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Putin: I hope common sense prevails in ‘war of sanctions’
Russian President Vladimir Putin has said he hopes Russia and the west can return to normal cooperation from the current mutually damaging “war of sanctions,” as Europe ponders whether it should go further in penalizing Moscow.

01.09.2014 09:33

‘China to take a very strong stand on US surveillance over Hainan Island’
Both China and US know that surveillance is a part of their relationship, however Hainan Island is an extremely important asset to China since its nuclear armed submarines are located there, and international specialist on China Andrew Leung told RT.

01.09.2014 11:14

​'Reduce or stop it': China vows to respond to US 'close surveillance' patrols
Beijing is calling on Washington to scale back, or cancel, aerial surveillance of the Chinese mainland, since such a practice represents a security risk and a deterrent to better bilateral relations - otherwise it is ready to take measures.

28.08.2014 12:42

​Decoding Myanmar’s intricate ties with major foreign powers
Myanmar is fast emerging as the hottest chess board of global power politics. Vietnam is another key country of ASEAN (Association of South East Asian Nations) to which major international powers are flocking.

27.08.2014 09:00

#RiceBucketChallenge! People donate food, raise drought awareness in ALS-inspired campaigns
The outpouring of enthusiasm over the ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ has sparked a global reaction with some unexpected twists involving buckets of rice or rubble, diggers tossing manure, and even waterless counter-protests against drought.

26.08.2014 09:46

Futuristic Chinese ‘supersonic’ sub could reach US shores in under two hours
Traveling from Shanghai to San Francisco in under two hours may sound like a fantasy, but China believes it’s figured out how to design an underwater vehicle that can make the idea a reality.

26.08.2014 01:29

China may unveil homegrown OS rivals to Windows, Google and Apple
​Following revelations of America’s National Security Agency’s global internet surveillance system, combined with a desire to enhance domestic production, China is beating a path towards unveiling its own operating systems in October.

25.08.2014 12:40

China hosts largest ever military drill with Russia, other SCO nations
China’s Inner Mongolia is hosting the biggest military drill ever held by the Shanghai Cooperation Organization. The training of 7,000 servicemen from five SCO member states is set to test troops’ effectiveness in fighting terrorism.

24.08.2014 05:20

End of the line: GMO production in China halted
In a surprise U-turn, China’s Ministry of Agriculture has decided not to continue with a program which developed genetically-modified rice and corn. Some environmentalists say public concerns about GM crops played a key role in the decision.

21.08.2014 11:00

Aussie MP brands Chinese ‘bastards,’ attracts Beijing’s wrath
Australian MP Clive Palmer referred to the Chinese people as “mongrels” who “shoot their own people.” One government-owned newspaper said the comments exposes Australia’s “unfriendly attitude toward China” and should be punished.

20.08.2014 08:53

​Hackers stole secret MH370-related documents from Malaysian officials – report
A targeted phishing attack on a handful of Malaysian officials involved in investigating the disappearance of flight MH370 in March reportedly gave the perpetrators, presumably of Chinese origin, access to a trove of classified material.

20.08.2014 05:47

​‘They want their war and they want it now!’
If you are playing a game of chess, and the next moves you are considering all inexorably lead to your king falling into checkmate, then you have only two options: you either topple your king and graciously accept defeat, or…

19.08.2014 11:18

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