New 'Silk Road' under construction despite threats

China's latest multibillion-dollar transport project spanning across Central Asia is being dubbed the "New Silk Road". But it comes with its challenges, including separatist insurgents in the Pakistani region of Balochistan.

by

    China's latest multibillion-dollar transport project spanning across Central Asia is being dubbed the "New Silk Road".

    But it comes with its challenges, including separatist fighters in the Pakistani region of Balochistan.

    Al Jazeera's Kamal Hyder reports from Gwadar, Balochistan.


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Israel’s settlements: 50 years of land theft explained

    Israel’s settlements: 50 years of land theft explained

    On the anniversary of UN Resolution 242, Al Jazeera explores the illegal Israeli settlement enterprise.

    Robert Mugabe: Portrait of a presidency

    Robert Mugabe: Portrait of a presidency

    Some key moments in the life of the man who led his country from independence in 1980 until November 21, 2017.

    When is Thanksgiving Day and why is it celebrated?

    When is Thanksgiving Day and why is it celebrated?

    In the US, Thanksgiving Day will be celebrated on Thursday, November 23.