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    First direct London-China train completes 12,000km-run

    The first freight train to link China directly to the UK arrived in the eastern Chinese city of Yiwu Saturday after covering over 12,000-kilometres (7,500 miles), making it the second-longest route in the world.

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    Russia, India eyeing to tap Pakistan gas market

    As Russia fears losing markets in the European Union (EU) because of the ongoing tussle with the United States (US) and European Union over the Ukraine issue, India is looking to capture Pakistan’s market.

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    Russia lifts visas for tourists from Iran, 17 others

    "We are proactively forming the modern infrastructure and creating special regimes in the Far East; the law on visits to the Vladivostok free port was approved in March," Medvedev said.

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    Trans-Caspian route may become alternative branch of Silk Road

    Chairman of the Board of the National Chamber of Entrepreneurs of Kazakhstan "Atameken" made the statement on the sidelines of the fifth meeting of the Turkic Business Council in Astana, Today.kz reported.

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    Trans-Asia rail linking India to Iran, Turkey gets on track

    A multi-nation conference on trans-Asia connectivity has opened in New Delhi to explore the possibility of a rail freight service connecting India with Iran and Turkey.

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    Qataris own more of London than the Queen

    The Telegraph said in a Friday report that Qatar has become one of the biggest landlords in the British capital over the past ten years, currently owning 24 million square feet of the city's prime real estate.

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    Saudi Arabia's Failed Oil War

    Saudi King Salman’s ongoing visit to Asia, through which he hopes to attract Japanese and Chinese investment in Saudi Arabia, is another indication of how committed the country is to reforming its economy.

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    India gold recycling plan fails to tempt households

    India's ambitious plan to recycle thousands of tonnes of gold lying idle in temples and households looks to have foundered on concerns over high costs and slight returns, in a blow to government hopes of cutting imports.

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    EAEU agrees to form free-trade zone with Iran

    The prime ministers of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) have signed a directive ordering preparations for a temporary agreement on forming a free-trade zone with Iran.

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    10-nation ECO vows to combat terror at summit in Pakistan

    Established in 1985 for promoting economic, technical and cultural cooperation among the member states, ECO now comprises of a region that stretches from the Himalayas in the East to the West of Dardanelles from the Ara

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    Pakistanis Economically ‘More Free’ than Indians: Report

    The Washington DC-based Heritage Foundation recently published a report pertaining to the economic freedom around the globe, wherein Pakistan, albeit being quite low in ranking, beat India in what is its second.

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    Business world hopeful about Erdoğan's visit to Pakistan

    Turkish business world anticipates that trade and investments between Turkey and Pakistan will advance into a new phase with President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's upcoming visit to Pakistan.

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    Tajikistan To Reach Arabian Sea Via Kashmir Route

    Pakistan is mulling a trade route linking land locked Central Asian Republic of Tajikistan to warm waters of Arabian Sea via parts of Kashmir it controls.Pakistan conveyed the decision to Tajikistan.

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    Reliance Jio racks up 100 million subscribers but ends freebies

    Reliance Industries' Jio telecoms unit will charge for its services from April, ending an almost seven month spree of free calls and data that shook up India's telecoms sector and helped the new arrival rack.

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    Iranian oil will not be stopped by Trump

    Despite new sanctions by the Trump Administration and an escalating war of words regarding its ballistic missile program, Iran is continuing to push ahead with plans to maintain oil production at around 3.8 million bpd.

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    US to fall behind China, India in economic ranking

    In the report entitled "The long view: How will the global economic order change by 2050?", the professional services giant PWC ranked 32 countries by their projected global GDP

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    CPEC to generate 2.32 million jobs in Pakistan

    As Pakistan has started picking the low-lying fruit of the US $ 46 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor with the completion of coal-fired Sahiwal Power plant, the project is generating jobs for the Pakistani youth.

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    Amid Beijing's 'Silk Road' splurge, Chinese firms eye Pakistan

    Chinese companies are in talks to snap up more businesses and land in Pakistan after sealing two major deals in recent months, a sign of deepening ties after Beijing vowed to plough $57 billion into a new trade route.

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    Work on TAPI pipeline to kick off in Pakistan this month

    Work on the long-awaited Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (Tapi) gas pipeline will kick off in Pakistan this month as Tapi Company, which has the mandate to run the pipeline.

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    India unveils budget for recovery and the poor after cash crunch

    India is a “bright spot” in the world economy, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said as he unveiled his annual budget on Wednesday, adding the impact on growth from the government’s cash crackdown would wear off soon.

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    Azerbaijan: Deepening Economic Crisis Stimulating Brain Drain

    Even when Hasan Suleymanov had a steady job, he could barely get by on his salary of less than $300 per month as an architect and designer. Then, Azerbaijan’s economy started to nosedive, forcing his employer.

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    India signs oil reserves pact with UAE

    India in 2014 began talks to lease part of its strategic storage to Abu Dhabi National Oil Co (ADNOC). Under such a deal, India would have first rights to the stored crude in case of an emergency.

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    First ‘Silk Road’ train arrives in UK from China

    After an 18-day, 12,000-kilometre intercontinental journey, the first freight train from China arrived in Britain on Wednesday.The lengthy journey is the latest manifestation of China’s drive to strengthen trade links.

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    Why India must move fast on the Chabahar Port project

    For most of the hour-long journey, Rashid (not his real name) concealed his excitement about speaking with the visitor he had ferried from Iran’s Konak airfield – a wobbly landing strip straight out of a Wild West film

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