scope of the U.S. spy network.

China, Russia pledge wide-ranging cooperation

China and Russia on Tuesday vowed to beef up cooperation in a wide range of fields, including finance, trade, energy and transportation infrastructure.

China pivot fuels Eurasian century

A specter is haunting Washington, an unnerving vision of a Sino-Russian alliance wedded to an expansive symbiosis of trade and commerce across much of the Eurasian land mass - at the expense of the United States.

China slams US hacking claims against military personnel

China has slammed the US for indicting five Chinese military personnel for hacking, warning that the allegation will jeopardize relations between the two countries.

China, Russia naval drill focuses on maritime threat

Directors of both Chinese and Russian naval forces taking part in the joint drill said Sunday that the exercise was aimed at improving their capacity in coping with maritime security threat.

Chinese camp hit near Boko Haram stronghold

Ten people unaccounted for after suspected Boko Haram fighters attack Chinese facility in northern Cameroon.

Matthias Chang on Malaysian Flight MH 370

Matthias Chang Wen Chieh was political secretary to Malaysia's former Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

Matthias Chang speaks about MH 370 flight

Chinese, Nigerian leaders vow to expand cooperation, upgrade ties

Visiting Chinese Premier Li Keqiang Wednesday called for strengthening traditional ties between China and Nigeria and exploring new space for cooperation including aviation and aerospace, in a bid to lift the bilateral strategic partnership to a higher level.

Westerner among six people stabbed in latest ‘terrorist’ knife attack targeting Chinese train station

A middle-aged Westerner is among six victims wounded in a knife attack at a Chinese train station today, according to witnesses.

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Senegalese craftsmen feel the brunt of trade with China

China overtook the US as Africa's largest trading partner several years ago. As a result, African countries are importing more and more Chinese goods. However, some are now saying that the booming trade with China is negatively impacting local craftsmen's businesses. 

Senegal craftsmen feel the brunt of China trade

China Condemns Unilateral Sanctions Against Russia – Envoy

China strongly opposes unilateral sanctions against Russia, Beijing's ambassador to Moscow told reporters Wednesday, adding that US and EU sanctions would not resolve the crisis in Ukraine.

Australia Examines Material Washed Ashore for Link to Missing Jet

Investigators are examining whether material that washed ashore near the southern end of Western Australia is connected to the missing Malaysia Airlines aircraft, Australian search organizers said on Wednesday.

New Silk Road: China, Russia strengthen trade ties amid Western sanctions

With US calling for tougher sanctions on Russia, Moscow is turning to China for future business deals. RT's business presenter Katie Pilbeam explains more. Russian President Putin will pay a visit to China next month to seal a gas deal. China expert Andrew Leung believes the doors are opening on a long partnership. This could shift international economic landscape.

New Silk Road: China, Russia strengthen trade ties amid Western sanctions

Confronting Both Russia and China 'Strategic Mistake' for US – Russian Lawmaker

The United States runs the risk of making a huge foreign policy blunder by simultaneously antagonizing two major world powers, Russia and China, a senior Russian lawmaker wrote on Twitter Monday.

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