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Pakistan Signs Nearly $500 mln in China Deals at Silk Road Summit

By Kay Johnson ISLAMABAD, May 14 – Pakistan signed new deals with China on Saturday worth nearly $500 million ahead of Beijing’s international forum on its “Silk Road” trade and infrastructure initiative for Asia, Africa and Europe, the Pakistani government said. The memorandums of understanding add to $57 billion already pledged for the China-Pakistan Economic

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Russia Secures Energy Deals, Talks Security With China as Putin Visits

By Denis Dyomkin BEIJING, June 25 – Russia and China sealed a raft of energy deals during President Vladimir Putin’s visit to Beijing on Saturday, strengthening economic ties while pledging to preserve the strategic balance of power among nations. The deals involve the sale of stakes in a number of Russian projects to Chinese firms,

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Ties Unscathed by Queen Elizabeth’s “Rude” Comment, China Paper Says

BEIJING, May 12 – Ties between China and Britain will not be harmed by Queen Elizabeth being caught on camera saying Chinese officials were “very rude”, said an influential Chinese newspaper on Thursday which instead laid the blame on Western media “barbarians”. In footage broadcast by the BBC of a garden party at Buckingham Palace

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