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US drone kills 16 Taliban fighters

US drone kills 16 Taliban fighters

The renewed drone strikes under new rules mark a more offensive shift in US strategy in Afghanistan.

Energy ties highlighted as China, Russia ink array of deals

Energy ties highlighted as China, Russia ink array of deals

Deals include stakes sales in many Russian projects to Chinese firms, an oil supply contract and joint investments in petrochemical projects in Russia.

Brexit to help US hegemony: Chinese state media

Brexit to help US hegemony: Chinese state media

Editorials of state-owned media in China, like Global Times, generally reflect the Communist Party viewpoint.

AIIB announces special fund, approves $509 mn for first projects

AIIB announces special fund, approves $509 mn for first projects

AIIB plans to invest $1.2 billion this year.

BRICS react cautiously to Brexit

BRICS react cautiously to Brexit

Beijing's cautionary note came as other euro-sceptic leaders in the European Union called for their countries to follow suit.

World markets in shock after Brexit

World markets in shock after Brexit

World markets had been jittery in the weeks leading up to the EU referendum vote.

World braces for downside of Britain’s EU verdict

World braces for downside of Britain’s EU verdict

European Union chief Donald Tusk said on Friday the bloc will meet without Britain at a summit next week to assess its future.

Putin, Xi welcome India’s SCO membership

Putin, Xi welcome India’s SCO membership

The SCO is planning to establish a new development bank and a new transport corridor.

Britain votes to leave the EU

Britain votes to leave the EU

Some are now expecting the PM to resign and for snap elections to be held in the fall.

China, Russia, Mongolia ink agreement on economic corridor

China, Russia, Mongolia ink agreement on economic corridor

Putin, Xi and Elbegdorj are in Tashkent to attend a SCO Summit.