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Asia's arms race – look whose interest is being served
As mutual distrust drives the growing military buildup in the Asia-Pacific region, bigger powers like the US will use this regional competition to settle scores with its most formidable Asian irritants - North Korea and China.

29.04.2015 13:32

Lab for genetic modification of human embryos just $2,000 away – report
With the right expertise in molecular biology, one could start a basic laboratory to modify human embryos using a genome-editing computer technique all for a couple thousand dollars, according to a new report.

01.05.2015 16:47

Why NATO is terrified of Russia
The twin-pronged attack - oil price war/raid on the ruble – aimed at destroying the Russian economy and place it into a form of Western natural resource vassalage has failed.

29.04.2015 14:48

​China, Russia to hold first-ever Mediterranean naval exercise
The Russian and Chinese Navies are to hold a joint exercise in the Mediterranean Sea in mid-May, a first in that part of the world. A total of nine warships from the two countries are to participate, Beijing said.

30.04.2015 13:39

The Fuller picture - Europe: The Secret Superpower
China and India aren't the only growing superpowers. Europe has come a long way in a short time and the continent's relationship with democracy is more than a little shaky.

30.04.2015 13:05

​China’s advanced J-11D heavy fighter jet takes maiden flight
The upgraded D variant of China’s J-11 fighter jet, a copy of the Russian Sukhoi Su-27, has made its maiden flight, Chinese media reported. The jet reportedly has new radar and an air refueling system.

30.04.2015 05:41

Russia may become third largest AIIB participant – deputy minister
Russia could become the third largest participant in the China-led Asian Infrastructure and Investments Bank (AIIB) and enter its board of directors, said Stanislav Voskresensky, Deputy Minister of Economic Development.

29.04.2015 17:25

McDonald’s Beijing supplier fined record sum for pollution
The company providing McDonald’s with french fries in Beijing has been given an unprecedented fine for releasing contaminated water into the city water supply, local media has reported.

29.04.2015 19:14

Space duo: Russia invites China to create joint lunar station
Moscow may team up with Beijing to create a scientific station on the Moon. The challenge for Russia is to build its own space station by 2024 to achieve its lunar exploration goals.

29.04.2015 13:06

Russian govt approves gas supplies to China via the world’s biggest pipeline
Russia’s upper house of Parliament, the Federation Council, has ratified the plan to deliver 38 billion cubic meters of natural gas to China. The deliveries are slated to begin as early as 2018.

29.04.2015 13:03

Russian upper house ratifies BRICS $100bn currency pool
Russia’s upper house of Parliament, the Federation Council has ratified an agreement to establish the $100 billion foreign currency reserve pool for the BRICS group. It is intended to protect national currencies from volatility in global markets.

29.04.2015 10:43

‘US military rhetoric is really aimed at Beijing’
The underlying context of the US-Japan security deal is not the always-convenient excuse North Korea, but China’s increasing military expenditure and army capability, James Corbett, editor of The Corbett Report, told RT.

28.04.2015 15:52