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Zardari optimistic on ties with US


June 10th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 10 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari has expressed confidence over his country's relationship with the US, despite complaints from Washington about Islamabad "not doing enough" to counter ... Read more...

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Chinese president meets Ahmadinejad


June 8th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 8 (IANS) Chinese President Hu Jintao Friday discussed Iran's nuclear issue with his Iranian counterpart Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in Beijing.Hu said China will continue to play a constructive role ... Read more...

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China to loan $10 bn to SCO nations


June 8th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 8 (IANS) China has pledged a $10 billion loan to support economic development in the member countries of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO).A two-day meeting of the heads ... Read more...

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China, Afghanistan vow to fight terror


June 8th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 8 (IANS) China and Afghanistan Friday vowed to jointly fight terrorism and organised crime.Both sides expressed "strong rejection" of terrorism and organized crime, a joint statement issued here ... Read more...

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Putin proposes anti-terror centre in SCO


June 7th, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin Thursday proposed establishing an anti-terrorism centre within the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO).Speaking at a SCO meeting, Putin said all SCO member ... Read more...

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China to issue $10 bn in loans to SCO members


June 7th, 2012 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) China is ready to allocate $10 billion worth of loans to members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), President Hu Jintao said Thursday at the ... Read more...

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SCO summit time changed for students taking tests


June 6th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 6 (IANS) The Thursday schedule for the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit has been altered to make way for students and their parents in Beijing for the National ... Read more...

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Pakistan wants full SCO membership


June 6th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 6 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari would pitch for Pakistan's full membership of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) during the two-day meeting of the regional grouping that starts ... Read more...

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SCO against interventionism, says Chinese president


June 6th, 2012 - 10:23 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 6 (IANS) The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) follows "new trends" in security and development to increase regional cooperation and fight interventionism, Chinese President Hu Jintao has said.The ... Read more...

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India pitches for SCO’s membership, Afghan role


June 5th, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kunming/Beijing, June 5 (IANS) A day before the SCO summit opens in Beijing, India Tuesday renewed its pitch for full membership of the six-nation Shanghai Cooperation Organization and backed ... Read more...

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Zardari, Ahmadinejad reach China for Shanghai summit


June 5th, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 5 (IANS) The presidents of Pakistan and Iran, Asif Ali Zardari and Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Tuesday arrived in Beijing to attend the Beijing summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization ... Read more...

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Putin begins state visit to China (Lead)


June 5th, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 5 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived here Tuesday, kicking off a state visit to China.He will also attend the 12th Meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) ... Read more...

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SCO summit convenes in Beijing


June 5th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 5 (IANS) The annual Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) leadership summit convened here Tuesday with President Hu Jintao scheduled to meet 10 heads of state visiting China for the ... Read more...

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(HOLD) Krishna leaves for SCO summit in China


June 5th, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) With India increasingly looking to Central Asia for its energy security needs, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna left Tuesday for Beijing, where he will pitch ... Read more...

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China cautions its citizens to be careful in India (Lead)


June 5th, 2012 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) In an unusual advisory, China has cautioned its citizens travelling to India to be alert in the wake of a nationwide strike against the petroleum ... Read more...

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Krishna goes to China for SCO summit


June 4th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) With India's growing stakes in the energy-rich Central Asia, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Tuesday goes to Beijing, where he will pitch for a bigger ... Read more...

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China cautions its citizens travelling to India


June 4th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) China has cautioned its citizens travelling to India to check about travel disruptions due to the May 31 nationwide strike against petroleum fuel hike and ... Read more...

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India, China to discuss Iran


June 3rd, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) India and China are expected to hold bilateral talks on the sidelines of the SCO summit in Beijing later this week to review the progress ... Read more...

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Ahmadinejad to attend Shanghai summit


June 3rd, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, June 3 (IANS) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad will attend the 12th summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in Beijing, where India and Pakistan are observer states, Press TV ... Read more...

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Putin to pay state visit to China


May 13th, 2012 - 7:31 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 13 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin will pay a state visit to China in June and attend the summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) as a guest ... Read more...

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China, Russia to make joint efforts for Syria


May 11th, 2012 - 8:04 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 11 (IANS) China and Russia have pledged to make joint efforts to seek a political solution to the ongoing Syrian turbulence as the two countries' foreign ministers held ... Read more...

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Russia, China complete first stage of naval drills


April 25th, 2012 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and China have completed the first stage of naval exercises in the Yellow Sea, off the coast of Qingdao in eastern China.Though Russia and ... Read more...

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China, Russia to hold joint naval drill


April 18th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 18 (IANS) China and Russia will hold a joint naval exercise in the Yellow Sea this weekend, the Chinese defence ministry said.Dozens of battle ships and submarines will ... Read more...

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‘India needs to engage Central Asia for 30 years’


January 13th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Eurasia, and specifically resource-rich Central Asia that is witnessing a new version of the Great Game as the interests of various powers converge, should be ... Read more...

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Pakistan keen for full membership of regional body


November 6th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 6 (IANS) Pakistan wants to become a full member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), a regional security body that is meeting in Russia Monday, authorities said ... Read more...

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China pushes for enhanced cooperation with Russia


October 21st, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 21 (IANS) China is willing to cooperate with Russia on strategic security matters and the two countries should work more closely on bilateral and multilateral issues, said Vice ... Read more...

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Pakistan bids for full membership of SCO


October 7th, 2011 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 7 (IANS) Pakistan has bid for the full membership of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) and is keen to be associated with its regional counter-terrorism structure.President Asif ... Read more...

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Syrian army fighting ‘militants, ‘provocateurs’: Russia


June 16th, 2011 - 3:09 am ICT by IANS
Astana, June 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov warned Wednesday against attempts to define "provocateurs" and "militants" fighting against the government in Syria as peaceful protesters."The main thing ... Read more...

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Hu Jintao charts priorities for Shanghai group


June 15th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Astana, June 15 (IANS) Chinese President Hu Jintao Wednesday outlined four priorities for the development of the six-member Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) during a summit here to mark the 10th ... Read more...

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Kazakhstan interested in buying Indian nuclear reactors


April 15th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorAstana (Kazakhstan), Apr 15(ANI): Kazakhstan has shown interest in buying small Indian nuclear reactors, sources have said.Kazakhstan is looking for 235 MW reactors, but sources say that it ... Read more...

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India, China underlines unequivocal opposition to terrorism


December 16th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 16 (ANI): Underlining their unequivocal opposition to terrorism in all its forms and manifestations, India and China on Thursday stressed that there is no justification for any act of ... Read more...

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Chinese pilots carry out first cross-border air strike during anti-terror exercise in Kazakhstan


September 25th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Matybulak (Kazakhstan), Sept.25 (ANI): Chinese pilots have successfully conducted their first cross-border air strike during the live-ammunition exercises of the Peace Mission 2010 anti-terror drill.According to the China Daily, defense ministers from ... Read more...

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Deputy Army Chief says China committed to military transparency


September 17th, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by ANI
Matybulak (Kazakhstan), Sept.17 (ANI): The Chinese Government has said that it is committed to making its military more transparent."All the equipment we brought here are relatively good and advanced ones," the China ... Read more...

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Regional anti-terror exercises begin in Kazakhstan


September 13th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept.13 (ANI-Ria Novosti): Joint anti-terror exercises of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) entitled Peace Mission 2010 began Monday at the Matybulak range in the southeast of Kazakhstan.The exercises will involve ... Read more...

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Holbrooke’s Pak visit cancelled


June 8th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 8(ANI): The U.S. Special Envoy for Pakistan and Afghanistan Richard Holbrooke has called off his June 9 visit to Pakistan.According to reports, the decision was taken after Holbrooke was ... Read more...

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