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    Gauging the status quo

    | Updated at 12:05am on September 20, 2017

    THE Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa grouping has since long ceased to be of material significance as multilateral institutions go...

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    The Russia-China plan for North Korea: stability, connectivity

    by Pepe Escobar | Updated at 12:05am on September 18, 2017

    THE United Nations Security Council’s 15-0 vote to impose a new set of sanctions on North Korea somewhat disguises the critical role played by the...

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    Gorkhaland total bandh enters fourth month as leaders duck

    by Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:05am on September 17, 2017

    DARJEELING, Thimpu, Gangtok and Siliguri are a tight cluster on any map even in a large atlas...

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    Under US radar: BRICS

    by Deena Stryker | Updated at 12:05am on September 16, 2017

    AS THE ninth annual BRICS gathering, held this year in China, comes to an end, it’s time to point out that these five nations representing...

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    Gold oil dollars Russia and China

    by F William Engdahl | Updated at 12:05am on September 16, 2017

    THE 1944 Bretton Woods international monetary system as it has developed to the present has become, honestly said, the greatest hindrance to world peace and...

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    China stands by Myanmar govt

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 05:00pm on September 13, 2017

    China has said it supports the Myanmar government’s efforts to maintain peace and stability in Rakhine state of Myanmar. ‘The Chinese side...

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    Ending the stand-off over Doklam plateau

    by Garga Chatterjee | Updated at 12:05am on September 13, 2017

    THE People’s Republic of China and the Indian Union have ended their stand-off at Dokalam/Donglang. Both the governments had interests in making sure that happened...

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    India’s army chief says China ‘testing limits’ after stand-off

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 12:25pm on September 07, 2017

    India’s army chief has said his country must be prepared for war and accused China of ‘testing our limits’, days after the nuclear-armed neighbours ended...

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    China to beef up patrols

    Reuters . Beijing | Updated at 12:58am on September 01, 2017

    China’s defence ministry said on Thursday that it would beef up patrols along a disputed stretch of its border with India but would also ‘adjust’...

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    BRICS off the wall

    | Updated at 12:05am on September 01, 2017

    AT COPENHAGEN in 2009, prime ninister Manmohan Singh, then Chinese premier Wen Jiabao and other leaders of the newly formed BASIC group (with Brazil and...