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The perils of China's Silk Road revival
China aims to put a modern twist on the ancient Silk Road in a move to boost trade with Europe, but obstacles remain.
Last updated: 14 Sep 2014 11:04 GMT
Does Europe need the Tsar pipeline?
Does Europe really need the gas from South Stream, if gas consumption in Europe is declining?
Last updated: 19 Jul 2014 12:36 GMT
Uruguay's Mujica: New global role model?
Uruguay's 'humble' president defies imperial and corporate hegemony with a series of unorthodox policies.
Last updated: 08 Jun 2014 09:51 GMT
How is the Ukraine crisis affecting Central Asia?
The annexation of Crimea and the ongoing conflict in East Ukraine is causing much anxiety within Central Asian states.
Last updated: 07 Jun 2014 09:42 GMT
The cost of MH370 search efforts
Why are countries spending millions of dollars in search of the missing Malaysia Airlines plane?
Last updated: 30 May 2014 13:01 GMT
Timeline: India-Pakistan relations
A timeline of the rocky relationship between the two nuclear-armed South Asian neighbours.
Kashmir: The forgotten conflict
Last updated: 27 May 2014 10:51 GMT
Dodging death while playing tennis
Iraq's tennis players take huge risks as they defy threats in order to act their trade and earn their livelihood.
Last updated: 22 May 2014 14:05 GMT
Italian envoy arrested for child trafficking
Italian ambassador to Turkmenistan was on holiday in the Philippines when he was arrested.
Last updated: 07 Apr 2014 08:53 GMT
Old rivals or regional partners: Russia, Turkey and Crimea
Despite Ankara's instinctive reaction to protect Tatars in Crimea, it's reluctant to damage its relations with Moscow.
Last updated: 16 Mar 2014 09:34 GMT
The struggle for Central Asia: Russia vs China
As Russia's economy stagnates, rising China is challenging its influence over Central Asia.
Last updated: 12 Mar 2014 11:25 GMT
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